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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 36 38 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 58 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.38% 3.96% 1.70%
As % of the System Software category 43.53% 46.77% 38.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 11
Median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.97 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
85 124 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.07% 8.46% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 24
Median daily rate £395 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 76 (75.25%) Windows
2 52 (51.49%) Microsoft
3 39 (38.61%) VMware
4 37 (36.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (36.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (35.64%) Windows 7
6 35 (34.65%) DNS
7 32 (31.68%) DHCP
8 30 (29.70%) Windows Server
9 29 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (25.74%) MS Exchange
10 26 (25.74%) Citrix
11 23 (22.77%) SCCM
12 21 (20.79%) XenApp
12 21 (20.79%) ITIL
13 20 (19.80%) PowerShell
14 19 (18.81%) Finance
14 19 (18.81%) Windows 10
15 18 (17.82%) VMware ESX
15 18 (17.82%) Hyper-V
16 17 (16.83%) XenDesktop
17 15 (14.85%) Microsoft App-V
17 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
17 15 (14.85%) SQL
17 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
17 15 (14.85%) Cisco
18 14 (13.86%) MS Office
18 14 (13.86%) Disclosure Scotland
19 13 (12.87%) Migration
19 13 (12.87%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 26 (25.74%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (9.90%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.99%) CMS
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.96%) Office 365
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.99%) IaaS
4 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (34.65%) DNS
2 32 (31.68%) DHCP
3 13 (12.87%) Firewall
4 10 (9.90%) LAN
4 10 (9.90%) WAN
5 9 (8.91%) VPN
6 8 (7.92%) NetScaler
7 7 (6.93%) Internet
7 7 (6.93%) Skype
7 7 (6.93%) VLAN
8 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.95%) Unified Communications
9 4 (3.96%) LDAP
9 4 (3.96%) SAN
10 3 (2.97%) VXLAN
10 3 (2.97%) Wireless
11 2 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.98%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.98%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.99%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) WinDbg
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Law
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (26.73%) Analyst
2 10 (9.90%) IT Analyst
3 9 (8.91%) Architect
4 8 (7.92%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (6.93%) Consultant
5 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (6.93%) IT Support
5 7 (6.93%) Service Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (8.91%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.93%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.95%) Replication
4 4 (3.96%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.96%) PKI
4 4 (3.96%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.97%) Clustering
5 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) iPad
6 2 (1.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.99%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.99%) NHS
7 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 76 (75.25%) Windows
2 37 (36.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 37 (36.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (35.64%) Windows 7
4 30 (29.70%) Windows Server
5 19 (18.81%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.96%) Android
6 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.97%) Linux
7 3 (2.97%) Unix
7 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.98%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.98%) Solaris
9 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.99%) VMS
9 1 (0.99%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) ITIL
2 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.87%) Migration
3 11 (10.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (5.94%) DevOps
5 6 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.96%) Application Discovery
7 3 (2.97%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.97%) Change Management
7 3 (2.97%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (2.97%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.97%) Kanban
7 3 (2.97%) People Management
7 3 (2.97%) Project Management
7 3 (2.97%) Server Building
7 3 (2.97%) Service Management
7 3 (2.97%) Software Delivery
8 2 (1.98%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.98%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.80%) PowerShell
2 15 (14.85%) SQL
3 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.98%) Java
3 2 (1.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.97%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.98%) CCNP
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.98%) MCP
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.99%) CISSP
4 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.96%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (20.79%) XenApp
3 18 (17.82%) Hyper-V
3 18 (17.82%) VMware ESX
4 17 (16.83%) XenDesktop
5 15 (14.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (6.93%) vSphere
7 5 (4.95%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.97%) XenServer
9 2 (1.98%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (22.77%) SCCM
2 8 (7.92%) SCOM
3 3 (2.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (2.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.98%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.98%) Puppet
4 2 (1.98%) vRealize
5 1 (0.99%) Ansible
5 1 (0.99%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 39 (38.61%) VMware
3 26 (25.74%) Citrix
4 15 (14.85%) Cisco
5 6 (5.94%) Dell
6 5 (4.95%) CA
6 5 (4.95%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.95%) HP
6 5 (4.95%) Mitel
7 4 (3.96%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.97%) EMC
8 3 (2.97%) IBM
8 3 (2.97%) Juniper
8 3 (2.97%) Symantec
9 2 (1.98%) Apple
9 2 (1.98%) BT
9 2 (1.98%) Lumension
9 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.98%) Sun
9 2 (1.98%) WebSpy
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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