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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Hampshire
Rank 17 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 138 141 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.19% 7.60% 10.03%
As % of the System Software category 44.52% 52.61% 56.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 96
Median daily rate £330 £316 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £143 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £302 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 24
Median hourly rate £12.88 £14.58 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.22 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £18.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%

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
310 268 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.40% 14.44% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 159 179
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 30
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% -48.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £50.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -0.75%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Basingstoke +4 16 £150 -53.84% 3
Hook +2 16 £323 -2.27% 3
Southampton 0 12 £300 +23.71% 4
Fareham -5 10 £400 - 5
Portsmouth +2 9 £475 +97.91% 4
Farnborough +2 8 £273 -0.90% 4
Winchester +2 7 £431 +139.58%
Havant +1 6 £250 -21.87%
Lyndhurst - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 209 (73.59%) Windows
2 159 (55.99%) Microsoft
3 106 (37.32%) Security Cleared
4 105 (36.97%) VMware
5 87 (30.63%) Windows Server
6 81 (28.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (27.46%) Windows 7
8 67 (23.59%) SC Cleared
9 65 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 63 (22.18%) DNS
11 62 (21.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 61 (21.48%) ITIL
13 56 (19.72%) PowerShell
14 43 (15.14%) SQL
14 43 (15.14%) Citrix
14 43 (15.14%) Microsoft Certification
15 41 (14.44%) HP
16 39 (13.73%) SCCM
17 38 (13.38%) MS Office
18 37 (13.03%) MS Excel
19 35 (12.32%) LDAP
19 35 (12.32%) Windows Server 2003
20 34 (11.97%) DHCP
21 30 (10.56%) TCP/IP
22 29 (10.21%) Cisco
22 29 (10.21%) PKI
23 28 (9.86%) vSphere
24 27 (9.51%) SharePoint
24 27 (9.51%) VBScript
25 26 (9.15%) Firewall

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 27 (9.51%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.15%) MS Exchange
3 25 (8.80%) Skype for Business
4 17 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (5.28%) IIS
6 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.11%) IBM Domino
8 4 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (13.38%) MS Office
2 37 (13.03%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.39%) Office 365
2 17 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.82%) IaaS
5 6 (2.11%) SaaS
6 4 (1.41%) PaaS
7 3 (1.06%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.35%) G Suite
9 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 63 (22.18%) DNS
2 35 (12.32%) LDAP
3 34 (11.97%) DHCP
4 30 (10.56%) TCP/IP
5 26 (9.15%) Firewall
6 16 (5.63%) Kerberos
6 16 (5.63%) X.500
7 15 (5.28%) SAN
7 15 (5.28%) VoIP
8 14 (4.93%) Skype
9 11 (3.87%) WAN
10 9 (3.17%) LAN
11 8 (2.82%) NetScaler
11 8 (2.82%) VPN
12 7 (2.46%) Wireless
13 6 (2.11%) Internet
13 6 (2.11%) Structured Cabling
14 5 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.76%) MPLS
14 5 (1.76%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.06%) MySQL
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (1.76%) MSI
2 4 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.35%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (3.52%) Finance
2 7 (2.46%) Retail
3 5 (1.76%) French Language
3 5 (1.76%) Military
4 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.70%) Advertising
5 2 (0.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.35%) Publishing
6 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (18.66%) Analyst
2 37 (13.03%) Support Engineer
3 31 (10.92%) Service Analyst
4 29 (10.21%) Architect
5 27 (9.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 21 (7.39%) Wintel Engineer
7 18 (6.34%) Active Directory Engineer
8 16 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (5.28%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.58%) 1st Line Support
10 13 (4.58%) Desktop Engineer
10 13 (4.58%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (4.23%) Consultant
11 12 (4.23%) IT Support
12 11 (3.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 11 (3.87%) Desktop Support
12 11 (3.87%) Service Desk Engineer
13 10 (3.52%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.28%) XML
2 8 (2.82%) COM+
3 7 (2.46%) OpenID
3 7 (2.46%) REST
3 7 (2.46%) SAML
4 6 (2.11%) OAuth
5 5 (1.76%) HTML
5 5 (1.76%) J2EE
6 2 (0.70%) .NET
6 2 (0.70%) Web Services
7 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.35%) CSS
7 1 (0.35%) JBoss Seam
7 1 (0.35%) Middleware
7 1 (0.35%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.21%) PKI
2 20 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.69%) Replication
4 14 (4.93%) Clustering
4 14 (4.93%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.52%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.46%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.11%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.76%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.06%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.06%) iPhone
9 3 (1.06%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.70%) EPoS
10 2 (0.70%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.70%) FMCG
10 2 (0.70%) RIA
10 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 209 (73.59%) Windows
2 87 (30.63%) Windows Server
3 81 (28.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (27.46%) Windows 7
5 62 (21.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (12.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (8.80%) Linux
8 21 (7.39%) Windows 10
9 16 (5.63%) Windows 8
10 13 (4.58%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.76%) AIX
11 5 (1.76%) Solaris
12 4 (1.41%) Unix
12 4 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.06%) Android
13 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.48%) ITIL
2 20 (7.04%) Migration
3 18 (6.34%) Change Management
3 18 (6.34%) Service Management
4 12 (4.23%) Information Security
4 12 (4.23%) Service Delivery
5 11 (3.87%) Server Building
5 11 (3.87%) Server Virtualisation
6 10 (3.52%) Problem Management
7 9 (3.17%) Incident Management
7 9 (3.17%) Mentoring
7 9 (3.17%) Validation
8 7 (2.46%) Capacity Management
8 7 (2.46%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (2.46%) Project Management
9 6 (2.11%) High Availability
9 6 (2.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (2.11%) Server Hardening
9 6 (2.11%) Test Scripting
9 6 (2.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (19.72%) PowerShell
2 43 (15.14%) SQL
3 27 (9.51%) VBScript
4 9 (3.17%) C#
5 8 (2.82%) C++
6 6 (2.11%) Java
7 2 (0.70%) VB
8 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.35%) Jython
8 1 (0.35%) Python
8 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 106 (37.32%) Security Cleared
2 67 (23.59%) SC Cleared
3 43 (15.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (7.75%) DV Cleared
5 16 (5.63%) MCP
6 14 (4.93%) MCITP
6 14 (4.93%) MCSA
6 14 (4.93%) MCTS
7 8 (2.82%) MCSE
8 6 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.76%) CCNA
9 5 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.41%) CCNP
10 4 (1.41%) CISSP
10 4 (1.41%) Degree
10 4 (1.41%) GCIH
10 4 (1.41%) GIAC
10 4 (1.41%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.41%) VCP4
10 4 (1.41%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.69%) SLA
2 7 (2.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.70%) QA
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 65 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (9.86%) vSphere
3 21 (7.39%) XenApp
4 11 (3.87%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.52%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (2.82%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.82%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.82%) VMware Server
6 8 (2.82%) XenServer
7 6 (2.11%) Firmware
7 6 (2.11%) NFS
7 6 (2.11%) Samba
7 6 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.70%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.70%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (13.73%) SCCM
2 14 (4.93%) WSUS
3 12 (4.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (3.52%) Puppet
5 9 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (2.82%) SCOM
7 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (2.11%) OpenAM
7 6 (2.11%) OpenIDM
8 5 (1.76%) EdgeSight
8 5 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.76%) SafeCom
8 5 (1.76%) WMI
9 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.06%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.70%) DatAdvantage
10 2 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.70%) SCSM
10 2 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 159 (55.99%) Microsoft
2 105 (36.97%) VMware
3 43 (15.14%) Citrix
4 41 (14.44%) HP
5 29 (10.21%) Cisco
6 16 (5.63%) Intel Security
7 10 (3.52%) Oracle
8 8 (2.82%) Altiris
8 8 (2.82%) Remedy
9 7 (2.46%) Lotus
9 7 (2.46%) NetApp
10 6 (2.11%) ForgeRock
10 6 (2.11%) NETGEAR
11 5 (1.76%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.76%) Sophos
12 4 (1.41%) Apple
12 4 (1.41%) EMC
12 4 (1.41%) IBM
12 4 (1.41%) Lumension
12 4 (1.41%) Symantec
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