Period
to 28 October 2020

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 6 months to 28 October 2020 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
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 121 358 328
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 11.03% 10.21% 8.92%
As % of the System Software category 51.49% 50.35% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 210 165
Median daily rate £406 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% - +48.70%
10th Percentile £105 £255 £157
90th Percentile £585 £573 £558
South East median daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -1.29% - +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 33 50
Median hourly rate £16.35 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.79% - -
10th Percentile £12.13 £9.64 £10.45
90th Percentile £42.13 £47.69 £45.14
South East median hourly rate £12.86 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year -18.90% +5.73% -6.72%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 235 711 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.42% 20.29% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 439 397
Median daily rate £480 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% -2.30% +14.47%
10th Percentile £187 £307 £300
90th Percentile £580 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 53 64
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.80 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.92% +21.81% +10.21%
10th Percentile £12.46 £10.57 £10.70
90th Percentile £38.40 £48.57 £46.49
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.20 £16.10
% change year-on-year +1.73% +6.85% -7.95%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Hampshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Active Directory in Hampshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Hampshire over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Hampshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Hampshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Active Directory in Hampshire over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 28 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant +4 23 £450 +20.00%
Portsmouth +1 21 £135 -60.87% 3
Winchester +9 14 £488 +21.88% 5
Basingstoke +6 11 £375 -11.76% 4
Southampton -10 9 £195 -48.00% 3
Hook -1 7 £550 +12.82% 5
Aldershot +15 5 £575 +15.00% 1
Fleet -3 4 £378 +16.15%
Bordon - 4 - -
Fareham +16 3 - - 2
Andover +11 3 £488 +132.14%
Farnborough +18 2 £225 -47.06% 2
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 106 (87.60%) Windows
2 81 (66.94%) Microsoft
3 74 (61.16%) VMware
4 54 (44.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (38.84%) Security Cleared
6 46 (38.02%) Windows Server
7 36 (29.75%) Azure
8 35 (28.93%) Office 365
9 34 (28.10%) Linux
10 33 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
10 33 (27.27%) DNS
11 31 (25.62%) Migration
11 31 (25.62%) PowerShell
11 31 (25.62%) DevOps
12 30 (24.79%) SCCM
12 30 (24.79%) DHCP
13 25 (20.66%) vSphere
14 24 (19.83%) SC Cleared
14 24 (19.83%) Data Centre
15 23 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (18.18%) Windows 10
16 22 (18.18%) Skype
17 21 (17.36%) DV Cleared
18 20 (16.53%) SQL
18 20 (16.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 19 (15.70%) vRealize
19 19 (15.70%) Cisco
19 19 (15.70%) Firewall
19 19 (15.70%) VMware ESXi

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 16 (13.22%) Skype for Business
2 14 (11.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.31%) Confluence
4 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.65%) nginx
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.83%) JBoss
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.83%) WildFly
Applications
1 33 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (10.74%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Infor M3
1 3 (2.48%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.75%) Azure
2 35 (28.93%) Office 365
3 15 (12.40%) IaaS
4 13 (10.74%) AWS
4 13 (10.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (6.61%) SaaS
6 6 (4.96%) PaaS
7 5 (4.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (4.13%) Power Platform
8 4 (3.31%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 4 (3.31%) PowerApps
9 3 (2.48%) Logic Apps
10 1 (0.83%) GitHub
10 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.83%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.27%) DNS
2 30 (24.79%) DHCP
3 22 (18.18%) Skype
4 19 (15.70%) Firewall
5 13 (10.74%) WAN
6 11 (9.09%) VSAN
7 9 (7.44%) LAN
8 7 (5.79%) PBX
9 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.13%) Network Security
11 4 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.31%) iSCSI
11 4 (3.31%) Kerberos
11 4 (3.31%) SAN
12 2 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.65%) Internet
12 2 (1.65%) SMTP
12 2 (1.65%) SNMP
12 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) MySQL
2 4 (3.31%) Power BI
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2019
3 3 (2.48%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.83%) HBase
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) JIRA
2 4 (3.31%) Bitbucket
2 4 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.48%) ReSharper
3 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.83%) MSI
General
1 5 (4.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Publishing
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (13.22%) Architect
1 16 (13.22%) VMware Engineer
1 16 (13.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 15 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (6.61%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.79%) Analyst
5 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (4.13%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 5 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.13%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (3.31%) Administrator
7 4 (3.31%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (3.31%) Designer
7 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (3.31%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.31%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (2.48%) Messaging Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.74%) .NET
2 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.48%) LDAP
2 3 (2.48%) REST
3 1 (0.83%) OAuth
3 1 (0.83%) OpenID
3 1 (0.83%) SAML
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.83%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.40%) PKI
3 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.79%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.96%) Clustering
5 6 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (4.13%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.13%) Cloud Native
6 5 (4.13%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.13%) Thin Client
6 5 (4.13%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.31%) CMDB
8 3 (2.48%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (2.48%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.48%) Replication
8 3 (2.48%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 106 (87.60%) Windows
2 46 (38.02%) Windows Server
3 34 (28.10%) Linux
4 22 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 13 (10.74%) Windows 7
6 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (7.44%) Unix
8 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (5.79%) Ubuntu
9 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.31%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.31%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.65%) AIX
11 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.83%) Android
12 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.62%) DevOps
1 31 (25.62%) Migration
2 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (10.74%) High Availability
5 12 (9.92%) ITIL
6 11 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
6 11 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.44%) Project Delivery
8 9 (7.44%) Scrum
9 8 (6.61%) Change Control
9 8 (6.61%) Service Management
9 8 (6.61%) Validation
10 7 (5.79%) Architectural Design
11 6 (4.96%) Analytics
11 6 (4.96%) Data Protection
11 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure as Code
11 6 (4.96%) Security Hardening
12 5 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.62%) PowerShell
2 20 (16.53%) SQL
3 2 (1.65%) VB
4 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (38.84%) Security Cleared
2 24 (19.83%) SC Cleared
3 23 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (17.36%) DV Cleared
5 14 (11.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (5.79%) MCSE
7 5 (4.13%) A+ Certification
8 4 (3.31%) VCP6
9 2 (1.65%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.65%) MCP
9 2 (1.65%) MCSA
10 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) NIST
2 3 (2.48%) QA
3 2 (1.65%) NCSC
4 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 54 (44.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (20.66%) vSphere
3 19 (15.70%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (9.92%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.92%) VMware NSX
5 8 (6.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.96%) NFS
6 6 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (3.31%) Docker
8 3 (2.48%) vCloud
8 3 (2.48%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.65%) VMFS
9 2 (1.65%) XenApp
10 1 (0.83%) HDFS
10 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.83%) UAG
Systems Management
1 30 (24.79%) SCCM
2 19 (15.70%) vRealize
3 15 (12.40%) SCOM
4 13 (10.74%) vCenter Server
5 11 (9.09%) Terraform
6 7 (5.79%) Ansible
6 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (3.31%) Kubernetes
8 4 (3.31%) vMotion
9 3 (2.48%) AirWatch
9 3 (2.48%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.65%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.65%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (1.65%) WSUS
11 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.83%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 81 (66.94%) Microsoft
2 74 (61.16%) VMware
3 19 (15.70%) Cisco
4 12 (9.92%) Dell
5 9 (7.44%) McAfee
5 9 (7.44%) Veeam
6 7 (5.79%) Citrix
6 7 (5.79%) HP
7 6 (4.96%) Oracle
7 6 (4.96%) Sonus
8 4 (3.31%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.31%) Intel
8 4 (3.31%) Juniper
9 3 (2.48%) NetApp
9 3 (2.48%) Progress
10 2 (1.65%) Apple
10 2 (1.65%) EMC
10 2 (1.65%) Google
10 2 (1.65%) IBM
10 2 (1.65%) Symantec