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 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.88% 9.68% 9.09%
As % of the System Software category 39.29% 54.55% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Median daily rate £245 £425 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.35% +107.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £226 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £451 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £46.96 £47.83 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +334.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.56 £47.83 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £11.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.86 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -3.33%
Active Directory
Hampshire

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
28 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.97% 17.74% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 16
Median daily rate £464 £425 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% +63.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £325 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £468 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £49.46 £47.83 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +315.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 32 (84.21%) VMware
2 31 (81.58%) Windows
3 24 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (63.16%) Windows Server
4 18 (47.37%) DNS
5 17 (44.74%) LAN
5 17 (44.74%) WAN
6 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
8 11 (28.95%) Firewall
8 11 (28.95%) SQL
9 10 (26.32%) MPLS
10 9 (23.68%) OSPF
10 9 (23.68%) DHCP
10 9 (23.68%) RIP
10 9 (23.68%) IPsec
10 9 (23.68%) BGP
10 9 (23.68%) L2TP
10 9 (23.68%) HSRP
11 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
11 8 (21.05%) Linux
11 8 (21.05%) Cisco
12 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
12 7 (18.42%) VoIP
12 7 (18.42%) SCCM
12 7 (18.42%) SCOM
13 6 (15.79%) VMware Server
13 6 (15.79%) WSUS
13 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
13 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared

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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) DNS
2 17 (44.74%) LAN
2 17 (44.74%) WAN
3 11 (28.95%) Firewall
4 10 (26.32%) MPLS
5 9 (23.68%) BGP
5 9 (23.68%) DHCP
5 9 (23.68%) HSRP
5 9 (23.68%) IPsec
5 9 (23.68%) L2TP
5 9 (23.68%) OSPF
5 9 (23.68%) RIP
6 7 (18.42%) VoIP
7 5 (13.16%) LDAP
7 5 (13.16%) PCoIP
7 5 (13.16%) SNMP
7 5 (13.16%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (10.53%) Wireless
9 3 (7.89%) VPN
10 2 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Integration Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Facilities Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Switch Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) RIA
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.05%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Android
6 1 (2.63%) Unix
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 6 (15.79%) Network Architecture
2 6 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (13.16%) Security Patching
4 4 (10.53%) Network Design
5 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.89%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (5.26%) High Availability
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.63%) BCP
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) Information Security
7 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Server Building
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) CCNA
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) MCSE
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Server
2 6 (15.79%) vSphere
3 5 (13.16%) NFS
3 5 (13.16%) Samba
3 5 (13.16%) Terminal Services
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (10.53%) XenServer
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
1 7 (18.42%) SCOM
2 6 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (15.79%) WSUS
3 5 (13.16%) Backup Exec
3 5 (13.16%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) VMware
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) F5
4 6 (15.79%) Intel Security
4 6 (15.79%) Symantec
5 5 (13.16%) Acronis
5 5 (13.16%) HP
5 5 (13.16%) Juniper
5 5 (13.16%) NETGEAR
6 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.26%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) Meraki
8 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.63%) Sophos
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam