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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.19% 5.90% 4.85%
As % of the System Software category 61.90% 59.38% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 7
Median daily rate £345 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £143 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £340 £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £14.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £23.13
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 Southampton region.

System Software Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
42 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.84% 9.94% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 27
Median daily rate £350 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £189 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +21.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £14.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.80 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.85
% change year-on-year
- -5.04%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 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 9 December 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 9 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 33 (78.57%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (38.10%) VMware
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 13 (30.95%) ITIL
4 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
5 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco
6 9 (21.43%) Service Management
6 9 (21.43%) Citrix
7 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
7 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (16.67%) SLA
9 6 (14.29%) DNS
9 6 (14.29%) Linux
9 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
10 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (11.90%) XenApp
10 5 (11.90%) SCOM
10 5 (11.90%) Clustering
10 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
10 5 (11.90%) VoIP
11 4 (9.52%) WAN
11 4 (9.52%) DHCP
11 4 (9.52%) LAN
11 4 (9.52%) MS Office
11 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
11 4 (9.52%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) IaaS
2 2 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) G Suite
3 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) VoIP
3 4 (9.52%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) LAN
3 4 (9.52%) WAN
4 3 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 3 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.76%) LDAP
6 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.38%) Skype
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Support Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) Service Analyst
4 10 (23.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (19.05%) IT Support
5 8 (19.05%) Service Desk Support
6 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) Support Analyst
8 5 (11.90%) 1st Line Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) Support Technician
9 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (9.52%) IT Technician
9 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Technician
9 4 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.76%) PKI
2 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (78.57%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.29%) Linux
5 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Service Management
3 3 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.38%) Operations Management
5 1 (2.38%) Scrum
5 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.38%) Time Management
5 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.38%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) RHCE
3 1 (2.38%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) XenApp
3 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCOM
2 4 (9.52%) SCCM
3 2 (4.76%) DatAdvantage
3 2 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.38%) Terraform
4 1 (2.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
1 16 (38.10%) VMware
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco
3 9 (21.43%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) Varonis
5 2 (4.76%) Wyse
6 1 (2.38%) AppSense
6 1 (2.38%) Avaya
6 1 (2.38%) CommVault
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas