Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 24 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -19
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 41 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 7.06% 9.07% 8.14%
As % of the System Software category 45.05% 47.79% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 54 42
Oxford median daily rate £388 £323 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.16% +17.27% -
10th Percentile £134 £140 £178
90th Percentile £488 £420 £425
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £310 £275
% change year-on-year +29.03% +12.73% +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Oxford median hourly rate £17.00 £10.00 £14.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -30.74% +11.06%
10th Percentile £16.00 £10.00 £11.58
90th Percentile £18.75 £10.00 £19.75
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £10.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +70.00% -39.39% +26.92%

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 91 136 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 15.66% 18.97% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 110 78
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.58% +24.90%
10th Percentile £253 £170 £207
90th Percentile £561 £538 £481
Oxfordshire median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Oxford median hourly rate £17.00 £10.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -32.77% -4.03%
10th Percentile £16.00 £10.00 £11.85
90th Percentile £18.75 £10.00 £19.99
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £10.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +70.00% -39.39% +6.45%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
4 18 (43.90%) Office 365
5 15 (36.59%) PowerShell
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (26.83%) Migration
7 11 (26.83%) VMware
8 10 (24.39%) SCCM
8 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
11 7 (17.07%) VoIP
11 7 (17.07%) WAN
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (17.07%) ITIL
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
11 7 (17.07%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (17.07%) OneDrive
12 6 (14.63%) Server Monitoring
12 6 (14.63%) Runbook
12 6 (14.63%) Data Migration
12 6 (14.63%) LAN
12 6 (14.63%) Firewall
13 5 (12.20%) SQL
13 5 (12.20%) Content Management
13 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (12.20%) Yammer

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 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 7 (17.07%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (7.32%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) GroupWise
5 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (43.90%) Office 365
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (17.07%) OneDrive
4 5 (12.20%) Yammer
5 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (7.32%) IaaS
7 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.44%) PaaS
8 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) VoIP
1 7 (17.07%) WAN
2 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) Network Security
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
4 2 (4.88%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.44%) MPLS
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 3 (7.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
1 9 (21.95%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Desktop Support
3 5 (12.20%) IT Support
3 5 (12.20%) Server Support
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Office 365 Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) SharePoint Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) iPad
2 3 (7.32%) iPhone
2 3 (7.32%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Migration
2 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (17.07%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) Data Migration
4 6 (14.63%) Runbook
4 6 (14.63%) Server Monitoring
5 5 (12.20%) Content Management
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
7 3 (7.32%) Break/Fix
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.32%) Data Encryption
7 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.32%) DevOps
7 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.32%) ITSM
7 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Server Management
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCITP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.44%) Docker
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) Adobe
3 3 (7.32%) Apple
3 3 (7.32%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) NetApp