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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 16 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.38% 5.07% 11.76%
As % of the System Software category 31.03% 30.43% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £475 £240 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.91% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £176 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £368 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -43.90%
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 Portsmouth region.

System Software Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 20.57% 16.67% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 11
Median daily rate £470 £325 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.61% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £382 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £11.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -61.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £11.50 £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth 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 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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (31.82%) VMware Server
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 7 (31.82%) Server Virtualisation
5 7 (31.82%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) LDAP
6 6 (27.27%) NFS
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) HP
6 6 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
6 6 (27.27%) Samba
6 6 (27.27%) NETGEAR
6 6 (27.27%) vSphere
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) PCoIP
8 4 (18.18%) DNS
8 4 (18.18%) Service Management
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) SCCM
9 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
9 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
9 3 (13.64%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) LDAP
1 6 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
2 5 (22.73%) PCoIP
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP
4 3 (13.64%) VPN
5 2 (9.09%) DHCP
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) Skype
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) 3G
6 1 (4.55%) 4G
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) WebEx
6 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Administrator
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) PKI
1 2 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Android
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) BCP
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Server
2 6 (27.27%) NFS
2 6 (27.27%) Samba
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) DameWare
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) NETGEAR
4 2 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Meraki
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam