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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 16 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.23% 8.80% 3.80%
As % of the System Software category 77.27% 66.67% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 8
Median daily rate £245 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £199 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £356 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 2
Median hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.15 £20.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.53 £22.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
22 45 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.36% 13.20% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 26
Median daily rate £313 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £430 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -40.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (56.00%) Windows
3 21 (42.00%) ITIL
4 16 (32.00%) Cisco
5 15 (30.00%) SLA
5 15 (30.00%) Service Management
6 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
7 11 (22.00%) VMware
8 10 (20.00%) SQL
9 8 (16.00%) SCCM
9 8 (16.00%) DNS
9 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
9 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.00%) MS Office
10 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (14.00%) SCOM
11 6 (12.00%) Citrix
11 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.00%) DevOps
11 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (10.00%) Software Deployment
12 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (10.00%) DHCP
12 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
12 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
12 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (8.00%) Clustering

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Office
2 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) IaaS
3 2 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) DHCP
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.00%) LAN
4 3 (6.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) Network Security
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.00%) VoIP
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) IPsec
6 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.00%) Skype
6 1 (2.00%) SSH
6 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) HDInsight
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 18 (36.00%) Support Analyst
3 15 (30.00%) Service Analyst
3 15 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) IT Support
4 10 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) IT Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Service Desk Support
5 9 (18.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 8 (16.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.00%) Statistics
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 28 (56.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) Linux
5 4 (8.00%) VMS
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) Service Management
3 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.00%) DevOps
5 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.00%) Software Deployment
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.00%) Use Case
7 2 (4.00%) Budget Control
7 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.00%) High Availability
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (4.00%) Migration
7 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (2.00%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.00%) Python
3 3 (6.00%) Ruby
4 2 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) CCSA
4 1 (2.00%) CCSE
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) RHCE
4 1 (2.00%) RHCSA
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) XenApp
3 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) vSphere
4 2 (4.00%) XenServer
5 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) SCCM
2 7 (14.00%) SCOM
3 4 (8.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) Cisco
3 11 (22.00%) VMware
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) Juniper
6 2 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (2.00%) AppSense
7 1 (2.00%) Avaya
7 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.00%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) Nokia
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas
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