Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 154 147 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.13% 8.72% 7.73%
As % of the System Software category 53.66% 56.54% 61.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 80 39
Milton Keynes median daily rate £332 £348 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.60% -18.24% +30.77%
10th Percentile £160 £120 £111
90th Percentile £486 £500 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £328 £394
% change year-on-year -0.76% -16.83% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 33
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.08% +38.46% -19.45%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.21 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.43 £20.38 £18.78
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -21.94% +38.46% -18.75%

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 287 260 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 20.74% 15.42% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 137 79
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.82% -7.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £200 £173 £198
90th Percentile £488 £496 £540
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £390 £400
% change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 33
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +38.46% +12.41%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.42 £8.50
90th Percentile £18.60 £57.50 £18.78
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.03 £18.00 £13.11
% change year-on-year -22.08% +37.30% -12.60%

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 21 October 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 21 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 113 (73.38%) Windows
2 90 (58.44%) Microsoft
3 58 (37.66%) Office 365
4 56 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 55 (35.71%) VMware
5 55 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 52 (33.77%) ITIL
7 44 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 38 (24.68%) ITIL V3
9 34 (22.08%) Microsoft Office
9 34 (22.08%) Citrix
10 32 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (20.13%) SCCM
11 31 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (19.48%) DV Cleared
12 30 (19.48%) Change Management
12 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (18.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (18.83%) SQL
14 28 (18.18%) Firewall
14 28 (18.18%) McAfee
15 27 (17.53%) NetApp
16 26 (16.88%) SharePoint
16 26 (16.88%) PowerShell
17 23 (14.94%) Windows 7
17 23 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
17 23 (14.94%) MS Exchange
18 21 (13.64%) Linux
18 21 (13.64%) Finance
18 21 (13.64%) Service Management

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 (16.88%) SharePoint
2 23 (14.94%) MS Exchange
3 15 (9.74%) IIS
3 15 (9.74%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.90%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.65%) CMS
10 1 (0.65%) Confluence
10 1 (0.65%) Documentum
10 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (22.08%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (37.66%) Office 365
2 23 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (5.19%) IaaS
4 8 (5.19%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.30%) Akamai
7 1 (0.65%) PaaS
7 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.18%) Firewall
2 19 (12.34%) SAN
3 16 (10.39%) LAN
3 16 (10.39%) WAN
4 13 (8.44%) NAS
4 13 (8.44%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.49%) Skype
6 6 (3.90%) DNS
7 5 (3.25%) DHCP
8 3 (1.95%) Network Security
9 2 (1.30%) Internet
9 2 (1.30%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.30%) VPN
10 1 (0.65%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.55%) Power BI
3 4 (2.60%) DB2
3 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.65%) QlikView
5 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) GitLab
1 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.65%) JIRA
1 1 (0.65%) MSI
1 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (13.64%) Finance
2 13 (8.44%) Financial Institution
2 13 (8.44%) Law
3 8 (5.19%) Banking
4 2 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (31.82%) Analyst
2 21 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (12.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (10.39%) Desktop Support
5 15 (9.74%) Project Engineer
6 14 (9.09%) Administrator
6 14 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.14%) Applications Support
8 9 (5.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (5.19%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (5.19%) Support Specialist
10 7 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 7 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
10 7 (4.55%) Applications Support Specialist
10 7 (4.55%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (3.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.25%) LDAP
2 3 (1.95%) .NET
3 2 (1.30%) ADSI
4 1 (0.65%) Middleware
4 1 (0.65%) Spring
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (6.49%) Mainframe
2 8 (5.19%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.60%) Clustering
3 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.60%) Wiki
4 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.30%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.30%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.65%) BYOD
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.65%) iPad
5 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 113 (73.38%) Windows
2 55 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 32 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (14.94%) Windows 7
6 21 (13.64%) Linux
7 13 (8.44%) Unix
7 13 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.49%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.60%) Solaris
10 3 (1.95%) Android
11 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.77%) ITIL
2 38 (24.68%) ITIL V3
3 30 (19.48%) Change Management
4 21 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 21 (13.64%) Service Management
5 19 (12.34%) ITSM
5 19 (12.34%) Migration
6 10 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (5.84%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (5.19%) CRM
8 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 7 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (3.90%) Change Control
11 5 (3.25%) Critical Thinking
11 5 (3.25%) Information Security
11 5 (3.25%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (3.25%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.25%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.83%) SQL
2 26 (16.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.30%) VB
3 2 (1.30%) VBScript
4 1 (0.65%) C
4 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 44 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 30 (19.48%) DV Cleared
4 29 (18.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (10.39%) MCSA
6 11 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (3.90%) MCITP
9 5 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.25%) MCDBA
10 3 (1.95%) CCNA
10 3 (1.95%) CCNP
10 3 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.95%) MCSE
11 2 (1.30%) Degree
12 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.65%) CCA
12 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.74%) QA
2 14 (9.09%) SLA
3 2 (1.30%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.65%) GDPR
System Software
1 31 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.39%) vSphere
3 10 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (5.84%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (3.90%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.95%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.95%) UAG
6 3 (1.95%) XenApp
6 3 (1.95%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.30%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.30%) Docker
7 2 (1.30%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.30%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (20.13%) SCCM
2 13 (8.44%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (7.79%) WSUS
4 7 (4.55%) OVSD
5 2 (1.30%) Control-M
5 2 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.30%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.65%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (58.44%) Microsoft
2 55 (35.71%) VMware
3 34 (22.08%) Citrix
4 28 (18.18%) McAfee
5 27 (17.53%) NetApp
6 19 (12.34%) HP
7 18 (11.69%) Remedy
8 13 (8.44%) Sony
9 8 (5.19%) Cisco
9 8 (5.19%) F5
10 6 (3.90%) Oracle
11 4 (2.60%) Apple
12 3 (1.95%) EMC
12 3 (1.95%) Forcepoint
12 3 (1.95%) Lumension
12 3 (1.95%) SAP
12 3 (1.95%) webMethods
13 2 (1.30%) CA
13 2 (1.30%) Computacenter
13 2 (1.30%) Tableau