The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Active Directory
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.99% 7.81% 7.41%
As % of the System Software category 43.18% 67.57% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 6
Median daily rate £300 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -21.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £288 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £413 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.01% -21.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £17.25 £21.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 44 37 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 11.55% 11.56% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 10
Median daily rate £425 £313 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -24.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.01% -21.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £17.25 £21.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Basingstoke

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Basingstoke

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Basingstoke

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (38.24%) ITIL
4 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 8 (23.53%) WAN
5 8 (23.53%) VPN
5 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 7 (20.59%) Wireless
6 7 (20.59%) DNS
6 7 (20.59%) HP
6 7 (20.59%) SCCM
7 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 6 (17.65%) VMware
7 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 5 (14.71%) Remedy
8 5 (14.71%) McAfee
8 5 (14.71%) Service Management
8 5 (14.71%) Firewall
8 5 (14.71%) ITSM
8 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
8 5 (14.71%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
9 4 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (11.76%) Android
9 4 (11.76%) CESG
9 4 (11.76%) WSUS
9 4 (11.76%) Migration

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) VPN
1 8 (23.53%) WAN
2 7 (20.59%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) Wireless
3 5 (14.71%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) WLAN
5 3 (8.82%) DHCP
5 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.88%) BGP
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.94%) DAB
7 1 (2.94%) DMZ
7 1 (2.94%) DWDM
7 1 (2.94%) Extranet
7 1 (2.94%) Intranet
7 1 (2.94%) IPsec
7 1 (2.94%) OSPF
7 1 (2.94%) PBX
7 1 (2.94%) VLAN
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Analyst
1 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile Specialist
3 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
3 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) IT Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) IT Support
3 3 (8.82%) Migration Architect
3 3 (8.82%) PC Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) PC Rollout Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) CESG
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) PKI
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) IVR
4 1 (2.94%) PDA
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.76%) Android
3 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) ITSM
2 5 (14.71%) Service Management
3 4 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.88%) Change Control
4 2 (5.88%) Coaching
4 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) Network Management
4 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) VBScript
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CCDP
5 1 (2.94%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) GCIH
5 1 (2.94%) GIAC
5 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (11.76%) AirWatch
3 4 (11.76%) WSUS
4 2 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (5.88%) SCOM
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.94%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) McAfee
4 5 (14.71%) Remedy
5 4 (11.76%) BMC
6 3 (8.82%) Altiris
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
7 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
7 2 (5.88%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) Brocade
8 1 (2.94%) iManage
8 1 (2.94%) Intel
8 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.94%) Motorola
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds