The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Aberdeen region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.13% 5.39% 9.01%
As % of the System Software category 72.00% 64.71% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Average daily rate £123 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £112 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £355 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
25 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.01% 8.33% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 13
Average daily rate £130 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.47% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £113 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (47.62%) Firewall
4 10 (47.62%) VLAN
4 10 (47.62%) Fortinet
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco
5 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (23.81%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (23.81%) Data Mapping
6 5 (23.81%) Data Management
7 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 3 (14.29%) VoIP
8 3 (14.29%) WAN
9 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless
9 2 (9.52%) Finance
9 2 (9.52%) CCNA
9 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
9 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (9.52%) SCCM
9 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (9.52%) DHCP
9 2 (9.52%) WLAN
9 2 (9.52%) LAN
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
1 10 (47.62%) VLAN
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) VoIP
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) WLAN
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support
3 4 (19.05%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Data Mapping
1 5 (23.81%) Data Management
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
1 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Fortinet
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) CommVault
4 1 (4.76%) Lotus
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
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