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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 160 148 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.66% 6.81% 9.93%
As % of the System Software category 49.23% 56.06% 56.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 71 108
Median daily rate £325 £320 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 27
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.96 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £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
325 264 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.59% 12.15% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 131 205
Median daily rate £345 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £440 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 30
Median hourly rate £43.48 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.75% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £44.45 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.85
% change year-on-year
- -5.04%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +10 26 £345 +15.00% 8
Hook +6 25 £328 -0.75%
Basingstoke +3 16 £150 -45.45% 6
Portsmouth +3 11 £148 -47.32% 1
Farnborough - 9 £278 - 9
Havant 0 5 £250 +19.04%
Winchester -2 4 £325 -10.34%
Lyndhurst - 4 £225 -
Andover +4 1 £115 -
Fareham -15 1 £160 -52.59% 2
Tadley - 1 £400 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 227 (71.38%) Windows
2 196 (61.64%) Microsoft
3 126 (39.62%) VMware
4 115 (36.16%) Security Cleared
5 102 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 101 (31.76%) Windows Server
7 77 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 72 (22.64%) DNS
9 71 (22.33%) Windows 7
10 68 (21.38%) SQL
11 66 (20.75%) SC Cleared
12 63 (19.81%) ITIL
13 59 (18.55%) SCCM
14 58 (18.24%) PowerShell
15 54 (16.98%) LDAP
16 51 (16.04%) Linux
17 49 (15.41%) MS Excel
18 46 (14.47%) Citrix
19 44 (13.84%) Windows Server 2003
19 44 (13.84%) DHCP
20 42 (13.21%) HP
21 38 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
22 35 (11.01%) MS Office
23 29 (9.12%) SQL Server
23 29 (9.12%) DV Cleared
23 29 (9.12%) Windows 10
24 28 (8.81%) PKI
24 28 (8.81%) SharePoint
25 27 (8.49%) Migration

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (8.81%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.23%) Skype for Business
3 14 (4.40%) IIS
4 13 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (3.14%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (1.89%) IBM Domino
6 6 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (15.41%) MS Excel
2 35 (11.01%) MS Office
3 10 (3.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.66%) Office 365
2 14 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.83%) IaaS
4 7 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.57%) PaaS
5 5 (1.57%) SaaS
6 2 (0.63%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.31%) G Suite
7 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 72 (22.64%) DNS
2 54 (16.98%) LDAP
3 44 (13.84%) DHCP
4 20 (6.29%) Kerberos
4 20 (6.29%) TCP/IP
4 20 (6.29%) X.500
5 16 (5.03%) Firewall
6 15 (4.72%) SAN
7 13 (4.09%) LAN
7 13 (4.09%) WAN
8 12 (3.77%) VoIP
9 11 (3.46%) VPN
10 10 (3.14%) MPLS
11 8 (2.52%) NetScaler
11 8 (2.52%) Unified Communications
12 7 (2.20%) Internet
12 7 (2.20%) Structured Cabling
13 6 (1.89%) PCoIP
13 6 (1.89%) Skype
13 6 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (2.20%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.94%) MySQL
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.26%) Subversion
2 4 (1.26%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (1.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.63%) MSI
3 2 (0.63%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.31%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (3.14%) Finance
2 8 (2.52%) Military
3 7 (2.20%) Retail
4 5 (1.57%) French Language
5 4 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.94%) Advertising
6 3 (0.94%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.63%) Back Office
7 2 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (17.61%) Analyst
2 40 (12.58%) Architect
3 38 (11.95%) Support Engineer
4 30 (9.43%) Service Analyst
5 26 (8.18%) Service Desk Analyst
6 21 (6.60%) Active Directory Engineer
7 19 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
8 18 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
8 18 (5.66%) Support Analyst
9 16 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (4.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (4.09%) Wintel Engineer
12 12 (3.77%) 1st Line Engineer
12 12 (3.77%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 12 (3.77%) Administrator
12 12 (3.77%) Consultant
12 12 (3.77%) IT Support
12 12 (3.77%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.35%) OpenID
2 16 (5.03%) OAuth
2 16 (5.03%) REST
2 16 (5.03%) SAML
3 10 (3.14%) J2EE
4 8 (2.52%) XML
5 6 (1.89%) HTML
6 3 (0.94%) .NET
7 2 (0.63%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.63%) Web Services
8 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.31%) JBoss Seam
8 1 (0.31%) Middleware
8 1 (0.31%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.81%) PKI
2 26 (8.18%) Data Centre
3 25 (7.86%) Replication
4 16 (5.03%) Clustering
4 16 (5.03%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.52%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.89%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.26%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.26%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.26%) Statistics
10 3 (0.94%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.94%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.63%) EPoS
11 2 (0.63%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.63%) NHS
11 2 (0.63%) RIA
11 2 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 227 (71.38%) Windows
2 102 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (31.76%) Windows Server
4 77 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 71 (22.33%) Windows 7
6 51 (16.04%) Linux
7 44 (13.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (9.12%) Windows 10
9 12 (3.77%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.77%) Windows XP
10 11 (3.46%) AIX
11 9 (2.83%) Solaris
12 7 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.26%) VMS
15 3 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.63%) Android
16 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.81%) ITIL
2 27 (8.49%) Migration
3 22 (6.92%) Information Security
4 20 (6.29%) Change Management
5 18 (5.66%) Service Management
6 16 (5.03%) Identity Access Management
7 13 (4.09%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (3.77%) Mentoring
8 12 (3.77%) Server Virtualisation
8 12 (3.77%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.46%) Server Building
10 10 (3.14%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (3.14%) Use Case
11 9 (2.83%) Problem Management
11 9 (2.83%) Validation
12 8 (2.52%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (2.20%) Data Migration
13 7 (2.20%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (2.20%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (21.38%) SQL
2 58 (18.24%) PowerShell
3 25 (7.86%) VBScript
4 11 (3.46%) Java
5 8 (2.52%) C#
6 6 (1.89%) VB
7 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.31%) Jython
7 1 (0.31%) Python
7 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 115 (36.16%) Security Cleared
2 66 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 38 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (9.12%) DV Cleared
5 19 (5.97%) MCP
6 15 (4.72%) MCTS
7 9 (2.83%) MCITP
7 9 (2.83%) MCSE
8 8 (2.52%) MCSA
9 7 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.89%) CCNA
11 5 (1.57%) Degree
11 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.26%) CCNP
12 4 (1.26%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.26%) VCP4
12 4 (1.26%) VCP5
13 3 (0.94%) CISSP
13 3 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.29%) SLA
2 5 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.63%) GPG13
3 2 (0.63%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.63%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 72 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (7.86%) XenApp
3 24 (7.55%) vSphere
4 17 (5.35%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.14%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.83%) VMware Server
7 8 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (2.52%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.52%) XenServer
8 7 (2.20%) NFS
8 7 (2.20%) Samba
8 7 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (1.89%) Firmware
10 5 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.26%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.63%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.63%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 59 (18.55%) SCCM
2 24 (7.55%) SCOM
3 16 (5.03%) OpenAM
3 16 (5.03%) OpenIDM
4 15 (4.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (4.40%) WSUS
6 13 (4.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 11 (3.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (2.83%) Puppet
8 9 (2.83%) SCOrch
9 8 (2.52%) SCSM
10 7 (2.20%) AirWatch
11 6 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.89%) SCDPM
11 6 (1.89%) SCVMM
12 5 (1.57%) EdgeSight
12 5 (1.57%) SafeCom
13 4 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (1.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 196 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 126 (39.62%) VMware
3 46 (14.47%) Citrix
4 42 (13.21%) HP
5 25 (7.86%) Cisco
6 20 (6.29%) Oracle
7 16 (5.03%) ForgeRock
8 11 (3.46%) Intel Security
9 9 (2.83%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.83%) Remedy
9 9 (2.83%) Sophos
9 9 (2.83%) Symantec
10 8 (2.52%) EMC
11 7 (2.20%) Lotus
11 7 (2.20%) NETGEAR
12 6 (1.89%) Altiris
12 6 (1.89%) Sonus
13 5 (1.57%) LANDesk
14 4 (1.26%) Bomgar
14 4 (1.26%) Supermicro
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