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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 52 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.10% 11.65% 6.49%
As % of the System Software category 77.61% 85.19% 57.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 15
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£308 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £131 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £555 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.35 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% -23.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £18.50 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -3.33%
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
67 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.15% 13.67% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 33
Average daily rate £375 £325 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £140 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.42 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 28 £290 -7.20% 5
Banbury -2 4 £140 -55.90%
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Witney - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 78 (78.79%) Windows
2 47 (47.47%) Windows 7
3 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 31 (31.31%) MS Office
5 26 (26.26%) Windows 8
6 25 (25.25%) MS Exchange
7 24 (24.24%) SCCM
8 21 (21.21%) VMware
9 19 (19.19%) MS Excel
10 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (15.15%) Windows XP
12 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (12.12%) Cisco
15 11 (11.11%) Office 365
16 10 (10.10%) LAN
16 10 (10.10%) ITIL
16 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (9.09%) SAN
17 9 (9.09%) Blackberry
17 9 (9.09%) WAN
18 8 (8.08%) Migration
18 8 (8.08%) SCOM
18 8 (8.08%) NAS
19 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
19 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
19 7 (7.07%) SQL
20 6 (6.06%) PRINCE2
20 6 (6.06%) VoIP
20 6 (6.06%) Citrix

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (25.25%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.06%) Lync
6 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.02%) IIS
7 2 (2.02%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.01%) GroupWise
8 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (31.31%) MS Office
2 19 (19.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) LAN
2 9 (9.09%) WAN
2 9 (9.09%) SAN
3 8 (8.08%) NAS
4 6 (6.06%) VoIP
5 5 (5.05%) DNS
5 5 (5.05%) DHCP
5 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.04%) Firewall
6 4 (4.04%) Wireless
7 3 (3.03%) MPLS
7 3 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.03%) VPN
7 3 (3.03%) ADSL
8 2 (2.02%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (2.02%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (5.05%) Military
2 2 (2.02%) Finance
3 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (30.30%) Analyst
2 27 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 15 (15.15%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Project Manager
4 10 (10.10%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (10.10%) Service Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Technical Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Consultant
10 3 (3.03%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (1.01%) CCTV
3 1 (1.01%) iPhone
3 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 78 (78.79%) Windows
2 47 (47.47%) Windows 7
3 26 (26.26%) Windows 8
4 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (15.15%) Windows XP
6 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.02%) Android
7 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.01%) NetWare
8 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.10%) ITIL
2 8 (8.08%) Migration
3 6 (6.06%) PRINCE2
3 6 (6.06%) Project Management
4 5 (5.05%) Service Management
4 5 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.04%) ITSM
5 4 (4.04%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.02%) Line Management
7 2 (2.02%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.01%) Workflow
8 1 (1.01%) Quality Management
8 1 (1.01%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) SQL
2 2 (2.02%) VB
2 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.03%) MCP
4 2 (2.02%) MCSE
4 2 (2.02%) CCNA
5 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.01%) CCNP
5 1 (1.01%) HND
5 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.01%) MOS
5 1 (1.01%) MCITP
5 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.03%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.02%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.01%) XenApp
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (24.24%) SCCM
2 8 (8.08%) SCOM
3 4 (4.04%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.02%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.21%) VMware
3 12 (12.12%) Cisco
4 6 (6.06%) Citrix
5 5 (5.05%) HP
6 4 (4.04%) Apple
7 3 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.03%) Symantec
7 3 (3.03%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.03%) F5
8 2 (2.02%) Lotus
8 2 (2.02%) Infor
8 2 (2.02%) Remedy
8 2 (2.02%) Sophos
8 2 (2.02%) NetApp
9 1 (1.01%) Novell
9 1 (1.01%) Avaya
9 1 (1.01%) IBM
9 1 (1.01%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.01%) BT
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