The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 177 164 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.02% 8.54% 7.49%
As % of the System Software category 51.16% 56.36% 63.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 74 46
Average daily rate
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£329 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £135 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 52
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% +79.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £13.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £115.00 £26.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Active Directory
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
346 291 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.68% 15.16% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 146 82
Average daily rate £358 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 55
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £26.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Hampshire region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Hampshire region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +11 39 £338 +1.50%
Southampton -7 23 £325 +18.18% 10
Winchester +2 18 £400 -
Basingstoke -4 18 £290 -10.76% 5
Portsmouth -5 11 £283 -5.83% 5
Havant -2 7 £410 +13.10% 5
Eastleigh -2 4 £230 -8.00% 1
Gosport +3 3 £377 -16.22%
Farnborough -5 3 £447 - 5
Wallington - - - -
Alton - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Ringwood - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 319 (84.62%) Windows
2 197 (52.25%) Security Cleared
3 195 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 157 (41.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 155 (41.11%) VMware
6 125 (33.16%) SC Cleared
7 95 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
8 92 (24.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 82 (21.75%) PowerShell
10 81 (21.49%) SQL
11 79 (20.95%) Citrix
12 78 (20.69%) ITIL
13 77 (20.42%) Windows 7
14 75 (19.89%) MS Exchange
15 71 (18.83%) HP
16 65 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 65 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 58 (15.38%) DV Cleared
18 57 (15.12%) Firewall
19 53 (14.06%) MS Excel
20 52 (13.79%) VBScript
21 50 (13.26%) Oracle
21 50 (13.26%) SCCM
22 48 (12.73%) MS Office
23 43 (11.41%) Windows XP
23 43 (11.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
24 40 (10.61%) Hyper-V
24 40 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
25 39 (10.34%) HTML
25 39 (10.34%) Migration

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 75 (19.89%) MS Exchange
2 40 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (7.16%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (3.18%) IIS
5 12 (3.18%) Lync
6 10 (2.65%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.06%) JBoss
10 4 (1.06%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.80%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.80%) Apache
12 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.27%) Drupal
13 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 53 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 48 (12.73%) MS Office
3 12 (3.18%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.18%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.39%) Office 365
2 4 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.80%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (15.12%) Firewall
2 37 (9.81%) DNS
3 26 (6.90%) DHCP
4 22 (5.84%) SAN
5 15 (3.98%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.45%) LAN
7 10 (2.65%) WAN
7 10 (2.65%) Wireless
8 9 (2.39%) SMTP
8 9 (2.39%) LDAP
8 9 (2.39%) Internet
9 8 (2.12%) VLAN
10 7 (1.86%) X.400
11 6 (1.59%) NAS
11 6 (1.59%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.33%) SSL
12 5 (1.33%) X.500
13 4 (1.06%) IPsec
14 3 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.12%) MySQL
3 6 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.06%) EDMS
6 3 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.80%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.27%) DB2
8 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (7.16%) MSI
2 15 (3.98%) StarTeam
3 6 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.06%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.53%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) Maven
6 1 (0.27%) Ant
6 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.27%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.27%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (2.12%) Finance
2 6 (1.59%) Military
3 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.06%) Italian Language
4 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.53%) Retail
5 2 (0.53%) Legal
5 2 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.27%) Electronics
6 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (17.24%) Wintel Engineer
2 48 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (9.28%) Analyst
4 27 (7.16%) Support Engineer
5 23 (6.10%) 1st Line Support
6 18 (4.77%) Consultant
7 15 (3.98%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (3.71%) Build Engineer
8 14 (3.71%) Support Analyst
8 14 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (3.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
10 12 (3.18%) Messaging Engineer
10 12 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (3.18%) Author
10 12 (3.18%) Desktop Support
11 11 (2.92%) Architect
11 11 (2.92%) Support Technician
12 9 (2.39%) Server Engineer
13 8 (2.12%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.34%) HTML
2 36 (9.55%) XML
3 7 (1.86%) Application Packaging
4 6 (1.59%) Middleware
5 3 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.53%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.27%) YAML
7 1 (0.27%) OAuth
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.27%) RESTful
7 1 (0.27%) XACML
7 1 (0.27%) OpenID
7 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.27%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.27%) CSS
7 1 (0.27%) JSP
7 1 (0.27%) XSL
7 1 (0.27%) XHTML
7 1 (0.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.57%) Blackberry
2 15 (3.98%) Clustering
2 15 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.71%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.18%) Replication
5 11 (2.92%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.33%) PKI
8 3 (0.80%) SecurID
8 3 (0.80%) Open Source
8 3 (0.80%) HACMP
8 3 (0.80%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.53%) NHS
9 2 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.53%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.27%) PDA
10 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.27%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 319 (84.62%) Windows
2 157 (41.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (24.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 77 (20.42%) Windows 7
5 65 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (11.41%) Windows XP
7 34 (9.02%) Linux
8 33 (8.75%) Windows Vista
9 26 (6.90%) UNIX
10 23 (6.10%) Windows 8
11 15 (3.98%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (2.12%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.59%) Solaris
14 6 (1.59%) CentOS
15 5 (1.33%) AIX
16 3 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (20.69%) ITIL
2 39 (10.34%) Migration
3 36 (9.55%) Configuration Management
4 33 (8.75%) High Availability
5 19 (5.04%) Fault Management
6 17 (4.51%) Service Management
7 14 (3.71%) Data Migration
8 13 (3.45%) Validation
9 12 (3.18%) Service Delivery
10 11 (2.92%) Coaching
11 10 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (1.86%) Unit Testing
12 7 (1.86%) Software Distribution
13 6 (1.59%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (1.59%) CRM
14 5 (1.33%) Project Management
14 5 (1.33%) SOA
14 5 (1.33%) Mentoring
14 5 (1.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 82 (21.75%) PowerShell
2 81 (21.49%) SQL
3 52 (13.79%) VBScript
4 12 (3.18%) VB
5 9 (2.39%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.86%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.59%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.33%) PHP
9 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.80%) C
10 2 (0.53%) Java
11 1 (0.27%) C++
11 1 (0.27%) Perl
11 1 (0.27%) VBA
11 1 (0.27%) Python
11 1 (0.27%) Ruby
11 1 (0.27%) XPath
11 1 (0.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 197 (52.25%) Security Cleared
2 125 (33.16%) SC Cleared
3 65 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (15.38%) DV Cleared
5 38 (10.08%) MCSA
6 36 (9.55%) MCITP
7 21 (5.57%) MCSE
8 16 (4.24%) Degree
9 13 (3.45%) MCP
10 8 (2.12%) CCNA
10 8 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.80%) RHCA
13 3 (0.80%) MCDST
13 3 (0.80%) RHCE
13 3 (0.80%) RHCSA
14 2 (0.53%) MCTS
14 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.04%) SLA
2 4 (1.06%) QA
2 4 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 95 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (10.61%) Hyper-V
3 38 (10.08%) vSphere
4 13 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 13 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (3.18%) XenApp
6 10 (2.65%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (1.86%) XenServer
9 5 (1.33%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.80%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.80%) OCFS2
11 2 (0.53%) vCloud
11 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.53%) Novell eDirectory
12 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.27%) Samba
12 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (13.26%) SCCM
2 43 (11.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (3.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (2.12%) SCOM
5 7 (1.86%) Nagios
6 6 (1.59%) ARCserve
6 6 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.59%) Puppet
6 6 (1.59%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.06%) Netcool
7 4 (1.06%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.80%) WSUS
8 3 (0.80%) OpenView
8 3 (0.80%) Unicenter
8 3 (0.80%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.80%) Hyperic
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 195 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 155 (41.11%) VMware
3 79 (20.95%) Citrix
4 71 (18.83%) HP
5 50 (13.26%) Oracle
6 32 (8.49%) McAfee
7 29 (7.69%) Lumension
8 17 (4.51%) Cisco
9 15 (3.98%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.92%) NetApp
11 10 (2.65%) Altiris
12 9 (2.39%) Apple
13 7 (1.86%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.59%) Symantec
14 6 (1.59%) CA
14 6 (1.59%) IBM
15 5 (1.33%) Dell
15 5 (1.33%) EMC
15 5 (1.33%) Veritas
16 4 (1.06%) Sun
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