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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 164 144 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.65% 6.90% 7.86%
As % of the System Software category 54.85% 48.81% 53.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 82 58
Average daily rate
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£334 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £130 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £411 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 17 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £19.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -37.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £22.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
299 295 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.95% 14.14% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 167 131
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 25 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Southampton +15 30 £306 +3.81% 5
Hook 0 26 £349 +7.38%
Basingstoke +2 19 £400 +6.66% 1
Havant -2 10 £283 -8.87%
Portsmouth +3 9 £328 +4.80% 4
Winchester -7 7 £315 -
Gosport - 7 £473 -
Farnborough -4 5 £419 +36.73% 6
Eastleigh +2 4 - - 1
Aldershot +1 4 - - 1
Fareham 0 3 £288 -
Andover +7 2 £338 - 1
Romsey - 1 £175 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 272 (77.71%) Windows
2 175 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 175 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 139 (39.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 138 (39.43%) VMware
5 115 (32.86%) SC Cleared
6 94 (26.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 90 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 89 (25.43%) PowerShell
9 69 (19.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 69 (19.71%) Citrix
10 68 (19.43%) MS Exchange
10 68 (19.43%) Windows 7
11 67 (19.14%) SQL
12 58 (16.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 58 (16.57%) SCCM
13 54 (15.43%) ITIL
14 53 (15.14%) MS Excel
14 53 (15.14%) vSphere
15 47 (13.43%) HP
16 45 (12.86%) VBScript
17 43 (12.29%) Oracle
18 41 (11.71%) Linux
19 38 (10.86%) MS Office
19 38 (10.86%) Exchange Server 2010
20 37 (10.57%) Hyper-V
20 37 (10.57%) Windows XP
21 35 (10.00%) SharePoint
22 34 (9.71%) UNIX
23 33 (9.43%) Configuration Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 68 (19.43%) MS Exchange
2 38 (10.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 25 (7.14%) IIS
5 15 (4.29%) Lync
6 11 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.57%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (2.00%) Apache
10 7 (2.00%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.43%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.14%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 53 (15.14%) MS Excel
2 38 (10.86%) MS Office
3 15 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 15 (4.29%) PaintShop Pro
4 5 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.86%) Office 365
2 7 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.14%) SAN
2 26 (7.43%) DNS
3 18 (5.14%) Firewall
4 17 (4.86%) LAN
5 16 (4.57%) NetScaler
6 15 (4.29%) WAN
6 15 (4.29%) TCP/IP
6 15 (4.29%) IPsec
6 15 (4.29%) Internet
7 14 (4.00%) DHCP
8 12 (3.43%) NAS
9 11 (3.14%) LDAP
10 7 (2.00%) FCoE
10 7 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (1.43%) SMTP
11 5 (1.43%) SSL
11 5 (1.43%) X.400
11 5 (1.43%) Intranet
12 4 (1.14%) Wireless
13 3 (0.86%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.00%) MySQL
3 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.86%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.57%) DB2
6 2 (0.57%) EDMS
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.29%) MS Access
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.71%) MSI
2 6 (1.71%) Wise Package Studio
3 5 (1.43%) StarTeam
4 4 (1.14%) Yeoman
5 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.57%) Subversion
5 2 (0.57%) Maven
5 2 (0.57%) Ant
5 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.57%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.29%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.29%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.29%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.29%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (2.00%) Military
1 7 (2.00%) Retail
2 5 (1.43%) Back Office
2 5 (1.43%) Finance
3 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (15.14%) Analyst
2 48 (13.71%) Wintel Engineer
3 39 (11.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (9.71%) Support Engineer
5 28 (8.00%) Consultant
6 21 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 17 (4.86%) Administrator
8 16 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (4.57%) Architect
9 15 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
10 14 (4.00%) Author
10 14 (4.00%) Service Analyst
11 13 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (3.71%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (3.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (3.14%) Desktop Support
13 11 (3.14%) Messaging Engineer
14 10 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
14 10 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.57%) HTML
2 23 (6.57%) XML
3 9 (2.57%) Application Packaging
4 7 (2.00%) SAML
5 6 (1.71%) Middleware
5 6 (1.71%) .NET
5 6 (1.71%) CSS
6 4 (1.14%) Web Services
6 4 (1.14%) HTML5
6 4 (1.14%) CSS3
7 3 (0.86%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.86%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.57%) OAuth
8 2 (0.57%) XACML
8 2 (0.57%) OpenID
8 2 (0.57%) JSF
8 2 (0.57%) XSL
8 2 (0.57%) XHTML
8 2 (0.57%) CGI
8 2 (0.57%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.86%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.57%) Client/Server
3 22 (6.29%) Clustering
4 20 (5.71%) Blackberry
5 17 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.43%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.29%) Replication
9 5 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.14%) iPhone
10 4 (1.14%) EPoS
11 3 (0.86%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.57%) BYOD
12 2 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.57%) PDA
12 2 (0.57%) Statistics
12 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.57%) SecurID
13 1 (0.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 272 (77.71%) Windows
2 139 (39.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 69 (19.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (19.43%) Windows 7
6 41 (11.71%) Linux
7 37 (10.57%) Windows XP
8 34 (9.71%) UNIX
9 18 (5.14%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.71%) Windows Vista
11 12 (3.43%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (3.14%) Solaris
12 11 (3.14%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.43%) CentOS
13 5 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (1.14%) HPUX
15 3 (0.86%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.43%) ITIL
2 33 (9.43%) Configuration Management
3 27 (7.71%) Migration
4 23 (6.57%) High Availability
5 18 (5.14%) Server Building
6 17 (4.86%) SDLC
7 14 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 13 (3.71%) Change Management
9 12 (3.43%) Incident Management
9 12 (3.43%) Test Scripting
10 11 (3.14%) Data Migration
10 11 (3.14%) Software Distribution
11 10 (2.86%) Integration Testing
12 9 (2.57%) Validation
12 9 (2.57%) Project Management
12 9 (2.57%) Service Management
12 9 (2.57%) CRM
13 8 (2.29%) PRINCE2
13 8 (2.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (2.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (25.43%) PowerShell
2 67 (19.14%) SQL
3 45 (12.86%) VBScript
4 13 (3.71%) VB
5 10 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 10 (2.86%) Perl
6 9 (2.57%) Java
7 8 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.29%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.00%) PHP
9 6 (1.71%) C
10 3 (0.86%) C#
10 3 (0.86%) VBA
10 3 (0.86%) Python
11 2 (0.57%) Ruby
12 1 (0.29%) XPath
12 1 (0.29%) Groovy
12 1 (0.29%) C++
12 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 115 (32.86%) SC Cleared
3 58 (16.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (8.86%) DV Cleared
5 27 (7.71%) MCSA
6 24 (6.86%) MCSE
6 24 (6.86%) MCITP
7 20 (5.71%) Degree
8 12 (3.43%) MCP
9 9 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.57%) VCP4
10 7 (2.00%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.71%) ISEB
11 6 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.43%) CCNA
12 5 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.29%) MOS
14 1 (0.29%) MCTS
14 1 (0.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.57%) SLA
2 4 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 94 (26.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (15.14%) vSphere
3 37 (10.57%) Hyper-V
4 31 (8.86%) XenApp
5 20 (5.71%) VMware ESX
6 13 (3.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (3.43%) XenServer
8 5 (1.43%) Shibboleth
9 4 (1.14%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.29%) vCloud
11 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.29%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 58 (16.57%) SCCM
2 24 (6.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (5.43%) SCOM
4 10 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (2.57%) Puppet
5 9 (2.57%) vMotion
6 7 (2.00%) Vagrant
6 7 (2.00%) Netcool
6 7 (2.00%) WSUS
7 6 (1.71%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.43%) SAP Afaria
8 5 (1.43%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.14%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.14%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.14%) SCSM
10 3 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.86%) ArcSight ESM
10 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.86%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 175 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 138 (39.43%) VMware
3 69 (19.71%) Citrix
4 47 (13.43%) HP
5 43 (12.29%) Oracle
6 25 (7.14%) Cisco
7 20 (5.71%) McAfee
8 15 (4.29%) Lumension
9 12 (3.43%) 3PAR
10 9 (2.57%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.57%) Juniper
11 8 (2.29%) Veritas
12 7 (2.00%) CA
13 6 (1.71%) SAP
13 6 (1.71%) AppSense
14 5 (1.43%) Lotus
14 5 (1.43%) Business Objects
15 4 (1.14%) IBM
15 4 (1.14%) Altiris
15 4 (1.14%) Symantec
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 16 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £270 - £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £47.83 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 27 days ago