Period
to 8 July 2020

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 8 July 2020 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
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 16 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 52 99 102
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.30% 8.70% 6.40%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 50.25% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 51 58
Median daily rate £405 £425 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +32.50% -11.52%
10th Percentile £193 £127 £152
90th Percentile £500 £550 £453
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year +6.67% +17.19% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +20.00% -30.56%
10th Percentile £11.28 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.55 £38.00 £18.05
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% -25.00%

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 65 197 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.13% 17.31% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 108 124
Median daily rate £413 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +18.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £211 £218 £200
90th Percentile £513 £638 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £438 £390
% change year-on-year -5.71% +12.18% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +18.75% -33.33%
10th Percentile £11.40 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £38.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -25.00%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Active Directory in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Server
4 17 (32.69%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (30.77%) ITIL
6 15 (28.85%) Finance
6 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
7 14 (26.92%) SQL
8 13 (25.00%) SLA
8 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 12 (23.08%) Remedy
9 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
10 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (21.15%) Mainframe
10 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
11 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 10 (19.23%) Unix
11 10 (19.23%) LDAP
11 10 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (17.31%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (17.31%) DevOps
12 9 (17.31%) Bourne shell
12 9 (17.31%) BeanShell
12 9 (17.31%) SailPoint
12 9 (17.31%) Eclipse
12 9 (17.31%) MySQL
12 9 (17.31%) Oracle
12 9 (17.31%) Linux
12 9 (17.31%) DB2

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 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.77%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) AWS
4 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) DB2
2 9 (17.31%) DB2 UDB
2 9 (17.31%) MySQL
2 9 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Ant
1 9 (17.31%) Eclipse
1 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
1 9 (17.31%) JIRA
1 9 (17.31%) Selenium
2 5 (9.62%) JUnit
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Public Sector
4 5 (9.62%) Financial Institution
5 4 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) IT Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Active Directory Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (5.77%) Deployment Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Wintel Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) LDAP
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
2 9 (17.31%) JSP
2 9 (17.31%) SailPoint
2 9 (17.31%) Servlets
2 9 (17.31%) SOAP
2 9 (17.31%) Web Services
2 9 (17.31%) XML
3 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
3 5 (9.62%) Electron Framework
3 5 (9.62%) Node.js
4 1 (1.92%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Mainframe
2 9 (17.31%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) BYOD
4 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 18 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (19.23%) Unix
5 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (17.31%) Linux
6 9 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 8 (15.38%) Windows Vista
8 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
8 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (17.31%) DevOps
4 8 (15.38%) Service Management
5 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.46%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.62%) Change Management
7 5 (9.62%) Patch Management
7 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
7 5 (9.62%) Project Management
7 5 (9.62%) Security Patching
7 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.69%) ITSM
8 4 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (7.69%) Software Deployment
9 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Time Management
10 2 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
2 14 (26.92%) SQL
3 9 (17.31%) BeanShell
3 9 (17.31%) Bourne shell
3 9 (17.31%) C
3 9 (17.31%) Java
3 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) Korn
3 9 (17.31%) Perl
4 5 (9.62%) PHP
4 5 (9.62%) Python
4 5 (9.62%) VB
5 4 (7.69%) VBScript
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) MCSA
4 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (9.62%) Degree
6 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.85%) CCNA
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) GDPR
2 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) RACF
2 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.77%) UAG
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) SCCM
2 5 (9.62%) BladeLogic
2 5 (9.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (9.62%) WSUS
3 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) Remedy
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle
3 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
4 8 (15.38%) HP
5 5 (9.62%) Computacenter
6 4 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 4 (7.69%) VMware
7 2 (3.85%) Lotus
8 1 (1.92%) Brocade
8 1 (1.92%) CommVault
8 1 (1.92%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.92%) Lumension
8 1 (1.92%) McAfee
8 1 (1.92%) Veritas