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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 46 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.00% 5.30% 6.02%
As % of the System Software category 76.67% 54.35% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 10
Average daily rate
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£230 £325 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +71.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £300 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £415 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.43 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.71% +6.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.35 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.15 £20.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
60 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.43% 9.75% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 23
Average daily rate £280 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £320 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £480 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £13.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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 +12 23 £293 +46.25% 5
Abingdon -4 2 £235 - 2
Kidlington 0 1 - -
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 74 (89.16%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) Windows 7
3 35 (42.17%) Microsoft
4 33 (39.76%) MS Office
5 27 (32.53%) Windows 8
6 25 (30.12%) MS Excel
6 25 (30.12%) Windows XP
6 25 (30.12%) MS Exchange
7 21 (25.30%) VMware
8 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (14.46%) SCCM
12 11 (13.25%) Cisco
13 9 (10.84%) SAN
14 8 (9.64%) LAN
14 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (8.43%) DHCP
15 7 (8.43%) DNS
15 7 (8.43%) ITIL
16 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
16 6 (7.23%) WAN
16 6 (7.23%) Blackberry
16 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
17 5 (6.02%) NAS
17 5 (6.02%) Firewall
17 5 (6.02%) Backup Exec
17 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 25 (30.12%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.61%) Lync
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (39.76%) MS Office
2 25 (30.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) SAN
2 8 (9.64%) LAN
3 7 (8.43%) DHCP
3 7 (8.43%) DNS
4 6 (7.23%) WAN
5 5 (6.02%) NAS
5 5 (6.02%) Firewall
6 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.41%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (2.41%) MPLS
7 2 (2.41%) ADSL
7 2 (2.41%) VPN
7 2 (2.41%) VoIP
7 2 (2.41%) Wireless
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.20%) SMTP
8 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (3.61%) Military
2 2 (2.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Support Engineer
2 21 (25.30%) Analyst
3 15 (18.07%) Support Analyst
4 14 (16.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (13.25%) Desktop Support
6 10 (12.05%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) IT Support
9 4 (4.82%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Network Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.82%) iPhone
3 2 (2.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) iPad
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 74 (89.16%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) Windows 7
3 27 (32.53%) Windows 8
4 25 (30.12%) Windows XP
5 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.41%) Android
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.20%) SUSE
9 1 (1.20%) Linux
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.43%) ITIL
2 2 (2.41%) Migration
2 2 (2.41%) Load Balancing
2 2 (2.41%) Problem Management
2 2 (2.41%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (1.20%) Service Management
3 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2
3 1 (1.20%) Project Management
3 1 (1.20%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.61%) SQL
3 2 (2.41%) VB
4 1 (1.20%) C
4 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) Degree
3 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.41%) MCSE
4 2 (2.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.20%) CCNP
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.41%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.41%) XenApp
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
4 1 (1.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) SCCM
2 5 (6.02%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.20%) SCOM
5 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.20%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 35 (42.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.30%) VMware
3 11 (13.25%) Cisco
4 5 (6.02%) HP
5 4 (4.82%) Citrix
6 3 (3.61%) Infor
6 3 (3.61%) Avaya
6 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.41%) F5
7 2 (2.41%) Symantec
7 2 (2.41%) Remedy
7 2 (2.41%) Apple
7 2 (2.41%) NetApp
7 2 (2.41%) Dell
7 2 (2.41%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.20%) Google
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.20%) Sophos
8 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.20%) Clearswift
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Austin Fraser
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