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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 75 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.50% 8.67% 7.43%
As % of the System Software category 75.76% 82.22% 55.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 10 13
Average daily rate
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£369 £331 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.32% +27.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £265
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.59 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -28.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.35 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +1.72%
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
99 45 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.18% 10.54% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 13 34
Average daily rate £350 £370 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +25.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.58% -27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.35 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +5 42 £413 +35.80% 9
Witney +4 6 £315 -
Abingdon - 1 £345 -
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 90 (70.31%) Windows
2 63 (49.22%) Microsoft
3 42 (32.81%) Windows 7
4 38 (29.69%) MS Office
5 35 (27.34%) MS Exchange
6 29 (22.66%) SCCM
7 25 (19.53%) SQL
8 21 (16.41%) Hyper-V
9 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (15.63%) ITIL
10 19 (14.84%) VMware
10 19 (14.84%) Security Cleared
11 18 (14.06%) Migration
11 18 (14.06%) MS Excel
11 18 (14.06%) Windows XP
12 17 (13.28%) Windows 8
13 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (11.72%) SharePoint
15 14 (10.94%) Cisco
15 14 (10.94%) Office 365
15 14 (10.94%) SCOM
16 13 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2013
17 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (9.38%) LAN
17 12 (9.38%) VoIP
17 12 (9.38%) WAN
18 11 (8.59%) Lync
19 10 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
19 10 (7.81%) BizTalk Server
19 10 (7.81%) Service Delivery

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (27.34%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.72%) SharePoint
3 13 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (8.59%) Lync
5 10 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (7.81%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (5.47%) IIS
7 7 (5.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.34%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.78%) GroupWise
Applications
1 38 (29.69%) MS Office
2 18 (14.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.56%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.94%) Office 365
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.38%) LAN
1 12 (9.38%) VoIP
1 12 (9.38%) WAN
2 10 (7.81%) Firewall
3 8 (6.25%) Wireless
4 7 (5.47%) DHCP
4 7 (5.47%) VPN
4 7 (5.47%) DNS
4 7 (5.47%) SAN
5 6 (4.69%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.13%) ADSL
6 4 (3.13%) MPLS
7 3 (2.34%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.34%) Network Security
7 3 (2.34%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.34%) NAS
7 3 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.56%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.78%) PABX
9 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (4.69%) Finance
2 3 (2.34%) Banking
3 2 (1.56%) Military
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (25.78%) Analyst
2 19 (14.84%) Support Analyst
3 18 (14.06%) Support Engineer
4 14 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.81%) Architect
6 10 (7.81%) Desktop Support
7 8 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (6.25%) IT Support
8 7 (5.47%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.69%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Build Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.69%) Replication
3 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.78%) CCTV
4 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 90 (70.31%) Windows
2 42 (32.81%) Windows 7
3 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (14.06%) Windows XP
5 17 (13.28%) Windows 8
6 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.78%) Android
8 1 (0.78%) UNIX
8 1 (0.78%) NetWare
8 1 (0.78%) Linux
8 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.63%) ITIL
2 18 (14.06%) Migration
3 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (7.81%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.03%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.03%) CRM
6 8 (6.25%) Service Management
7 6 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.69%) Project Management
8 5 (3.91%) ITSM
8 5 (3.91%) Identity Management
8 5 (3.91%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.91%) Business Continuity
8 5 (3.91%) Data Migration
8 5 (3.91%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.13%) Data Architecture
9 4 (3.13%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.56%) Software Testing
10 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (1.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.53%) SQL
2 5 (3.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (14.84%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.25%) VCP4
3 6 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.13%) MCP
6 3 (2.34%) CCNP
6 3 (2.34%) CCNA
6 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.56%) Degree
8 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.78%) MOS
8 1 (0.78%) MCITP
8 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.78%) HND
8 1 (0.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) SLA
1 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 21 (16.41%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.03%) vSphere
3 7 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.56%) XenApp
5 2 (1.56%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.78%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (22.66%) SCCM
2 14 (10.94%) SCOM
3 4 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.78%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 63 (49.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.84%) VMware
3 14 (10.94%) Cisco
4 9 (7.03%) HP
4 9 (7.03%) Citrix
5 8 (6.25%) NetApp
6 4 (3.13%) Apple
6 4 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.13%) Fortinet
6 4 (3.13%) Kaspersky
6 4 (3.13%) F5
7 3 (2.34%) Lotus
7 3 (2.34%) Dell
8 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.56%) Symantec
8 2 (1.56%) Remedy
9 1 (0.78%) Sophos
9 1 (0.78%) Intergraph
9 1 (0.78%) BT
9 1 (0.78%) Bloomberg
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