Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 +16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 50 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.47% 7.23% 8.02%
As % of the System Software category 40.32% 59.65% 63.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 21
Southampton median daily rate £363 £238 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.63% -24.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £127 £135 £155
90th Percentile £450 £368 £469
Hampshire median daily rate £406 £300 £333
% change year-on-year +35.42% -9.77% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 12
Southampton median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +35.85% -11.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.80 £11.65
90th Percentile £18.34 £27.10 £15.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.70 £12.63 £13.63
% change year-on-year +8.51% -7.34% -12.10%

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 124 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.48% 12.13% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 36 33
Southampton median daily rate £513 £253 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +102.97% -27.86% +9.80%
10th Percentile £294 £147 £199
90th Percentile £564 £519 £534
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +16.13% +3.33% +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 17
Southampton median hourly rate £13.50 £29.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.85% +108.93% -6.98%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £18.34 £44.68 £39.80
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.03 £14.00
% change year-on-year +15.16% -6.96% -11.88%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 43 (86.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Windows 10
3 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (22.00%) VMware
7 10 (20.00%) Migration
7 10 (20.00%) Citrix
7 10 (20.00%) Office 365
8 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (16.00%) SCCM
9 8 (16.00%) DNS
10 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (12.00%) Skype for Business
11 6 (12.00%) Skype
11 6 (12.00%) SLA
12 5 (10.00%) SAML
12 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
12 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
12 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (10.00%) OneDrive
12 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
14 3 (6.00%) Time Management
14 3 (6.00%) WSUS

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 6 (12.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Office 365
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (10.00%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) DNS
2 6 (12.00%) Skype
3 3 (6.00%) LAN
3 3 (6.00%) VPN
3 3 (6.00%) WAN
4 2 (4.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) SAN
4 2 (4.00%) SMS
5 1 (2.00%) ADSL
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.00%) DMZ
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) SMTP
5 1 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) VLAN
5 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) French Language
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) IT Support
3 7 (14.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (6.00%) IT Technician
6 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.00%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Mobile Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (4.00%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) SAML
2 1 (2.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 43 (86.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Windows 10
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.00%) Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Migration
2 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.00%) Break/Fix
4 3 (6.00%) High Availability
4 3 (6.00%) Time Management
5 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL
5 2 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) Change Management
6 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.00%) ERP
6 1 (2.00%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) CCA
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.00%) MCDST
3 1 (2.00%) MCP
3 1 (2.00%) MCSA
3 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.00%) NDS
3 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (6.00%) WSUS
4 2 (4.00%) SCOM
5 1 (2.00%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) CommVault
6 1 (2.00%) Dell
6 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.00%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.00%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.00%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.00%) UiPath