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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.94% 6.67% 4.49%
As % of the System Software category 44.00% 38.89% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£205 £300 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £140 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £310 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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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
25 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 20.33% 17.14% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 2
Average daily rate £260 £288 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% -15.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £178 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £313 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +162.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 22 October 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 22 October 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) MS Office
4 6 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) Symantec
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) XenServer
7 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (16.67%) MOM
7 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (11.11%) SAN
8 2 (11.11%) Remedy
8 2 (11.11%) McAfee

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) Site Server
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
General
1 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) XenServer
1 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 3 (16.67%) MOM
3 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM
4 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) HP
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) Remedy
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Becrypt
5 2 (11.11%) Lumension
6 1 (5.56%) Altiris
6 1 (5.56%) Qualys
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
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