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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 169 135 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.09% 7.68% 7.01%
As % of the System Software category 52.32% 46.88% 64.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 60 59
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £396 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £279 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 34
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £26.85 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
323 288 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.46% 16.38% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 157 101
Average daily rate £330 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 38
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.58% -12.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.60 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £38.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +12 34 £348 +6.14%
Basingstoke +23 27 £343 +71.25% 11
Portsmouth -5 10 £313 +212.50% 5
Southampton -19 10 £253 -18.54% 3
Havant +3 9 £310 -20.76% 2
Farnborough 0 9 £168 -62.56% 2
Fareham +1 5 - - 2
Winchester -4 2 £350 +9.37%
Eastleigh - 2 - - 2
Andover +4 1 £270 - 4
Gosport - 1 - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Ringwood - - - -
Alton - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 245 (82.49%) Windows
2 162 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 113 (38.05%) Security Cleared
4 104 (35.02%) MS Exchange
5 101 (34.01%) VMware
6 96 (32.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (28.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 66 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 58 (19.53%) HP
10 56 (18.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 52 (17.51%) ITIL
12 48 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
13 47 (15.82%) MS Office
14 46 (15.49%) Citrix
15 45 (15.15%) Windows 7
15 45 (15.15%) PowerShell
16 43 (14.48%) MS Excel
17 42 (14.14%) SAN
18 41 (13.80%) DV Cleared
19 40 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
19 40 (13.47%) vSphere
19 40 (13.47%) MCSE
19 40 (13.47%) Firewall
20 37 (12.46%) Windows XP
20 37 (12.46%) DNS
21 34 (11.45%) SCCM
21 34 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
22 32 (10.77%) Migration
22 32 (10.77%) Blackberry
23 30 (10.10%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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
1 104 (35.02%) MS Exchange
2 48 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (10.10%) IIS
3 30 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 27 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (8.75%) SharePoint
6 23 (7.74%) Lync
7 14 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.68%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.68%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.35%) Apache
10 4 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.35%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.01%) Documentum
12 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.34%) Site Server
Applications
1 47 (15.82%) MS Office
2 43 (14.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.01%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.34%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.04%) Office 365
2 3 (1.01%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (14.14%) SAN
2 40 (13.47%) Firewall
3 37 (12.46%) DNS
4 24 (8.08%) DHCP
5 20 (6.73%) TCP/IP
5 20 (6.73%) X.400
6 19 (6.40%) X.500
7 18 (6.06%) SMTP
8 15 (5.05%) LAN
9 13 (4.38%) LDAP
10 11 (3.70%) Internet
11 9 (3.03%) WAN
11 9 (3.03%) IPsec
11 9 (3.03%) NAS
12 7 (2.36%) SSL
13 6 (2.02%) VPN
13 6 (2.02%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.02%) Kerberos
14 4 (1.35%) Wireless
15 3 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.02%) EDMS
4 6 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.68%) SQLPlus
6 4 (1.35%) OLAP
6 4 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.35%) Cognos Query Studio
6 4 (1.35%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 4 (1.35%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (1.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (1.35%) Cognos Transformer
6 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.35%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.68%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.01%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.67%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.67%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.67%) MSI
4 1 (0.34%) InstallShield
General
1 17 (5.72%) Finance
2 14 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.36%) Military
4 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.34%) Banking
5 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (12.46%) Support Engineer
2 34 (11.45%) Administrator
3 28 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (8.42%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (7.41%) Consultant
5 22 (7.41%) Messaging Engineer
6 19 (6.40%) Analyst
7 16 (5.39%) 1st Line Support
8 14 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (4.38%) Desktop Support
9 13 (4.38%) Windows Administrator
9 13 (4.38%) Wintel Engineer
10 10 (3.37%) IT Support
10 10 (3.37%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (3.03%) Architect
11 9 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.03%) Service Analyst
11 9 (3.03%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 8 (2.69%) Exchange Engineer
12 8 (2.69%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.71%) HTML
2 10 (3.37%) XML
3 5 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (1.68%) .NET
4 4 (1.35%) CSS
4 4 (1.35%) Application Packaging
4 4 (1.35%) MDX
4 4 (1.35%) SAML
5 3 (1.01%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.34%) JSP
6 1 (0.34%) COM
6 1 (0.34%) JSF
6 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.34%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.77%) Blackberry
2 29 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (8.75%) Clustering
4 10 (3.37%) Replication
5 6 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.68%) HACMP
6 5 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.35%) PKI
7 4 (1.35%) Open Source
8 3 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.67%) Handset
9 2 (0.67%) iPhone
9 2 (0.67%) iPad
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.34%) Life Science
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
10 1 (0.34%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 245 (82.49%) Windows
2 96 (32.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (28.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 37 (12.46%) Windows XP
6 34 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (7.07%) Linux
8 12 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (3.70%) Windows 2000
9 11 (3.70%) UNIX
10 6 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.68%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.68%) AIX
12 4 (1.35%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.67%) Solaris
13 2 (0.67%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.51%) ITIL
2 32 (10.77%) Migration
3 12 (4.04%) Validation
3 12 (4.04%) Configuration Management
3 12 (4.04%) Unit Testing
3 12 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (3.03%) High Availability
5 9 (3.03%) Integration Testing
5 9 (3.03%) Software Distribution
5 9 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (2.36%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (2.36%) Coaching
6 7 (2.36%) Service Delivery
6 7 (2.36%) Project Management
6 7 (2.36%) Identity Management
6 7 (2.36%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (2.02%) Document Management
7 6 (2.02%) Change Management
7 6 (2.02%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 28 (9.43%) SQL
3 26 (8.75%) VBScript
4 6 (2.02%) Java
5 5 (1.68%) C
5 5 (1.68%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.68%) VB
6 4 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.35%) Perl
6 4 (1.35%) PHP
7 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.34%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 113 (38.05%) Security Cleared
2 66 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 56 (18.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (13.80%) DV Cleared
5 40 (13.47%) MCSE
6 26 (8.75%) MCP
7 22 (7.41%) MCITP
8 11 (3.70%) Degree
9 9 (3.03%) MCSA
9 9 (3.03%) MCDST
10 2 (0.67%) ISEB
10 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.34%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.34%) CCNA
11 1 (0.34%) MCTS
11 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.72%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) BS7799
2 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.01%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 40 (13.47%) vSphere
2 15 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (5.05%) VMware ESX
3 14 (4.71%) XenApp
4 12 (4.04%) XenServer
5 11 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.02%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.68%) vCloud
8 5 (1.68%) OCFS2
9 4 (1.35%) Shibboleth
9 4 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.01%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.67%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 34 (11.45%) SCCM
2 19 (6.40%) SCOM
3 15 (5.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (4.71%) HP SIM
5 13 (4.38%) MOM
5 13 (4.38%) Backup Exec
6 11 (3.70%) NetBackup
6 11 (3.70%) SAP Afaria
7 9 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (2.69%) WSUS
8 8 (2.69%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (2.36%) ARCserve
9 7 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (1.01%) Unicenter
12 2 (0.67%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 162 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 101 (34.01%) VMware
3 58 (19.53%) HP
4 46 (15.49%) Citrix
5 29 (9.76%) Cisco
5 29 (9.76%) Symantec
6 24 (8.08%) Oracle
7 14 (4.71%) NetApp
8 13 (4.38%) EMC
9 12 (4.04%) IBM
9 12 (4.04%) Altiris
9 12 (4.04%) Sophos
10 11 (3.70%) Dell
10 11 (3.70%) CA
11 9 (3.03%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.03%) Lumension
12 8 (2.69%) 3PAR
12 8 (2.69%) McAfee
12 8 (2.69%) Avaya
13 7 (2.36%) Juniper
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £90 - £110 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Test Valley Borough Council
Rate: £25,531 - £31,130 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £1 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago