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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 168 146 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.03% 8.01% 7.15%
As % of the System Software category 50.76% 49.66% 65.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 58 60
Average daily rate
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£310 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £397 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 33
Average hourly rate £12.19 £16.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.23% -11.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average 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
331 294 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.83% 16.13% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 153 102
Average daily rate £325 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £12.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +5 30 £347 +7.56%
Basingstoke +25 27 £343 +80.26% 7
Havant +3 11 £310 -21.51%
Southampton -19 11 £264 -12.08% 3
Farnborough -2 10 £263 -41.34% 3
Portsmouth -6 8 £313 +212.50% 5
Fareham 0 5 - - 5
Winchester -4 3 £350 +9.37% 2
Andover 0 1 £270 -
Aldershot -5 1 £135 -
Gosport - - - -
Ringwood - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Alton - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 234 (81.82%) Windows
2 152 (53.15%) Microsoft
3 103 (36.01%) Security Cleared
4 95 (33.22%) MS Exchange
4 95 (33.22%) VMware
5 94 (32.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (28.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 61 (21.33%) SC Cleared
8 57 (19.93%) HP
9 49 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 49 (17.13%) ITIL
10 48 (16.78%) MS Office
11 46 (16.08%) Exchange Server 2010
12 41 (14.34%) Windows 7
12 41 (14.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (13.99%) Citrix
13 40 (13.99%) Firewall
14 39 (13.64%) PowerShell
15 38 (13.29%) DV Cleared
15 38 (13.29%) SAN
15 38 (13.29%) MS Excel
16 37 (12.94%) Windows XP
16 37 (12.94%) MCSE
16 37 (12.94%) vSphere
17 35 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 35 (12.24%) DNS
18 34 (11.89%) SCCM
19 30 (10.49%) Migration
20 29 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2003
21 28 (9.79%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 95 (33.22%) MS Exchange
2 46 (16.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (8.74%) IIS
5 24 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (7.34%) Lync
6 21 (7.34%) SharePoint
7 12 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.75%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.75%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.40%) Apache
10 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.40%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.05%) Documentum
11 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.35%) Site Server
12 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 48 (16.78%) MS Office
2 38 (13.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.05%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.35%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.90%) Office 365
2 3 (1.05%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.99%) Firewall
2 38 (13.29%) SAN
3 35 (12.24%) DNS
4 19 (6.64%) DHCP
4 19 (6.64%) TCP/IP
5 17 (5.94%) X.400
6 16 (5.59%) X.500
7 15 (5.24%) LAN
7 15 (5.24%) SMTP
8 12 (4.20%) Internet
9 11 (3.85%) LDAP
10 8 (2.80%) WAN
10 8 (2.80%) IPsec
11 7 (2.45%) Network Security
11 7 (2.45%) NAS
11 7 (2.45%) SSL
12 6 (2.10%) VPN
12 6 (2.10%) NetScaler
12 6 (2.10%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.10%) EDMS
3 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (1.75%) SQLPlus
4 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.05%) Cognos Query Studio
5 3 (1.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 3 (1.05%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (1.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (1.05%) Cognos Transformer
5 3 (1.05%) OLAP
5 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.05%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.75%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.05%) MSI
3 2 (0.70%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.70%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 13 (4.55%) Finance
2 12 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.45%) Military
4 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.35%) Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (13.64%) Support Engineer
2 33 (11.54%) Administrator
3 24 (8.39%) Systems Administrator
4 23 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (6.99%) Consultant
6 19 (6.64%) Messaging Engineer
7 18 (6.29%) Analyst
8 17 (5.94%) 1st Line Support
9 15 (5.24%) Desktop Support
10 14 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
12 10 (3.50%) IT Support
13 9 (3.15%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 9 (3.15%) Wintel Engineer
13 9 (3.15%) IT Support Engineer
13 9 (3.15%) Help Desk Support
13 9 (3.15%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (2.80%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.50%) HTML
2 7 (2.45%) XML
3 5 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.40%) .NET
4 4 (1.40%) SAML
5 3 (1.05%) MDX
5 3 (1.05%) CSS
6 2 (0.70%) JSP
6 2 (0.70%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.35%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.35%) JSF
7 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.35%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.44%) Blackberry
2 23 (8.04%) Clustering
3 15 (5.24%) Replication
4 5 (1.75%) HACMP
5 4 (1.40%) Open Source
5 4 (1.40%) PKI
5 4 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.40%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.70%) iPhone
7 2 (0.70%) iPad
7 2 (0.70%) Handset
8 1 (0.35%) NHS
8 1 (0.35%) Life Science
8 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.35%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 234 (81.82%) Windows
2 94 (32.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (28.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (14.34%) Windows 7
5 37 (12.94%) Windows XP
6 35 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (6.64%) Linux
8 12 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (3.85%) UNIX
10 7 (2.45%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (2.10%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.75%) AIX
13 4 (1.40%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.35%) CentOS
15 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (17.13%) ITIL
2 30 (10.49%) Migration
3 11 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (3.50%) Unit Testing
4 10 (3.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (3.50%) Configuration Management
5 9 (3.15%) Validation
5 9 (3.15%) Integration Testing
6 8 (2.80%) Software Distribution
7 7 (2.45%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (2.45%) Identity Management
7 7 (2.45%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (2.45%) Project Management
7 7 (2.45%) Service Delivery
7 7 (2.45%) Change Management
7 7 (2.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (2.10%) Document Management
8 6 (2.10%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (2.10%) High Availability
9 5 (1.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 25 (8.74%) SQL
3 24 (8.39%) VBScript
4 6 (2.10%) Java
5 5 (1.75%) C
5 5 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.40%) Perl
6 4 (1.40%) PHP
7 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.05%) VB
8 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.35%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 103 (36.01%) Security Cleared
2 61 (21.33%) SC Cleared
3 49 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (13.29%) DV Cleared
5 37 (12.94%) MCSE
6 23 (8.04%) MCP
7 20 (6.99%) MCITP
8 10 (3.50%) MCDST
9 9 (3.15%) Degree
10 6 (2.10%) MCSA
11 1 (0.35%) CCNA
11 1 (0.35%) ISEB
11 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.35%) MCTS
11 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.55%) SLA
2 5 (1.75%) QA
3 3 (1.05%) BS7799
3 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.70%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (14.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (12.94%) vSphere
3 15 (5.24%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.55%) XenApp
5 12 (4.20%) XenServer
6 10 (3.50%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.10%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.75%) OCFS2
10 4 (1.40%) Shibboleth
11 3 (1.05%) vCloud
11 3 (1.05%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.70%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 34 (11.89%) SCCM
2 19 (6.64%) SCOM
3 15 (5.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (4.20%) HP SIM
5 10 (3.50%) SAP Afaria
5 10 (3.50%) NetBackup
5 10 (3.50%) Backup Exec
6 9 (3.15%) MOM
7 8 (2.80%) WSUS
7 8 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (2.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (1.75%) ARCserve
11 3 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 152 (53.15%) Microsoft
2 95 (33.22%) VMware
3 57 (19.93%) HP
4 40 (13.99%) Citrix
5 28 (9.79%) Cisco
6 25 (8.74%) Symantec
7 24 (8.39%) Oracle
8 13 (4.55%) EMC
8 13 (4.55%) NetApp
9 12 (4.20%) Altiris
9 12 (4.20%) IBM
10 11 (3.85%) Dell
11 10 (3.50%) McAfee
11 10 (3.50%) Sophos
12 9 (3.15%) Red Hat
12 9 (3.15%) CA
13 8 (2.80%) Avaya
13 8 (2.80%) 3PAR
14 7 (2.45%) Qualys
14 7 (2.45%) Juniper
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