Period
to 18 September 2018

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 6 months to 18 September 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 69 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 10.66% 7.49% 8.87%
As % of the System Software category 66.35% 50.53% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 38 46
Oxford median daily rate £325 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +14.75% +10.91%
10th Percentile £145 £179 £114
90th Percentile £425 £420 £438
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £344 £305
% change year-on-year +9.09% +12.70% +32.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Oxford median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £14.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +3.90% +11.06%
10th Percentile £16.10 £10.00 £11.73
90th Percentile £20.48 £118.00 £21.22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +17.86% -9.68%

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 Oxford with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 104 95 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 16.07% 14.82% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 72 88
Oxford median daily rate £389 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +6.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £174 £243 £196
90th Percentile £498 £536 £462
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Oxford median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +0.84% -4.03%
10th Percentile £16.10 £10.00 £12.05
90th Percentile £20.48 £118.00 £21.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £14.88
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.92% -12.50%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 55 (79.71%) Windows
2 42 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 36 (52.17%) Windows Server
4 35 (50.72%) Office 365
5 30 (43.48%) PowerShell
6 28 (40.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (37.68%) SCCM
8 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
9 23 (33.33%) DNS
10 22 (31.88%) Migration
10 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (31.88%) Windows 10
11 21 (30.43%) DHCP
11 21 (30.43%) Runbook
12 20 (28.99%) Apple
13 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (24.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 15 (21.74%) Remote Desktop
15 15 (21.74%) SharePoint
16 14 (20.29%) Web Services
16 14 (20.29%) OneDrive
16 14 (20.29%) Mac OS
17 13 (18.84%) Data Protection
17 13 (18.84%) Apple iOS
17 13 (18.84%) Mobile Device Management
17 13 (18.84%) VMware
18 12 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
18 12 (17.39%) GDPR
18 12 (17.39%) Amazon RDS
18 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Intune

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 15 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.25%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (5.80%) IIS
4 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.80%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.90%) Apache
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.90%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 35 (50.72%) Office 365
2 28 (40.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (20.29%) OneDrive
5 8 (11.59%) Yammer
6 2 (2.90%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.90%) PaaS
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.45%) IaaS
7 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.33%) DNS
2 21 (30.43%) DHCP
3 15 (21.74%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (11.59%) VoIP
5 7 (10.14%) LAN
6 6 (8.70%) Firewall
6 6 (8.70%) WAN
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (5.80%) Network Security
7 4 (5.80%) Skype
8 2 (2.90%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (2.90%) PBX
8 2 (2.90%) SAN
8 2 (2.90%) VPN
8 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.45%) MPLS
9 1 (1.45%) OSPF
9 1 (1.45%) SNMP
9 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (2.90%) Publishing
2 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Support Engineer
1 21 (30.43%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (23.19%) Windows Engineer
3 15 (21.74%) Office 365 Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Desktop Support
4 11 (15.94%) Server Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Server Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) IT Support
6 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (13.04%) Server Support
7 8 (11.59%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Active Directory Support
7 8 (11.59%) SCCM Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (10.14%) Administrator
8 7 (10.14%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) Windows Server Support
9 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.80%) iPhone
5 3 (4.35%) iPad
5 3 (4.35%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (79.71%) Windows
2 36 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 22 (31.88%) Windows 10
3 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (20.29%) Mac OS
5 13 (18.84%) Apple iOS
6 8 (11.59%) Linux
7 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.25%) Mac OS X
9 4 (5.80%) Android
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Migration
2 21 (30.43%) Runbook
3 17 (24.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (18.84%) Data Protection
4 13 (18.84%) Mobile Device Management
5 12 (17.39%) Application Packaging
6 11 (15.94%) ITIL
6 11 (15.94%) Problem Management
7 10 (14.49%) Data Migration
7 10 (14.49%) Server Monitoring
7 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Content Management
9 6 (8.70%) Data Security
10 5 (7.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 4 (5.80%) Change Management
12 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
12 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.35%) Identity Management
12 3 (4.35%) ITSM
12 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (8.70%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) MCITP
4 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) GDPR
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.90%) Samba
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (37.68%) SCCM
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.35%) SCOM
4 2 (2.90%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.45%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.45%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.99%) Apple
3 13 (18.84%) VMware
4 9 (13.04%) Cisco
5 5 (7.25%) Atlassian
5 5 (7.25%) HP
5 5 (7.25%) Synology
6 3 (4.35%) Adobe
7 2 (2.90%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.45%) Brocade
8 1 (1.45%) Dell
8 1 (1.45%) EMC
8 1 (1.45%) Google
8 1 (1.45%) McAfee
8 1 (1.45%) NetApp
8 1 (1.45%) Veeam