Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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 > Southampton
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 15 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 39 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.04% 9.73% 7.24%
As % of the System Software category 66.10% 74.63% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 24
Southampton median daily rate £250 £240 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -27.82% +20.91%
10th Percentile £143 £129 £170
90th Percentile £438 £370 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £320 £336 £348
% change year-on-year -4.83% -3.38% +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 19
Southampton median hourly rate £24.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +11.11% -32.50%
10th Percentile £20.38 £12.50 £11.90
90th Percentile £28.29 £18.75 £21.95
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 59 67 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 12.16% 13.04% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 42
Southampton median daily rate £290 £313 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.20% -16.11% +20.16%
10th Percentile £143 £136 £255
90th Percentile £460 £428 £486
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 20
Southampton median hourly rate £24.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +11.11% -32.50%
10th Percentile £20.38 £12.50 £12.02
90th Percentile £28.29 £18.75 £24.06
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.00 £21.38 £15.05
% change year-on-year -34.50% +42.03% -12.12%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 15 (38.46%) VMware
4 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
4 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.38%) Windows 10
8 5 (12.82%) SQL
8 5 (12.82%) Cisco
8 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
8 5 (12.82%) Office 365
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
9 4 (10.26%) ITIL
9 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
9 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
10 3 (7.69%) Firewall
10 3 (7.69%) Migration
10 3 (7.69%) IBM Notes
10 3 (7.69%) MCSE
10 3 (7.69%) DNS
10 3 (7.69%) Dell
10 3 (7.69%) Citrix
10 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (7.69%) Lotus
10 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012

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 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) DHCP
3 2 (5.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Skype
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 6 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Active Directory Support
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) IT Support
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) IT Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) IT Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (5.13%) Data Encryption
3 2 (5.13%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.56%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.56%) Server Building
4 1 (2.56%) Service Management
4 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) MCSE
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CCDP
2 2 (5.13%) CCNA
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
2 2 (5.13%) CCSA
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) BitLocker
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) VMware
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) Dell
4 3 (7.69%) Lotus
4 3 (7.69%) Veeam
5 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) Acme Packet
6 1 (2.56%) Acronis
6 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.56%) Sonus
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
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