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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 77 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.99% 7.23% 6.56%
As % of the System Software category 69.37% 84.09% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 9 8
Average daily rate
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£355 £200 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.50% -38.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £108 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.85 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £16.70 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
111 44 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.40% 8.59% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 11 52
Average daily rate £325 £200 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -37.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £111 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £373 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 11
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.91 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.75 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 0 44 £363 +130.15% 3
Banbury +3 9 £450 -
Abingdon - 3 £345 - 1
Witney +4 2 £260 - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 97 (73.48%) Windows
2 67 (50.76%) Microsoft
3 42 (31.82%) Windows 7
4 35 (26.52%) MS Exchange
5 34 (25.76%) MS Office
6 25 (18.94%) SQL
7 23 (17.42%) VMware
7 23 (17.42%) Hyper-V
7 23 (17.42%) SCCM
8 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (16.67%) Cisco
9 21 (15.91%) Security Cleared
9 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (14.39%) ITIL
10 19 (14.39%) LAN
10 19 (14.39%) WAN
11 18 (13.64%) Migration
12 17 (12.88%) SharePoint
13 16 (12.12%) MS Excel
13 16 (12.12%) Windows 8
14 15 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (9.85%) Citrix
16 13 (9.85%) Windows XP
16 13 (9.85%) Firewall
16 13 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (9.09%) VoIP
17 12 (9.09%) vSphere
17 12 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
18 11 (8.33%) CRM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 35 (26.52%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.88%) SharePoint
3 15 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (7.58%) Lync
7 7 (5.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (4.55%) IIS
9 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.27%) WordPress
10 3 (2.27%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.76%) GroupWise
Applications
1 34 (25.76%) MS Office
2 16 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.39%) LAN
1 19 (14.39%) WAN
2 13 (9.85%) Firewall
3 12 (9.09%) VoIP
4 11 (8.33%) Wireless
5 8 (6.06%) DNS
6 7 (5.30%) VPN
6 7 (5.30%) DHCP
7 5 (3.79%) SAN
8 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.03%) ADSL
8 4 (3.03%) MPLS
9 3 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.27%) Network Security
9 3 (2.27%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.27%) Internet
10 2 (1.52%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.76%) PABX
11 1 (0.76%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (18.18%) Analyst
2 20 (15.15%) Architect
3 19 (14.39%) Support Engineer
4 17 (12.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 9 (6.82%) Desktop Support
6 9 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) IT Support
8 7 (5.30%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.30%) Consultant
9 6 (4.55%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.79%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.03%) Integration Architect
11 4 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.55%) Replication
2 6 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.27%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.76%) CCTV
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 97 (73.48%) Windows
2 42 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (12.12%) Windows 8
6 13 (9.85%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.79%) Linux
9 3 (2.27%) CentOS
9 3 (2.27%) Android
10 2 (1.52%) UNIX
11 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.76%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.39%) ITIL
2 18 (13.64%) Migration
3 13 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (8.33%) CRM
5 8 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 8 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.30%) Identity Management
7 6 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.55%) Service Management
8 5 (3.79%) Data Migration
8 5 (3.79%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.79%) Project Management
9 4 (3.03%) ITSM
9 4 (3.03%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.03%) Data Architecture
10 3 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.27%) Business Continuity
11 2 (1.52%) Network Design
12 1 (0.76%) Network Management
12 1 (0.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.94%) SQL
2 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.76%) Python
3 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.55%) CCNA
2 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.03%) Degree
4 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.27%) CCNP
4 3 (2.27%) MCP
5 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 23 (17.42%) Hyper-V
2 12 (9.09%) vSphere
3 10 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.79%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.27%) XenApp
6 2 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.76%) XenServer
7 1 (0.76%) Samba
7 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (17.42%) SCCM
2 9 (6.82%) SCOM
3 5 (3.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (50.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.42%) VMware
3 22 (16.67%) Cisco
4 13 (9.85%) Citrix
5 11 (8.33%) HP
6 8 (6.06%) NetApp
7 6 (4.55%) Dell
8 5 (3.79%) Remedy
9 4 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.03%) Kaspersky
9 4 (3.03%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.03%) F5
10 3 (2.27%) Dell KACE
10 3 (2.27%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (2.27%) Altiris
10 3 (2.27%) Lotus
11 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.52%) Novell
12 1 (0.76%) Kaseya
12 1 (0.76%) LANDesk
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