Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 23 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 8.71% 8.77% 9.66%
As % of the System Software category 52.94% 42.86% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 8
Portsmouth median daily rate £285 £204 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.88% -43.01% +74.39%
10th Percentile £111 £150 £155
90th Percentile £408 £329 £449
Hampshire median daily rate £285 £333 £324
% change year-on-year -14.29% +2.70% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 8
Portsmouth median hourly rate £12.50 £44.46 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.88% -7.05% +158.54%
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.64
% change year-on-year -7.14% -10.47% +13.73%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 51 70 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 16.45% 20.47% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 12
Portsmouth median daily rate £363 £435 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +23.40% +35.58%
10th Percentile £116 £238 £165
90th Percentile £408 £504 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
Portsmouth median hourly rate £41.50 £44.46 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -7.05% +97.24%
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -10.17% -9.38% +10.34%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 25 (92.59%) Microsoft
2 23 (85.19%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 14 (51.85%) VMware
5 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (37.04%) Finance
7 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
7 10 (37.04%) WAN
7 10 (37.04%) Cisco
8 9 (33.33%) Firewall
8 9 (33.33%) Linux
9 8 (29.63%) VPN
9 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (25.93%) LAN
10 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
10 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
10 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
10 7 (25.93%) Security Monitoring
11 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
11 6 (22.22%) VoIP
11 6 (22.22%) DNS
11 6 (22.22%) DHCP
11 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 5 (18.52%) HP
12 5 (18.52%) MCSE
12 5 (18.52%) DB2
12 5 (18.52%) AIX

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) WAN
2 9 (33.33%) Firewall
3 8 (29.63%) VPN
4 7 (25.93%) LAN
5 6 (22.22%) DHCP
5 6 (22.22%) DNS
5 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 6 (22.22%) VoIP
6 5 (18.52%) Skype
7 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (7.41%) DMZ
8 2 (7.41%) SAN
9 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) DB2
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Build Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Support
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Test Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) SWIFT
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
6 5 (18.52%) AIX
6 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (11.11%) Unix
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.41%) Android
8 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (7.41%) Solaris
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Security Monitoring
2 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Server Building
4 2 (7.41%) Active Listening
4 2 (7.41%) BCP
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Server Hardening
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Web Filtering
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) MCSE
5 4 (14.81%) MCSA
5 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) MCITP
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.70%) CCIE
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.70%) Degree
7 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Docker
2 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) McAfee
6 3 (11.11%) Meraki
6 3 (11.11%) Veeam
7 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow