Period
to 18 November 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 17 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 327 290 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.87% 8.22% 8.14%
As % of the System Software category 44.79% 46.18% 51.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 168 220
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £283 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.59% -16.11% +3.62%
10th Percentile £143 £128 £225
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
South East median daily rate £375 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +19.05% -3.08% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 33 53
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -10.47%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.56 £10.30
90th Percentile £44.44 £24.42 £49.17
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -14.71%

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 730 628 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.81% 17.81% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 370 379
Hampshire median daily rate £440 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +1.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £300 £162 £254
90th Percentile £575 £500 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +8.42% +4.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 60
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.03 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.36% -11.69% -7.81%
10th Percentile £11.04 £9.93 £10.95
90th Percentile £54.50 £43.00 £48.15
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.48% +11.67% -14.29%

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 2018.

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 -13 51 £375 +57.89% 10
Portsmouth 0 45 £500 +75.44% 7
Basingstoke +15 44 £238 +31.94% 15
Havant +1 26 £419 +4.69% 2
Winchester -4 25 £383 +2.00% 3
Farnborough +7 24 £373 +117.84% 7
Hook +4 22 £435 -3.33% 1
Fareham -6 19 £400 +25.00% 2
Fleet -9 15 £375 +26.05% 3
Gosport - 9 £460 - 3
Eastleigh +1 4 £273 +19.78% 2
Andover 0 4 £408 +81.11% 1
Aldershot -3 2 £306 +53.13% 1
Wallington -1 1 - -
Petersfield -3 1 £175 +29.63%
Ringwood - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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.

1 244 (74.62%) Windows
2 166 (50.76%) Microsoft
3 107 (32.72%) VMware
4 105 (32.11%) Windows Server
5 85 (25.99%) Security Cleared
6 82 (25.08%) DNS
7 77 (23.55%) SCCM
8 76 (23.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 69 (21.10%) PowerShell
10 67 (20.49%) Citrix
11 65 (19.88%) SC Cleared
12 53 (16.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 53 (16.21%) Windows 10
13 52 (15.90%) Microsoft Azure
13 52 (15.90%) Microsoft Office
14 50 (15.29%) ITIL
14 50 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 48 (14.68%) Windows 7
15 48 (14.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 46 (14.07%) DHCP
17 45 (13.76%) Migration
17 45 (13.76%) Office 365
18 41 (12.54%) Hyper-V
19 39 (11.93%) vSphere
20 36 (11.01%) Cisco
21 35 (10.70%) PKI
22 33 (10.09%) SCOM
22 33 (10.09%) SharePoint
23 32 (9.79%) Firewall
23 32 (9.79%) Azure Active Directory

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 33 (10.09%) SharePoint
2 25 (7.65%) Skype for Business
3 24 (7.34%) MS Exchange
4 16 (4.89%) IIS
5 12 (3.67%) Apache
6 8 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.22%) Confluence
8 4 (1.22%) nginx
8 4 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.61%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.31%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (15.90%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.75%) InfoPath
3 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.31%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 52 (15.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (13.76%) Office 365
3 32 (9.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.45%) Yammer
6 5 (1.53%) IaaS
6 5 (1.53%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.22%) PaaS
7 4 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (25.08%) DNS
2 46 (14.07%) DHCP
3 32 (9.79%) Firewall
4 28 (8.56%) Skype
5 26 (7.95%) SAN
6 17 (5.20%) iSCSI
7 12 (3.67%) VLAN
8 11 (3.36%) NetScaler
9 10 (3.06%) LAN
9 10 (3.06%) VPN
10 9 (2.75%) Kerberos
10 9 (2.75%) WAN
11 8 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (2.45%) SNMP
12 7 (2.14%) DMZ
12 7 (2.14%) Internet
12 7 (2.14%) Network Security
12 7 (2.14%) Wireless
12 7 (2.14%) X.500
13 6 (1.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.75%) Oracle Database
2 9 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (2.14%) Power BI
4 7 (2.14%) Spotfire
4 7 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.92%) MySQL
6 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.31%) DB2
7 1 (0.31%) MS Access
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.53%) MSI
2 4 (1.22%) JIRA
3 3 (0.92%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.61%) Toad
5 1 (0.31%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.31%) Selenium
5 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (5.50%) Finance
2 11 (3.36%) Military
3 10 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.22%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.22%) Retail
6 2 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (14.37%) Analyst
2 37 (11.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (8.26%) Support Analyst
4 25 (7.65%) Support Engineer
5 24 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (7.03%) Wintel Engineer
7 20 (6.12%) IT Support
7 20 (6.12%) VMware Engineer
8 19 (5.81%) Desktop Support
9 16 (4.89%) Architect
9 16 (4.89%) Windows Engineer
10 15 (4.59%) Integration Engineer
10 15 (4.59%) Service Analyst
10 15 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (4.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 13 (3.98%) Consultant
13 12 (3.67%) Active Directory Engineer
14 11 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 11 (3.36%) IT Engineer
14 11 (3.36%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.89%) LDAP
2 7 (2.14%) CSS
2 7 (2.14%) jQuery
2 7 (2.14%) SAML
3 5 (1.53%) .NET
3 5 (1.53%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.53%) Middleware
4 4 (1.22%) REST
4 4 (1.22%) Web Services
4 4 (1.22%) XML
5 3 (0.92%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.92%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.61%) COM
6 2 (0.61%) OAuth
6 2 (0.61%) OpenID
6 2 (0.61%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.61%) SPNEGO
7 1 (0.31%) Kafka
7 1 (0.31%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.70%) PKI
2 29 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.34%) Clustering
4 15 (4.59%) Replication
5 14 (4.28%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.36%) Fat Client
6 11 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.36%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.75%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.14%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.53%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.53%) Life Science
9 5 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.92%) CMDB
11 3 (0.92%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.61%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 244 (74.62%) Windows
2 105 (32.11%) Windows Server
3 53 (16.21%) Windows 10
3 53 (16.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (14.68%) Windows 7
6 31 (9.48%) Linux
7 13 (3.98%) AIX
7 13 (3.98%) Windows XP
8 11 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (3.06%) Unix
10 9 (2.75%) Solaris
11 8 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.53%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.22%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.61%) CentOS
14 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.31%) Android
15 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (15.29%) ITIL
2 48 (14.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 45 (13.76%) Migration
4 18 (5.50%) High Availability
5 17 (5.20%) Identity Management
6 16 (4.89%) Server Management
7 15 (4.59%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (4.28%) Mentoring
9 11 (3.36%) Configuration Management
9 11 (3.36%) Data Protection
10 10 (3.06%) Project Management
11 9 (2.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (2.75%) Incident Management
11 9 (2.75%) Information Security
11 9 (2.75%) Server Building
12 8 (2.45%) Performance Management
12 8 (2.45%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (2.45%) Test Automation
12 8 (2.45%) Test Scripting
12 8 (2.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 69 (21.10%) PowerShell
2 21 (6.42%) SQL
3 12 (3.67%) C#
4 8 (2.45%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.14%) C
6 6 (1.83%) VBScript
7 5 (1.53%) Python
7 5 (1.53%) VB
8 4 (1.22%) PHP
8 4 (1.22%) Ruby
9 2 (0.61%) Java
10 1 (0.31%) Perl
10 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (25.99%) Security Cleared
2 65 (19.88%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (7.34%) DV Cleared
5 20 (6.12%) MCSE
6 16 (4.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (3.36%) VCP6
8 9 (2.75%) CCA
8 9 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (2.75%) MCSA
9 7 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.53%) Degree
11 4 (1.22%) CCNP
11 4 (1.22%) GISP
11 4 (1.22%) MCP
12 3 (0.92%) CCENT
12 3 (0.92%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.61%) CCNA
14 1 (0.31%) CCDP
14 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.36%) SLA
2 5 (1.53%) GDPR
3 3 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.61%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.61%) QA
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (23.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (12.54%) Hyper-V
3 39 (11.93%) vSphere
4 27 (8.26%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (6.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (6.12%) XenApp
7 17 (5.20%) XenDesktop
8 11 (3.36%) DFS Replication
8 11 (3.36%) NFS
8 11 (3.36%) vCloud
9 9 (2.75%) XenServer
10 8 (2.45%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 5 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.22%) Dovecot
12 4 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.22%) Postfix
13 3 (0.92%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.61%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.61%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 77 (23.55%) SCCM
2 33 (10.09%) SCOM
3 17 (5.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (3.98%) Failover Clustering
5 12 (3.67%) vRealize
6 10 (3.06%) WSUS
7 9 (2.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (2.45%) HAProxy
8 8 (2.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (2.14%) vCenter Server
10 6 (1.83%) PowerCLI
11 5 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (1.53%) SCVMM
12 4 (1.22%) Data Guard
12 4 (1.22%) NetBackup
12 4 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
14 2 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 166 (50.76%) Microsoft
2 107 (32.72%) VMware
3 67 (20.49%) Citrix
4 36 (11.01%) Cisco
5 30 (9.17%) HP
6 25 (7.65%) Oracle
7 16 (4.89%) Juniper
8 14 (4.28%) Dell
8 14 (4.28%) McAfee
8 14 (4.28%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.36%) Palo Alto
9 11 (3.36%) ServiceNow
10 10 (3.06%) EMC
10 10 (3.06%) IBM
11 8 (2.45%) Veritas
12 6 (1.83%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.83%) ArcSight
12 6 (1.83%) Dell Compellent
12 6 (1.83%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.53%) Ivanti