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 25 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 18 14
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 103 151 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.86% 7.69% 8.12%
As % of the System Software category 39.16% 49.03% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 74 78
Median daily rate £300 £338 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -6.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £165 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £575 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 37
Median hourly rate £12.04 £33.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.51% +132.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £48.00 £21.20
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 Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 263 308 315
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 14.97% 15.69% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 183 158
Median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 45
Median hourly rate £13.03 £38.00 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.72% +152.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Southampton +6 21 £202 +0.75% 7
Basingstoke -10 19 £300 -4.00% 9
Hook 0 11 £360 +5.26% 1
Portsmouth -14 10 £281 -37.50% 2
Winchester +8 5 £194 +61.20% 1
Farnborough +3 3 £170 -66.00% 5
Havant +2 3 - - 1
Liss - 3 £155 -
Petersfield - 2 £95 -
Andover +12 1 £490 -
Fareham -3 1 £175 -46.15% 3
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 178 (74.17%) Windows
2 118 (49.17%) Microsoft
3 88 (36.67%) Security Cleared
4 72 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 70 (29.17%) VMware
6 69 (28.75%) Windows 7
7 57 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (22.92%) ITIL
9 51 (21.25%) SQL Server
10 48 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (19.58%) Firewall
12 46 (19.17%) MS Exchange
12 46 (19.17%) SC Cleared
13 45 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
14 42 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 40 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 36 (15.00%) Citrix
17 32 (13.33%) SAN
17 32 (13.33%) Cisco
17 32 (13.33%) DV Cleared
18 30 (12.50%) SQL
19 29 (12.08%) DNS
19 29 (12.08%) VMware ESXi
20 27 (11.25%) Windows 10
21 26 (10.83%) Office 365
21 26 (10.83%) HP
21 26 (10.83%) Linux
21 26 (10.83%) Configuration Management
22 24 (10.00%) Migration
22 24 (10.00%) SCCM

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 46 (19.17%) MS Exchange
2 23 (9.58%) Skype for Business
3 20 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.75%) IIS
5 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.25%) Apache
7 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.25%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.25%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.83%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 45 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.83%) Office 365
2 14 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (19.58%) Firewall
2 32 (13.33%) SAN
3 29 (12.08%) DNS
4 23 (9.58%) Skype
4 23 (9.58%) TCP/IP
5 21 (8.75%) IPsec
6 16 (6.67%) VPN
7 15 (6.25%) DHCP
8 13 (5.42%) NAS
8 13 (5.42%) WAN
9 11 (4.58%) Wireless
10 10 (4.17%) LDAP
10 10 (4.17%) VoIP
11 8 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.92%) LAN
12 7 (2.92%) SSL
13 5 (2.08%) Network Security
13 5 (2.08%) PSTN
14 4 (1.67%) PuTTY
14 4 (1.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.42%) MySQL
8 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (2.92%) MSI
2 4 (1.67%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.67%) ClearQuest
2 4 (1.67%) HP UFT
2 4 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (1.67%) Selenium
2 4 (1.67%) SpecFlow
2 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.42%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (4.58%) Finance
2 9 (3.75%) Military
3 5 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.67%) Electronics
5 3 (1.25%) Advertising
5 3 (1.25%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) French Language
7 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (20.42%) Analyst
2 29 (12.08%) Support Engineer
3 21 (8.75%) Service Analyst
4 19 (7.92%) Service Desk Analyst
5 18 (7.50%) Integration Engineer
6 16 (6.67%) IT Support
6 16 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 16 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
7 15 (6.25%) Architect
7 15 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 14 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (4.58%) Consultant
11 10 (4.17%) Active Directory Support
11 10 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) IT Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) Service Desk Support
12 9 (3.75%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.08%) XML
2 5 (2.08%) .NET
3 4 (1.67%) SAML
4 2 (0.83%) COM+
4 2 (0.83%) Middleware
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.83%) REST
5 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.42%) COM
5 1 (0.42%) JSF
5 1 (0.42%) LAMP
5 1 (0.42%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.92%) Clustering
2 19 (7.92%) PKI
3 13 (5.42%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.75%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.33%) Replication
7 5 (2.08%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.67%) CESG
9 3 (1.25%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.25%) iPad
9 3 (1.25%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) Life Science
10 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 178 (74.17%) Windows
2 72 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 69 (28.75%) Windows 7
4 57 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (11.25%) Windows 10
7 26 (10.83%) Linux
8 22 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (7.92%) Solaris
10 15 (6.25%) Windows 8
11 12 (5.00%) Unix
12 11 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (4.58%) Windows XP
13 9 (3.75%) Android
13 9 (3.75%) Apple iOS
13 9 (3.75%) Windows Vista
14 5 (2.08%) CentOS
15 4 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.42%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.92%) ITIL
2 26 (10.83%) Configuration Management
3 24 (10.00%) Migration
4 21 (8.75%) Server Building
5 15 (6.25%) Service Management
5 15 (6.25%) Software Distribution
6 14 (5.83%) Customer Requirements
7 13 (5.42%) Identity Management
8 12 (5.00%) DevOps
9 11 (4.58%) Integration Testing
9 11 (4.58%) Test Scripting
10 9 (3.75%) Data Protection
10 9 (3.75%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.33%) Change Management
12 7 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.92%) Virtual Environments
13 6 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.50%) ITIL V3
13 6 (2.50%) Problem Management
13 6 (2.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 30 (12.50%) SQL
3 21 (8.75%) VBScript
4 5 (2.08%) Java
5 4 (1.67%) F#
5 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.25%) Perl
6 3 (1.25%) PHP
7 2 (0.83%) C#
7 2 (0.83%) C++
8 1 (0.42%) ABAP
8 1 (0.42%) VB
8 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 46 (19.17%) SC Cleared
3 32 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 23 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (5.42%) Degree
6 11 (4.58%) MCITP
6 11 (4.58%) MCSA
7 10 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (3.33%) MCSE
9 4 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.25%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.25%) CCDP
10 3 (1.25%) CCNP
10 3 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.25%) ISEB
10 3 (1.25%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.83%) CCNA
11 2 (0.83%) CCSA
11 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.58%) SLA
2 4 (1.67%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.25%) QA
4 2 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (12.08%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (7.50%) vSphere
4 7 (2.92%) Terminal Services
4 7 (2.92%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.50%) XenApp
6 5 (2.08%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.25%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.83%) GFS2
9 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.83%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.83%) vCloud
9 2 (0.83%) XenServer
10 1 (0.42%) Docker
10 1 (0.42%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (10.00%) SCCM
2 23 (9.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (5.00%) Netcool
3 12 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 10 (4.17%) SCOM
5 7 (2.92%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (2.50%) AirWatch
6 6 (2.50%) vRealize
7 5 (2.08%) WSUS
8 4 (1.67%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (1.25%) Unicenter
10 2 (0.83%) Ansible
10 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.83%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.83%) Puppet
10 2 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.83%) WMI
11 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 118 (49.17%) Microsoft
2 70 (29.17%) VMware
3 36 (15.00%) Citrix
4 32 (13.33%) Cisco
5 26 (10.83%) HP
6 18 (7.50%) McAfee
7 15 (6.25%) Oracle
7 15 (6.25%) Veritas
8 13 (5.42%) NetApp
9 12 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 11 (4.58%) Lumension
11 10 (4.17%) Remedy
12 7 (2.92%) Juniper
13 6 (2.50%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.08%) Altiris
14 5 (2.08%) BMC
14 5 (2.08%) CA
14 5 (2.08%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.67%) Google
15 4 (1.67%) Symantec
Havant, Hampshire
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