The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 22 16
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 12 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.67% 8.19% 8.38%
As % of the System Software category 42.86% 55.81% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 15
Median daily rate £350 £305 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +17.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £99 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 28 43 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 8.56% 14.68% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 25
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £148 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £82.50 £18.25 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +352.05% +9.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.85 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £21.65 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Oxford

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Oxford

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Oxford over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Oxford

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Oxford

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Oxford over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) Office 365
6 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (17.86%) IaaS
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
7 5 (17.86%) SCCM
7 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) Migration
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 4 (14.29%) Apple
8 4 (14.29%) Citrix
8 4 (14.29%) PaaS
8 4 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (10.71%) Network Security
9 3 (10.71%) PKI
9 3 (10.71%) CCTV
9 3 (10.71%) Adobe
9 3 (10.71%) VoIP

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) IaaS
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (14.29%) PaaS
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Network Security
1 3 (10.71%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) 3G
2 1 (3.57%) Broadband
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support
3 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Officer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Server Support
5 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (10.71%) Support Officer
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) CCTV
1 3 (10.71%) PKI
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) EPoS
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.71%) CRM
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Task Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Break/Fix
5 1 (3.57%) Informatics
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Statistics
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCNA
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.14%) MCSE
1 2 (7.14%) MCTS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.57%) SmoothWall
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Apple
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe
3 3 (10.71%) Sophos
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
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