Period
to 17 November 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 17 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 17 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 45 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 8.33% 8.81% 9.20%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 53.85% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 16
Portsmouth median daily rate £500 £285 £663
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.44% -56.98% +103.85%
10th Percentile £149 £111 £158
90th Percentile £750 £409 £1,000
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £283 £337
% change year-on-year +41.59% -16.11% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 17
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.00 £12.50 £44.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +236.00% -71.88% -7.05%
10th Percentile £9.64 £11.50 £30.45
90th Percentile £46.26 £13.75 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +7.69% -8.77% -8.87%

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 75 52 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 13.89% 16.35% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 34
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £363 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -16.67% +33.85%
10th Percentile £206 £116 £238
90th Percentile £598 £408 £516
Hampshire median daily rate £440 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +15.79% +1.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 18
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.27 £41.50 £44.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.84% -6.66% -7.05%
10th Percentile £9.64 £12.25 £27.00
90th Percentile £54.13 £46.74 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.03 £15.00
% change year-on-year +34.36% -13.17% -6.25%

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 17 November 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 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (44.44%) DNS
3 20 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 18 (40.00%) DHCP
5 17 (37.78%) VMware
5 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
7 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
7 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
8 10 (22.22%) vSphere
8 10 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 9 (20.00%) High Availability
9 9 (20.00%) Clustering
10 8 (17.78%) Military
10 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (17.78%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (15.56%) Juniper
11 7 (15.56%) SCOM
11 7 (15.56%) PKI
12 6 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
12 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (13.33%) SAN
12 6 (13.33%) SNMP
12 6 (13.33%) Dell
12 6 (13.33%) EMC

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) Confluence
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.22%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) DNS
2 18 (40.00%) DHCP
3 6 (13.33%) SAN
3 6 (13.33%) SNMP
4 4 (8.89%) Internet
5 3 (6.67%) LAN
5 3 (6.67%) SSL
5 3 (6.67%) WAN
6 2 (4.44%) Firewall
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security
7 1 (2.22%) BGP
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.22%) HSRP
7 1 (2.22%) IPsec
7 1 (2.22%) L2TP
7 1 (2.22%) MPLS
7 1 (2.22%) OSPF
7 1 (2.22%) RIP
7 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
General
1 8 (17.78%) Military
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
1 6 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.22%) Kafka
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Clustering
2 7 (15.56%) PKI
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Replication
6 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.22%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.67%) Solaris
6 3 (6.67%) Unix
7 1 (2.22%) AIX
7 1 (2.22%) Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) High Availability
2 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (13.33%) Storage Management
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) Critical Thinking
4 4 (8.89%) Identity Management
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
4 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
4 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.67%) Cryptography
5 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Server Building
5 3 (6.67%) Server Management
6 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.44%) Logistics
6 2 (4.44%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) MCSA
4 4 (8.89%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (22.22%) vSphere
3 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.44%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (15.56%) SCOM
3 6 (13.33%) PowerCLI
3 6 (13.33%) vCenter Server
4 4 (8.89%) SCCM
4 4 (8.89%) WSUS
5 3 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Juniper
4 6 (13.33%) Dell
4 6 (13.33%) Dell Compellent
4 6 (13.33%) EMC
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco
6 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.67%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) McAfee
7 3 (6.67%) Veritas
8 2 (4.44%) Citrix
8 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.22%) Symantec