Period
to 19 June 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 19 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 39 10
Rank change year-on-year +30 -29 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 76 26 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 11.69% 4.33% 12.00%
As % of the System Software category 80.85% 44.83% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 17 47
Oxford median daily rate £325 £245 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.65% +3.16% -40.63%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £115
90th Percentile £429 £375 £388
Oxfordshire median daily rate £325 £245 £250
% change year-on-year +32.65% -2.00% -23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 8
Oxford median hourly rate £15.97 £20.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.18% +40.35% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.46 £15.70 £13.03
90th Percentile £20.33 £132.00 £18.15
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.27 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.48% +17.86% -12.50%

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 94 58 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 14.46% 9.67% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 40 65
Oxford median daily rate £341 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +25.00% -17.24%
10th Percentile £156 £150 £126
90th Percentile £468 £503 £438
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £313
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 8
Oxford median hourly rate £15.97 £20.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.18% +40.35% -10.94%
10th Percentile £13.46 £15.70 £13.03
90th Percentile £20.33 £132.00 £18.15
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.80 £17.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -1.18% +19.30% -22.97%

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 19 June 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 19 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 67 (88.16%) Windows
2 43 (56.58%) Windows Server
3 40 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 34 (44.74%) Windows 10
5 33 (43.42%) Office 365
6 31 (40.79%) Microsoft Office
7 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (36.84%) SCCM
8 26 (34.21%) DNS
9 25 (32.89%) PowerShell
10 24 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (30.26%) DHCP
12 21 (27.63%) Apple
13 19 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
14 18 (23.68%) Mobile Device Management
15 17 (22.37%) Mac OS
15 17 (22.37%) VMware
16 16 (21.05%) Migration
16 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
17 15 (19.74%) Remote Desktop
17 15 (19.74%) Runbook
18 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (18.42%) Web Services
19 13 (17.11%) Microsoft App-V
19 13 (17.11%) Data Protection
19 13 (17.11%) Problem Management
19 13 (17.11%) Apple iOS
20 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
20 12 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
20 12 (15.79%) Application Packaging

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 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.89%) IIS
3 5 (6.58%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (5.26%) Apache
4 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.63%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 33 (43.42%) Office 365
2 24 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (9.21%) OneDrive
5 4 (5.26%) PaaS
6 3 (3.95%) Yammer
7 2 (2.63%) IaaS
7 2 (2.63%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.32%) G Suite
8 1 (1.32%) SaaS
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.21%) DNS
2 23 (30.26%) DHCP
3 15 (19.74%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (11.84%) VoIP
5 6 (7.89%) Firewall
5 6 (7.89%) Network Security
5 6 (7.89%) VPN
5 6 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (5.26%) LAN
6 4 (5.26%) Skype
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.95%) WAN
7 3 (3.95%) Wireless
8 2 (2.63%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (2.63%) PBX
8 2 (2.63%) SAN
8 2 (2.63%) VLAN
9 1 (1.32%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.32%) MGCP
9 1 (1.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (3.95%) Publishing
1 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Support Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 18 (23.68%) Windows Engineer
4 17 (22.37%) IT Support
5 13 (17.11%) Desktop Support
6 11 (14.47%) Analyst
6 11 (14.47%) Office 365 Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 10 (13.16%) Active Directory Support
7 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (13.16%) Server Engineer
7 10 (13.16%) Windows Server Engineer
8 9 (11.84%) IT Engineer
8 9 (11.84%) SCCM Engineer
9 8 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
9 8 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (10.53%) Server Support
9 8 (10.53%) Support Analyst
9 8 (10.53%) Windows Server Support
10 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.58%) iPhone
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.95%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.32%) CCTV
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) PKI
5 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 67 (88.16%) Windows
2 43 (56.58%) Windows Server
3 34 (44.74%) Windows 10
4 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (22.37%) Mac OS
6 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 13 (17.11%) Apple iOS
8 8 (10.53%) Android
9 6 (7.89%) Linux
10 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Mobile Device Management
2 16 (21.05%) Migration
3 15 (19.74%) Runbook
4 13 (17.11%) Data Protection
4 13 (17.11%) Problem Management
5 12 (15.79%) Application Packaging
6 11 (14.47%) ITIL
7 10 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Change Management
8 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.58%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (5.26%) Data Migration
9 4 (5.26%) Data Security
9 4 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (3.95%) Content Management
10 3 (3.95%) Identity Management
10 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.95%) Time Management
11 2 (2.63%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.58%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) C
3 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.63%) A+ Certification
2 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) MCITP
3 1 (1.32%) CCNP
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.32%) MCP
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) GDPR
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.63%) Samba
6 1 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (36.84%) SCCM
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (5.26%) SCOM
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.32%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.63%) Apple
3 17 (22.37%) VMware
4 12 (15.79%) Cisco
5 5 (6.58%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.58%) Synology
6 4 (5.26%) Dell
6 4 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.63%) Google
7 2 (2.63%) Meraki
7 2 (2.63%) NetApp
7 2 (2.63%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.32%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.32%) Brocade
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix
8 1 (1.32%) EMC
8 1 (1.32%) Veeam