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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.24% 5.93% 14.29%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 70.00% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +212.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
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 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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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
15 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 16.85% 8.47% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Average daily rate £358 £338 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% +237.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £164 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £392 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Average hourly rate £47.83 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.15% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
5 4 (18.18%) BGP
5 4 (18.18%) L2TP
5 4 (18.18%) IPsec
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
5 4 (18.18%) OSPF
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) RIP
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 4 (18.18%) HSRP
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 4 (18.18%) Yeoman
5 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 3 (13.64%) Splunk
6 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (13.64%) Hyperic
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
1 4 (18.18%) RIP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) MPLS
1 4 (18.18%) OSPF
1 4 (18.18%) BGP
1 4 (18.18%) L2TP
1 4 (18.18%) IPsec
1 4 (18.18%) HSRP
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (13.64%) CentOS
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
5 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) XenServer
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Nagios
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) Hyperic
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Juniper
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.64%) Splunk
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy