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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 20 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 12 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.76% 9.92% 6.80%
As % of the System Software category 63.16% 60.47% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 12
Median daily rate £260 £218 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -30.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £140 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £525 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Median hourly rate £17.78 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.40 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.56 £17.50 £22.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%

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
19 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.54% 16.41% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 17
Median daily rate £375 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £13.50 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £17.50 £22.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +3.12%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (20.51%) MS Office
6 8 (20.51%) ITIL
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco
6 8 (20.51%) Citrix
7 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
7 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 6 (15.38%) Service Management
8 6 (15.38%) Windows 8
9 5 (12.82%) Office 365
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (12.82%) XenApp
9 5 (12.82%) SCCM
10 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.26%) vSphere
10 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
10 4 (10.26%) SLA
10 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
11 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
11 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013

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 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) IaaS
2 2 (5.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) G Suite
3 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) DNS
1 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
1 3 (7.69%) VoIP
2 2 (5.13%) LDAP
2 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) Skype
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Service Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) IT Support
4 7 (17.95%) Service Desk Support
5 6 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
6 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Support Technician
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (10.26%) IT Technician
7 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Technician
7 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) SAML
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) PKI
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.13%) FMCG
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
6 6 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.69%) Linux
9 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.13%) Change Management
3 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.56%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (2.56%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.56%) Migration
4 1 (2.56%) Operations Management
4 1 (2.56%) Personalization
4 1 (2.56%) Scrum
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.56%) Time Management
4 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) MCP
2 2 (5.13%) MCSE
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) RHCE
3 1 (2.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) XenApp
3 4 (10.26%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (5.13%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco
3 8 (20.51%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Varonis
4 2 (5.13%) Wyse
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) AppSense
5 1 (2.56%) BMC
5 1 (2.56%) CommVault
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec