Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 34 10
Rank change year-on-year +8 -24 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.68% 4.67% 11.22%
As % of the System Software category 46.03% 38.46% 59.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 16
Portsmouth median daily rate £500 £300 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -60.00% +183.02%
10th Percentile £174 £167 £238
90th Percentile £545 £493 £1,000
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £325 £344
% change year-on-year +23.08% -5.52% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 20
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.42 £12.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +239.36% -73.87% +114.97%
10th Percentile £17.90 £11.30 £29.03
90th Percentile £47.61 £13.80 £48.15
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £17.75
% change year-on-year +9.43% -25.35% +18.33%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 63 39 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 14.52% 12.15% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 28
Portsmouth median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +0.11% +69.62%
10th Percentile £313 £209 £264
90th Percentile £529 £500 £519
Hampshire median daily rate £428 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.88% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 21
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.96 £43.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.09% -10.10% +51.84%
10th Percentile £13.80 £12.50 £27.00
90th Percentile £50.98 £43.75 £48.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +13.29% -35.63% +40.32%

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 15 August 2018.

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

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) VMware
3 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
4 15 (51.72%) DNS
4 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
5 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
6 11 (37.93%) Juniper
7 10 (34.48%) Data Centre
8 9 (31.03%) Cisco
8 9 (31.03%) LAN
8 9 (31.03%) WAN
8 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
9 8 (27.59%) Degree
9 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
9 8 (27.59%) HSRP
9 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (27.59%) RIP
9 8 (27.59%) CCNA
9 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (27.59%) IPsec
9 8 (27.59%) BGP
9 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
9 8 (27.59%) L2TP
9 8 (27.59%) MPLS
9 8 (27.59%) OSPF
10 7 (24.14%) DHCP
10 7 (24.14%) vSphere

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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Hyperledger
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) DNS
2 9 (31.03%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) WAN
3 8 (27.59%) BGP
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (27.59%) HSRP
3 8 (27.59%) IPsec
3 8 (27.59%) L2TP
3 8 (27.59%) MPLS
3 8 (27.59%) OSPF
3 8 (27.59%) RIP
4 7 (24.14%) DHCP
5 5 (17.24%) SAN
6 4 (13.79%) Internet
7 3 (10.34%) SNMP
8 2 (6.90%) VPN
9 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) CouchDB
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Military
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Senior Network Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Administrator
2 3 (10.34%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Architect
2 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Switch Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support
3 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Kafka
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) PKI
4 2 (6.90%) BYOD
4 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.34%) Solaris
6 3 (10.34%) Unix
7 1 (3.45%) AIX
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) High Availability
4 4 (13.79%) Patch Management
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.34%) Storage Management
6 2 (6.90%) Demand Management
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.90%) Logistics
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) NsoIT
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Server Building
6 2 (6.90%) Server Management
6 2 (6.90%) System Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) CCNA
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (27.59%) Degree
4 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (24.14%) vSphere
3 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCOM
2 4 (13.79%) WSUS
3 3 (10.34%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (10.34%) PowerCLI
3 3 (10.34%) SCCM
3 3 (10.34%) vCenter Server
4 2 (6.90%) MaaS360
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 11 (37.93%) Juniper
4 9 (31.03%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Dell
5 3 (10.34%) Dell Compellent
5 3 (10.34%) EMC
5 3 (10.34%) McAfee
6 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Okta
6 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.90%) Veritas
7 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow