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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.09% 12.50% 8.24%
As % of the System Software category 64.29% 72.22% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£100 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £21.35 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £27.60 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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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
14 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.14% 17.31% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate £100 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.51% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £20.00 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -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
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 May 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
6 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (17.65%) Nagios
7 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000
7 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
7 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (17.65%) CentOS
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (17.65%) Yeoman
7 3 (17.65%) Hyperic
7 3 (17.65%) Splunk
7 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Database Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Biometrics
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000
5 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
5 3 (17.65%) CentOS
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
1 1 (5.88%) XenServer
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
1 3 (17.65%) Hyperic
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Splunk
3 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Sophos
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Apple