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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 42 78 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.62% 10.76% 8.53%
As % of the System Software category 44.21% 58.65% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 20
Median daily rate £300 £230 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £133 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 11
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.68 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.65% -7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £21.75 £22.50
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
95 133 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.98% 18.34% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 82 24
Median daily rate £400 £288 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £145 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% -11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.80 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -14 31 £300 +42.85% 6
Banbury +5 4 £363 +101.38%
Abingdon -3 1 £260 - 3
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 89 (91.75%) Windows
2 55 (56.70%) Microsoft
3 53 (54.64%) Windows Server
4 45 (46.39%) VMware
5 42 (43.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (40.21%) MS Exchange
7 30 (30.93%) Windows 7
8 29 (29.90%) DNS
9 24 (24.74%) Hyper-V
10 23 (23.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 22 (22.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (21.65%) Citrix
12 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (20.62%) ITIL
14 19 (19.59%) PowerShell
15 18 (18.56%) SCCM
16 16 (16.49%) NetApp
16 16 (16.49%) MS Office
16 16 (16.49%) SharePoint
16 16 (16.49%) Office 365
17 15 (15.46%) DHCP
17 15 (15.46%) MCSE
18 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2003
19 13 (13.40%) Linux
19 13 (13.40%) Disaster Recovery
20 12 (12.37%) Problem Management
21 11 (11.34%) Finance
21 11 (11.34%) SQL
22 10 (10.31%) Cisco

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 39 (40.21%) MS Exchange
2 23 (23.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (16.49%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.31%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (6.19%) Skype for Business
5 6 (6.19%) WordPress
6 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.03%) Apache
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Office
2 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) Office 365
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.90%) DNS
2 15 (15.46%) DHCP
3 8 (8.25%) Firewall
4 7 (7.22%) LDAP
5 6 (6.19%) Intranet
5 6 (6.19%) Kerberos
5 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.06%) Internet
7 2 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.06%) LAN
7 2 (2.06%) VLAN
7 2 (2.06%) VPN
7 2 (2.06%) WAN
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.03%) HTTP
8 1 (1.03%) SAN
8 1 (1.03%) Skype
8 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Publishing
4 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Support Engineer
2 19 (19.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 18 (18.56%) Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Support Analyst
5 12 (12.37%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (11.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (11.34%) Systems Support Engineer
7 10 (10.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (9.28%) Desktop Support
9 8 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (8.25%) Administrator
9 8 (8.25%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (8.25%) Systems Support
10 7 (7.22%) IT Support
10 7 (7.22%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) Ajax
1 1 (1.03%) CSS
1 1 (1.03%) HTML
1 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.19%) BYOD
3 5 (5.15%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.15%) PKI
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) EPoS
5 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.03%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 89 (91.75%) Windows
2 53 (54.64%) Windows Server
3 42 (43.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (30.93%) Windows 7
5 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (13.40%) Linux
8 9 (9.28%) Windows 8
9 7 (7.22%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.09%) Unix
10 3 (3.09%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) ITIL
2 13 (13.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (12.37%) Problem Management
4 10 (10.31%) Patch Management
5 8 (8.25%) Change Management
5 8 (8.25%) Incident Management
5 8 (8.25%) Project Management
6 6 (6.19%) Service Design
7 5 (5.15%) Email Filtering
7 5 (5.15%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (5.15%) Network Design
8 4 (4.12%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.12%) Migration
8 4 (4.12%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (4.12%) Workflow
9 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.09%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.09%) Storage Virtualisation
10 2 (2.06%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.34%) SQL
3 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.03%) Perl
3 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.46%) MCSE
3 8 (8.25%) CCNA
3 8 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.15%) MCITP
4 5 (5.15%) MCTS
5 4 (4.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.12%) CCNP
6 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.06%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.03%) Degree
8 1 (1.03%) MCDST
8 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.03%) PMP
8 1 (1.03%) RHCE
8 1 (1.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (24.74%) Hyper-V
2 20 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.31%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (10.31%) vSphere
4 8 (8.25%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.15%) XenApp
6 4 (4.12%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (4.12%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.12%) XenServer
7 2 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.03%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.03%) Firmware
8 1 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.03%) Postfix
8 1 (1.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (18.56%) SCCM
2 9 (9.28%) SCOM
3 6 (6.19%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.06%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.03%) Ansible
5 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (56.70%) Microsoft
2 45 (46.39%) VMware
3 21 (21.65%) Citrix
4 16 (16.49%) NetApp
5 10 (10.31%) Cisco
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle
7 5 (5.15%) Dell
7 5 (5.15%) Remedy
8 3 (3.09%) HP
9 2 (2.06%) AppSense
9 2 (2.06%) EMC
9 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.03%) Avaya
10 1 (1.03%) IBM
10 1 (1.03%) Lotus
10 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.03%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.03%) Sophos
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £185.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago