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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 29 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 12 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.85% 15.96% 8.22%
As % of the System Software category 52.17% 69.23% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 39 19
Median daily rate £255 £238 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -24.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £21.29 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.06% +3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%

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
23 65 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.37% 23.05% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 58 27
Median daily rate £400 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £21.29 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.06% +1.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) Windows Server
3 28 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 28 (51.85%) SCCM
4 26 (48.15%) DNS
5 24 (44.44%) DHCP
6 22 (40.74%) SCOM
7 20 (37.04%) Hyper-V
8 19 (35.19%) Office 365
9 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (31.48%) PowerShell
10 16 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (25.93%) ITIL
12 14 (25.93%) VMware
13 13 (24.07%) BYOD
14 12 (22.22%) Service Design
14 12 (22.22%) Mac OS X
14 12 (22.22%) PKI
15 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
16 10 (18.52%) Kerberos
16 10 (18.52%) LDAP
16 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (18.52%) Problem Management
17 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
17 9 (16.67%) Migration
17 9 (16.67%) Email Filtering
17 9 (16.67%) Patch Management
17 9 (16.67%) Windows 10

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 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.19%) Office 365
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (48.15%) DNS
2 24 (44.44%) DHCP
3 10 (18.52%) Kerberos
3 10 (18.52%) LDAP
4 5 (9.26%) Firewall
5 4 (7.41%) Skype
5 4 (7.41%) WAN
6 3 (5.56%) LAN
6 3 (5.56%) SAN
7 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.70%) VPN
8 1 (1.85%) Broadband
8 1 (1.85%) IPv4
8 1 (1.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.85%) Network Security
8 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.85%) DB2
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (9.26%) Back Office
2 3 (5.56%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Designer
1 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (14.81%) Solutions Designer
2 7 (12.96%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Support Technician
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) Java EE
2 1 (1.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) BYOD
2 12 (22.22%) PKI
3 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) Windows Server
3 28 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (22.22%) Mac OS X
5 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.41%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.85%) Linux
10 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 12 (22.22%) Service Design
3 10 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 9 (16.67%) Email Filtering
4 9 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (16.67%) Migration
4 9 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.41%) Application Virtualisation
7 3 (5.56%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Time Management
9 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.85%) High Availability
9 1 (1.85%) Records Management
9 1 (1.85%) Release Management
9 1 (1.85%) Server Patching
9 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) MCSE
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) CCNA
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Hyper-V
2 16 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.26%) vSphere
4 5 (9.26%) XenApp
5 4 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (51.85%) SCCM
2 22 (40.74%) SCOM
3 7 (12.96%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.56%) AppDNA
4 3 (5.56%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.85%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.93%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) Dell
3 7 (12.96%) NetApp
4 6 (11.11%) Citrix
5 5 (9.26%) Veritas
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) Sophos
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.85%) Veeam
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