The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.73% 8.96% 9.26%
As % of the System Software category 56.86% 63.27% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 7
Median daily rate £275 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £128 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £461 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £8.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Active Directory
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

System Software Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
51 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.36% 14.16% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 8
Median daily rate £323 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £131 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £513 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.18 £11.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +41.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 52 (86.67%) Windows
2 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (48.33%) VMware
4 28 (46.67%) MS Exchange
4 28 (46.67%) Windows Server
5 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (38.33%) Windows 7
7 19 (31.67%) DNS
8 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (28.33%) MS Office
10 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (26.67%) NetApp
11 11 (18.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (18.33%) Citrix
11 11 (18.33%) ITIL
11 11 (18.33%) SharePoint
11 11 (18.33%) Hyper-V
12 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (16.67%) Office 365
13 9 (15.00%) MCSE
14 8 (13.33%) SQL
14 8 (13.33%) DHCP
14 8 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (13.33%) Incident Management
14 8 (13.33%) Problem Management
14 8 (13.33%) VMware ESX
14 8 (13.33%) NetBackup
14 8 (13.33%) Change Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 28 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (18.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (8.33%) WordPress
6 3 (5.00%) Apache
6 3 (5.00%) IIS
6 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
7 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (28.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) DNS
2 8 (13.33%) DHCP
3 5 (8.33%) Intranet
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.33%) LAN
5 2 (3.33%) VoIP
5 2 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (1.67%) Internet
6 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Publishing
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Support Engineer
2 17 (28.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (25.00%) Analyst
4 13 (21.67%) Support Analyst
5 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (18.33%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 10 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (16.67%) Administrator
6 10 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (16.67%) Systems Support
6 10 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
6 10 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
7 8 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 7 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) EPoS
2 1 (1.67%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 52 (86.67%) Windows
2 28 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (38.33%) Windows 7
5 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (10.00%) Linux
7 6 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (18.33%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Change Management
2 8 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 8 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 7 (11.67%) Project Management
4 6 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.00%) MCSE
3 5 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (8.33%) MCITP
3 5 (8.33%) MCTS
4 3 (5.00%) CCNA
4 3 (5.00%) CCNP
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (48.33%) VMware
3 16 (26.67%) NetApp
4 11 (18.33%) Citrix
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle
6 4 (6.67%) Cisco
6 4 (6.67%) Remedy
6 4 (6.67%) Sophos
7 2 (3.33%) EMC
8 1 (1.67%) Avaya
8 1 (1.67%) Lotus
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Intech 7
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £100 - £150 per day
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