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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.80% 11.83% 8.18%
As % of the System Software category 42.11% 61.11% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate £245 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% -5.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -65.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
19 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.77% 19.35% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
Average daily rate £251 £290 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.62% +34.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £260 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 5 (29.41%) HPUX
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) Unix
5 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) RIP
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) Juniper
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) CCNA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) BGP
2 3 (17.65%) HSRP
2 3 (17.65%) IPsec
2 3 (17.65%) L2TP
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) MPLS
2 3 (17.65%) OSPF
2 3 (17.65%) RIP
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Yeoman
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Support
3 2 (11.76%) Migration Architect
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) LAMP
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) HPUX
4 5 (29.41%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Debian
6 2 (11.76%) Fedora
6 2 (11.76%) SUSE
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
6 2 (11.76%) Windows NT
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) PHP
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCAD
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSD
4 1 (5.88%) MCTS
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Samba
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) Google
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft