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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 82 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.50% 7.57% 6.90%
As % of the System Software category 75.23% 84.09% 41.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 9 10
Average daily rate
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£363 £295 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.88% +18.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £108 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% -11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.97 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £14.20 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
109 44 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.29% 9.00% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 10 43
Average daily rate £348 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.79% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £110 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.09 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £16.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%

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 31 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 31 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 +9 46 £425 +286.36% 7
Witney +6 6 £315 - 4
Banbury - 5 £300 -
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 31 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 89 (67.94%) Windows
2 66 (50.38%) Microsoft
3 41 (31.30%) Windows 7
4 36 (27.48%) MS Exchange
5 35 (26.72%) MS Office
6 29 (22.14%) SCCM
7 27 (20.61%) SQL
8 24 (18.32%) Hyper-V
9 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (16.03%) VMware
11 20 (15.27%) Security Cleared
12 19 (14.50%) ITIL
13 17 (12.98%) SharePoint
13 17 (12.98%) Cisco
13 17 (12.98%) Migration
14 16 (12.21%) MS Excel
14 16 (12.21%) Windows 8
14 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (11.45%) Windows XP
15 15 (11.45%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (10.69%) Office 365
16 14 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (10.69%) SCOM
17 13 (9.92%) Firewall
17 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (9.16%) HP
18 12 (9.16%) Citrix
18 12 (9.16%) LAN
18 12 (9.16%) VoIP
18 12 (9.16%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 36 (27.48%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.98%) SharePoint
3 15 (11.45%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (7.63%) Lync
7 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (5.34%) IIS
8 7 (5.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.29%) IBM Notes
10 3 (2.29%) WordPress
11 2 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.76%) GroupWise
Applications
1 35 (26.72%) MS Office
2 16 (12.21%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.53%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.69%) Office 365
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) Firewall
2 12 (9.16%) LAN
2 12 (9.16%) VoIP
2 12 (9.16%) WAN
3 10 (7.63%) Wireless
4 7 (5.34%) VPN
5 6 (4.58%) SAN
6 5 (3.82%) DNS
6 5 (3.82%) DHCP
7 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.05%) ADSL
7 4 (3.05%) MPLS
8 3 (2.29%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.29%) Network Security
8 3 (2.29%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.53%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.53%) NAS
10 1 (0.76%) PABX
10 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (3.82%) Finance
2 3 (2.29%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Legal
3 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (22.90%) Analyst
2 19 (14.50%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.45%) Support Analyst
3 15 (11.45%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (11.45%) Architect
4 10 (7.63%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.11%) Desktop Support
5 8 (6.11%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (5.34%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Consultant
7 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Team Leader
7 6 (4.58%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) IT Support
8 5 (3.82%) Build Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.58%) Replication
2 6 (4.58%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.29%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) CCTV
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 89 (67.94%) Windows
2 41 (31.30%) Windows 7
3 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (12.21%) Windows 8
4 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (11.45%) Windows XP
6 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.82%) Linux
8 3 (2.29%) CentOS
9 2 (1.53%) UNIX
10 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.76%) Android
10 1 (0.76%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.50%) ITIL
2 17 (12.98%) Migration
3 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (7.63%) CRM
4 10 (7.63%) Service Delivery
5 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2
5 8 (6.11%) Service Management
6 6 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.82%) ITSM
7 5 (3.82%) Identity Management
7 5 (3.82%) Data Analysis
7 5 (3.82%) Business Continuity
7 5 (3.82%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.82%) Project Management
8 4 (3.05%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.05%) Data Architecture
8 4 (3.05%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.53%) Software Testing
9 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (1.53%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.61%) SQL
2 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.76%) Perl
3 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.05%) MCP
5 3 (2.29%) CCNP
5 3 (2.29%) CCNA
5 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.53%) Degree
6 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.76%) MOS
7 1 (0.76%) MCITP
7 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.76%) HND
7 1 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) SLA
1 2 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 24 (18.32%) Hyper-V
2 12 (9.16%) vSphere
3 10 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.82%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.29%) XenApp
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (22.14%) SCCM
2 14 (10.69%) SCOM
3 4 (3.05%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.76%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 66 (50.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.03%) VMware
3 17 (12.98%) Cisco
4 12 (9.16%) HP
4 12 (9.16%) Citrix
5 7 (5.34%) NetApp
6 6 (4.58%) Dell
7 4 (3.05%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.05%) Fortinet
7 4 (3.05%) Kaspersky
7 4 (3.05%) F5
8 3 (2.29%) Dell KACE
8 3 (2.29%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (2.29%) Altiris
8 3 (2.29%) Remedy
8 3 (2.29%) Lotus
9 2 (1.53%) Apple
9 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.53%) Symantec
10 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
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