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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.65% 4.35% 8.96%
As % of the System Software category 77.42% 47.06% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 12
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£370 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £182 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £18.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £18.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
31 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.29% 9.24% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 23
Average daily rate £383 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £18.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 2015.

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 April 2015, 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 32 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) VMware
3 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
4 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
7 11 (22.92%) MS Office
8 9 (18.75%) Citrix
9 8 (16.67%) Linux
9 8 (16.67%) SQL
9 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 8 (16.67%) Firewall
9 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 8 (16.67%) vSphere
10 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
10 7 (14.58%) ITIL
10 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (12.50%) SLA
11 6 (12.50%) Cisco
11 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
12 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.42%) Oracle
12 5 (10.42%) DNS
12 5 (10.42%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
13 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (8.33%) Blackberry

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.25%) Lync
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Drupal
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Office
2 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.42%) DNS
3 4 (8.33%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 2 (4.17%) VPN
5 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 2 (4.17%) NAS
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.08%) Wireless
6 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.08%) HTTP
6 1 (2.08%) LDAP
6 1 (2.08%) ADSL
6 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.08%) Back Office
1 1 (2.08%) Electronics
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
1 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (6.25%) Wintel Support
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) YAML
2 1 (2.08%) RESTful
2 1 (2.08%) Flash
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
5 8 (16.67%) Linux
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.42%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Service Management
3 2 (4.17%) Software Deployment
3 2 (4.17%) SOA
3 2 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.08%) Change Management
4 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.08%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.08%) Web Development
4 1 (2.08%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.08%) Project Management
4 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.08%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) PHP
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) Groovy
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) MCSA
4 2 (4.17%) MCDST
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CCNP
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.67%) vSphere
3 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) XenApp
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) WMI
4 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) VMware
2 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) Citrix
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle
6 3 (6.25%) Lumension
7 2 (4.17%) McAfee
8 1 (2.08%) Veeam
8 1 (2.08%) Imperva
8 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.08%) Altiris
8 1 (2.08%) Lotus
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.08%) IBM
8 1 (2.08%) Adobe
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Sophos
8 1 (2.08%) Websense
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