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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 37 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 58 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.24% 11.24% 8.49%
As % of the System Software category 58.54% 61.70% 69.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 48 30
Median daily rate £250 £278 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% -11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.03 £18.20 £23.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +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 Oxfordshire region.

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 94 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.24% 18.22% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 79 44
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £165 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Median hourly rate £20.65 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.44% +17.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £13.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.94 £39.00 £19.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 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 17 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -23 12 £250 -9.09% 9
Witney - 2 £250 -
Banbury +2 1 £393 -1.87% 2
Kidlington - 1 £463 -
Abingdon - 1 - - 9
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 65 (80.25%) Windows
2 39 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
4 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (41.98%) SCCM
6 32 (39.51%) DNS
7 25 (30.86%) DHCP
8 24 (29.63%) Hyper-V
9 23 (28.40%) SCOM
9 23 (28.40%) Office 365
10 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (24.69%) Windows 7
11 20 (24.69%) PowerShell
11 20 (24.69%) ITIL
12 19 (23.46%) Microsoft App-V
13 18 (22.22%) VMware
14 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (17.28%) BYOD
15 14 (17.28%) Windows 10
16 13 (16.05%) Service Design
16 13 (16.05%) MS Exchange
16 13 (16.05%) Citrix
17 12 (14.81%) Mac OS X
17 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
17 12 (14.81%) MS Office
17 12 (14.81%) PKI
17 12 (14.81%) Problem Management
18 10 (12.35%) Mobile Device Management
18 10 (12.35%) Virtual Desktop

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 13 (16.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (8.64%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.70%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.23%) Drupal
5 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
1 12 (14.81%) MS Office
2 4 (4.94%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) Office 365
2 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.51%) DNS
2 25 (30.86%) DHCP
3 10 (12.35%) Kerberos
3 10 (12.35%) LDAP
4 9 (11.11%) Skype
5 6 (7.41%) Firewall
6 4 (4.94%) WAN
7 3 (3.70%) LAN
7 3 (3.70%) SAN
7 3 (3.70%) VPN
8 2 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.47%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.23%) Broadband
9 1 (1.23%) Internet
9 1 (1.23%) IPv4
9 1 (1.23%) NAS
9 1 (1.23%) Network Security
9 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MSI
General
1 5 (6.17%) Back Office
2 3 (3.70%) Publishing
3 2 (2.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Support Engineer
2 12 (14.81%) Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Designer
4 8 (9.88%) Service Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Solutions Designer
5 6 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Support Technician
7 4 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) Java EE
2 1 (1.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) BYOD
2 12 (14.81%) PKI
3 9 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (80.25%) Windows
2 39 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (24.69%) Windows 7
5 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (17.28%) Windows 10
7 12 (14.81%) Mac OS X
8 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.17%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.70%) Linux
12 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) ITIL
2 13 (16.05%) Service Design
3 12 (14.81%) Problem Management
4 10 (12.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (11.11%) Email Filtering
5 9 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (11.11%) Migration
5 9 (11.11%) Patch Management
6 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.17%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (4.94%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (3.70%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.70%) Time Management
10 2 (2.47%) Application Packaging
10 2 (2.47%) ITIL V3
10 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.23%) High Availability
11 1 (1.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.69%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.23%) C
3 1 (1.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.17%) MCSE
3 4 (4.94%) MCDST
4 3 (3.70%) A+ Certification
4 3 (3.70%) CCNA
4 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.70%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.47%) CCNP
6 1 (1.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.23%) RHCE
6 1 (1.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (29.63%) Hyper-V
2 19 (23.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (12.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (9.88%) XenApp
5 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (8.64%) vSphere
6 6 (7.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (41.98%) SCCM
2 23 (28.40%) SCOM
3 8 (9.88%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.94%) AppDNA
4 4 (4.94%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.23%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.23%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.22%) VMware
3 13 (16.05%) Citrix
4 9 (11.11%) NetApp
5 7 (8.64%) Dell
6 5 (6.17%) Cisco
7 4 (4.94%) Sophos
7 4 (4.94%) Veritas
8 3 (3.70%) Apple
8 3 (3.70%) Lotus
8 3 (3.70%) Symantec
9 2 (2.47%) IBM
9 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.23%) AppSense
10 1 (1.23%) Avaya
10 1 (1.23%) CommVault
10 1 (1.23%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.23%) Google
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle
10 1 (1.23%) SAP
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