Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 12 47
Rank change year-on-year -10 +35 -23
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 115 124 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.19% 9.83% 3.90%
As % of the System Software category 49.36% 65.61% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 65 30
Milton Keynes median daily rate £384 £370 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +6.47% +5.31%
10th Percentile £216 £235 £200
90th Percentile £500 £511 £416
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £358 £325
% change year-on-year -2.10% +10.00% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 17
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £13.86 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.26% -12.61% +22.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.71 £9.38
90th Percentile £23.80 £18.00 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.32
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.59% +17.81%

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 233 189 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.56% 14.98% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 104 68
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £247 £267 £200
90th Percentile £524 £500 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £386 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +8.42% -5.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 17
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £13.22 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.38% -16.65% +22.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.72 £9.38
90th Percentile £23.80 £18.00 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £15.93
% change year-on-year +27.27% -13.68% +22.54%

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 25 February 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 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 86 (74.78%) Windows
2 50 (43.48%) ITIL
3 49 (42.61%) Security Cleared
4 47 (40.87%) Microsoft
5 43 (37.39%) SC Cleared
6 34 (29.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (28.70%) SCCM
8 32 (27.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (26.96%) VMware
10 30 (26.09%) Windows Server
11 28 (24.35%) Change Management
11 28 (24.35%) ITIL V3
12 26 (22.61%) Office 365
12 26 (22.61%) DV Cleared
12 26 (22.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (20.00%) Citrix
15 22 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (18.26%) MCSE
16 21 (18.26%) SQL
17 20 (17.39%) Windows 7
18 18 (15.65%) PowerShell
18 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
18 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Office
19 17 (14.78%) MS Exchange
19 17 (14.78%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (14.78%) Hyper-V
19 17 (14.78%) Windows 10
20 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (13.04%) Firewall

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 17 (14.78%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 14 (12.17%) IIS
4 9 (7.83%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.74%) Apache
6 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.87%) Confluence
7 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.61%) Office 365
2 17 (14.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.61%) IaaS
6 2 (1.74%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.74%) PaaS
7 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.04%) Firewall
2 6 (5.22%) DHCP
2 6 (5.22%) DNS
3 5 (4.35%) LAN
3 5 (4.35%) VPN
3 5 (4.35%) WAN
4 4 (3.48%) ATM
4 4 (3.48%) Internet
4 4 (3.48%) Skype
5 3 (2.61%) NAS
5 3 (2.61%) SAN
6 2 (1.74%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.87%) Network Security
7 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.61%) Big Data
4 3 (2.61%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MSI
2 1 (0.87%) GitLab
2 1 (0.87%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.87%) JIRA
2 1 (0.87%) WiX
General
1 12 (10.43%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Banking
3 5 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (19.13%) Analyst
2 17 (14.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (14.78%) Architect
3 11 (9.57%) Consultant
3 11 (9.57%) Support Engineer
4 8 (6.96%) Technical Architect
5 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 7 (6.09%) Support Specialist
6 6 (5.22%) CyberArk Consultant
6 6 (5.22%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) Wintel Architect
7 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Technical Manager
7 5 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (3.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) .NET
2 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.87%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.87%) LDAP
2 1 (0.87%) Middleware
2 1 (0.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.83%) PKI
4 4 (3.48%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.48%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.61%) Clustering
5 3 (2.61%) CMDB
5 3 (2.61%) iPad
5 3 (2.61%) iPhone
5 3 (2.61%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 86 (74.78%) Windows
2 34 (29.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (27.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (17.39%) Windows 7
7 17 (14.78%) Windows 10
8 9 (7.83%) Linux
9 5 (4.35%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.48%) Unix
11 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.87%) Solaris
12 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.48%) ITIL
2 28 (24.35%) Change Management
2 28 (24.35%) ITIL V3
3 15 (13.04%) Migration
4 11 (9.57%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (8.70%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 9 (7.83%) ITSM
6 9 (7.83%) Service Management
7 8 (6.96%) Disk Encryption
8 7 (6.09%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.22%) CRM
9 6 (5.22%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.22%) Presales
9 6 (5.22%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.22%) Service Design
9 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.22%) TOGAF
10 5 (4.35%) Process Architecture
10 5 (4.35%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.26%) SQL
2 18 (15.65%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.61%) VBScript
4 2 (1.74%) Java
5 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (42.61%) Security Cleared
2 43 (37.39%) SC Cleared
3 26 (22.61%) DV Cleared
3 26 (22.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (18.26%) MCSE
5 15 (13.04%) MCSA
6 11 (9.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (6.09%) CCNA
7 7 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (5.22%) CISSP
8 6 (5.22%) GCIA
8 6 (5.22%) GSEC
9 5 (4.35%) MCITP
10 4 (3.48%) CCSP
10 4 (3.48%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.48%) MCP
10 4 (3.48%) PMI Certification
10 4 (3.48%) PMP
11 3 (2.61%) CCA
11 3 (2.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.04%) SLA
2 9 (7.83%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) GDPR
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (14.78%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (6.96%) BitLocker
5 6 (5.22%) XenApp
6 4 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.61%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.61%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.61%) UAG
7 3 (2.61%) Xen
7 3 (2.61%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.87%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (28.70%) SCCM
2 7 (6.09%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (6.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (3.48%) SCOM
4 2 (1.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.87%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.87%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.87%) MOM
5 1 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.87%) OVSD
5 1 (0.87%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 47 (40.87%) Microsoft
2 31 (26.96%) VMware
3 23 (20.00%) Citrix
4 15 (13.04%) McAfee
5 13 (11.30%) Cisco
6 11 (9.57%) HP
7 10 (8.70%) Remedy
8 9 (7.83%) Symantec
9 6 (5.22%) CyberArk
9 6 (5.22%) Lumension
9 6 (5.22%) ServiceNow
10 5 (4.35%) Forcepoint
11 4 (3.48%) Computacenter
12 3 (2.61%) Apple
12 3 (2.61%) Ivanti
13 2 (1.74%) F5
13 2 (1.74%) MobileIron
13 2 (1.74%) NetApp
14 1 (0.87%) Altiris
14 1 (0.87%) Qualys