Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 16 January 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 > Southampton
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 14 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16 +13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 33 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.10% 7.80% 5.01%
As % of the System Software category 55.93% 62.30% 49.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 20
Southampton median daily rate £253 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.20% +4.17% +18.81%
10th Percentile £135 £148 £144
90th Percentile £528 £474 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £320 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -3.03% +1.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Southampton median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -16.42% -4.29%
10th Percentile £13.28 £11.63 £14.25
90th Percentile £17.83 £15.50 £20.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -9.43% -17.19% +28.00%

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 Southampton with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 59 61 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 12.69% 12.53% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 38
Southampton median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -0.40%
10th Percentile £148 £179 £151
90th Percentile £524 £533 £441
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 10
Southampton median hourly rate £30.35 £14.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.79% -23.29% +4.29%
10th Percentile £14.33 £11.06 £14.75
90th Percentile £45.01 £40.25 £35.16
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +11.30%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Southampton

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Southampton

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Southampton over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Southampton

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
3 14 (42.42%) Office 365
4 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (18.18%) Cisco
8 6 (18.18%) Veeam
8 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
9 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (15.15%) ITIL
9 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
9 5 (15.15%) Migration
10 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
10 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
11 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (9.09%) Skype
11 3 (9.09%) HP
11 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Office 365
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (21.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 2 (6.06%) OneDrive
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Skype
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) ADSL
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Junior SQL DBA
4 2 (6.06%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) Node.js
1 2 (6.06%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) CMDB
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 3 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (6.06%) Scrum
3 2 (6.06%) Service Management
3 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.03%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.03%) Server Hardening
4 1 (3.03%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) Veeam
4 3 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) BMC
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) NetApp
5 2 (6.06%) Remedy
5 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.03%) Acronis
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec