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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 31 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 151 128 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.22% 6.21% 8.78%
As % of the System Software category 52.80% 47.58% 58.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 75 70
Average daily rate
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£349 £310 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.53% -0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 39
Average hourly rate £14.60 £11.88 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.94% -39.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £8.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.92 £27.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
286 269 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.68% 13.05% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 155 137
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 44
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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
Hook +2 28 £361 +15.49%
Southampton +12 27 £326 +10.59% 15
Basingstoke +4 14 £413 +10.00% 5
Havant -2 8 £388 +25.00% 1
Portsmouth +1 7 £328 +4.80%
Winchester -12 7 £313 - 2
Farnborough -6 6 £413 +32.00% 10
Gosport - 4 £450 -
Aldershot +5 3 - -
Andover +5 3 £338 -
Eastleigh - 3 - -
Fareham -1 2 - - 1
Romsey - 1 £175 -
Waterlooville - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 260 (79.27%) Windows
2 175 (53.35%) Security Cleared
3 167 (50.91%) Microsoft
4 138 (42.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 128 (39.02%) VMware
6 115 (35.06%) SC Cleared
7 86 (26.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 85 (25.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 74 (22.56%) PowerShell
10 66 (20.12%) Windows 7
10 66 (20.12%) MS Exchange
11 64 (19.51%) SQL
12 63 (19.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 61 (18.60%) Citrix
14 56 (17.07%) ITIL
15 55 (16.77%) SCCM
16 54 (16.46%) MS Excel
16 54 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
17 53 (16.16%) HP
18 43 (13.11%) vSphere
18 43 (13.11%) VBScript
18 43 (13.11%) Oracle
19 42 (12.80%) MS Office
20 41 (12.50%) Linux
21 38 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
22 37 (11.28%) Windows XP
23 33 (10.06%) Hyper-V
24 32 (9.76%) DV Cleared
25 31 (9.45%) UNIX
26 30 (9.15%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 66 (20.12%) MS Exchange
2 38 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (8.54%) SharePoint
4 17 (5.18%) IIS
5 12 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (3.35%) Lync
7 9 (2.74%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.44%) Apache
8 8 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.13%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.52%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.91%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.61%) JBoss
13 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (16.46%) MS Excel
2 42 (12.80%) MS Office
3 15 (4.57%) MS Visio
3 15 (4.57%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.13%) Office 365
2 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.15%) SAN
2 21 (6.40%) Firewall
3 19 (5.79%) DNS
4 13 (3.96%) LAN
5 12 (3.66%) IPsec
5 12 (3.66%) NAS
6 11 (3.35%) WAN
6 11 (3.35%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.05%) Internet
7 10 (3.05%) DHCP
8 8 (2.44%) LDAP
8 8 (2.44%) NetScaler
9 6 (1.83%) Wireless
10 5 (1.52%) FCoE
10 5 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (1.52%) X.400
10 5 (1.52%) SMTP
10 5 (1.52%) SSL
11 3 (0.91%) X.500
11 3 (0.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.13%) MySQL
3 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.91%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.61%) EDMS
5 2 (0.61%) DB2
6 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.30%) MS Access
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.74%) MSI
2 7 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.83%) Wise Package Studio
4 5 (1.52%) StarTeam
5 4 (1.22%) Yeoman
6 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.61%) Subversion
6 2 (0.61%) Maven
6 2 (0.61%) Ant
6 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.61%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.30%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.30%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (1.83%) Military
2 5 (1.52%) Finance
3 4 (1.22%) Back Office
3 4 (1.22%) Retail
4 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.30%) Advertising
6 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (15.55%) Analyst
2 50 (15.24%) Wintel Engineer
3 35 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (8.54%) Support Engineer
5 26 (7.93%) Consultant
6 21 (6.40%) 1st Line Support
6 21 (6.40%) Support Analyst
7 16 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (4.27%) Author
9 12 (3.66%) Architect
9 12 (3.66%) Service Analyst
10 11 (3.35%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (3.35%) Messaging Engineer
11 10 (3.05%) Integration Engineer
11 10 (3.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (3.05%) Administrator
11 10 (3.05%) Desktop Support
11 10 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (3.05%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.93%) HTML
2 23 (7.01%) XML
3 7 (2.13%) SAML
4 6 (1.83%) Middleware
4 6 (1.83%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.52%) .NET
6 3 (0.91%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.91%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.61%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.61%) OAuth
7 2 (0.61%) XACML
7 2 (0.61%) OpenID
7 2 (0.61%) XHTML
7 2 (0.61%) CGI
7 2 (0.61%) XSL
7 2 (0.61%) JSF
7 2 (0.61%) CSS
8 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.30%) Flash
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.01%) Client/Server
2 22 (6.71%) Clustering
3 21 (6.40%) Blackberry
3 21 (6.40%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.66%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.44%) Replication
8 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.91%) iPhone
9 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) EPoS
10 2 (0.61%) PDA
10 2 (0.61%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.61%) SecurID
10 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.30%) BYOD
11 1 (0.30%) PKI
11 1 (0.30%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 260 (79.27%) Windows
2 138 (42.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (25.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 66 (20.12%) Windows 7
5 63 (19.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (12.50%) Linux
7 37 (11.28%) Windows XP
8 31 (9.45%) UNIX
9 18 (5.49%) Windows 8
10 15 (4.57%) Windows Vista
11 12 (3.66%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (3.35%) Solaris
13 10 (3.05%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.52%) CentOS
14 5 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.91%) HPUX
17 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
18 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.07%) ITIL
2 29 (8.84%) Configuration Management
3 28 (8.54%) Migration
4 23 (7.01%) High Availability
5 18 (5.49%) Server Building
6 17 (5.18%) SDLC
7 13 (3.96%) Incident Management
8 12 (3.66%) Test Scripting
9 11 (3.35%) Software Distribution
10 10 (3.05%) Data Migration
10 10 (3.05%) Integration Testing
10 10 (3.05%) Service Management
11 9 (2.74%) Validation
11 9 (2.74%) Time Management
11 9 (2.74%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (2.44%) Change Management
12 8 (2.44%) PRINCE2
12 8 (2.44%) CRM
13 7 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (22.56%) PowerShell
2 64 (19.51%) SQL
3 43 (13.11%) VBScript
4 10 (3.05%) Perl
5 9 (2.74%) Java
5 9 (2.74%) VB
6 8 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.13%) PHP
8 6 (1.83%) C
8 6 (1.83%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.22%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.91%) VBA
10 3 (0.91%) Python
11 2 (0.61%) Ruby
12 1 (0.30%) XPath
12 1 (0.30%) Groovy
12 1 (0.30%) C#
12 1 (0.30%) C++
12 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (53.35%) Security Cleared
2 115 (35.06%) SC Cleared
3 54 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (9.76%) DV Cleared
5 27 (8.23%) MCSA
6 25 (7.62%) MCITP
7 22 (6.71%) MCSE
8 17 (5.18%) Degree
9 12 (3.66%) MCP
10 7 (2.13%) ISTQB
10 7 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.13%) VCP4
11 6 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.83%) ISEB
12 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.61%) CCNA
14 1 (0.30%) MOS
14 1 (0.30%) MCDST
14 1 (0.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.10%) SLA
2 4 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 86 (26.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (13.11%) vSphere
3 33 (10.06%) Hyper-V
4 21 (6.40%) XenApp
5 20 (6.10%) VMware ESX
6 11 (3.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.83%) XenServer
8 5 (1.52%) Shibboleth
8 5 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.61%) vCloud
11 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.30%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 55 (16.77%) SCCM
2 26 (7.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (5.49%) SCOM
4 12 (3.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (2.74%) Puppet
6 7 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (2.13%) Vagrant
6 7 (2.13%) vMotion
6 7 (2.13%) Netcool
7 6 (1.83%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.52%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.22%) WSUS
9 4 (1.22%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.22%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.22%) SCSM
10 3 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.91%) ArcSight ESM
10 3 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.91%) Hyperic
10 3 (0.91%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 167 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 128 (39.02%) VMware
3 61 (18.60%) Citrix
4 53 (16.16%) HP
5 43 (13.11%) Oracle
6 24 (7.32%) Cisco
7 23 (7.01%) McAfee
8 19 (5.79%) Lumension
9 11 (3.35%) 3PAR
10 9 (2.74%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.44%) Veritas
12 6 (1.83%) Juniper
12 6 (1.83%) CA
12 6 (1.83%) AppSense
13 5 (1.52%) Altiris
13 5 (1.52%) Apple
14 4 (1.22%) Lotus
14 4 (1.22%) IBM
14 4 (1.22%) Business Objects
14 4 (1.22%) Symantec
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Waterlooville
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 19 days ago