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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 14 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 12.61% 6.40% 13.04%
As % of the System Software category 73.68% 42.11% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£358 £313 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.40% +212.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £47.83 £11.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+315.91% -58.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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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
19 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.12% 15.20% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 8
Average daily rate £390 £260 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +46.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £165 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £313 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £47.83 £12.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+298.58% -56.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) IPsec
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) LAN
6 6 (27.27%) WAN
6 6 (27.27%) RIP
6 6 (27.27%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) Citrix
6 6 (27.27%) MPLS
6 6 (27.27%) OSPF
6 6 (27.27%) BGP
6 6 (27.27%) L2TP
6 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 6 (27.27%) HSRP
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (22.73%) CCNA
7 5 (22.73%) Juniper
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
7 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) LAN
1 6 (27.27%) WAN
1 6 (27.27%) RIP
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
1 6 (27.27%) MPLS
1 6 (27.27%) OSPF
1 6 (27.27%) BGP
1 6 (27.27%) L2TP
1 6 (27.27%) IPsec
1 6 (27.27%) HSRP
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.09%) UNIX
6 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.09%) HPUX
6 2 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (9.09%) Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) Degree
3 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Veeam
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) Remedy