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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 159 185 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.10% 8.72% 7.67%
As % of the System Software category 51.79% 58.92% 50.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 92 88
Median daily rate £340 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £241 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 19
Median hourly rate £23.25 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.20 £8.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £24.75 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
307 314 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.63% 14.80% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 174 174
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £272 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 28
Median hourly rate £36.00 £15.30 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -23.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.45 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Hook +1 31 £341 -9.95%
Basingstoke +7 26 £325 -18.75% 6
Portsmouth -3 20 £285 -3.38% 7
Southampton -4 16 £250 -18.36% 11
Farnborough 0 7 £455 +10.18% 4
Winchester -7 7 £425 +34.92% 2
Fareham -8 4 £330 +14.78% 1
Gosport -6 2 £487 +3.06%
Havant -5 1 £230 -18.58% 1
Andover -17 1 - - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 273 (71.28%) Windows
2 219 (57.18%) Microsoft
3 178 (46.48%) Security Cleared
4 148 (38.64%) VMware
5 143 (37.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 140 (36.55%) Windows Server
7 116 (30.29%) SQL
8 115 (30.03%) SC Cleared
9 108 (28.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 94 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 93 (24.28%) PowerShell
12 84 (21.93%) SCCM
13 83 (21.67%) DNS
14 80 (20.89%) SQL Server
15 76 (19.84%) MS Excel
16 72 (18.80%) ITIL
17 68 (17.75%) Citrix
18 61 (15.93%) Linux
19 59 (15.40%) Windows Server 2003
20 58 (15.14%) VBScript
20 58 (15.14%) Windows 7
21 57 (14.88%) DHCP
22 53 (13.84%) Cisco
23 49 (12.79%) DV Cleared
24 44 (11.49%) SCOM
25 43 (11.23%) Oracle
26 40 (10.44%) Migration
27 38 (9.92%) HP
28 37 (9.66%) Data Centre
28 37 (9.66%) Windows 10

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 34 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 31 (8.09%) MS Exchange
3 22 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (4.96%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.87%) IIS
6 7 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.52%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.26%) Apache
11 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.26%) SAS
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 76 (19.84%) MS Excel
2 35 (9.14%) MS Office
3 11 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.78%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.78%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.44%) Office 365
2 15 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.31%) PaaS
4 5 (1.31%) SaaS
5 4 (1.04%) IaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 83 (21.67%) DNS
2 57 (14.88%) DHCP
3 34 (8.88%) SAN
4 33 (8.62%) LDAP
5 29 (7.57%) Firewall
5 29 (7.57%) LAN
6 25 (6.53%) WAN
7 19 (4.96%) TCP/IP
8 17 (4.44%) IPsec
9 15 (3.92%) MPLS
10 13 (3.39%) VoIP
11 12 (3.13%) Kerberos
11 12 (3.13%) VPN
12 11 (2.87%) X.500
13 10 (2.61%) OSPF
14 9 (2.35%) BGP
14 9 (2.35%) HSRP
14 9 (2.35%) L2TP
14 9 (2.35%) RIP
15 7 (1.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (20.89%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.52%) HDInsight
10 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.26%) MySQL
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (3.39%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.83%) StarTeam
2 7 (1.83%) Subversion
2 7 (1.83%) TortoiseSVN
3 6 (1.57%) MSI
4 3 (0.78%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.52%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (4.44%) Military
2 8 (2.09%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.83%) Finance
4 5 (1.31%) Retail
5 3 (0.78%) Legal
5 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.78%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.52%) Advertising
6 2 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Local Government
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (13.84%) Analyst
2 42 (10.97%) Support Engineer
3 40 (10.44%) Architect
4 29 (7.57%) Support Analyst
5 28 (7.31%) Integration Engineer
6 25 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (5.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 21 (5.48%) 1st Line Support
8 21 (5.48%) Wintel Engineer
9 20 (5.22%) Developer
9 20 (5.22%) Network Engineer
9 20 (5.22%) Service Analyst
9 20 (5.22%) Service Desk Analyst
10 18 (4.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 18 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (4.44%) Active Directory Engineer
11 17 (4.44%) Technical Architect
12 16 (4.18%) Consultant
13 15 (3.92%) Administrator
13 15 (3.92%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.18%) OAuth
1 16 (4.18%) OpenID
1 16 (4.18%) REST
1 16 (4.18%) SAML
2 14 (3.66%) .NET
3 11 (2.87%) J2EE
4 6 (1.57%) HTML
5 5 (1.31%) XML
6 4 (1.04%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.78%) Web Services
8 1 (0.26%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.66%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.74%) PKI
3 19 (4.96%) Replication
4 18 (4.70%) Clustering
5 13 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.61%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.57%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.57%) Statistics
9 5 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.78%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.78%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.52%) User Experience
11 2 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.26%) iPhone
12 1 (0.26%) Life Science
12 1 (0.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 273 (71.28%) Windows
2 143 (37.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 140 (36.55%) Windows Server
4 108 (28.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (15.93%) Linux
6 59 (15.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (15.14%) Windows 7
8 37 (9.66%) Windows 10
9 16 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (3.39%) Solaris
10 13 (3.39%) Windows XP
11 12 (3.13%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.61%) Windows Vista
13 8 (2.09%) Unix
13 8 (2.09%) VMS
14 7 (1.83%) AIX
15 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.78%) HPUX
17 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (18.80%) ITIL
2 40 (10.44%) Migration
3 35 (9.14%) Configuration Management
4 23 (6.01%) Information Security
5 20 (5.22%) Service Management
6 19 (4.96%) Identity Access Management
7 13 (3.39%) Server Building
8 12 (3.13%) Change Management
8 12 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (2.87%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (2.87%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (2.87%) ITSM
9 11 (2.87%) Virtual Environments
10 10 (2.61%) Validation
11 9 (2.35%) High Availability
11 9 (2.35%) Open Source
11 9 (2.35%) Prototyping
11 9 (2.35%) Use Case
12 8 (2.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 116 (30.29%) SQL
2 93 (24.28%) PowerShell
3 58 (15.14%) VBScript
4 25 (6.53%) VB
5 17 (4.44%) Java
6 11 (2.87%) C#
7 9 (2.35%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.83%) C
8 7 (1.83%) Perl
8 7 (1.83%) Tcl
9 3 (0.78%) Python
9 3 (0.78%) Ruby
9 3 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.26%) PHP
11 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 178 (46.48%) Security Cleared
2 115 (30.03%) SC Cleared
3 49 (12.79%) DV Cleared
4 35 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (5.22%) MCSE
6 16 (4.18%) Degree
7 11 (2.87%) MCP
8 10 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.35%) CCNA
9 9 (2.35%) MCSA
10 7 (1.83%) ISEB
10 7 (1.83%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.83%) MCTS
11 6 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.31%) MCITP
12 5 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.04%) CCNP
13 4 (1.04%) VCP4
14 3 (0.78%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.44%) SLA
2 7 (1.83%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.04%) GPG13
4 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (8.88%) Hyper-V
2 34 (8.88%) XenApp
3 30 (7.83%) vSphere
4 21 (5.48%) Terminal Services
5 16 (4.18%) XenServer
6 14 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.35%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.35%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.52%) NFS
10 2 (0.52%) Samba
10 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 84 (21.93%) SCCM
2 44 (11.49%) SCOM
3 25 (6.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 16 (4.18%) OpenAM
4 16 (4.18%) OpenIDM
4 16 (4.18%) SCVMM
5 15 (3.92%) SCSM
6 14 (3.66%) SCDPM
7 13 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 13 (3.39%) Tivoli
8 12 (3.13%) Netcool
9 10 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (2.35%) WSUS
11 8 (2.09%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.83%) SCOrch
13 6 (1.57%) AirWatch
13 6 (1.57%) Backup Exec
13 6 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (1.31%) NetBackup
14 5 (1.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 219 (57.18%) Microsoft
2 148 (38.64%) VMware
3 68 (17.75%) Citrix
4 53 (13.84%) Cisco
5 43 (11.23%) Oracle
6 38 (9.92%) HP
7 24 (6.27%) Intel Security
8 16 (4.18%) ForgeRock
8 16 (4.18%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.39%) Remedy
10 12 (3.13%) IBM
10 12 (3.13%) Symantec
11 11 (2.87%) Juniper
12 10 (2.61%) Lumension
13 8 (2.09%) Blue Coat
13 8 (2.09%) Bomgar
13 8 (2.09%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.09%) Splunk
14 7 (1.83%) Borland
14 7 (1.83%) F5
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