Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 16 34
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 150 107 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.52% 8.38% 4.91%
As % of the System Software category 57.03% 62.21% 49.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 50 50
Milton Keynes median daily rate £345 £388 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.97% +14.39% -3.21%
10th Percentile £125 £113 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £409
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £380 £350
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57% +39.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 29
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65% +31.76%
10th Percentile £10.94 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £15.65 £30.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +54.17% -25.65% +24.15%

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 263 172 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.94% 13.47% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 87 90
Milton Keynes median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £162 £205 £213
90th Percentile £494 £538 £489
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 22
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.17% -25.00% +28.00%
10th Percentile £11.52 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £59.63 £15.61 £23.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +58.33% -25.00% +23.08%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 101 (67.33%) Windows
2 66 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 53 (35.33%) Security Cleared
4 45 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 43 (28.67%) VMware
6 40 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (26.00%) Microsoft Office
8 38 (25.33%) ITIL
9 37 (24.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (24.67%) Office 365
10 36 (24.00%) Windows Server
11 26 (17.33%) SCCM
11 26 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 25 (16.67%) DV Cleared
13 24 (16.00%) Migration
14 23 (15.33%) SQL Server
14 23 (15.33%) SharePoint
14 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (14.67%) ITIL V3
15 22 (14.67%) Windows 10
16 21 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (13.33%) SQL
17 20 (13.33%) Linux
18 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
18 19 (12.67%) Change Management
19 18 (12.00%) Finance
19 18 (12.00%) MS Exchange
19 18 (12.00%) PowerShell
20 17 (11.33%) Citrix

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 23 (15.33%) SharePoint
2 18 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.33%) Skype for Business
4 9 (6.00%) IIS
5 6 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.67%) Confluence
7 4 (2.67%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.00%) Apache
8 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (26.00%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (24.67%) Office 365
2 26 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.00%) IaaS
5 5 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.33%) PaaS
6 4 (2.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.67%) SAN
1 10 (6.67%) Skype
2 8 (5.33%) Firewall
3 7 (4.67%) NAS
4 5 (3.33%) DNS
4 5 (3.33%) Unified Communications
4 5 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.67%) LDAP
5 4 (2.67%) VPN
6 2 (1.33%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.33%) Network Security
6 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.67%) ADSL
7 1 (0.67%) ATM
7 1 (0.67%) DHCP
7 1 (0.67%) LAN
7 1 (0.67%) SMTP
7 1 (0.67%) SSH
7 1 (0.67%) VLAN
7 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.33%) Big Data
5 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.67%) DB2
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) GitLab
1 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.67%) JIRA
1 4 (2.67%) MSI
2 2 (1.33%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.33%) WiX
3 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.67%) XMLSpy
General
1 18 (12.00%) Finance
2 14 (9.33%) Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.67%) Advertising
5 1 (0.67%) German Language
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (19.33%) Analyst
2 23 (15.33%) Architect
3 16 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (10.00%) Consultant
5 11 (7.33%) Technical Architect
6 10 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 10 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.67%) Active Directory Support
7 7 (4.67%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.00%) CyberArk Consultant
8 6 (4.00%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.00%) Wintel Architect
9 5 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 5 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.00%) .NET
2 3 (2.00%) XML
3 2 (1.33%) HTML
3 2 (1.33%) HTML5
3 2 (1.33%) Laravel
3 2 (1.33%) Node.js
3 2 (1.33%) SOAP
3 2 (1.33%) YAML
4 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.67%) Middleware
4 1 (0.67%) REST
4 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.67%) CMDB
2 10 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.33%) PKI
4 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.67%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.00%) Clustering
5 3 (2.00%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.33%) User Experience
7 1 (0.67%) CESG
7 1 (0.67%) iPad
7 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 101 (67.33%) Windows
2 40 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (14.67%) Windows 10
6 21 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (13.33%) Linux
8 14 (9.33%) Windows 7
8 14 (9.33%) Windows Vista
9 9 (6.00%) Unix
10 7 (4.67%) Android
10 7 (4.67%) Solaris
11 6 (4.00%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.00%) AIX
13 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.33%) ITIL
2 24 (16.00%) Migration
3 22 (14.67%) ITIL V3
4 19 (12.67%) Change Management
5 16 (10.67%) Virtual Environments
6 13 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.33%) Disk Encryption
8 10 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (5.33%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (5.33%) Service Management
10 7 (4.67%) Open Source
11 6 (4.00%) DevOps
11 6 (4.00%) ITSM
11 6 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
11 6 (4.00%) Presales
11 6 (4.00%) Process Improvement
11 6 (4.00%) Project Management
11 6 (4.00%) Service Design
12 5 (3.33%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (3.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.33%) SQL
2 18 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.33%) VBScript
4 4 (2.67%) Java
5 2 (1.33%) C#
5 2 (1.33%) PHP
5 2 (1.33%) Python
6 1 (0.67%) C
6 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (35.33%) Security Cleared
2 45 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 25 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (10.00%) MCSE
6 8 (5.33%) MCSA
7 7 (4.67%) CISSP
8 6 (4.00%) GCIA
8 6 (4.00%) GSEC
8 6 (4.00%) MCP
9 4 (2.67%) MCITP
10 3 (2.00%) CCNA
10 3 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.33%) CCSP
12 1 (0.67%) ISEB
12 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.67%) PMP
12 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.00%) QA
2 7 (4.67%) GDPR
2 7 (4.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (24.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.00%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (5.33%) BitLocker
5 7 (4.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.00%) XenApp
7 5 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.33%) VMware Server
8 4 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.67%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.33%) vSphere
11 1 (0.67%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.67%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 26 (17.33%) SCCM
2 10 (6.67%) Jamf Pro
3 8 (5.33%) SCOM
4 7 (4.67%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (4.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.00%) WSUS
7 2 (1.33%) Ansible
7 2 (1.33%) EdgeSight
7 2 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.33%) OpenView
7 2 (1.33%) OVSD
7 2 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.67%) MOM
8 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 66 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (28.67%) VMware
3 17 (11.33%) Citrix
4 15 (10.00%) HP
5 10 (6.67%) McAfee
5 10 (6.67%) Remedy
6 9 (6.00%) Symantec
7 7 (4.67%) Apple
7 7 (4.67%) Cisco
7 7 (4.67%) CyberArk
8 6 (4.00%) Lumension
8 6 (4.00%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.67%) AppSense
9 4 (2.67%) Computacenter
9 4 (2.67%) Sun
10 3 (2.00%) NetApp
10 3 (2.00%) Oracle
10 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.00%) StorageTek
11 2 (1.33%) SAP