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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.06% 9.97% 9.05%
As % of the System Software category 39.22% 76.32% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 7
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£225 £310 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% +21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £116 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £475 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.34 £12.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £17.50 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.91% -4.68%
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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
51 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.45% 13.06% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 14
Average daily rate £300 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £119 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £573 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +30.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.34 £12.50 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £20.50 £28.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014, 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 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) VMware
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (33.33%) MS Office
6 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (30.00%) Firewall
7 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (23.33%) Citrix
8 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
9 6 (20.00%) DHCP
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (13.33%) Migration
11 4 (13.33%) vSphere
11 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (13.33%) LAN
11 4 (13.33%) WAN
11 4 (13.33%) VPN
11 4 (13.33%) DNS
11 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
12 3 (10.00%) Service Management
12 3 (10.00%) Cisco
12 3 (10.00%) HP
12 3 (10.00%) Lync
12 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Lync
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) ADSL
5 1 (3.33%) Broadband
5 1 (3.33%) LDAP
5 1 (3.33%) SSL
5 1 (3.33%) HTTP
5 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) IPsec
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) 3G
5 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Electronics
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
1 1 (3.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Consultant
2 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (6.67%) Support Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.33%) Developer
4 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) PKI
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) MCDST
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) Wyse
5 1 (3.33%) Nokia
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) Websense
5 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.33%) IronPort
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago