The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 18 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.48% 3.03% 5.88%
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 50.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £113
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

System Software Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.94% 6.06% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £295 - £113
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Active Directory
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware