The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Edinburgh 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 51 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.99% 2.64% 3.73%
As % of the System Software category 54.26% 39.71% 55.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 14
Average daily rate
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£159 £375 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.66% +32.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £145 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £430 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
94 68 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.36% 6.66% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 20
Average daily rate £338 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £184 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Active Directory
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 65 (80.25%) Windows
2 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
3 32 (39.51%) Windows 7
4 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (32.10%) MS Office
6 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (27.16%) MS Exchange
8 18 (22.22%) VMware
9 16 (19.75%) SAN
9 16 (19.75%) Citrix
10 15 (18.52%) Windows XP
11 14 (17.28%) SQL
12 12 (14.81%) EMC
12 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (13.58%) SCCM
13 11 (13.58%) Finance
13 11 (13.58%) Banking
14 10 (12.35%) DNS
14 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
15 9 (11.11%) DHCP
15 9 (11.11%) IIS
15 9 (11.11%) Blackberry
15 9 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (9.88%) Apple iOS
16 8 (9.88%) Lync
16 8 (9.88%) vSphere
16 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (9.88%) .NET
16 8 (9.88%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (27.16%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.11%) IIS
2 9 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (9.88%) Lync
3 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.94%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.70%) CICS
6 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (32.10%) MS Office
2 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) assyst
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) SAN
2 10 (12.35%) DNS
3 9 (11.11%) DHCP
4 6 (7.41%) VoIP
4 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.94%) Firewall
6 3 (3.70%) Network Security
6 3 (3.70%) NAS
6 3 (3.70%) VPN
6 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.47%) LAN
7 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.23%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.23%) Intranet
8 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (1.23%) MS Access
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
1 11 (13.58%) Banking
2 1 (1.23%) German Language
2 1 (1.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Analyst
2 12 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (9.88%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.64%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.64%) Administrator
4 7 (8.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (6.17%) Consultant
6 5 (6.17%) Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (6.17%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Citrix Server Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Support Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.17%) SOAP
2 5 (6.17%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) XML
2 5 (6.17%) JSON
2 5 (6.17%) Application Packaging
2 5 (6.17%) RESTful
3 3 (3.70%) EDI
3 3 (3.70%) Middleware
4 2 (2.47%) HTML5
4 2 (2.47%) CSS
4 2 (2.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.94%) Replication
3 3 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (3.70%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.47%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.47%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.47%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.23%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 65 (80.25%) Windows
2 32 (39.51%) Windows 7
3 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (18.52%) Windows XP
6 8 (9.88%) Apple iOS
7 7 (8.64%) Windows 8
7 7 (8.64%) Linux
7 7 (8.64%) UNIX
8 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (6.17%) Windows 2000
10 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.70%) zOS
11 3 (3.70%) AIX
12 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.41%) ITIL
2 5 (6.17%) Migration
3 3 (3.70%) Network Design
3 3 (3.70%) Integration Testing
4 2 (2.47%) Incident Management
4 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.23%) Change Management
5 1 (1.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.23%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.23%) Project Management
5 1 (1.23%) Service Management
5 1 (1.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.70%) MCP
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) MCDST
4 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 4 (4.94%) QA
3 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.88%) vSphere
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.70%) SRDF
7 2 (2.47%) XenApp
7 2 (2.47%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) SCCM
2 5 (6.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.94%) WSUS
4 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.47%) SCOM
6 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.23%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.22%) VMware
3 16 (19.75%) Citrix
4 12 (14.81%) EMC
5 7 (8.64%) Dell
6 6 (7.41%) Symantec
6 6 (7.41%) Altiris
7 5 (6.17%) CommVault
7 5 (6.17%) NetApp
7 5 (6.17%) Lotus
7 5 (6.17%) Cisco
8 4 (4.94%) IBM
8 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.70%) Oracle
10 2 (2.47%) HP
10 2 (2.47%) Apple
10 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.47%) McAfee
10 2 (2.47%) Dell KACE
11 1 (1.23%) Brocade
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