The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.25% 12.93% 6.31%
As % of the System Software category 40.00% 60.00% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £100 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.18% +1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

System Software Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
20 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.63% 21.55% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 5
Average daily rate £260 £100 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -68.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £90 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £336 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% +1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Portsmouth region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Portsmouth region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) MS Office
5 6 (28.57%) Terminal Services
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (28.57%) XenServer
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) SCCM
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (14.29%) MOM
7 3 (14.29%) Symantec
7 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) IIS
7 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) QA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) Lync
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) Site Server
5 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (4.76%) Military
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Support Technician
2 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
2 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
2 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.76%) B2C
3 1 (4.76%) Online Security
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Terminal Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (28.57%) XenServer
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) MOM
2 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.52%) HP SIM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) Qualys
5 2 (9.52%) Becrypt
5 2 (9.52%) Altiris
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) McAfee
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) Lotus
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Endeca
6 1 (4.76%) Lumension
Portsmouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago