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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.97% 10.80% 10.77%
As % of the System Software category 41.57% 66.67% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 10
Median daily rate £275 £275 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £155 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £15.61 £20.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.86 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -3.33%
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
89 57 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.99% 16.19% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 37 10
Median daily rate £400 £293 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £14.88 £14.25 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.38% -27.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.61 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 55 (90.16%) Windows
2 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
3 36 (59.02%) Windows Server
4 31 (50.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (44.26%) MS Exchange
6 25 (40.98%) DNS
7 21 (34.43%) VMware
7 21 (34.43%) PowerShell
8 18 (29.51%) Hyper-V
8 18 (29.51%) Office 365
8 18 (29.51%) Windows 7
9 16 (26.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (26.23%) ITIL
10 14 (22.95%) SCCM
11 13 (21.31%) DHCP
11 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (19.67%) Citrix
12 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (19.67%) NetApp
12 12 (19.67%) MS Office
12 12 (19.67%) SCOM
12 12 (19.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (18.03%) Mac OS X
13 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (18.03%) Patch Management
14 10 (16.39%) Service Design
14 10 (16.39%) BYOD
14 10 (16.39%) Kerberos
14 10 (16.39%) MCSE
14 10 (16.39%) LDAP

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 27 (44.26%) MS Exchange
2 16 (26.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.11%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Office
2 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.51%) Office 365
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.98%) DNS
2 13 (21.31%) DHCP
3 10 (16.39%) Kerberos
3 10 (16.39%) LDAP
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.28%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) Firewall
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) Intranet
6 1 (1.64%) LAN
6 1 (1.64%) NAS
6 1 (1.64%) SAN
6 1 (1.64%) Skype
6 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.64%) VoIP
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Support Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Designer
4 8 (13.11%) Solutions Designer
5 7 (11.48%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Desktop Support
6 5 (8.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) BYOD
2 9 (14.75%) PKI
3 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) EPoS
5 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 55 (90.16%) Windows
2 36 (59.02%) Windows Server
3 31 (50.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (29.51%) Windows 7
5 11 (18.03%) Mac OS X
6 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.28%) Linux
10 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) Patch Management
3 10 (16.39%) Problem Management
3 10 (16.39%) Service Design
4 9 (14.75%) Email Filtering
4 9 (14.75%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (11.48%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (6.56%) Migration
7 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.28%) Change Management
8 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.28%) Project Management
9 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.64%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.64%) High Availability
9 1 (1.64%) Release Management
9 1 (1.64%) Server Patching
9 1 (1.64%) Software Licensing
9 1 (1.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) C
3 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.39%) MCSE
3 5 (8.20%) MCITP
3 5 (8.20%) MCTS
4 4 (6.56%) CCNA
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.92%) CCNP
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.64%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (29.51%) Hyper-V
2 12 (19.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (11.48%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) vSphere
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
5 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) SCCM
2 12 (19.67%) SCOM
3 3 (4.92%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (34.43%) VMware
3 12 (19.67%) Citrix
3 12 (19.67%) NetApp
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco
5 4 (6.56%) Remedy
6 2 (3.28%) EMC
7 1 (1.64%) Avaya
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) Sophos
7 1 (1.64%) Symantec
7 1 (1.64%) Veeam
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