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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 43 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.96% 11.41% 7.68%
As % of the System Software category 61.43% 65.63% 75.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 28
Median daily rate £250 £278 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% -8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £134 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £488 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 14
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.40 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £29.00 £23.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
70 96 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.33% 17.39% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 76 39
Median daily rate £350 £301 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.18% -19.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £167 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £37.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.05% +159.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.80 £12.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.00 £38.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.78
% change year-on-year
- -4.64%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -15 29 £225 -18.18% 8
Banbury +1 2 £409 +3.80%
Abingdon - 1 - - 4
Bicester - 1 £300 -
Kidlington - 1 £463 -
Witney - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 68 (80.95%) Windows
2 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 39 (46.43%) DNS
4 37 (44.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (44.05%) Windows Server
5 35 (41.67%) SCCM
6 28 (33.33%) DHCP
7 27 (32.14%) Hyper-V
8 26 (30.95%) SCOM
9 23 (27.38%) Office 365
9 23 (27.38%) VMware
10 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
11 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (25.00%) ITIL
12 19 (22.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (22.62%) PowerShell
13 17 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (17.86%) MS Exchange
15 15 (17.86%) Citrix
16 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (16.67%) NetApp
16 14 (16.67%) Problem Management
16 14 (16.67%) BYOD
17 13 (15.48%) Service Design
18 12 (14.29%) Mac OS X
18 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
19 11 (13.10%) MS Office
19 11 (13.10%) Management Information System
19 11 (13.10%) Patch Management

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 15 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.19%) Apache
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.19%) Drupal
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.10%) MS Office
3 3 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.38%) Office 365
2 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (46.43%) DNS
2 28 (33.33%) DHCP
3 10 (11.90%) Kerberos
3 10 (11.90%) LDAP
4 9 (10.71%) Skype
5 6 (7.14%) Firewall
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.76%) SAN
6 4 (4.76%) WAN
7 3 (3.57%) LAN
8 2 (2.38%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.38%) VPN
9 1 (1.19%) Internet
9 1 (1.19%) IPv4
9 1 (1.19%) NAS
9 1 (1.19%) Network Security
9 1 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.19%) DB2
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MSI
General
1 5 (5.95%) Back Office
2 3 (3.57%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Publishing
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Analyst
2 14 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Designer
3 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Solutions Designer
4 7 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Administrator
6 5 (5.95%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) Java EE
2 1 (1.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) BYOD
2 11 (13.10%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.71%) PKI
4 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 68 (80.95%) Windows
2 37 (44.05%) Windows Server
2 37 (44.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
4 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 9 (10.71%) Windows 10
6 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.95%) Mac OS
7 5 (5.95%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.57%) Linux
9 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) ITIL
2 14 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 13 (15.48%) Service Design
4 11 (13.10%) Patch Management
5 10 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (10.71%) Email Filtering
6 9 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (10.71%) Migration
7 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.95%) Application Virtualisation
9 4 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (3.57%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.38%) Application Packaging
11 2 (2.38%) Change Management
11 2 (2.38%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.38%) Project Management
11 2 (2.38%) Time Management
11 2 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.62%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (1.19%) C
3 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.71%) MCSE
3 5 (5.95%) CCNA
3 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.76%) CCNP
5 3 (3.57%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.57%) MCDST
6 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.19%) Degree
7 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.19%) RHCE
7 1 (1.19%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (32.14%) Hyper-V
2 19 (22.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (11.90%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (9.52%) vSphere
5 8 (9.52%) XenApp
6 6 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (41.67%) SCCM
2 26 (30.95%) SCOM
3 10 (11.90%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.76%) AppDNA
4 4 (4.76%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.19%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.38%) VMware
3 15 (17.86%) Citrix
4 14 (16.67%) NetApp
5 7 (8.33%) Cisco
5 7 (8.33%) Dell
6 4 (4.76%) Veritas
7 3 (3.57%) Lotus
7 3 (3.57%) Sophos
7 3 (3.57%) Symantec
8 2 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (1.19%) Apple
9 1 (1.19%) AppSense
9 1 (1.19%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.19%) HP
9 1 (1.19%) Meraki
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.19%) SAP
9 1 (1.19%) Veeam