Period
to 23 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 31 13
Rank change year-on-year +20 -18 +19
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 129 103 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.10% 6.43% 9.82%
As % of the System Software category 59.72% 42.74% 59.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 55 71
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% -
10th Percentile £131 £130 £270
90th Percentile £505 £488 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £330 £370
% change year-on-year -1.52% -10.81% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 17 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +12.07%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £8.67
90th Percentile £26.47 £39.00 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +18.18%

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 216 241 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 20.26% 15.05% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 112 115
Milton Keynes median daily rate £435 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £179 £200 £293
90th Percentile £587 £537 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £380 £378
% change year-on-year +11.84% +0.66% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 25
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £14.28 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.08% -1.55% +8.33%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £8.69
90th Percentile £41.00 £35.50 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +8.33%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 96 (74.42%) Windows
2 73 (56.59%) Microsoft
3 41 (31.78%) Microsoft Office
4 36 (27.91%) Office 365
5 35 (27.13%) Windows 10
5 35 (27.13%) ITIL
6 33 (25.58%) SCCM
6 33 (25.58%) Security Cleared
7 32 (24.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (24.81%) Windows Server
8 31 (24.03%) VMware
9 30 (23.26%) SQL
10 28 (21.71%) SQL Server
11 26 (20.16%) MS Exchange
12 25 (19.38%) SC Cleared
13 21 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (15.50%) Citrix
14 20 (15.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (15.50%) Firewall
14 20 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (13.95%) DV Cleared
17 17 (13.18%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (12.40%) Finance
19 15 (11.63%) Service Management
19 15 (11.63%) Hyper-V
19 15 (11.63%) Windows 7
19 15 (11.63%) DevOps
20 14 (10.85%) WAN
21 13 (10.08%) SharePoint

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 26 (20.16%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.08%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.75%) IIS
4 7 (5.43%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.43%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.10%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.33%) WordPress
7 2 (1.55%) Apache
7 2 (1.55%) Confluence
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.55%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.55%) JBoss
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.78%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (31.78%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 36 (27.91%) Office 365
2 32 (24.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.33%) PaaS
6 2 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.55%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.50%) Firewall
2 14 (10.85%) WAN
3 9 (6.98%) SAN
4 7 (5.43%) IP Telephony
5 6 (4.65%) VPN
6 5 (3.88%) DHCP
7 4 (3.10%) DNS
7 4 (3.10%) NAS
8 3 (2.33%) LAN
8 3 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.55%) FTP
9 2 (1.55%) HTTP
9 2 (1.55%) IPsec
9 2 (1.55%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.55%) Network Security
9 2 (1.55%) PBX
9 2 (1.55%) SMTP
9 2 (1.55%) SSH
9 2 (1.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.88%) MySQL
3 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.55%) Big Data
6 2 (1.55%) DB2
6 2 (1.55%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.10%) JIRA
3 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.55%) Ant
4 2 (1.55%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.55%) FishEye
4 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.55%) JUnit
4 2 (1.55%) Maven
4 2 (1.55%) Selenium
4 2 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.55%) Subversion
4 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (12.40%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Retail
3 5 (3.88%) Publishing
4 4 (3.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (34.88%) Analyst
2 15 (11.63%) Architect
3 14 (10.85%) Support Analyst
4 13 (10.08%) Service Analyst
4 13 (10.08%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (7.75%) Consultant
6 9 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (6.98%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 9 (6.98%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) Developer
8 6 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) IT Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 5 (3.88%) Junior
9 5 (3.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) HTML
1 9 (6.98%) LDAP
1 9 (6.98%) Node.js
2 7 (5.43%) HTML5
2 7 (5.43%) SailPoint
2 7 (5.43%) SOAP
2 7 (5.43%) Web Services
2 7 (5.43%) XML
3 4 (3.10%) .NET
3 4 (3.10%) Middleware
3 4 (3.10%) Servlets
4 3 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.55%) Electron Framework
5 2 (1.55%) Java EE
5 2 (1.55%) JMS
5 2 (1.55%) JSP
5 2 (1.55%) JTA
6 1 (0.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (5.43%) Clustering
2 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.88%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.88%) Robotics
3 5 (3.88%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.55%) Wiki
6 1 (0.78%) CESG
6 1 (0.78%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) iPhone
6 1 (0.78%) PKI
6 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 96 (74.42%) Windows
2 35 (27.13%) Windows 10
3 32 (24.81%) Windows Server
4 20 (15.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (13.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (11.63%) Windows 7
8 11 (8.53%) Android
8 11 (8.53%) Linux
9 7 (5.43%) Unix
10 4 (3.10%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.13%) ITIL
2 20 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (11.63%) DevOps
3 15 (11.63%) Service Management
4 12 (9.30%) ITIL V3
5 11 (8.53%) ITSM
5 11 (8.53%) Project Management
5 11 (8.53%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.75%) IT Strategy
7 9 (6.98%) Migration
7 9 (6.98%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (6.20%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.20%) Presales
9 7 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.43%) Customer-Centricity
9 7 (5.43%) Information Security
9 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (5.43%) Patch Management
9 7 (5.43%) Test Automation
10 6 (4.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.26%) SQL
2 11 (8.53%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.98%) Java
3 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.98%) Python
4 7 (5.43%) PHP
5 4 (3.10%) C
6 3 (2.33%) C#
7 2 (1.55%) BeanShell
7 2 (1.55%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.55%) ES6
7 2 (1.55%) Korn
7 2 (1.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.38%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.95%) DV Cleared
4 10 (7.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (3.88%) MCSE
5 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.10%) MCITP
7 3 (2.33%) Degree
7 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.55%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.55%) CISSP
9 1 (0.78%) CCNA
9 1 (0.78%) CCSP
9 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.78%) MCP
9 1 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) SLA
2 6 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.10%) QA
4 2 (1.55%) GDPR
4 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (1.55%) RMADS
5 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (11.63%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.53%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.10%) Terminal Server
4 4 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.55%) Docker
5 2 (1.55%) RACF
5 2 (1.55%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.55%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 33 (25.58%) SCCM
2 11 (8.53%) SCOM
3 6 (4.65%) OVSD
4 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (3.88%) WSUS
5 4 (3.10%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.55%) Ansible
7 2 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.55%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.55%) Nagios
7 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 73 (56.59%) Microsoft
2 31 (24.03%) VMware
3 20 (15.50%) Citrix
4 12 (9.30%) Cisco
5 11 (8.53%) NetApp
5 11 (8.53%) Remedy
6 9 (6.98%) HP
6 9 (6.98%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.98%) SAP
7 7 (5.43%) Blue Coat
7 7 (5.43%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.65%) McAfee
8 6 (4.65%) Oracle
9 4 (3.10%) Meraki
9 4 (3.10%) Sophos
10 3 (2.33%) CyberArk
10 3 (2.33%) Lumension
10 3 (2.33%) Veeam
11 2 (1.55%) Apple
11 2 (1.55%) Atlassian