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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.65% 9.36% 3.74%
As % of the System Software category 63.41% 88.00% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £255 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.83 £8.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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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
41 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.06% 10.64% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 28
Average daily rate £325 £314 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 53 (73.61%) Windows
2 40 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 26 (36.11%) MS Exchange
4 22 (30.56%) Windows 7
5 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 18 (25.00%) MS Office
6 17 (23.61%) Hyper-V
7 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (20.83%) SQL
9 14 (19.44%) SharePoint
10 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 12 (16.67%) Cisco
10 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (16.67%) VMware
10 12 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (15.28%) Migration
12 10 (13.89%) LAN
12 10 (13.89%) ITIL
12 10 (13.89%) Windows XP
12 10 (13.89%) WAN
12 10 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (11.11%) CRM
14 8 (11.11%) DNS
14 8 (11.11%) Finance
14 8 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 26 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 14 (19.44%) SharePoint
3 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (6.94%) Lync
9 3 (4.17%) WordPress
10 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) MS Office
2 12 (16.67%) 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 4 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) LAN
1 10 (13.89%) WAN
2 8 (11.11%) DNS
3 7 (9.72%) DHCP
4 6 (8.33%) Wireless
5 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.78%) VoIP
7 1 (1.39%) ADSL
7 1 (1.39%) PBX
7 1 (1.39%) VPN
7 1 (1.39%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.39%) PABX
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.39%) SAN
7 1 (1.39%) MPLS
7 1 (1.39%) Firewall
7 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Architect
2 12 (16.67%) Analyst
2 12 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.72%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) IT Support
7 4 (5.56%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Integration Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) ICT Officer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.39%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 53 (73.61%) Windows
2 22 (30.56%) Windows 7
3 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 10 (13.89%) Windows XP
6 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.17%) CentOS
7 3 (4.17%) Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.39%) Android
8 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (15.28%) Migration
3 10 (13.89%) ITIL
4 8 (11.11%) CRM
5 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.94%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.56%) Data Architecture
7 4 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Service Management
9 2 (2.78%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.39%) ITSM
10 1 (1.39%) Project Management
10 1 (1.39%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.39%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.39%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.39%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.17%) CCNA
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) MCITP
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) MCP
5 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.33%) vSphere
3 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.39%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.39%) Samba
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.39%) WSUS
3 1 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 40 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Cisco
2 12 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (6.94%) HP
3 5 (6.94%) Dell
4 4 (5.56%) Citrix
5 3 (4.17%) Altiris
5 3 (4.17%) Dell KACE
5 3 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.39%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.39%) Symantec
7 1 (1.39%) Remedy
7 1 (1.39%) AppSense
7 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.39%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) Novell
7 1 (1.39%) Apple
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) EMC
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