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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 19.05% 9.43% 2.23%
As % of the System Software category 88.89% 66.67% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
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£180 £110 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £9.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 - £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 - £9.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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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
9 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.43% 14.15% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 9
Average daily rate £225 £123 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.67% -57.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £110 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £310 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £9.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 - £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 - £9.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 2015, 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) HP
4 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
4 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) LDAP
4 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (39.13%) SCCM
5 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (34.78%) MCSE
6 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (30.43%) CommVault
6 7 (30.43%) VoIP
6 7 (30.43%) SLA
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 7 (30.43%) Office 365
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
8 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
9 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
10 1 (4.35%) VMware
10 1 (4.35%) Citrix

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) LDAP
2 7 (30.43%) VoIP
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
1 12 (52.17%) Support Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Support Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (34.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 7 (30.43%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (21.74%) IT Support
5 5 (21.74%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
7 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) Server Support
9 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) MCSE
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) HP
1 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
2 7 (30.43%) CommVault
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
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