Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 128 139 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.50% 8.44% 7.65%
As % of the System Software category 51.61% 49.12% 62.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 71 47
Milton Keynes median daily rate £285 £328 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.98% -22.94% +23.64%
10th Percentile £161 £120 £137
90th Percentile £452 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £253 £325 £414
% change year-on-year -22.31% -21.45% +18.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 27
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +50.00% -40.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.44 £8.50
90th Percentile £24.45 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -21.94% +50.00% -34.25%

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 248 283 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 16.48% 17.19% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 142 92
Milton Keynes median daily rate £395 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -5.33% +14.97%
10th Percentile £196 £201 £216
90th Percentile £527 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +1.91% -1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 27
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +50.00% -8.31%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.79 £8.50
90th Percentile £24.35 £57.88 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -21.94% +50.00% -25.65%

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 15 August 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 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 94 (73.44%) Windows
2 71 (55.47%) Microsoft
3 52 (40.63%) Security Cleared
4 44 (34.38%) SC Cleared
5 43 (33.59%) Microsoft Office
5 43 (33.59%) ITIL
6 40 (31.25%) Office 365
7 37 (28.91%) ITIL V3
8 33 (25.78%) SCCM
9 32 (25.00%) Citrix
10 31 (24.22%) VMware
11 30 (23.44%) Change Management
11 30 (23.44%) SQL
11 30 (23.44%) Windows 7
12 28 (21.88%) Windows Server
13 26 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (19.53%) Linux
14 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (17.97%) DV Cleared
15 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (17.97%) SharePoint
16 22 (17.19%) McAfee
17 20 (15.63%) HP
17 20 (15.63%) QA
18 19 (14.84%) Service Management
19 17 (13.28%) Firewall
19 17 (13.28%) MCSA
20 16 (12.50%) Unix
20 16 (12.50%) Finance
20 16 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (17.97%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.81%) IIS
3 8 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.47%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.47%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.56%) Apache
7 2 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.56%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 43 (33.59%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (7.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 40 (31.25%) Office 365
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.47%) IaaS
4 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.34%) SaaS
6 2 (1.56%) GitHub
6 2 (1.56%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.28%) Firewall
2 7 (5.47%) VPN
3 6 (4.69%) DNS
4 5 (3.91%) Internet
4 5 (3.91%) LAN
4 5 (3.91%) SAN
4 5 (3.91%) WAN
5 4 (3.13%) DHCP
5 4 (3.13%) NAS
5 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.56%) Skype
6 2 (1.56%) SSL
7 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.78%) MPLS
7 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) DB2
3 2 (1.56%) GIS
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.78%) QlikView
4 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MSI
General
1 16 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Financial Institution
3 7 (5.47%) Banking
4 4 (3.13%) Law
5 3 (2.34%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (36.72%) Analyst
2 26 (20.31%) Desktop Support
3 21 (16.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (10.16%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.59%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Applications Support
6 10 (7.81%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.03%) Administrator
7 9 (7.03%) Desktop Analyst
7 9 (7.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 8 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 8 (6.25%) Support Specialist
9 7 (5.47%) Applications Specialist
9 7 (5.47%) Applications Support Specialist
9 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Project Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) LDAP
2 4 (3.13%) .NET
3 3 (2.34%) Spring
4 2 (1.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.56%) J2EE
4 2 (1.56%) LAMP
5 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.78%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.78%) Middleware
5 1 (0.78%) REST
5 1 (0.78%) SAML
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.03%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.47%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) BYOD
7 1 (0.78%) Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) iPad
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 94 (73.44%) Windows
2 30 (23.44%) Windows 7
3 28 (21.88%) Windows Server
4 25 (19.53%) Linux
4 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (12.50%) Unix
7 15 (11.72%) Windows 10
8 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.91%) Solaris
10 3 (2.34%) Android
10 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.56%) DC/OS
11 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.59%) ITIL
2 37 (28.91%) ITIL V3
3 30 (23.44%) Change Management
4 19 (14.84%) Service Management
5 14 (10.94%) ITSM
5 14 (10.94%) Migration
6 9 (7.03%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 8 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.47%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (4.69%) Availability Management
9 6 (4.69%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (3.91%) Change Control
10 5 (3.91%) CRM
10 5 (3.91%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (3.91%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (3.91%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.13%) Project Management
11 4 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.44%) SQL
2 14 (10.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.56%) Java
3 2 (1.56%) PHP
3 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.56%) VB
4 1 (0.78%) C#
4 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 44 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 26 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (17.97%) DV Cleared
5 17 (13.28%) MCSA
6 7 (5.47%) MCSE
7 6 (4.69%) MCITP
8 5 (3.91%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.91%) MCDBA
8 5 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.34%) MCP
10 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.78%) CCA
10 1 (0.78%) Degree
10 1 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.63%) QA
2 9 (7.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.81%) VMware Workstation
3 7 (5.47%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (5.47%) vSphere
4 6 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.13%) Docker
5 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.34%) XenApp
7 2 (1.56%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (25.78%) SCCM
2 11 (8.59%) WSUS
3 4 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.13%) OVSD
4 2 (1.56%) Control-M
4 2 (1.56%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.56%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 71 (55.47%) Microsoft
2 32 (25.00%) Citrix
3 31 (24.22%) VMware
4 22 (17.19%) McAfee
5 20 (15.63%) HP
6 14 (10.94%) NetApp
7 11 (8.59%) Remedy
8 9 (7.03%) Oracle
9 8 (6.25%) Cisco
10 5 (3.91%) F5
10 5 (3.91%) ServiceNow
11 4 (3.13%) Sony
12 3 (2.34%) IBM
12 3 (2.34%) Lumension
12 3 (2.34%) Sage
12 3 (2.34%) SAP
12 3 (2.34%) Symantec
12 3 (2.34%) Tableau
13 2 (1.56%) Demandware
13 2 (1.56%) hybris