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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 169 148 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.39% 8.44% 7.70%
As % of the System Software category 50.60% 56.49% 58.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 64 38
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £161 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 46
Average hourly rate £13.10 £18.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £44.00 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
334 262 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.58% 14.95% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 124 87
Average daily rate £325 £326 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -6.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 52
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +97.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -1 31 £323 -4.81% 1
Southampton -6 24 £263 -15.32% 8
Basingstoke -5 20 £325 -21.21% 8
Gosport - 12 £428 - 1
Havant -1 10 £275 -19.11% 3
Portsmouth -1 10 £260 -10.34% 4
Eastleigh +6 8 £290 +93.33% 3
Winchester +2 8 £280 -36.00% 3
Farnborough -6 4 £190 -37.19% 2
Fareham -9 2 £178 +11.28% 7
Andover - 2 - - 4
Aldershot - 1 £170 -
Ringwood - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Wallington - - - -
Alton - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 309 (85.12%) Windows
2 201 (55.37%) Microsoft
3 175 (48.21%) Security Cleared
4 144 (39.67%) VMware
5 123 (33.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 108 (29.75%) SC Cleared
7 101 (27.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 97 (26.72%) MS Exchange
9 80 (22.04%) ITIL
9 80 (22.04%) Citrix
10 79 (21.76%) PowerShell
11 77 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 75 (20.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 68 (18.73%) Windows 7
14 67 (18.46%) HP
15 60 (16.53%) MS Office
16 59 (16.25%) SQL
16 59 (16.25%) Firewall
17 56 (15.43%) DV Cleared
18 48 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
18 48 (13.22%) MS Excel
19 47 (12.95%) VBScript
20 45 (12.40%) DNS
21 44 (12.12%) SCCM
22 43 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2010
23 41 (11.29%) Windows XP
23 41 (11.29%) Migration
24 39 (10.74%) HTML
25 37 (10.19%) DHCP
26 36 (9.92%) MCSA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 97 (26.72%) MS Exchange
2 43 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (7.99%) SharePoint
4 22 (6.06%) IIS
5 21 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (5.51%) Lync
7 11 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.83%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.83%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.83%) JBoss
11 2 (0.55%) Apache
12 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 60 (16.53%) MS Office
2 48 (13.22%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.93%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.93%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.55%) MS Project
4 2 (0.55%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.75%) Office 365
2 3 (0.83%) OpenShift
2 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (16.25%) Firewall
2 45 (12.40%) DNS
3 37 (10.19%) DHCP
4 31 (8.54%) SAN
5 17 (4.68%) LAN
6 15 (4.13%) SMTP
7 14 (3.86%) TCP/IP
8 11 (3.03%) Internet
8 11 (3.03%) WAN
8 11 (3.03%) LDAP
9 10 (2.75%) X.400
9 10 (2.75%) X.500
10 8 (2.20%) Wireless
10 8 (2.20%) NAS
11 7 (1.93%) VLAN
11 7 (1.93%) SSL
11 7 (1.93%) VPN
12 5 (1.38%) Kerberos
13 4 (1.10%) IPsec
13 4 (1.10%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.10%) Cognos Query Studio
5 4 (1.10%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 4 (1.10%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (1.10%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (1.10%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (1.10%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (1.10%) OLAP
5 4 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.10%) MySQL
5 4 (1.10%) Data Mart
6 3 (0.83%) SQLPlus
6 3 (0.83%) EDMS
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (6.34%) MSI
2 15 (4.13%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.55%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 22 (6.06%) Finance
2 7 (1.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.38%) Italian Language
4 4 (1.10%) Military
5 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.55%) Legal
6 2 (0.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (11.85%) Wintel Engineer
2 41 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (8.82%) Analyst
4 23 (6.34%) 1st Line Support
5 22 (6.06%) Consultant
6 21 (5.79%) Support Engineer
7 15 (4.13%) Support Technician
7 15 (4.13%) Messaging Engineer
8 14 (3.86%) Administrator
9 13 (3.58%) Build Engineer
10 12 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (3.31%) Architect
10 12 (3.31%) Desktop Support
11 11 (3.03%) Support Analyst
11 11 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (2.75%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (2.75%) Service Analyst
12 10 (2.75%) 1st Line Support Technician
13 9 (2.48%) Technical Consultant
13 9 (2.48%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.74%) HTML
2 35 (9.64%) XML
3 5 (1.38%) Application Packaging
4 4 (1.10%) MDX
4 4 (1.10%) .NET
4 4 (1.10%) CSS
5 3 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.55%) JSP
6 2 (0.55%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.28%) RESTful
7 1 (0.28%) COM
7 1 (0.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.16%) Blackberry
2 20 (5.51%) Clustering
3 18 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.58%) Replication
5 8 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.10%) PKI
7 3 (0.83%) HACMP
7 3 (0.83%) Open Source
7 3 (0.83%) CESG
7 3 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.55%) NHS
8 2 (0.55%) SecurID
8 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.55%) RMADS
8 2 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.28%) Life Science
9 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 309 (85.12%) Windows
2 123 (33.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (27.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (18.73%) Windows 7
5 48 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (11.29%) Windows XP
7 26 (7.16%) Windows Vista
8 23 (6.34%) UNIX
9 21 (5.79%) Linux
10 13 (3.58%) Windows 8
11 11 (3.03%) Windows 2000
12 9 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.10%) AIX
14 3 (0.83%) Solaris
14 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.55%) HPUX
15 2 (0.55%) VMS
16 1 (0.28%) CentOS
16 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (22.04%) ITIL
2 41 (11.29%) Migration
3 31 (8.54%) High Availability
4 27 (7.44%) Configuration Management
5 15 (4.13%) Service Management
6 14 (3.86%) Validation
7 12 (3.31%) Service Delivery
7 12 (3.31%) Fault Management
7 12 (3.31%) Data Migration
7 12 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (2.48%) Project Management
10 8 (2.20%) Unit Testing
10 8 (2.20%) Coaching
11 6 (1.65%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (1.65%) Software Distribution
11 6 (1.65%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (1.38%) Network Management
12 5 (1.38%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (1.10%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.76%) PowerShell
2 59 (16.25%) SQL
3 47 (12.95%) VBScript
4 11 (3.03%) VB
5 7 (1.93%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.10%) PHP
6 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.55%) C
8 2 (0.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 175 (48.21%) Security Cleared
2 108 (29.75%) SC Cleared
3 77 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (15.43%) DV Cleared
5 36 (9.92%) MCSA
6 35 (9.64%) MCSE
6 35 (9.64%) MCITP
7 17 (4.68%) MCP
8 15 (4.13%) Degree
9 6 (1.65%) CCNA
9 6 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.83%) MCDST
11 3 (0.83%) CISSP
11 3 (0.83%) RHCE
11 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.83%) CISM
11 3 (0.83%) RHCA
11 3 (0.83%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.06%) SLA
2 5 (1.38%) QA
3 4 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.55%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.28%) BS7799
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (20.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (8.26%) vSphere
3 20 (5.51%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.96%) VMware ESX
5 12 (3.31%) XenApp
6 11 (3.03%) XenServer
7 10 (2.75%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.65%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.38%) vCloud
11 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.10%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.83%) OCFS2
14 2 (0.55%) Novell eDirectory
14 2 (0.55%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.28%) Samba
15 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (12.12%) SCCM
2 33 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (3.58%) Backup Exec
3 13 (3.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (2.48%) SCOM
6 8 (2.20%) ARCserve
6 8 (2.20%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.38%) MOM
8 4 (1.10%) Nagios
8 4 (1.10%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.83%) OpenView
9 3 (0.83%) Unicenter
9 3 (0.83%) WSUS
10 2 (0.55%) MIIS
10 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.55%) Netcool
10 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 201 (55.37%) Microsoft
2 144 (39.67%) VMware
3 80 (22.04%) Citrix
4 67 (18.46%) HP
5 33 (9.09%) Oracle
6 32 (8.82%) Symantec
7 24 (6.61%) McAfee
8 23 (6.34%) Lumension
9 17 (4.68%) NetApp
10 15 (4.13%) Cisco
11 10 (2.75%) Altiris
12 9 (2.48%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.48%) Apple
12 9 (2.48%) IBM
12 9 (2.48%) 3PAR
13 8 (2.20%) Dell
13 8 (2.20%) CA
14 7 (1.93%) EMC
14 7 (1.93%) Remedy
14 7 (1.93%) Sophos
Hook, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £315 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £12.5 - £15.5 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £15 - £18 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ICS Solutions
Rate: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Eastleigh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.50 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Havant
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £20 - £24 per day + DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago