The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 55 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.68% 11.25% 8.11%
As % of the System Software category 77.46% 86.79% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £139 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -29.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.90 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 £18.50 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Active Directory
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
71 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.20% 12.96% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 30
Average daily rate £375 £325 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +17.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £253 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -29.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.10 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Oxfordshire region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Oxfordshire region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 29 £380 +21.60% 6
Witney +4 3 £310 - 1
Banbury -5 1 - -
Bicester - 1 £163 -
Abingdon - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 80 (73.39%) Windows
2 50 (45.87%) Microsoft
3 44 (40.37%) Windows 7
4 33 (30.28%) MS Office
5 29 (26.61%) MS Exchange
6 25 (22.94%) SCCM
7 20 (18.35%) MS Excel
7 20 (18.35%) Windows 8
8 18 (16.51%) Windows XP
9 17 (15.60%) VMware
9 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
10 14 (12.84%) SQL
11 13 (11.93%) Cisco
11 13 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (11.93%) Office 365
12 12 (11.01%) Hyper-V
12 12 (11.01%) ITIL
13 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (10.09%) Migration
13 11 (10.09%) SCOM
14 10 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (9.17%) Blackberry
15 9 (8.26%) VoIP
16 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (6.42%) Lync
17 7 (6.42%) WAN
17 7 (6.42%) LAN
17 7 (6.42%) PRINCE2
17 7 (6.42%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 29 (26.61%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.42%) Lync
6 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.75%) IIS
9 3 (2.75%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.92%) GroupWise
Applications
1 33 (30.28%) MS Office
2 20 (18.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.93%) Office 365
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) VoIP
2 7 (6.42%) WAN
2 7 (6.42%) LAN
2 7 (6.42%) SAN
3 6 (5.50%) VPN
3 6 (5.50%) Wireless
3 6 (5.50%) NAS
4 5 (4.59%) Firewall
4 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.67%) DNS
5 4 (3.67%) DHCP
6 3 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.75%) MPLS
6 3 (2.75%) ADSL
7 2 (1.83%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.92%) Network Security
8 1 (0.92%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (3.67%) Military
2 2 (1.83%) Finance
3 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Analyst
2 24 (22.02%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.93%) Support Analyst
3 13 (11.93%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (11.01%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.26%) Service Analyst
5 9 (8.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Senior Support Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Build Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.67%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.67%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.59%) Replication
3 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.92%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 80 (73.39%) Windows
2 44 (40.37%) Windows 7
3 20 (18.35%) Windows 8
4 18 (16.51%) Windows XP
5 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.83%) Android
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.92%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.01%) ITIL
2 11 (10.09%) Migration
3 7 (6.42%) PRINCE2
4 6 (5.50%) Project Management
4 6 (5.50%) Service Management
4 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.59%) ITSM
5 5 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.67%) CRM
6 4 (3.67%) Business Continuity
6 4 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.75%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.75%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.75%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (2.75%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.83%) Identity Management
8 2 (1.83%) Software Testing
8 2 (1.83%) Line Management
8 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.67%) MCP
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.83%) CCNA
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.92%) MCITP
5 1 (0.92%) Degree
5 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.92%) MOS
5 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.92%) CCNP
5 1 (0.92%) MCSE
5 1 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) SLA
1 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.01%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) vSphere
3 3 (2.75%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.83%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (22.94%) SCCM
2 11 (10.09%) SCOM
3 3 (2.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.75%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.83%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 50 (45.87%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.60%) VMware
3 13 (11.93%) Cisco
4 6 (5.50%) Citrix
5 5 (4.59%) HP
6 4 (3.67%) Apple
6 4 (3.67%) Symantec
7 3 (2.75%) Fortinet
7 3 (2.75%) F5
7 3 (2.75%) Lotus
7 3 (2.75%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.75%) NetApp
8 2 (1.83%) Remedy
8 2 (1.83%) Sophos
8 2 (1.83%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.92%) Infor
9 1 (0.92%) Kaseya
9 1 (0.92%) Proofpoint
9 1 (0.92%) BT
9 1 (0.92%) Intergraph
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 19 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago