Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Active Directory
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 20 14
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 +25
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 188 147 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.81% 8.28% 9.40%
As % of the System Software category 60.65% 53.07% 64.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 81 60
Milton Keynes median daily rate £360 £345 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -9.80% +17.69%
10th Percentile £160 £125 £199
90th Percentile £500 £500 £539
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 26 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +44.00% -22.55%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.86 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.55 £21.00 £15.76
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -21.62% +48.00% -22.55%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 310 277 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.43% 15.61% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 130 97
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £389 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.54% +0.32% +3.33%
10th Percentile £185 £162 £214
90th Percentile £502 £494 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £378 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +0.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 25
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £19.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.05% +58.33% -17.93%
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.21 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.45 £60.00 £15.73
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -23.71% +52.00% -21.53%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 143 (76.06%) Windows
2 104 (55.32%) Microsoft
3 69 (36.70%) Office 365
3 69 (36.70%) Windows Server
4 67 (35.64%) ITIL
5 64 (34.04%) VMware
5 64 (34.04%) Security Cleared
6 52 (27.66%) SC Cleared
7 44 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 40 (21.28%) SCCM
8 40 (21.28%) ITIL V3
9 38 (20.21%) SQL
10 36 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
10 36 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (18.62%) Firewall
12 34 (18.09%) Service Management
12 34 (18.09%) NetApp
12 34 (18.09%) Citrix
12 34 (18.09%) MS Exchange
13 33 (17.55%) PowerShell
13 33 (17.55%) Microsoft Azure
14 32 (17.02%) DV Cleared
15 30 (15.96%) SharePoint
16 28 (14.89%) McAfee
16 28 (14.89%) ITSM
17 27 (14.36%) Finance
18 26 (13.83%) HP
19 25 (13.30%) Microsoft Certification
19 25 (13.30%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 34 (18.09%) MS Exchange
2 30 (15.96%) SharePoint
3 20 (10.64%) Skype for Business
4 18 (9.57%) IIS
5 9 (4.79%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.53%) CMS
11 1 (0.53%) Confluence
11 1 (0.53%) Documentum
11 1 (0.53%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (36.70%) Office 365
2 33 (17.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (6.38%) OneDrive
5 9 (4.79%) IaaS
6 4 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (1.06%) Akamai
8 1 (0.53%) PaaS
8 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.62%) Firewall
2 22 (11.70%) SAN
2 22 (11.70%) WAN
3 19 (10.11%) LAN
4 14 (7.45%) NAS
4 14 (7.45%) Skype
4 14 (7.45%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.19%) DNS
6 5 (2.66%) DHCP
7 4 (2.13%) Network Security
8 3 (1.60%) VPN
9 2 (1.06%) Internet
9 2 (1.06%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.06%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.85%) Power BI
3 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.13%) DB2
5 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.53%) QlikView
7 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) GitLab
1 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.53%) JIRA
1 1 (0.53%) MSI
1 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (14.36%) Finance
2 15 (7.98%) Financial Institution
3 14 (7.45%) Law
4 10 (5.32%) Banking
5 4 (2.13%) Retail
6 2 (1.06%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (29.79%) Analyst
2 25 (13.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (9.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (7.98%) Administrator
5 14 (7.45%) Project Engineer
5 14 (7.45%) Support Engineer
6 13 (6.91%) Support Analyst
7 12 (6.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (6.38%) Applications Support
8 11 (5.85%) Service Analyst
8 11 (5.85%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) Desktop Support
10 8 (4.26%) Support Specialist
11 7 (3.72%) Applications Specialist
11 7 (3.72%) Applications Support Specialist
11 7 (3.72%) IT Support
12 6 (3.19%) Desktop Engineer
12 6 (3.19%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.26%) LDAP
2 3 (1.60%) .NET
2 3 (1.60%) HTML
2 3 (1.60%) HTML5
2 3 (1.60%) Node.js
2 3 (1.60%) SOAP
2 3 (1.60%) Web Services
2 3 (1.60%) XML
3 2 (1.06%) ADSI
3 2 (1.06%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.53%) COM
4 1 (0.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) Spring
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (6.91%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.32%) Mainframe
4 7 (3.72%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.72%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.13%) Clustering
5 4 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.13%) Wiki
6 3 (1.60%) Robotics
7 1 (0.53%) BYOD
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.53%) iPad
7 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 143 (76.06%) Windows
2 69 (36.70%) Windows Server
3 44 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (13.30%) Linux
6 24 (12.77%) Windows 10
7 23 (12.23%) Windows 7
7 23 (12.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (7.45%) Unix
9 8 (4.26%) Android
10 4 (2.13%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.64%) ITIL
2 40 (21.28%) ITIL V3
3 34 (18.09%) Service Management
4 28 (14.89%) ITSM
5 25 (13.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 24 (12.77%) Change Management
7 23 (12.23%) Migration
8 17 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (6.91%) Technical Leadership
10 12 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.79%) CRM
11 9 (4.79%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (4.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 8 (4.26%) Project Management
13 7 (3.72%) Information Security
13 7 (3.72%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.72%) Ticket Management
13 7 (3.72%) Virtual Environments
14 6 (3.19%) Change Control
14 6 (3.19%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.21%) SQL
2 33 (17.55%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.60%) Java
3 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.60%) PHP
3 3 (1.60%) Python
4 2 (1.06%) C
4 2 (1.06%) VB
5 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 52 (27.66%) SC Cleared
3 32 (17.02%) DV Cleared
4 25 (13.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (7.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (6.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (4.79%) MCSA
8 7 (3.72%) MCITP
9 5 (2.66%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.66%) MCDBA
9 5 (2.66%) MCSE
10 3 (1.60%) CCNA
10 3 (1.60%) CCNP
10 3 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.06%) MCP
11 2 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.53%) CCA
12 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.57%) SLA
2 8 (4.26%) QA
3 3 (1.60%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.53%) GDPR
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (9.04%) vSphere
3 14 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (5.85%) VMware Workstation
5 10 (5.32%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.19%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.60%) UAG
7 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.60%) XenApp
7 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.06%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.06%) Docker
8 2 (1.06%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (21.28%) SCCM
2 15 (7.98%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (6.91%) OVSD
4 11 (5.85%) WSUS
5 7 (3.72%) SCOM
6 2 (1.06%) Control-M
6 2 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.06%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.53%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 104 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 64 (34.04%) VMware
3 34 (18.09%) Citrix
3 34 (18.09%) NetApp
4 28 (14.89%) McAfee
5 26 (13.83%) HP
6 19 (10.11%) Remedy
7 14 (7.45%) Sony
8 10 (5.32%) Cisco
9 9 (4.79%) F5
10 6 (3.19%) Apple
10 6 (3.19%) Oracle
10 6 (3.19%) SAP
11 4 (2.13%) webMethods
12 3 (1.60%) Forcepoint
12 3 (1.60%) Lumension
12 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.06%) CA
13 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.06%) EMC