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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.70% 6.82% 2.82%
As % of the System Software category 76.47% 74.19% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 7
Median daily rate £175 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
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
34 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.99% 9.20% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 20
Median daily rate £350 £340 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £429 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 28 (53.85%) Windows
3 20 (38.46%) ITIL
4 17 (32.69%) Cisco
5 16 (30.77%) SLA
5 16 (30.77%) Service Management
6 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 9 (17.31%) SCCM
8 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 8 (15.38%) SQL
8 8 (15.38%) VMware
9 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
9 7 (13.46%) MS Office
9 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
9 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
9 7 (13.46%) DevOps
10 6 (11.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (11.54%) Citrix
11 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
11 5 (9.62%) IIS
11 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
11 5 (9.62%) DNS
11 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
11 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (9.62%) XenApp
11 5 (9.62%) SCOM
11 5 (9.62%) Software Deployment
12 4 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory

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 (9.62%) IIS
1 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.85%) IaaS
3 2 (3.85%) Office 365
3 2 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) DNS
2 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) DHCP
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) Network Security
3 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 2 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (1.92%) FTP
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) IPsec
4 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.92%) OSPF
4 1 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.92%) Skype
4 1 (1.92%) SMTP
4 1 (1.92%) SSH
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.85%) HDInsight
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Analyst
2 20 (38.46%) Support Analyst
3 18 (34.62%) Support Engineer
4 16 (30.77%) Service Analyst
5 15 (28.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (23.08%) IT Analyst
6 12 (23.08%) IT Support
6 12 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
7 11 (21.15%) 1st Line Engineer
7 11 (21.15%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (21.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 11 (21.15%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 11 (21.15%) IT Engineer
7 11 (21.15%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (19.23%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (19.23%) Service Desk Engineer
8 10 (19.23%) Service Desk Support
8 10 (19.23%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.85%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) Replication
2 2 (3.85%) Statistics
3 1 (1.92%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.92%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.69%) VMS
3 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) ITIL
2 16 (30.77%) Service Management
3 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
3 7 (13.46%) DevOps
4 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.62%) Software Deployment
5 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.69%) Use Case
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (5.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.85%) Budget Control
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.85%) High Availability
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (3.85%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.92%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Storage Virtualisation
8 1 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.77%) Python
3 3 (5.77%) Ruby
4 2 (3.85%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) CCSA
5 1 (1.92%) CCSE
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) MCTS
5 1 (1.92%) RHCE
5 1 (1.92%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) XenApp
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.77%) vSphere
2 3 (5.77%) XenServer
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) SCCM
2 5 (9.62%) SCOM
3 4 (7.69%) Puppet
4 2 (3.85%) WSUS
5 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.69%) Cisco
3 8 (15.38%) VMware
4 6 (11.54%) Citrix
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) Juniper
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.92%) AppSense
6 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) EMC
6 1 (1.92%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) IronPort
6 1 (1.92%) NetApp
6 1 (1.92%) Nokia