The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 28 March 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 137 226 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.35% 10.24% 8.85%
As % of the System Software category 49.82% 57.07% 53.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 142 91
Median daily rate £333 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -4.29% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £22.13 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 275 396 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 14.75% 17.95% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 261 167
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 36
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.13 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.48% -19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £13.40 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.83 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Hampshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Hampshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Hampshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Hampshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook -3 22 £335 -2.61%
Basingstoke -7 16 £125 -61.53% 6
Southampton -11 15 £250 +42.85% 4
Havant +2 8 - - 1
Winchester 0 8 £343 +9.60% 2
Farnborough -2 8 £210 -44.00% 4
Fareham -2 8 £238 +18.75% 5
Portsmouth -3 7 £450 +66.51% 1
Andover - 7 £490 -
Aldershot +1 4 £318 -22.93%
Lyndhurst - 2 - -
Petersfield 0 1 £95 +31.03% 4
Liss - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 213 (71.96%) Windows
2 154 (52.03%) Microsoft
3 116 (39.19%) Security Cleared
4 94 (31.76%) Windows Server
5 92 (31.08%) VMware
6 85 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (28.04%) Windows 7
8 71 (23.99%) SC Cleared
9 69 (23.31%) ITIL
10 65 (21.96%) PowerShell
11 62 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 57 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 51 (17.23%) DNS
14 48 (16.22%) Firewall
15 46 (15.54%) Citrix
15 46 (15.54%) SQL Server
16 42 (14.19%) MS Office
17 41 (13.85%) SCCM
18 40 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
19 39 (13.18%) MS Exchange
20 38 (12.84%) SQL
20 38 (12.84%) VBScript
21 37 (12.50%) Cisco
22 36 (12.16%) MS Excel
22 36 (12.16%) Skype for Business
23 33 (11.15%) vSphere
24 32 (10.81%) TCP/IP
25 31 (10.47%) HP
25 31 (10.47%) Customer Requirements
26 30 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 39 (13.18%) MS Exchange
2 36 (12.16%) Skype for Business
3 29 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (8.78%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.41%) IIS
6 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.01%) Apache
7 3 (1.01%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.01%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.68%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (14.19%) MS Office
2 36 (12.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.46%) Office 365
2 24 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.03%) IaaS
5 4 (1.35%) SaaS
6 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.01%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.34%) G Suite
8 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.34%) PaaS
8 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (17.23%) DNS
2 48 (16.22%) Firewall
3 32 (10.81%) TCP/IP
4 29 (9.80%) Skype
5 25 (8.45%) SAN
6 24 (8.11%) LDAP
7 23 (7.77%) DHCP
8 18 (6.08%) VoIP
9 16 (5.41%) WAN
10 13 (4.39%) IPsec
11 12 (4.05%) VPN
12 11 (3.72%) Kerberos
12 11 (3.72%) X.500
13 9 (3.04%) LAN
13 9 (3.04%) SSL
14 8 (2.70%) NAS
15 7 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (2.36%) NetScaler
15 7 (2.36%) Wireless
16 6 (2.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.35%) MySQL
7 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.36%) MSI
2 5 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.35%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.35%) ClearQuest
3 4 (1.35%) HP UFT
3 4 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.35%) Selenium
3 4 (1.35%) SpecFlow
3 4 (1.35%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (3.38%) Finance
2 8 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 8 (2.70%) Military
3 4 (1.35%) French Language
3 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.01%) Advertising
4 3 (1.01%) Electronics
4 3 (1.01%) Marketing
4 3 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.34%) Legal
5 1 (0.34%) Local Government
5 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (17.91%) Analyst
2 31 (10.47%) Wintel Engineer
3 30 (10.14%) Architect
4 27 (9.12%) Support Engineer
5 26 (8.78%) Service Analyst
6 23 (7.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 18 (6.08%) Active Directory Engineer
7 18 (6.08%) IT Support
7 18 (6.08%) Support Analyst
8 16 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (5.41%) Consultant
9 12 (4.05%) Integration Engineer
9 12 (4.05%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (3.72%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (3.38%) Service Desk Support
12 9 (3.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 9 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.04%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.12%) XML
2 8 (2.70%) COM+
3 6 (2.03%) .NET
4 4 (1.35%) HTML
4 4 (1.35%) SAML
5 2 (0.68%) Middleware
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.68%) REST
6 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.34%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) JBoss Seam
6 1 (0.34%) JSF
6 1 (0.34%) LAMP
6 1 (0.34%) OAuth
6 1 (0.34%) OpenID
6 1 (0.34%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.80%) PKI
2 19 (6.42%) Clustering
2 19 (6.42%) Replication
3 12 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.04%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.36%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.03%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.35%) CESG
8 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.01%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.01%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.01%) Life Science
9 3 (1.01%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.01%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.01%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.68%) FMCG
10 2 (0.68%) iPhone
10 2 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 213 (71.96%) Windows
2 94 (31.76%) Windows Server
3 85 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (28.04%) Windows 7
5 57 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (8.11%) Linux
8 19 (6.42%) Windows 10
9 16 (5.41%) Windows 8
10 13 (4.39%) Solaris
11 11 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (3.72%) Windows XP
12 10 (3.38%) Unix
13 7 (2.36%) Android
14 6 (2.03%) Apple iOS
14 6 (2.03%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.69%) CentOS
16 4 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (23.31%) ITIL
2 31 (10.47%) Customer Requirements
3 26 (8.78%) Migration
4 19 (6.42%) Configuration Management
5 18 (6.08%) Change Management
6 17 (5.74%) Service Management
7 14 (4.73%) Integration Testing
7 14 (4.73%) Server Building
8 13 (4.39%) DevOps
8 13 (4.39%) Test Scripting
9 11 (3.72%) Identity Management
9 11 (3.72%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.72%) Validation
10 10 (3.38%) Problem Management
10 10 (3.38%) Software Distribution
11 9 (3.04%) ITSM
11 9 (3.04%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (2.70%) High Availability
13 7 (2.36%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 65 (21.96%) PowerShell
2 38 (12.84%) SQL
2 38 (12.84%) VBScript
3 8 (2.70%) C++
4 7 (2.36%) C#
5 5 (1.69%) Java
6 4 (1.35%) F#
6 4 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.01%) Perl
7 3 (1.01%) PHP
7 3 (1.01%) VB
8 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 116 (39.19%) Security Cleared
2 71 (23.99%) SC Cleared
3 40 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (8.45%) DV Cleared
5 19 (6.42%) MCSA
6 18 (6.08%) MCITP
7 11 (3.72%) Degree
7 11 (3.72%) MCTS
8 10 (3.38%) MCP
9 6 (2.03%) ISEB
9 6 (2.03%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.35%) CISSP
11 4 (1.35%) GCIH
11 4 (1.35%) GIAC
11 4 (1.35%) MCSE
12 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.68%) RHCE
12 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.73%) SLA
2 5 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.35%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.68%) QA
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 62 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (11.15%) vSphere
3 18 (6.08%) VMware ESX
3 18 (6.08%) XenApp
4 10 (3.38%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.38%) Terminal Services
5 9 (3.04%) XenDesktop
5 9 (3.04%) XenServer
6 8 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.35%) Firmware
10 3 (1.01%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.01%) ProxySG
10 3 (1.01%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.68%) GFS2
11 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 41 (13.85%) SCCM
2 17 (5.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (2.70%) Netcool
3 8 (2.70%) SCOM
3 8 (2.70%) Tivoli
3 8 (2.70%) WSUS
4 7 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (2.36%) Puppet
5 6 (2.03%) vRealize
6 5 (1.69%) WMI
7 4 (1.35%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.35%) EdgeSight
7 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.35%) SafeCom
7 4 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.01%) Ansible
8 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.68%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 154 (52.03%) Microsoft
2 92 (31.08%) VMware
3 46 (15.54%) Citrix
4 37 (12.50%) Cisco
5 31 (10.47%) HP
6 18 (6.08%) Oracle
7 16 (5.41%) Intel Security
8 15 (5.07%) NetApp
9 12 (4.05%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.72%) Remedy
11 9 (3.04%) Veritas
12 8 (2.70%) Lumension
13 6 (2.03%) Sonus
14 5 (1.69%) BMC
14 5 (1.69%) CA
15 4 (1.35%) Altiris
15 4 (1.35%) F5
15 4 (1.35%) Google
15 4 (1.35%) Lotus
15 4 (1.35%) Sophos
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago