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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Hampshire
Rank 16 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 149 189 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.26% 9.78% 8.93%
As % of the System Software category 46.71% 58.88% 53.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 114 98
Median daily rate £328 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £150 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.29 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £18.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +3.57%

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
319 321 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.68% 16.61% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 192 170
Median daily rate £375 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 34
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £22.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -29.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Hook +5 29 £328 -13.11% 3
Fareham -2 13 £375 +87.50% 4
Southampton -3 13 £260 +62.50% 1
Winchester +4 10 £343 +18.10% 1
Basingstoke -6 10 £123 -62.30% 4
Portsmouth -2 9 £475 +89.62% 1
Farnborough -5 9 £210 -49.09% 2
Havant -5 5 - - 3
Aldershot +1 3 £325 -13.04%
Lyndhurst - 2 - - 1
Andover - 1 - -
Liss - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 214 (70.86%) Windows
2 163 (53.97%) Microsoft
3 116 (38.41%) Security Cleared
4 103 (34.11%) VMware
5 90 (29.80%) Windows Server
6 86 (28.48%) Windows 7
7 83 (27.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (24.50%) SC Cleared
9 70 (23.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 70 (23.18%) PowerShell
9 70 (23.18%) ITIL
10 56 (18.54%) DNS
11 52 (17.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (15.89%) Citrix
13 44 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 44 (14.57%) SCCM
14 43 (14.24%) Firewall
15 42 (13.91%) MS Office
16 41 (13.58%) Cisco
17 38 (12.58%) VBScript
17 38 (12.58%) SQL Server
18 36 (11.92%) MS Exchange
18 36 (11.92%) Windows Server 2003
19 35 (11.59%) HP
19 35 (11.59%) PKI
20 34 (11.26%) TCP/IP
20 34 (11.26%) SQL
21 33 (10.93%) vSphere
22 32 (10.60%) Skype for Business
23 30 (9.93%) MS Excel

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 36 (11.92%) MS Exchange
2 32 (10.60%) Skype for Business
3 29 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (7.62%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.97%) IIS
6 7 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.99%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.66%) Apache
8 2 (0.66%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.66%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (13.91%) MS Office
2 30 (9.93%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.61%) Office 365
2 21 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.65%) IaaS
5 5 (1.66%) SaaS
6 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.99%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.99%) PaaS
7 1 (0.33%) G Suite
7 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (18.54%) DNS
2 43 (14.24%) Firewall
3 34 (11.26%) TCP/IP
4 27 (8.94%) LDAP
5 24 (7.95%) SAN
6 23 (7.62%) DHCP
7 22 (7.28%) Skype
8 21 (6.95%) VoIP
9 16 (5.30%) Kerberos
9 16 (5.30%) X.500
10 13 (4.30%) WAN
11 9 (2.98%) NetScaler
12 8 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (2.65%) LAN
12 8 (2.65%) VPN
12 8 (2.65%) Wireless
13 7 (2.32%) NAS
14 6 (1.99%) IPsec
14 6 (1.99%) SSL
14 6 (1.99%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.99%) MySQL
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (1.99%) MSI
2 4 (1.32%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.32%) ClearQuest
2 4 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.33%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (3.31%) Military
2 9 (2.98%) Finance
3 7 (2.32%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.32%) Retail
4 6 (1.99%) French Language
5 3 (0.99%) Advertising
6 2 (0.66%) Marketing
6 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.33%) Electronics
7 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
7 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (17.88%) Analyst
2 31 (10.26%) Wintel Engineer
3 30 (9.93%) Support Engineer
4 29 (9.60%) Service Analyst
5 26 (8.61%) Architect
6 25 (8.28%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (6.95%) Active Directory Engineer
8 20 (6.62%) Support Analyst
9 18 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (5.63%) IT Support
11 15 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (4.97%) Consultant
12 13 (4.30%) Desktop Engineer
12 13 (4.30%) Windows Engineer
13 12 (3.97%) 1st Line Support
13 12 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (3.64%) Service Desk Engineer
14 11 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
15 10 (3.31%) Desktop Support
15 10 (3.31%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.62%) XML
2 8 (2.65%) COM+
3 4 (1.32%) HTML
4 3 (0.99%) .NET
4 3 (0.99%) SAML
5 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.66%) REST
6 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.33%) CSS
6 1 (0.33%) JBoss Seam
6 1 (0.33%) Middleware
6 1 (0.33%) OAuth
6 1 (0.33%) OpenID
6 1 (0.33%) RFC 2833
6 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.59%) PKI
2 20 (6.62%) Replication
3 19 (6.29%) Clustering
4 11 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.31%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.98%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.65%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.32%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.99%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.99%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.99%) Life Science
10 3 (0.99%) Smartcard
10 3 (0.99%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.66%) CESG
11 2 (0.66%) FMCG
11 2 (0.66%) NHS
11 2 (0.66%) RIA
11 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 214 (70.86%) Windows
2 90 (29.80%) Windows Server
3 86 (28.48%) Windows 7
4 83 (27.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (17.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (11.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (7.28%) Linux
8 19 (6.29%) Windows 10
9 18 (5.96%) Windows 8
10 15 (4.97%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.64%) Solaris
12 5 (1.66%) Unix
13 4 (1.32%) Android
13 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.32%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (23.18%) ITIL
2 30 (9.93%) Customer Requirements
3 21 (6.95%) Migration
4 20 (6.62%) Service Management
5 19 (6.29%) Change Management
6 15 (4.97%) Configuration Management
7 13 (4.30%) Service Delivery
8 11 (3.64%) Problem Management
8 11 (3.64%) Test Scripting
8 11 (3.64%) Validation
9 10 (3.31%) Server Building
9 10 (3.31%) Server Virtualisation
10 9 (2.98%) Integration Testing
10 9 (2.98%) Software Distribution
11 7 (2.32%) Capacity Management
11 7 (2.32%) Identity Management
11 7 (2.32%) Incident Management
11 7 (2.32%) Information Security
11 7 (2.32%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (2.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (23.18%) PowerShell
2 38 (12.58%) VBScript
3 34 (11.26%) SQL
4 8 (2.65%) C++
5 7 (2.32%) C#
6 4 (1.32%) Java
7 3 (0.99%) VB
8 2 (0.66%) Perl
8 2 (0.66%) PHP
9 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.33%) Jython
9 1 (0.33%) Python
9 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 116 (38.41%) Security Cleared
2 74 (24.50%) SC Cleared
3 44 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (7.28%) DV Cleared
5 20 (6.62%) MCSA
6 18 (5.96%) MCITP
7 15 (4.97%) MCP
8 14 (4.64%) MCTS
9 12 (3.97%) Degree
10 6 (1.99%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.99%) MCSE
11 5 (1.66%) ISEB
11 5 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.32%) CISSP
12 4 (1.32%) GCIH
12 4 (1.32%) GIAC
13 2 (0.66%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.29%) SLA
2 6 (1.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.66%) QA
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 70 (23.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (10.93%) vSphere
3 21 (6.95%) XenApp
4 18 (5.96%) VMware ESX
5 12 (3.97%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (2.65%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.65%) XenServer
7 7 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.32%) VMware Server
8 6 (1.99%) Firmware
8 6 (1.99%) NFS
8 6 (1.99%) Samba
8 6 (1.99%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.66%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.32%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.32%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.66%) vCloud
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (14.57%) SCCM
2 15 (4.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (4.64%) WSUS
4 10 (3.31%) Puppet
5 8 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (2.32%) Netcool
7 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (1.99%) SCOM
7 6 (1.99%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.66%) EdgeSight
8 5 (1.66%) SafeCom
8 5 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.66%) WMI
9 4 (1.32%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.99%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.66%) SCSM
Vendors
1 163 (53.97%) Microsoft
2 103 (34.11%) VMware
3 48 (15.89%) Citrix
4 41 (13.58%) Cisco
5 35 (11.59%) HP
6 16 (5.30%) Intel Security
7 15 (4.97%) NetApp
8 9 (2.98%) Oracle
8 9 (2.98%) Remedy
9 8 (2.65%) Lumension
9 8 (2.65%) Veritas
10 7 (2.32%) Lotus
11 6 (1.99%) NETGEAR
11 6 (1.99%) Sophos
12 5 (1.66%) CA
13 4 (1.32%) BMC
13 4 (1.32%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.32%) EMC
13 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.32%) Symantec
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