Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 45 35 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 10.16% 7.61% 10.04%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 64.81% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 25
Southampton median daily rate £450 £220 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +104.55% +25.71% -46.15%
10th Percentile £310 £143 £133
90th Percentile £600 £419 £374
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £325 £336
% change year-on-year +15.38% -3.35% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 18
Southampton median hourly rate £14.93 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.64% +50.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.10 £20.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £18.94 £25.35 £18.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.86 £12.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.88% -28.57% +29.63%

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 75 54 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.93% 11.74% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 39
Southampton median daily rate £450 £328 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.40% +9.17% -20.00%
10th Percentile £300 £143 £136
90th Percentile £600 £454 £420
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 18
Southampton median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +60.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £20.38 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.25 £38.35 £18.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.22 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.82% -44.00% +56.25%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (37.78%) Windows 10
4 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
5 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 10 (22.22%) Office 365
8 9 (20.00%) VMware
9 8 (17.78%) SCCM
9 8 (17.78%) Citrix
10 7 (15.56%) DNS
10 7 (15.56%) Migration
10 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
10 7 (15.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (13.33%) Identity Management
12 5 (11.11%) InstallShield
12 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
12 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
12 5 (11.11%) Software Packaging
12 5 (11.11%) Ivanti
12 5 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (11.11%) Runbook
12 5 (11.11%) Docker
12 5 (11.11%) DevOps
13 4 (8.89%) Skype
13 4 (8.89%) Big Data

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (22.22%) Office 365
3 7 (15.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (8.89%) Serverless
5 3 (6.67%) PaaS
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (4.44%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (4.44%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 2 (4.44%) OneDrive
6 2 (4.44%) SaaS
7 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) DHCP
2 4 (8.89%) Skype
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) Network Security
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) SMS
5 1 (2.22%) SSL
5 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Big Data
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (4.44%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (4.44%) Data Lake
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.11%) InstallShield
2 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Retail
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Analyst
1 6 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) IT Support
4 3 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Software Packaging
2 4 (8.89%) JSON
2 4 (8.89%) SAML
3 3 (6.67%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) Kafka
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.22%) Replication
2 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows 10
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.89%) Linux
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Migration
2 6 (13.33%) Identity Management
3 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) DevOps
3 5 (11.11%) Runbook
4 4 (8.89%) Build Automation
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.89%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (8.89%) Information Security
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) SDLC
5 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.44%) Analytics
6 2 (4.44%) Data Analytics
6 2 (4.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.22%) CCA
2 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCP
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) GDPR
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.11%) Docker
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Firmware
5 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.44%) Puppet
3 2 (4.44%) Terraform
4 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) Ivanti
5 4 (8.89%) Sophos
6 3 (6.67%) EMC
6 3 (6.67%) Isilon
6 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) Databricks
7 2 (4.44%) Intel
7 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.22%) CyberArk
8 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.22%) Micro Focus
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle
8 1 (2.22%) Splunk
8 1 (2.22%) Varonis