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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.75% 9.63% 10.98%
As % of the System Software category 34.21% 73.81% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 11
Average daily rate
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£200 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £118 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Average hourly rate £18.44 £15.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.06% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.44 £18.00 £27.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
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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
38 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.95% 13.04% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 13
Average daily rate £335 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £120 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
Average hourly rate £18.44 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.44 £21.00 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -0.99%

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 21 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (29.17%) Firewall
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (29.17%) MS Office
6 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
8 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (16.67%) VPN
8 4 (16.67%) LAN
8 4 (16.67%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) DHCP
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.50%) DNS
9 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 3 (12.50%) HP
9 3 (12.50%) Citrix
9 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco
9 3 (12.50%) Service Management
9 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
9 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Lync
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Drupal
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 4 (16.67%) DHCP
2 4 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) ADSL
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) 3G
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) IPsec
5 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.17%) Broadband
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) HTTP
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (4.17%) Back Office
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) PC Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) MCDST
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Nokia
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) Websense
4 1 (4.17%) Wyse
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.17%) IronPort
4 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 15 days ago