Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 17 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 290 317 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.23% 8.14% 7.39%
As % of the System Software category 46.18% 51.71% 55.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 220 165
Hampshire median daily rate £283 £337 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.11% +3.62% +3.17%
10th Percentile £128 £225 £155
90th Percentile £488 £538 £481
South East median daily rate £315 £325 £323
% change year-on-year -3.08% +0.78% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 70
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -10.47% +13.73%
10th Percentile £9.56 £10.30 £11.23
90th Percentile £24.42 £49.17 £30.66
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -14.71% +13.33%

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 628 613 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.83% 15.75% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 379 305
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +2.74% +5.42%
10th Percentile £162 £254 £219
90th Percentile £500 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £392 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.53% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 60 77
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £14.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.69% -7.81% +8.47%
10th Percentile £9.93 £10.95 £11.48
90th Percentile £43.00 £48.15 £43.00
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +16.67%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor 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 18 November 2017. 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
Southampton +6 39 £238 -24.00% 5
Basingstoke -18 35 £180 -42.40% 2
Portsmouth -4 28 £285 -56.98% 2
Hook -7 24 £450 +35.14% 1
Winchester +21 23 £375 +1.35% 1
Fareham +16 20 £320 -1.54% 1
Havant +13 20 £400 +60.00% 1
Petersfield - 11 £135 -
Farnborough -5 6 £171 -60.14% 1
Fleet +1 2 £298 +1.19% 2
Lyndhurst 0 2 - -
Eastleigh -1 2 £228 - 2
Bordon - 2 £145 -
Aldershot - 2 £200 -
Andover +18 1 £225 +100.00%
Wallington - 1 - -
Waterlooville - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 249 (85.86%) Windows
2 143 (49.31%) Microsoft
3 105 (36.21%) VMware
4 93 (32.07%) Windows Server
5 78 (26.90%) Windows 10
6 76 (26.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (25.17%) Security Cleared
8 72 (24.83%) Office 365
8 72 (24.83%) MS Exchange
9 67 (23.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 63 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
11 55 (18.97%) Windows 7
12 52 (17.93%) ITIL
13 47 (16.21%) PowerShell
14 45 (15.52%) SC Cleared
14 45 (15.52%) Firewall
15 40 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
16 39 (13.45%) SQL Server
17 37 (12.76%) DNS
18 36 (12.41%) Citrix
19 35 (12.07%) Cisco
20 33 (11.38%) SCCM
20 33 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2010
21 32 (11.03%) DV Cleared
21 32 (11.03%) WAN
22 31 (10.69%) SQL
23 30 (10.34%) HP
24 29 (10.00%) TCP/IP
24 29 (10.00%) Migration
24 29 (10.00%) Hyper-V

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 72 (24.83%) MS Exchange
2 33 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (9.66%) Skype for Business
4 24 (8.28%) SharePoint
5 18 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.07%) Apache
6 6 (2.07%) nginx
7 4 (1.38%) IIS
8 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.34%) Kentico
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.10%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.76%) Acrobat
3 8 (2.76%) PaintShop Pro
4 6 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 72 (24.83%) Office 365
2 24 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.07%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) G Suite
6 1 (0.34%) IaaS
6 1 (0.34%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.52%) Firewall
2 37 (12.76%) DNS
3 32 (11.03%) WAN
4 29 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 26 (8.97%) Skype
6 24 (8.28%) LAN
7 22 (7.59%) DHCP
8 20 (6.90%) VPN
9 16 (5.52%) VoIP
10 10 (3.45%) SAN
11 9 (3.10%) LDAP
11 9 (3.10%) NetScaler
12 7 (2.41%) IP Telephony
13 6 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.72%) Wireless
15 4 (1.38%) BGP
15 4 (1.38%) DMZ
15 4 (1.38%) Ethernet
15 4 (1.38%) Network Security
15 4 (1.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.72%) DB2
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.34%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (5.52%) MSI
2 4 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 22 (7.59%) Finance
2 5 (1.72%) Military
2 5 (1.72%) Retail
3 4 (1.38%) Banking
4 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (17.24%) Analyst
2 44 (15.17%) Support Engineer
3 26 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
3 26 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (8.62%) Service Analyst
5 24 (8.28%) Service Desk Analyst
6 22 (7.59%) Support Analyst
7 18 (6.21%) Desktop Support
8 17 (5.86%) 1st Line Support
9 16 (5.52%) Active Directory Support
9 16 (5.52%) Service Desk Support
10 15 (5.17%) Consultant
11 13 (4.48%) Administrator
11 13 (4.48%) Architect
12 12 (4.14%) IT Support
13 11 (3.79%) Build Engineer
13 11 (3.79%) IT Analyst
13 11 (3.79%) Windows Engineer
14 10 (3.45%) Service Desk Support Analyst
15 9 (3.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.72%) Middleware
2 3 (1.03%) SailPoint
2 3 (1.03%) WAP
3 2 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.31%) Management Information System
2 22 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.41%) Clustering
3 7 (2.41%) CMDB
4 6 (2.07%) Replication
5 5 (1.72%) SWIFT
6 4 (1.38%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.38%) User Experience
7 3 (1.03%) NHS
8 2 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.69%) PKI
8 2 (0.69%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.34%) iPad
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
9 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 249 (85.86%) Windows
2 93 (32.07%) Windows Server
3 78 (26.90%) Windows 10
4 76 (26.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (23.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (18.97%) Windows 7
7 23 (7.93%) Linux
8 18 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (6.21%) Windows Vista
9 16 (5.52%) Windows 8
10 15 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (4.14%) Apple iOS
11 12 (4.14%) Windows XP
12 7 (2.41%) Unix
13 6 (2.07%) Android
14 5 (1.72%) AIX
15 3 (1.03%) Solaris
16 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.93%) ITIL
2 29 (10.00%) Migration
3 15 (5.17%) Service Delivery
3 15 (5.17%) Service Management
4 14 (4.83%) Change Management
5 12 (4.14%) Information Security
6 10 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
7 9 (3.10%) Configuration Management
7 9 (3.10%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (3.10%) Incident Management
7 9 (3.10%) Problem Management
8 8 (2.76%) SDLC
8 8 (2.76%) Time Management
9 7 (2.41%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (2.41%) Identity Management
9 7 (2.41%) Test Scripting
10 6 (2.07%) Asset Management
10 6 (2.07%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (2.07%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.21%) PowerShell
2 31 (10.69%) SQL
3 11 (3.79%) VBScript
4 6 (2.07%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.07%) PHP
4 6 (2.07%) Python
4 6 (2.07%) Ruby
5 4 (1.38%) Java
6 3 (1.03%) C#
6 3 (1.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (25.17%) Security Cleared
2 45 (15.52%) SC Cleared
3 32 (11.03%) DV Cleared
4 20 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (5.86%) MCSE
6 6 (2.07%) A+ Certification
7 5 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.38%) CEH
8 4 (1.38%) CISSP
8 4 (1.38%) CSSLP
8 4 (1.38%) MCSA
9 3 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.69%) CCDP
10 2 (0.69%) CCNA
10 2 (0.69%) CCNP
10 2 (0.69%) CCSA
10 2 (0.69%) MCITP
11 1 (0.34%) CCIE
11 1 (0.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.48%) SLA
2 6 (2.07%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 23 (7.93%) vSphere
4 15 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.72%) Docker
7 5 (1.72%) XenApp
8 4 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.38%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.03%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.69%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.34%) Firmware
11 1 (0.34%) NFS
11 1 (0.34%) UAG
11 1 (0.34%) vCloud
11 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (11.38%) SCCM
2 17 (5.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (4.48%) SCOM
4 8 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (2.41%) AirWatch
6 6 (2.07%) HAProxy
6 6 (2.07%) WSUS
7 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.38%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.03%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.69%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.34%) vRealize
Vendors
1 143 (49.31%) Microsoft
2 105 (36.21%) VMware
3 36 (12.41%) Citrix
4 35 (12.07%) Cisco
5 30 (10.34%) HP
6 27 (9.31%) Oracle
7 26 (8.97%) McAfee
8 22 (7.59%) Veeam
9 20 (6.90%) Lumension
10 16 (5.52%) ServiceNow
11 11 (3.79%) Red Hat
12 10 (3.45%) Symantec
13 8 (2.76%) Adobe
14 7 (2.41%) Avaya
15 6 (2.07%) Meraki
15 6 (2.07%) NetApp
16 5 (1.72%) MobileIron
16 5 (1.72%) Remedy
17 4 (1.38%) BMC
17 4 (1.38%) Juniper