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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 214 138 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 9.74% 8.16% 5.45%
As % of the System Software category 55.87% 54.98% 54.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 63 33
Average daily rate
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£323 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £465 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 31
Average hourly rate £14.38 £15.38 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.00 £21.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
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
383 251 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.43% 14.83% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 119 74
Average daily rate £347 £348 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +23.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.46 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 -1 54 £339 +11.06%
Basingstoke -3 20 £325 +8.33% 8
Southampton -11 20 £225 -27.41% 9
Portsmouth +5 18 £250 -15.25% 3
Gosport -11 14 £375 - 1
Havant +3 10 £275 -8.33% 4
Fareham -3 8 £384 +140.59% 3
Winchester +6 7 £280 -36.00% 1
Eastleigh +5 7 £290 -17.14% 3
Farnborough -6 5 £355 -25.26% 6
Andover - 2 - - 2
Aldershot - 1 £170 -
Ringwood - - - - 1
Alton - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 322 (84.29%) Windows
2 217 (56.81%) Microsoft
3 185 (48.43%) Security Cleared
4 153 (40.05%) VMware
5 132 (34.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (30.10%) SC Cleared
7 107 (28.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 107 (28.01%) MS Exchange
8 86 (22.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 83 (21.73%) ITIL
10 80 (20.94%) PowerShell
11 79 (20.68%) Citrix
12 76 (19.90%) HP
13 75 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 70 (18.32%) Windows 7
15 62 (16.23%) Firewall
16 61 (15.97%) DV Cleared
17 60 (15.71%) MS Office
18 59 (15.45%) SQL
19 53 (13.87%) DNS
20 50 (13.09%) MS Excel
20 50 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
21 47 (12.30%) VBScript
22 43 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010
22 43 (11.26%) MCSE
23 42 (10.99%) Migration
23 42 (10.99%) SCCM
24 40 (10.47%) vSphere
24 40 (10.47%) Windows XP
24 40 (10.47%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 107 (28.01%) MS Exchange
2 43 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (7.33%) SharePoint
4 25 (6.54%) IIS
5 24 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (5.50%) Lync
7 14 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.05%) JBoss
9 4 (1.05%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.79%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.26%) Apache
11 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 60 (15.71%) MS Office
2 50 (13.09%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.57%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.52%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.09%) Office 365
2 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.79%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (16.23%) Firewall
2 53 (13.87%) DNS
3 40 (10.47%) DHCP
4 36 (9.42%) SAN
5 21 (5.50%) SMTP
6 18 (4.71%) LAN
7 17 (4.45%) X.400
7 17 (4.45%) X.500
8 16 (4.19%) TCP/IP
9 13 (3.40%) LDAP
10 11 (2.88%) WAN
11 10 (2.62%) Internet
12 8 (2.09%) NAS
12 8 (2.09%) SSL
12 8 (2.09%) VPN
13 7 (1.83%) Wireless
13 7 (1.83%) Kerberos
13 7 (1.83%) VLAN
14 6 (1.57%) NetScaler
15 5 (1.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.05%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (1.05%) Cognos Query Studio
6 4 (1.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 4 (1.05%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (1.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (1.05%) Cognos Transformer
6 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.05%) SQLPlus
6 4 (1.05%) OLAP
6 4 (1.05%) MySQL
6 4 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.05%) Data Mart
7 3 (0.79%) EDMS
8 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (5.76%) MSI
2 15 (3.93%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.52%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.26%) ClearQuest
General
1 23 (6.02%) Finance
2 9 (2.36%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.57%) Military
4 5 (1.31%) Italian Language
5 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.52%) Retail
6 2 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (11.52%) Wintel Engineer
2 43 (11.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (7.33%) Analyst
4 25 (6.54%) Consultant
5 24 (6.28%) Support Engineer
6 21 (5.50%) Messaging Engineer
7 18 (4.71%) 1st Line Support
8 17 (4.45%) Administrator
9 14 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (3.66%) Support Technician
9 14 (3.66%) Desktop Support
10 13 (3.40%) Architect
11 12 (3.14%) Build Engineer
12 11 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (2.62%) 1st Line Support Technician
13 10 (2.62%) Technical Consultant
13 10 (2.62%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (2.36%) Support Analyst
14 9 (2.36%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.21%) HTML
2 35 (9.16%) XML
3 5 (1.31%) Application Packaging
4 4 (1.05%) MDX
4 4 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.05%) CSS
4 4 (1.05%) .NET
5 3 (0.79%) JSP
6 2 (0.52%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.26%) COM
7 1 (0.26%) Middleware
7 1 (0.26%) RESTful
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.12%) Blackberry
2 22 (5.76%) Clustering
3 18 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.66%) Replication
5 10 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.83%) PKI
7 4 (1.05%) HACMP
8 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.79%) CESG
8 3 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.79%) Open Source
9 2 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.52%) RMADS
9 2 (0.52%) NHS
9 2 (0.52%) SecurID
10 1 (0.26%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.26%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 322 (84.29%) Windows
2 132 (34.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 107 (28.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (18.32%) Windows 7
5 50 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (10.47%) Windows XP
7 25 (6.54%) Windows Vista
8 22 (5.76%) Linux
9 20 (5.24%) UNIX
10 14 (3.66%) Windows 8
11 12 (3.14%) Windows 2000
12 11 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.31%) AIX
13 5 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.79%) Solaris
14 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.52%) HPUX
15 2 (0.52%) VMS
16 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (21.73%) ITIL
2 42 (10.99%) Migration
3 31 (8.12%) High Availability
4 27 (7.07%) Configuration Management
5 15 (3.93%) Validation
6 14 (3.66%) Service Management
6 14 (3.66%) Service Delivery
7 13 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (3.14%) Fault Management
8 12 (3.14%) Data Migration
8 12 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (2.88%) Project Management
9 11 (2.88%) Coaching
10 8 (2.09%) Software Distribution
10 8 (2.09%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (2.09%) Unit Testing
11 6 (1.57%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (1.57%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (1.57%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (1.31%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (20.94%) PowerShell
2 59 (15.45%) SQL
3 47 (12.30%) VBScript
4 11 (2.88%) VB
5 7 (1.83%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.05%) PHP
6 4 (1.05%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.79%) C
8 2 (0.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 185 (48.43%) Security Cleared
2 115 (30.10%) SC Cleared
3 86 (22.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (15.97%) DV Cleared
5 43 (11.26%) MCSE
6 38 (9.95%) MCITP
7 35 (9.16%) MCSA
8 24 (6.28%) MCP
9 19 (4.97%) Degree
10 6 (1.57%) CCNA
10 6 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.31%) MCDST
11 5 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.79%) CISM
12 3 (0.79%) RHCA
12 3 (0.79%) CISSP
12 3 (0.79%) RHCE
12 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.79%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.76%) SLA
2 5 (1.31%) QA
3 4 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.79%) BS7799
4 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 75 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (10.47%) vSphere
3 20 (5.24%) VMware ESX
3 20 (5.24%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.66%) XenApp
5 13 (3.40%) XenServer
6 10 (2.62%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.57%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.31%) vCloud
11 4 (1.05%) OCFS2
11 4 (1.05%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.79%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.52%) Novell eDirectory
13 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.26%) Samba
14 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (10.99%) SCCM
2 34 (8.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (3.93%) Backup Exec
4 14 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (3.40%) SCOM
6 12 (3.14%) NetBackup
7 10 (2.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (2.09%) ARCserve
9 6 (1.57%) HP SIM
9 6 (1.57%) MOM
10 5 (1.31%) WSUS
11 4 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.79%) Nagios
12 3 (0.79%) Unicenter
12 3 (0.79%) OpenView
12 3 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.79%) SAP Afaria
12 3 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
13 2 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 217 (56.81%) Microsoft
2 153 (40.05%) VMware
3 79 (20.68%) Citrix
4 76 (19.90%) HP
5 36 (9.42%) Symantec
6 32 (8.38%) Oracle
7 22 (5.76%) McAfee
7 22 (5.76%) Lumension
8 17 (4.45%) NetApp
9 16 (4.19%) Cisco
10 11 (2.88%) IBM
11 10 (2.62%) 3PAR
11 10 (2.62%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.62%) Dell
12 9 (2.36%) CA
13 8 (2.09%) Remedy
13 8 (2.09%) Altiris
14 7 (1.83%) Sophos
14 7 (1.83%) Veritas
14 7 (1.83%) EMC
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £9 - £13.7 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago