The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 47 56 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.92% 4.38% 2.52%
As % of the System Software category 41.59% 59.57% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 8
Average daily rate
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£288 £285 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £108 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £470 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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Scotland

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

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
113 94 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.02% 7.35% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 22
Average daily rate £350 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £110 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -50.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 85 (75.22%) Windows
2 60 (53.10%) Microsoft
3 49 (43.36%) Windows 7
4 35 (30.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (28.32%) MS Office
6 30 (26.55%) ITIL
6 30 (26.55%) VMware
7 29 (25.66%) MS Exchange
8 27 (23.89%) SCCM
8 27 (23.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (23.01%) Migration
10 22 (19.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (19.47%) DNS
10 22 (19.47%) Data Centre
11 21 (18.58%) PowerShell
12 18 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (15.04%) SharePoint
14 16 (14.16%) vSphere
15 15 (13.27%) Lync
15 15 (13.27%) Banking
15 15 (13.27%) DHCP
15 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (12.39%) Cisco
16 14 (12.39%) LAN
16 14 (12.39%) SQL
17 13 (11.50%) MS Excel
17 13 (11.50%) Finance
18 12 (10.62%) Windows XP
18 12 (10.62%) Citrix
19 11 (9.73%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 29 (25.66%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.04%) SharePoint
3 15 (13.27%) Lync
4 11 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (7.96%) IIS
6 5 (4.42%) JBoss
6 5 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.65%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.77%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.88%) JRun
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (28.32%) MS Office
2 13 (11.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) assyst
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.47%) DNS
2 15 (13.27%) DHCP
3 14 (12.39%) LAN
4 11 (9.73%) VPN
5 10 (8.85%) LDAP
6 8 (7.08%) SAN
7 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.19%) WAN
8 5 (4.42%) Firewall
8 5 (4.42%) Network Security
9 4 (3.54%) VoIP
9 4 (3.54%) Internet
10 3 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.65%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.77%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.77%) SSL
11 2 (1.77%) WLAN
11 2 (1.77%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Ant
2 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (13.27%) Banking
2 13 (11.50%) Finance
3 4 (3.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (22.12%) Analyst
2 22 (19.47%) Administrator
3 18 (15.93%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.62%) Consultant
5 11 (9.73%) Desktop Support
6 9 (7.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.08%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Architect
8 7 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.19%) Server Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) IT Support
9 5 (4.42%) LAN Administrator
9 5 (4.42%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Network Support
9 5 (4.42%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) VMWare Administrator
10 4 (3.54%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.73%) Application Packaging
2 6 (5.31%) .NET
2 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.42%) Web Services
4 2 (1.77%) XML
4 2 (1.77%) JMS
4 2 (1.77%) J2EE
4 2 (1.77%) JPA
4 2 (1.77%) OAuth
4 2 (1.77%) HTML5
4 2 (1.77%) CSS
4 2 (1.77%) JSP
4 2 (1.77%) Struts
4 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.77%) Ajax
4 2 (1.77%) HTML
5 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.88%) COM+
5 1 (0.88%) ISAPI
5 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.96%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.42%) User Experience
4 5 (4.42%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.42%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.54%) Handset
5 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.65%) iPhone
6 3 (2.65%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.77%) Replication
7 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.77%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) PDA
8 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) GIS
8 1 (0.88%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 85 (75.22%) Windows
2 49 (43.36%) Windows 7
3 35 (30.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (23.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (19.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (10.62%) Windows XP
7 11 (9.73%) Linux
8 5 (4.42%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.54%) UNIX
10 3 (2.65%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.77%) Android
12 1 (0.88%) NetWare
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.55%) ITIL
2 26 (23.01%) Migration
3 5 (4.42%) Change Management
3 5 (4.42%) Coaching
4 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
4 4 (3.54%) Project Management
5 3 (2.65%) Data Migration
6 2 (1.77%) Security Architecture
6 2 (1.77%) Network Architecture
6 2 (1.77%) Load Balancing
6 2 (1.77%) ITIL V3
6 2 (1.77%) Service Management
6 2 (1.77%) SOA
6 2 (1.77%) Configuration Management
6 2 (1.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.77%) Business Continuity
6 2 (1.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (1.77%) TOGAF
6 2 (1.77%) Business Analysis
6 2 (1.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.58%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.39%) SQL
3 7 (6.19%) VB
4 5 (4.42%) VBA
5 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.77%) C
5 2 (1.77%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.42%) Degree
3 4 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.54%) MCP
3 4 (3.54%) HND
4 3 (2.65%) MCSE
4 3 (2.65%) CCNP
4 3 (2.65%) CCNA
4 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.77%) MCTS
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) CCEE
6 1 (0.88%) CCA
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) SLA
2 4 (3.54%) QA
3 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) BS7799
System Software
1 18 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (14.16%) vSphere
3 6 (5.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.54%) vCloud
5 3 (2.65%) XenApp
5 3 (2.65%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.88%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (23.89%) SCCM
2 7 (6.19%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.31%) WSUS
3 6 (5.31%) SCOM
4 2 (1.77%) SCSM
4 2 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.88%) MIIS
5 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 60 (53.10%) Microsoft
2 30 (26.55%) VMware
3 14 (12.39%) Cisco
4 12 (10.62%) Citrix
5 11 (9.73%) HP
6 6 (5.31%) Oracle
7 5 (4.42%) Lotus
8 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.54%) Dell
8 4 (3.54%) EMC
9 3 (2.65%) CommVault
9 3 (2.65%) Veritas
9 3 (2.65%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (1.77%) Adobe
10 2 (1.77%) Apple
10 2 (1.77%) Symantec
11 1 (0.88%) McAfee
11 1 (0.88%) Sophos
11 1 (0.88%) Wyse
11 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Rate: £110.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago