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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 44 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.64% 8.68% 6.11%
As % of the System Software category 77.19% 87.50% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 2
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£363 £158 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.15% -33.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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
57 24 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.08% 9.92% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 8 35
Average daily rate £356 £200 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.12% -32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £108 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £12.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +24.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.67 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.80 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015, 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 48 (66.67%) Windows
2 39 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 22 (30.56%) MS Exchange
4 21 (29.17%) Windows 7
5 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 18 (25.00%) MS Office
6 16 (22.22%) SQL
7 15 (20.83%) Hyper-V
8 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
8 13 (18.06%) Migration
9 12 (16.67%) Cisco
9 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (15.28%) SCCM
10 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (15.28%) Windows 8
10 11 (15.28%) LAN
10 11 (15.28%) WAN
10 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (13.89%) ITIL
12 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 9 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (12.50%) VMware
13 8 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (11.11%) CRM
13 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (9.72%) Lync
14 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
14 7 (9.72%) Finance

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 22 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
3 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (9.72%) Lync
7 6 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (4.17%) WordPress
10 1 (1.39%) GroupWise
10 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) MS Office
2 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) LAN
1 11 (15.28%) WAN
2 5 (6.94%) DNS
2 5 (6.94%) Wireless
3 4 (5.56%) DHCP
3 4 (5.56%) VoIP
4 2 (2.78%) Firewall
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.39%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.39%) PABX
5 1 (1.39%) NAS
5 1 (1.39%) MPLS
5 1 (1.39%) SAN
5 1 (1.39%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) PBX
5 1 (1.39%) ADSL
5 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Architect
1 12 (16.67%) Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.56%) Consultant
5 4 (5.56%) Integration Architect
6 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) IT Support
6 3 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.17%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.39%) CCTV
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (66.67%) Windows
2 21 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.28%) Windows 8
5 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.17%) CentOS
7 3 (4.17%) Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Android
8 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.39%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Migration
2 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (13.89%) ITIL
4 8 (11.11%) CRM
5 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.94%) Service Management
6 5 (6.94%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.56%) Data Architecture
8 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.17%) ITSM
8 3 (4.17%) Project Management
8 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.39%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.39%) Time Management
10 1 (1.39%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.17%) MCP
4 2 (2.78%) CCNA
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.94%) vSphere
3 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) XenApp
4 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.39%) Samba
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) SCCM
2 5 (6.94%) SCOM
3 2 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.39%) WSUS
4 1 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Cisco
3 9 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (5.56%) HP
4 4 (5.56%) Dell
4 4 (5.56%) Citrix
5 3 (4.17%) Dell KACE
5 3 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (4.17%) Altiris
6 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.78%) Novell
7 1 (1.39%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.39%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.39%) F5
7 1 (1.39%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.39%) Symantec
7 1 (1.39%) Remedy
7 1 (1.39%) NetApp
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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