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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 30 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.22% 8.56% 7.84%
As % of the System Software category 93.75% 76.19% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Average daily rate
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£285 £213 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.11% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.18% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.67 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £11.81 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £23.53 £17.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
32 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.77% 11.23% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 14
Average daily rate £260 £306 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.10% +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Average hourly rate £19.38 £24.38 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £17.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.73%) Windows 7
3 15 (30.61%) VMware
3 15 (30.61%) Windows 8
4 14 (28.57%) MS Office
5 13 (26.53%) Windows XP
5 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
6 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
7 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (16.33%) SAN
9 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (14.29%) SCCM
11 6 (12.24%) NAS
11 6 (12.24%) Office 365
12 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
12 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
12 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
12 5 (10.20%) SCOM
12 5 (10.20%) Backup Exec
12 5 (10.20%) Blackberry
12 5 (10.20%) Cisco
12 5 (10.20%) DHCP
12 5 (10.20%) DNS
13 4 (8.16%) HP
13 4 (8.16%) Citrix
13 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Office
2 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) SAN
2 6 (12.24%) NAS
3 5 (10.20%) DNS
3 5 (10.20%) DHCP
4 3 (6.12%) LAN
4 3 (6.12%) WAN
4 3 (6.12%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) MPLS
5 2 (4.08%) ADSL
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.08%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
6 1 (2.04%) VoIP
6 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (6.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Server Support
7 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) IT Support
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Build Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Windows 7
3 15 (30.61%) Windows 8
4 13 (26.53%) Windows XP
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.08%) Android
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) SUSE
7 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.12%) ITIL
2 2 (4.08%) Service Management
2 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
2 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.08%) ITSM
2 2 (4.08%) Migration
2 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
2 2 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
2 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) VBScript
2 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.08%) XenApp
3 2 (4.08%) Terminal Server
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) SCOM
2 5 (10.20%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.08%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) HP
4 4 (8.16%) Citrix
5 3 (6.12%) NetApp
5 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.12%) Infor
6 2 (4.08%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 2 (4.08%) Sophos
6 2 (4.08%) Apple
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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