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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 57 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.68% 3.16% 3.86%
As % of the System Software category 67.86% 46.05% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 14
Average daily rate
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£206 £375 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.06% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £145 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £430 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £279 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.34% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Active Directory
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
84 76 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.90% 6.86% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 23 22
Average daily rate £325 £400 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +49.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £193 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £455 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014, 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 78 (78.00%) Windows
2 47 (47.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (36.00%) MS Office
3 36 (36.00%) Windows 7
4 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (22.00%) MS Exchange
7 20 (20.00%) Citrix
7 20 (20.00%) VMware
8 19 (19.00%) SQL
8 19 (19.00%) Finance
9 17 (17.00%) Windows XP
10 16 (16.00%) IIS
10 16 (16.00%) SAN
10 16 (16.00%) Banking
11 15 (15.00%) SharePoint
12 14 (14.00%) .NET
12 14 (14.00%) Lync
13 13 (13.00%) DNS
13 13 (13.00%) SCCM
14 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
14 12 (12.00%) EMC
14 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
15 11 (11.00%) Linux
15 11 (11.00%) Blackberry
15 11 (11.00%) Altiris
15 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (11.00%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
16 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 22 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.00%) IIS
3 15 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 14 (14.00%) Lync
5 11 (11.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (5.00%) IBM Notes
9 4 (4.00%) CICS
9 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
10 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 36 (36.00%) MS Office
2 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) assyst
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.00%) SAN
2 13 (13.00%) DNS
3 9 (9.00%) DHCP
4 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.00%) VoIP
6 5 (5.00%) VPN
7 4 (4.00%) Firewall
7 4 (4.00%) NAS
8 3 (3.00%) Network Security
9 2 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.00%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.00%) LAN
10 1 (1.00%) Intranet
10 1 (1.00%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (1.00%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) DB2
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 16 (16.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) German Language
3 1 (1.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 21 (21.00%) Analyst
2 15 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (10.00%) Developer
3 10 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 10 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (9.00%) Administrator
5 8 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.00%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.00%) Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) .NET
2 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (10.00%) SOAP
2 10 (10.00%) Web Services
2 10 (10.00%) XML
2 10 (10.00%) JSON
2 10 (10.00%) RESTful
3 7 (7.00%) Application Packaging
4 4 (4.00%) HTML5
4 4 (4.00%) CSS
4 4 (4.00%) HTML
4 4 (4.00%) Middleware
5 3 (3.00%) EDI
6 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.00%) Replication
3 4 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (4.00%) iPhone
4 3 (3.00%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.00%) Clustering
4 3 (3.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.00%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.00%) iPad
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.00%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 78 (78.00%) Windows
2 36 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (17.00%) Windows XP
6 11 (11.00%) Linux
7 9 (9.00%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.00%) Apple iOS
8 8 (8.00%) UNIX
9 7 (7.00%) Windows 2000
10 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (4.00%) AIX
11 4 (4.00%) zOS
11 4 (4.00%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.00%) Android
12 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.00%) ITIL
2 8 (8.00%) Migration
3 4 (4.00%) Network Design
4 3 (3.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (3.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.00%) Change Management
6 1 (1.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.00%) Project Management
6 1 (1.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.00%) SQL
2 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.00%) VBScript
5 1 (1.00%) VB
5 1 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.00%) MCSE
2 4 (4.00%) Degree
3 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) MCP
3 3 (3.00%) MCITP
4 2 (2.00%) CCNA
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.00%) MCDST
4 2 (2.00%) MCTS
5 1 (1.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) QA
2 8 (8.00%) SLA
3 4 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.00%) vSphere
3 5 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.00%) SRDF
5 2 (2.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.00%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.00%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (13.00%) SCCM
2 6 (6.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.00%) WSUS
4 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.00%) SCOM
5 1 (1.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 47 (47.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.00%) Citrix
2 20 (20.00%) VMware
3 12 (12.00%) EMC
4 11 (11.00%) Altiris
5 7 (7.00%) Symantec
6 6 (6.00%) Lotus
7 5 (5.00%) CommVault
7 5 (5.00%) LANDesk
8 4 (4.00%) NetApp
8 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.00%) Dell
8 4 (4.00%) Oracle
8 4 (4.00%) Cisco
8 4 (4.00%) IBM
9 2 (2.00%) CA
9 2 (2.00%) Apple
10 1 (1.00%) Veritas
10 1 (1.00%) Polycom
10 1 (1.00%) HP
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Volt
Rate: £19.00 - £21.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Rate: £170 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £105.00 - £110.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £110.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £110.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
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Rate: £180.00 - £230.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago