Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 19 28
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 100 125 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.51% 8.63% 6.69%
As % of the System Software category 45.05% 54.59% 64.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 53 34
Milton Keynes median daily rate £320 £358 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.49% -15.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £134 £270 £225
90th Percentile £436 £548 £526
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £320 £354 £408
% change year-on-year -9.54% -13.19% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.64 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.33% +50.00% -33.93%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.77 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.60 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -27.27% +37.50% -25.65%

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 222 229 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.45% 15.80% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 111 69
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £200 £293 £298
90th Percentile £538 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.00 £17.46 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.00% +45.50% -25.33%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.78 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.15 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.82 £16.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year -27.26% +35.42% -25.00%

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 18 June 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 18 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 78 (78.00%) Windows
2 54 (54.00%) Microsoft
3 39 (39.00%) ITIL
3 39 (39.00%) Security Cleared
4 35 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
5 31 (31.00%) SC Cleared
6 30 (30.00%) SCCM
7 28 (28.00%) Office 365
8 27 (27.00%) Windows 7
9 25 (25.00%) Change Management
10 24 (24.00%) Citrix
10 24 (24.00%) ITIL V3
11 23 (23.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (23.00%) VMware
12 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (21.00%) Windows 10
13 20 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (20.00%) DV Cleared
14 16 (16.00%) McAfee
14 16 (16.00%) HP
14 16 (16.00%) MCSA
14 16 (16.00%) PowerShell
15 15 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (15.00%) SQL
15 15 (15.00%) SLA
15 15 (15.00%) Firewall
16 14 (14.00%) Migration
16 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (14.00%) Problem-Solving

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 12 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 12 (12.00%) Skype for Business
2 10 (10.00%) IIS
3 9 (9.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.00%) Apache
5 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.00%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 35 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (9.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.00%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.00%) Office 365
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.00%) GitHub
3 2 (2.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.00%) IaaS
3 2 (2.00%) PaaS
3 2 (2.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.00%) Firewall
2 9 (9.00%) DNS
3 7 (7.00%) DHCP
4 6 (6.00%) VPN
5 5 (5.00%) LAN
5 5 (5.00%) WAN
6 4 (4.00%) Internet
7 2 (2.00%) Skype
7 2 (2.00%) SSL
8 1 (1.00%) ATM
8 1 (1.00%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.00%) MPLS
8 1 (1.00%) NAS
8 1 (1.00%) Network Security
8 1 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) GIS
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.00%) DB2
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 7 (7.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Automotive
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (36.00%) Analyst
2 19 (19.00%) Desktop Support
3 11 (11.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (11.00%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Support Specialist
6 7 (7.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 6 (6.00%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 4 (4.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Active Directory Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.00%) J2EE
2 2 (2.00%) LAMP
2 2 (2.00%) LDAP
2 2 (2.00%) Spring
3 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.00%) Middleware
3 1 (1.00%) REST
3 1 (1.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.00%) iPad
4 3 (3.00%) iPhone
5 2 (2.00%) PKI
5 2 (2.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 78 (78.00%) Windows
2 27 (27.00%) Windows 7
3 23 (23.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (21.00%) Windows 10
5 20 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.00%) Linux
8 7 (7.00%) Unix
9 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.00%) Android
10 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.00%) DC/OS
11 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.00%) Solaris
11 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.00%) ITIL
2 25 (25.00%) Change Management
3 24 (24.00%) ITIL V3
4 14 (14.00%) Migration
4 14 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (13.00%) Service Management
6 9 (9.00%) ITSM
7 8 (8.00%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.00%) CRM
9 5 (5.00%) Change Control
9 5 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (5.00%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (4.00%) Analytics
10 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (4.00%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.00%) Java
3 2 (2.00%) PHP
3 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.00%) C#
4 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (39.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (31.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 16 (16.00%) MCSA
6 10 (10.00%) MCSE
7 7 (7.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (4.00%) MCP
9 3 (3.00%) CCA
9 3 (3.00%) CCNA
9 3 (3.00%) CCNP
9 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.00%) Degree
11 1 (1.00%) MCITP
11 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.00%) PMP
11 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.00%) SLA
2 12 (12.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.00%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (3.00%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (3.00%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.00%) UAG
4 3 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.00%) Docker
5 2 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.00%) Xen
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (30.00%) SCCM
2 6 (6.00%) WSUS
3 5 (5.00%) OVSD
4 2 (2.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 54 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (24.00%) Citrix
3 23 (23.00%) VMware
4 16 (16.00%) HP
4 16 (16.00%) McAfee
5 12 (12.00%) Cisco
5 12 (12.00%) Remedy
6 6 (6.00%) NetApp
7 5 (5.00%) Forcepoint
7 5 (5.00%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.00%) Computacenter
8 3 (3.00%) Lumension
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle
8 3 (3.00%) Sage
8 3 (3.00%) Symantec
9 2 (2.00%) Apple
9 2 (2.00%) ATG
9 2 (2.00%) Google
9 2 (2.00%) IBM
9 2 (2.00%) SAP