The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 38 17
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 22 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.66% 2.93% 5.72%
As % of the System Software category 53.66% 30.56% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
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£300 £264 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.74% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £166 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £345 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.88 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.98% +66.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.58 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.18 £20.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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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 Southampton region.

System Software Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.54% 9.57% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 28
Average daily rate £360 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £172 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £403 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.65% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.83 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.85 £22.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Southampton region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Southampton region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (38.10%) VMware
4 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (33.33%) vSphere
6 13 (30.95%) SLA
7 12 (28.57%) Citrix
7 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (26.19%) SCCM
9 10 (23.81%) SQL
9 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
10 9 (21.43%) XenApp
11 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (16.67%) SAN
11 7 (16.67%) VBScript
11 7 (16.67%) ITIL
11 7 (16.67%) Cisco
11 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 7 (16.67%) MCSE
11 7 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (16.67%) SCOM
11 7 (16.67%) 3PAR
11 7 (16.67%) vMotion
11 7 (16.67%) FCoE
11 7 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (16.67%) NetScaler

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (9.52%) IIS
1 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) Lync
3 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) SAN
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (16.67%) FCoE
1 7 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
3 3 (7.14%) Internet
3 3 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Support Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) IT Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Server Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) Flash
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
1 1 (2.38%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Clustering
1 2 (4.76%) Statistics
1 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.76%) BYOD
2 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.76%) Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
3 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.38%) SOA
4 1 (2.38%) Change Management
4 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.38%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.38%) Web Development
4 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 7 (16.67%) VBScript
4 4 (9.52%) VB
5 2 (4.76%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) Groovy
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) VCP4
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (16.67%) MCSE
3 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) vSphere
2 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.43%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) XenServer
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) SCOM
2 7 (16.67%) vMotion
3 2 (4.76%) WMI
3 2 (4.76%) WSUS
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (38.10%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Citrix
4 7 (16.67%) Cisco
4 7 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 6 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Lumension
6 2 (4.76%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) Nokia
7 1 (2.38%) Apple
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Acronis
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