Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 14 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 355 342 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.22% 9.46% 8.37%
As % of the System Software category 46.16% 51.58% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 152 210
Hampshire median daily rate £396 £336 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.77% +1.89% +1.54%
10th Percentile £148 £128 £192
90th Percentile £575 £525 £450
South East median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 49
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.25 £12.63 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.95% -9.82% -8.20%
10th Percentile £10.12 £9.29 £10.13
90th Percentile £25.50 £29.18 £46.96
South East median hourly rate £14.68 £15.00 £14.94
% change year-on-year -2.15% +0.42% -6.64%

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 769 663 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.96% 18.34% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 308 409
Hampshire median daily rate £440 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £267 £150 £255
90th Percentile £587 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £428 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.88% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 46 53
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.01 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.32% -10.29% -9.38%
10th Percentile £10.92 £9.83 £10.42
90th Percentile £54.30 £37.63 £46.32
South East median hourly rate £15.80 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -11.76%

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 +8 52 £338 -3.57% 4
Havant 0 39 £413 +3.13%
Portsmouth -17 35 £488 +71.05% 4
Farnborough +10 28 £450 +132.56% 6
Fareham -6 28 £381 +41.86% 6
Winchester +1 24 £380 -5.00% 1
Gosport - 21 £450 -
Basingstoke -31 20 £307 +53.50% 14
Hook -15 16 £400 -15.12%
Fleet -6 13 £375 +26.05% 2
Aldershot -5 12 £500 +150.00%
Andover +3 4 £376 +67.22%
Eastleigh - 3 £273 - 4
Petersfield -2 1 £175 +29.63%
Yateley - 1 £158 -
Wallington - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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.

1 243 (68.45%) Windows
2 183 (51.55%) Microsoft
3 115 (32.39%) VMware
4 109 (30.70%) Windows Server
5 92 (25.92%) SCCM
6 88 (24.79%) Security Cleared
6 88 (24.79%) Windows 10
7 87 (24.51%) DNS
8 83 (23.38%) Office 365
9 82 (23.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 81 (22.82%) Citrix
11 80 (22.54%) PowerShell
12 72 (20.28%) SC Cleared
13 66 (18.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 65 (18.31%) ITIL
15 62 (17.46%) Hyper-V
16 60 (16.90%) Migration
17 59 (16.62%) Azure Active Directory
18 58 (16.34%) DHCP
19 57 (16.06%) Linux
19 57 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
19 57 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
20 49 (13.80%) Microsoft Office
20 49 (13.80%) Microsoft Intune
21 48 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
22 42 (11.83%) SQL
23 40 (11.27%) Cisco
24 39 (10.99%) Skype
25 38 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
26 37 (10.42%) Windows 7

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 37 (10.42%) Skype for Business
2 33 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 33 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.92%) IIS
4 12 (3.38%) Apache
5 11 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.69%) Confluence
6 6 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.69%) IBM Domino
7 5 (1.41%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.13%) nginx
9 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.85%) JBoss
10 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.28%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (13.80%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 83 (23.38%) Office 365
2 82 (23.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (16.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (2.82%) Yammer
6 5 (1.41%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.41%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.85%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (0.85%) IaaS
8 2 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (0.56%) PaaS
8 2 (0.56%) SaaS
9 1 (0.28%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 87 (24.51%) DNS
2 58 (16.34%) DHCP
3 39 (10.99%) Skype
4 35 (9.86%) Firewall
5 34 (9.58%) SAN
6 24 (6.76%) NetScaler
7 22 (6.20%) iSCSI
8 19 (5.35%) VLAN
9 17 (4.79%) WAN
10 15 (4.23%) VPN
11 13 (3.66%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (2.82%) LAN
13 9 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (2.54%) Internet
14 7 (1.97%) Network Security
14 7 (1.97%) SMTP
15 6 (1.69%) SNMP
15 6 (1.69%) TCP/IP
16 4 (1.13%) SSL
17 3 (0.85%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.41%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.13%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.13%) Power BI
6 3 (0.85%) MariaDB
6 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.56%) Big Data
7 2 (0.56%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.28%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.28%) MS Access
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (2.25%) JIRA
2 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.85%) MSI
3 2 (0.56%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.56%) CA Release Automation
3 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.56%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.56%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.28%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.28%) Toad
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (4.79%) Military
2 11 (3.10%) Finance
3 8 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.69%) Publishing
6 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.85%) Games
6 3 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 54 (15.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (10.99%) Analyst
2 39 (10.99%) Architect
3 35 (9.86%) Support Engineer
4 27 (7.61%) IT Support
5 21 (5.92%) Support Analyst
6 19 (5.35%) Windows Engineer
6 19 (5.35%) Wintel Engineer
7 18 (5.07%) Administrator
8 16 (4.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 15 (4.23%) VMware Engineer
10 14 (3.94%) 1st Line Support
11 13 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (3.66%) IT Engineer
11 13 (3.66%) Service Analyst
11 13 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
11 13 (3.66%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.38%) Desktop Engineer
13 11 (3.10%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (3.10%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.92%) LDAP
2 12 (3.38%) SAML
3 10 (2.82%) Web Services
4 8 (2.25%) .NET
5 7 (1.97%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.97%) HTML
6 6 (1.69%) OAuth
7 5 (1.41%) EDIFACT
7 5 (1.41%) OpenID
7 5 (1.41%) XML
8 4 (1.13%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (1.13%) Middleware
8 4 (1.13%) REST
9 3 (0.85%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.85%) WAP
10 2 (0.56%) JSON
10 2 (0.56%) SailPoint
10 2 (0.56%) SPNEGO
10 2 (0.56%) Spring Boot
11 1 (0.28%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.73%) PKI
3 26 (7.32%) Clustering
4 22 (6.20%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.79%) Fat Client
5 17 (4.79%) Thin Client
6 13 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.10%) Replication
8 10 (2.82%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.54%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.97%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.69%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.41%) Life Science
13 4 (1.13%) CMDB
13 4 (1.13%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.85%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 243 (68.45%) Windows
2 109 (30.70%) Windows Server
3 88 (24.79%) Windows 10
4 57 (16.06%) Linux
4 57 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (10.42%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (3.10%) Windows XP
9 10 (2.82%) AIX
10 9 (2.54%) Unix
11 7 (1.97%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.69%) Android
13 4 (1.13%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.85%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.28%) CentOS
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (18.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 65 (18.31%) ITIL
3 60 (16.90%) Migration
4 26 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (6.48%) DevOps
6 21 (5.92%) Application Packaging
6 21 (5.92%) High Availability
7 17 (4.79%) Enterprise Architecture
7 17 (4.79%) Incident Management
8 16 (4.51%) Technical Leadership
9 15 (4.23%) Performance Management
10 14 (3.94%) Change Management
10 14 (3.94%) Data Protection
11 13 (3.66%) Server Management
12 12 (3.38%) Operations Management
13 11 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (3.10%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (3.10%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 11 (3.10%) SIEM
13 11 (3.10%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 80 (22.54%) PowerShell
2 42 (11.83%) SQL
3 9 (2.54%) Python
3 9 (2.54%) VBScript
4 8 (2.25%) Bash Shell
4 8 (2.25%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.69%) C
6 5 (1.41%) C#
6 5 (1.41%) PHP
6 5 (1.41%) Ruby
7 3 (0.85%) Java
8 2 (0.56%) Perl
9 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (24.79%) Security Cleared
2 72 (20.28%) SC Cleared
3 36 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (8.17%) MCSE
5 19 (5.35%) DV Cleared
6 18 (5.07%) Degree
7 15 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (3.38%) MCSA
8 12 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.54%) VCP6
10 7 (1.97%) CCA
10 7 (1.97%) CCENT
10 7 (1.97%) CCNP
10 7 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (1.97%) ISEB
10 7 (1.97%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.97%) MCITP
11 3 (0.85%) CCDP
11 3 (0.85%) CCNA
11 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (2.54%) QA
1 9 (2.54%) SLA
2 6 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.41%) COBIT
3 5 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) GDPR
4 1 (0.28%) GPG13
4 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 62 (17.46%) Hyper-V
2 57 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (9.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 33 (9.30%) vSphere
5 30 (8.45%) XenDesktop
6 22 (6.20%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (5.63%) XenApp
8 18 (5.07%) XenServer
9 9 (2.54%) DFS Replication
9 9 (2.54%) NFS
9 9 (2.54%) vCloud
10 5 (1.41%) Docker
11 4 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.85%) Dovecot
12 3 (0.85%) Postfix
12 3 (0.85%) Xen
13 2 (0.56%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.56%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 92 (25.92%) SCCM
2 49 (13.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (7.89%) SCOM
4 15 (4.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 9 (2.54%) Failover Clustering
5 9 (2.54%) vRealize
5 9 (2.54%) WSUS
6 7 (1.97%) HAProxy
6 7 (1.97%) HP ALM
7 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.13%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.85%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.85%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.85%) PowerCLI
8 3 (0.85%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (0.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 183 (51.55%) Microsoft
2 115 (32.39%) VMware
3 81 (22.82%) Citrix
4 40 (11.27%) Cisco
5 27 (7.61%) HP
6 26 (7.32%) Oracle
7 19 (5.35%) ServiceNow
8 17 (4.79%) Dell
9 14 (3.94%) Juniper
10 12 (3.38%) Red Hat
11 11 (3.10%) McAfee
11 11 (3.10%) Splunk
11 11 (3.10%) Veeam
12 7 (1.97%) EMC
12 7 (1.97%) Proofpoint
13 6 (1.69%) Lotus
14 5 (1.41%) Ivanti
14 5 (1.41%) NetIQ
14 5 (1.41%) Palo Alto
14 5 (1.41%) Symantec