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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 12 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.89% 3.91% 10.96%
As % of the System Software category 38.71% 20.00% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Median daily rate £148 £160 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £160 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £160 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £299 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.02% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Median hourly rate £44.46 £29.67 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.87% +18.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £15.13 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £44.20 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
31 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 22.96% 19.53% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 15
Median daily rate £425 £325 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +46.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 6
Median hourly rate £49.46 £34.79 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.16% +39.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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
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 8 December 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) vSphere
5 8 (33.33%) VMware Server
5 8 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (29.17%) Structured Cabling
6 7 (29.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (29.17%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (29.17%) NETGEAR
6 7 (29.17%) HP
6 7 (29.17%) LDAP
6 7 (29.17%) NFS
6 7 (29.17%) Samba
7 6 (25.00%) DNS
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (25.00%) PCoIP
8 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.83%) SCCM
8 5 (20.83%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) WAN
9 4 (16.67%) DHCP
9 4 (16.67%) VoIP
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco
9 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 3 (12.50%) Windows 7

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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) LDAP
1 7 (29.17%) Structured Cabling
2 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) PCoIP
3 5 (20.83%) LAN
3 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) VoIP
5 3 (12.50%) MPLS
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 2 (8.33%) Firewall
6 2 (8.33%) HSRP
6 2 (8.33%) IPsec
6 2 (8.33%) L2TP
6 2 (8.33%) OSPF
6 2 (8.33%) RIP
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) SNMP
7 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Administrator
1 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) RIA
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.17%) Android
8 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 7 (29.17%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) BCP
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) MCSE
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) JSP 440
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Server
2 8 (33.33%) vSphere
3 7 (29.17%) NFS
3 7 (29.17%) Samba
3 7 (29.17%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
4 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.17%) DameWare
4 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) HP
3 7 (29.17%) NETGEAR
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Acronis
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Meraki
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
6 1 (4.17%) Veeam