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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 15 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.60% 7.87% 5.88%
As % of the System Software category 59.09% 54.05% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 8
Median daily rate £300 £210 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £135 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £13.75 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £13.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.39 £20.00 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.48% 14.57% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 20
Median daily rate £375 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £155 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.02 £25.10 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 11 (30.56%) VMware
5 10 (27.78%) ITIL
6 8 (22.22%) Cisco
6 8 (22.22%) Citrix
6 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (19.44%) Service Management
8 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 5 (13.89%) SCCM
9 5 (13.89%) XenApp
9 5 (13.89%) SLA
9 5 (13.89%) MS Office
9 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
10 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
10 4 (11.11%) VoIP
10 4 (11.11%) Linux
10 4 (11.11%) DNS
10 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (8.33%) SCOM
11 3 (8.33%) Office 365
11 3 (8.33%) NetScaler

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 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) IaaS
2 2 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.78%) G Suite
3 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) DNS
1 4 (11.11%) VoIP
2 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (5.56%) LDAP
3 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) Skype
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) IT Support
5 7 (19.44%) Service Desk Support
6 6 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (13.89%) Service Desk Engineer
7 5 (13.89%) Support Technician
8 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (11.11%) IT Technician
8 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Technician
8 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) IT Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.56%) FMCG
2 2 (5.56%) PKI
2 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
6 4 (11.11%) Linux
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Service Management
3 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.56%) Change Management
3 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.78%) Operations Management
4 1 (2.78%) Scrum
4 1 (2.78%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.78%) Time Management
4 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.78%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) RHCE
3 1 (2.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (5.56%) DatAdvantage
3 2 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco
3 8 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Varonis
4 2 (5.56%) Wyse
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) AppSense
5 1 (2.78%) BMC
5 1 (2.78%) CommVault
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Remedy
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec