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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.69% 5.95% 15.15%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 41.67% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £290 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +78.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £290 £173
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £265
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £21.25 £31.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.53% +106.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £26.30 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.45 £31.50 £26.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +1.72%
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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
15 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 19.48% 14.29% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate £285 £253 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.87% +26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £290 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £31.50 £22.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% +44.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £16.25 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £31.50 £26.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £16.13
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +0.77%

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
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 5 March 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 18 (69.23%) Windows
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
5 7 (26.92%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) XenServer
7 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (19.23%) Firewall
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle
7 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
8 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 4 (15.38%) MS Office
8 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) Migration
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (11.54%) Hyperic
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
9 3 (11.54%) Splunk
9 3 (11.54%) CentOS
9 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Lync
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
1 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (3.85%) Back Office
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Support Technician
3 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Server Support
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Packager
5 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) SecurID
2 2 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (11.54%) CentOS
6 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
6 3 (11.54%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (7.69%) Line Management
3 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) XenServer
2 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
3 2 (7.69%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Nagios
1 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
1 3 (11.54%) Hyperic
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (3.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix
3 7 (26.92%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.54%) Symantec
5 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.54%) Splunk
6 2 (7.69%) McAfee
6 2 (7.69%) Sophos
6 2 (7.69%) Becrypt
6 2 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) Remedy
7 1 (3.85%) Apple
7 1 (3.85%) Lumension
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £75 - £125 per day
Posted: 3 days ago