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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 12.41% 5.98% 7.32%
As % of the System Software category 62.96% 63.64% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £295 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £206 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £370 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £84.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.41% +525.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £28.10 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £140.90 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -4.68%
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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
27 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 19.71% 9.40% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Average daily rate £260 £295 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £206 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £370 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £84.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.41% +160.00%
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 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 18 December 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 18 December 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
4 8 (30.77%) MS Office
4 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 8 (30.77%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (19.23%) HP
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (15.38%) Migration
8 4 (15.38%) Backup Exec
8 4 (15.38%) Firewall
8 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (15.38%) Symantec
8 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) XenServer
9 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (11.54%) DHCP
9 3 (11.54%) DNS
9 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Lync
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Military
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Support Technician
2 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) Server Support
5 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) SecurID
1 2 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 2 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) XenServer
3 2 (7.69%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) MOM
2 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Citrix
3 7 (26.92%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) Symantec
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) Remedy
6 2 (7.69%) McAfee
6 2 (7.69%) Sophos
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) Becrypt
6 2 (7.69%) Lumension
7 1 (3.85%) Apple