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 31 July 2016 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 38 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.27% 8.25% 8.64%
As % of the System Software category 54.29% 56.31% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 18
Median daily rate £275 £300 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +34.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £128 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £466 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 7
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.68 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.68% +30.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.10 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £19.70 £17.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
70 103 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.55% 14.65% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 56 22
Median daily rate £365 £314 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% +8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £461 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 9
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £14.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +13.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.70 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.70 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%

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 31 July 2016.

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 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 24 £275 -12.00% 5
Banbury +3 4 £363 +20.83% 1
Abingdon 0 2 £205 - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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 90 (90.00%) Windows
2 52 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 51 (51.00%) VMware
4 49 (49.00%) Windows Server
5 41 (41.00%) MS Exchange
6 35 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (34.00%) Windows 7
8 25 (25.00%) DNS
8 25 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (21.00%) Citrix
11 21 (21.00%) MS Office
12 20 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (19.00%) NetApp
14 18 (18.00%) ITIL
14 18 (18.00%) Hyper-V
15 17 (17.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (15.00%) Linux
17 15 (15.00%) MCSE
17 15 (15.00%) SQL
18 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
18 12 (12.00%) Office 365
18 12 (12.00%) DHCP
19 11 (11.00%) VMware ESX
19 11 (11.00%) Change Management
19 11 (11.00%) Windows 8
19 11 (11.00%) SCCM

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 41 (41.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (9.00%) WordPress
6 6 (6.00%) Skype for Business
7 4 (4.00%) Apache
8 3 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.00%) IIS
9 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.00%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (21.00%) MS Office
2 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.00%) DNS
2 12 (12.00%) DHCP
3 9 (9.00%) Intranet
4 8 (8.00%) Firewall
5 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.00%) Internet
7 2 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.00%) LAN
7 2 (2.00%) VLAN
7 2 (2.00%) VoIP
7 2 (2.00%) VPN
7 2 (2.00%) WAN
8 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.00%) HTTP
8 1 (1.00%) LDAP
8 1 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.00%) Publishing
3 1 (1.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 23 (23.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 21 (21.00%) Analyst
4 16 (16.00%) Support Analyst
5 15 (15.00%) Systems Support Engineer
6 14 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (14.00%) Windows Engineer
7 13 (13.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (12.00%) IT Support
9 11 (11.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 11 (11.00%) Administrator
9 11 (11.00%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (11.00%) Systems Support
10 10 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
11 8 (8.00%) Desktop Support
11 8 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
12 7 (7.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) Ajax
1 1 (1.00%) CSS
1 1 (1.00%) HTML
1 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.00%) EPoS
4 1 (1.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 90 (90.00%) Windows
2 49 (49.00%) Windows Server
3 35 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (34.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (15.00%) Linux
8 11 (11.00%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.00%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.00%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.00%) Unix
12 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.00%) ITIL
2 17 (17.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (11.00%) Change Management
3 11 (11.00%) Incident Management
4 10 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 10 (10.00%) Project Management
5 6 (6.00%) Patch Management
6 5 (5.00%) Network Design
7 4 (4.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.00%) Migration
7 4 (4.00%) Workflow
8 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.00%) Storage Virtualisation
9 2 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.00%) High Availability
9 2 (2.00%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.00%) ITSM
10 1 (1.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.00%) SQL
2 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.00%) Perl
3 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.00%) MCSE
3 8 (8.00%) CCNA
3 8 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (5.00%) MCITP
4 5 (5.00%) MCTS
5 4 (4.00%) CCNP
5 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.00%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.00%) Degree
8 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.00%) PMP
8 1 (1.00%) RHCE
8 1 (1.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (6.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (18.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.00%) VMware ESX
4 10 (10.00%) vSphere
5 5 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.00%) XenApp
6 4 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.00%) XenServer
7 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.00%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.00%) Firmware
8 1 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.00%) Postfix
8 1 (1.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (11.00%) SCCM
2 9 (9.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.00%) SCOM
4 2 (2.00%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.00%) Ansible
5 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (51.00%) VMware
3 21 (21.00%) Citrix
4 19 (19.00%) NetApp
5 10 (10.00%) Cisco
6 9 (9.00%) Oracle
7 5 (5.00%) Dell
7 5 (5.00%) Remedy
8 4 (4.00%) Sophos
9 3 (3.00%) HP
10 2 (2.00%) AppSense
10 2 (2.00%) EMC
10 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.00%) Avaya
11 1 (1.00%) IBM
11 1 (1.00%) Lotus
11 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.00%) SonicWALL
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