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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 47 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.56% 8.37% 6.24%
As % of the System Software category 51.09% 77.36% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 20
Average daily rate
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£319 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.88% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £184 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £330 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.68 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £8.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £17.80 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
92 53 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.83% 10.82% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 47
Average daily rate £315 £270 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £190 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £345 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 5
Average hourly rate £16.25 £13.67 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £8.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £19.50 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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 July 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
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 July 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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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 -13 23 £381 +23.98% 4
Banbury - 5 £300 - 2
Abingdon +6 2 - - 1
Bicester - 1 £375 -
Kidlington - 1 £450 -
Woodstock - 1 £180 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 102 (82.26%) Windows
2 64 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 38 (30.65%) MS Exchange
4 35 (28.23%) Windows 7
5 32 (25.81%) VMware
6 26 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (20.16%) MS Office
8 23 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (17.74%) Hyper-V
10 20 (16.13%) SQL
11 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
12 18 (14.52%) LAN
12 18 (14.52%) WAN
12 18 (14.52%) Cisco
13 17 (13.71%) Finance
13 17 (13.71%) Citrix
13 17 (13.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (13.71%) Windows 8
13 17 (13.71%) SCCM
14 14 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (11.29%) SharePoint
15 13 (10.48%) Firewall
15 13 (10.48%) ITIL
15 13 (10.48%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (10.48%) DNS
15 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared
15 13 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2007
15 13 (10.48%) vSphere
16 12 (9.68%) Lync
16 12 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (30.65%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 13 (10.48%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (9.68%) Lync
4 12 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.03%) IIS
7 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.42%) WordPress
9 2 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (20.16%) MS Office
2 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.03%) Office 365
3 3 (2.42%) Yammer
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.52%) LAN
1 18 (14.52%) WAN
2 13 (10.48%) DNS
2 13 (10.48%) Firewall
3 11 (8.87%) Wireless
4 9 (7.26%) DHCP
5 6 (4.84%) VoIP
6 5 (4.03%) SAN
6 5 (4.03%) Network Security
7 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.42%) VPN
8 3 (2.42%) Internet
8 3 (2.42%) MPLS
8 3 (2.42%) ADSL
8 3 (2.42%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.61%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.81%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.81%) PABX
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.71%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (18.55%) Analyst
2 22 (17.74%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 18 (14.52%) Architect
5 14 (11.29%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (7.26%) Desktop Support
6 9 (7.26%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) Server Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) IT Support
8 7 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Consultant
9 6 (4.84%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.03%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (4.03%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Service Desk Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (0.81%) WCF
2 1 (0.81%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.03%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.42%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.42%) Replication
4 3 (2.42%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.81%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 102 (82.26%) Windows
2 35 (28.23%) Windows 7
3 26 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (13.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (13.71%) Windows 8
6 12 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.26%) Linux
8 5 (4.03%) Android
8 5 (4.03%) UNIX
9 3 (2.42%) CentOS
10 2 (1.61%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.48%) ITIL
2 11 (8.87%) Migration
3 10 (8.06%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (5.65%) CRM
6 5 (4.03%) Identity Management
6 5 (4.03%) Data Analysis
7 4 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.23%) Data Architecture
7 4 (3.23%) Network Design
7 4 (3.23%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.42%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.42%) Service Management
9 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.61%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (1.61%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.61%) Business Continuity
9 2 (1.61%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.61%) Server Building
9 2 (1.61%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.13%) SQL
2 9 (7.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.81%) Perl
3 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.26%) CCNA
2 9 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.84%) Degree
5 4 (3.23%) MCSE
6 3 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.61%) CCVP
7 2 (1.61%) CCNP
8 1 (0.81%) MCSA
8 1 (0.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 22 (17.74%) Hyper-V
2 14 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.48%) vSphere
4 7 (5.65%) XenDesktop
4 7 (5.65%) XenApp
5 4 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.81%) XenServer
6 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.81%) Samba
6 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (13.71%) SCCM
2 8 (6.45%) SCOM
3 4 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.42%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.42%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 32 (25.81%) VMware
3 18 (14.52%) Cisco
4 17 (13.71%) Citrix
5 12 (9.68%) HP
6 8 (6.45%) NetApp
7 7 (5.65%) Dell
8 6 (4.84%) Remedy
9 4 (3.23%) Apple
10 3 (2.42%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.42%) McAfee
10 3 (2.42%) Symantec
10 3 (2.42%) Altiris
10 3 (2.42%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.42%) F5
10 3 (2.42%) Dell KACE
10 3 (2.42%) Ruckus Wireless
11 2 (1.61%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.81%) Bloomberg
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