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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.95% 9.91% 4.53%
As % of the System Software category 74.29% 88.46% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £200 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.54 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
35 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.70% 11.21% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 42
Average daily rate £274 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £114 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £363 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.54 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.83% -9.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

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 29 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 29 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 44 (67.69%) Windows
2 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
3 20 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
5 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
5 16 (24.62%) SQL
6 15 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (20.00%) MS Office
7 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 13 (20.00%) Migration
8 12 (18.46%) Cisco
8 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (16.92%) LAN
9 11 (16.92%) WAN
9 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (13.85%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (13.85%) ITIL
10 9 (13.85%) VMware
11 8 (12.31%) Finance
11 8 (12.31%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (12.31%) CRM
11 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (10.77%) Lync
12 7 (10.77%) Windows 8
12 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
12 7 (10.77%) Windows XP
12 7 (10.77%) SCCM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 20 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (13.85%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (10.77%) Lync
7 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (4.62%) WordPress
9 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.54%) GroupWise
10 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Office
2 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) LAN
1 11 (16.92%) WAN
2 5 (7.69%) DNS
2 5 (7.69%) Wireless
3 4 (6.15%) DHCP
4 3 (4.62%) VoIP
5 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.08%) Firewall
6 1 (1.54%) NAS
6 1 (1.54%) PABX
6 1 (1.54%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.54%) MPLS
6 1 (1.54%) SAN
6 1 (1.54%) VPN
6 1 (1.54%) PBX
6 1 (1.54%) ADSL
6 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Architect
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Integration Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) IT Support
7 3 (4.62%) ICT Officer
7 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.62%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.62%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.62%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) CCTV
4 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (67.69%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.77%) Windows 8
5 7 (10.77%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.62%) CentOS
7 3 (4.62%) Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Android
8 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.54%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Migration
2 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (13.85%) ITIL
4 8 (12.31%) CRM
5 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.69%) Identity Management
7 4 (6.15%) Service Management
7 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Data Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.62%) Project Management
9 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.08%) ITSM
10 1 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.54%) Network Management
10 1 (1.54%) Coaching
10 1 (1.54%) People Management
10 1 (1.54%) Patch Management
10 1 (1.54%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.62%) CCNA
4 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) MCP
5 1 (1.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.69%) vSphere
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) SCOM
2 2 (3.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.46%) Cisco
3 9 (13.85%) VMware
4 4 (6.15%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) Dell
4 4 (6.15%) Citrix
5 3 (4.62%) Dell KACE
5 3 (4.62%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (4.62%) Altiris
6 2 (3.08%) Novell
6 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.54%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.54%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.54%) F5
7 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.54%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec
7 1 (1.54%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) NetApp
7 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
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