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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 29 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.29% 13.41% 9.22%
As % of the System Software category 37.93% 68.52% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 20
Median daily rate £225 £300 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £130 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £475 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Median hourly rate £18.07 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.62% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.49 £13.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £16.75 £16.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
29 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.68% 19.57% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 25
Median daily rate £413 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £161 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Median hourly rate £18.07 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.62% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.49 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £16.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) SCCM
3 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 20 (44.44%) DNS
5 19 (42.22%) DHCP
6 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (37.78%) SCOM
8 15 (33.33%) Office 365
9 13 (28.89%) VMware
10 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
10 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
11 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (22.22%) ITIL
12 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 9 (20.00%) Migration
12 9 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (20.00%) Windows 10
13 8 (17.78%) BYOD
13 8 (17.78%) PKI
13 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
13 8 (17.78%) SQL
14 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
14 7 (15.56%) Dell
14 7 (15.56%) NetApp
14 7 (15.56%) Mac OS X
14 7 (15.56%) NetBackup
14 7 (15.56%) Service Design

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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Drupal
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Office 365
2 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) DNS
2 19 (42.22%) DHCP
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall
3 5 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 5 (11.11%) LDAP
3 5 (11.11%) WAN
4 4 (8.89%) LAN
4 4 (8.89%) Skype
5 3 (6.67%) SAN
6 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.44%) VPN
7 1 (2.22%) 3G
7 1 (2.22%) Broadband
7 1 (2.22%) IPv4
7 1 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (2.22%) Network Security
7 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Analyst
1 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Designer
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (8.89%) Support Technician
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Server Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) Java EE
2 1 (2.22%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) BYOD
1 8 (17.78%) PKI
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) PMI
4 1 (2.22%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (15.56%) Mac OS X
7 6 (13.33%) Mac OS
8 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) Service Design
4 6 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.11%) Email Filtering
5 5 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (11.11%) Patch Management
6 4 (8.89%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Time Management
9 1 (2.22%) High Availability
9 1 (2.22%) Informatics
9 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.22%) Release Management
9 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.22%) Statistics
9 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) MCSE
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (11.11%) vSphere
4 5 (11.11%) XenApp
5 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (53.33%) SCCM
2 17 (37.78%) SCOM
3 7 (15.56%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.67%) AppDNA
4 3 (6.67%) EdgeSight
5 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.22%) SmoothWall
5 1 (2.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Dell
3 7 (15.56%) NetApp
4 6 (13.33%) Citrix
5 5 (11.11%) Veritas
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 2 (4.44%) Sophos
7 1 (2.22%) Apple
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) Veeam