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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 26 6
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.15% 1.63% 11.73%
As % of the System Software category 81.25% 30.00% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Average daily rate
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£110 £175 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £175 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £9.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.95% 5.43% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 9
Average daily rate £135 £290 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £9.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
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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 29 July 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 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
2 16 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (50.00%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) VLAN
3 15 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco
4 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (33.33%) Data Management
5 10 (33.33%) HP
6 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (23.33%) SCCM
7 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) MS Office
8 6 (20.00%) Dell
9 5 (16.67%) Compaq
9 5 (16.67%) VPN
9 5 (16.67%) PDA
9 5 (16.67%) ServiceNow
9 5 (16.67%) Data Mapping
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
11 2 (6.67%) Finance
11 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
1 15 (50.00%) VLAN
2 5 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) WLAN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 9 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Technical Support
6 4 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Server Support
8 2 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Desktop Support
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Desktop Technician
9 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) PDA
2 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Data Management
2 5 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
2 2 (6.67%) CCNA
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCDST
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) VMware
2 15 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) Dell
5 5 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 5 (16.67%) Compaq
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Lotus
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