The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester 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 3 months to 26 June 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 / Winchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 20 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 4.67% 5.11% 6.02%
As % of the System Software category 45.45% 25.93% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £194 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.50% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £111 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £440 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

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 Winchester with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Winchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11 27 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 10.28% 19.71% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 14
Median daily rate £325 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +45.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Winchester citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Winchester

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Winchester

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Winchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Winchester

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Winchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (28.57%) Military
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) vSphere
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (14.29%) SCOM
8 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 2 (14.29%) PKI
8 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (14.29%) Unix
8 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (14.29%) McAfee
8 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (7.14%) Wireless

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VLAN
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix