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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 72 70 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.09% 4.92% 3.78%
As % of the System Software category 42.35% 63.06% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 23
Median daily rate £350 £295 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +131.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £114 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +1.72%
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
170 111 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.02% 7.81% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 41 45
Median daily rate £450 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Median hourly rate £48.75 £37.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +123.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £17.10 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £51.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016, 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 96 (72.18%) Windows
2 58 (43.61%) Microsoft
3 47 (35.34%) Finance
4 44 (33.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (30.08%) Windows Server
6 38 (28.57%) Citrix
7 36 (27.07%) VMware
8 34 (25.56%) MS Exchange
9 32 (24.06%) PowerShell
9 32 (24.06%) Data Centre
10 29 (21.80%) Windows 7
11 28 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (20.30%) SCCM
12 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
13 25 (18.80%) ITIL
14 24 (18.05%) Clustering
14 24 (18.05%) DNS
14 24 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (17.29%) XenApp
15 23 (17.29%) LDAP
16 22 (16.54%) DHCP
16 22 (16.54%) RACF
16 22 (16.54%) SCOM
17 21 (15.79%) CA Single Sign-On
17 21 (15.79%) CA
17 21 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
18 20 (15.04%) Unix
18 20 (15.04%) Linux
18 20 (15.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 19 (14.29%) Financial Institution

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 34 (25.56%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 12 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.01%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) MS Project
3 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.75%) Bluemix
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
1 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.05%) DNS
2 23 (17.29%) LDAP
3 22 (16.54%) DHCP
4 14 (10.53%) NetScaler
5 10 (7.52%) LAN
6 8 (6.02%) VPN
7 6 (4.51%) WAN
8 5 (3.76%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.01%) SAN
9 4 (3.01%) Skype
10 3 (2.26%) Firewall
10 3 (2.26%) WLAN
11 2 (1.50%) Broadband
11 2 (1.50%) Internet
11 2 (1.50%) Network Security
11 2 (1.50%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (1.50%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.75%) PBX
12 1 (0.75%) SMS
12 1 (0.75%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.76%) Informix
2 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Fiddler
General
1 47 (35.34%) Finance
2 19 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 13 (9.77%) Banking
4 11 (8.27%) Law
5 3 (2.26%) Retail
5 3 (2.26%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) German Language
6 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (18.80%) Consultant
2 19 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 17 (12.78%) Support Engineer
4 16 (12.03%) Architect
5 14 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
5 14 (10.53%) Administrator
6 12 (9.02%) IT Support
6 12 (9.02%) Security Architect
7 11 (8.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (8.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (8.27%) Analyst
8 9 (6.77%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.77%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) IT Administrator
10 7 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
10 7 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.51%) OAuth
1 6 (4.51%) Web Services
2 1 (0.75%) LAMP
2 1 (0.75%) Middleware
2 1 (0.75%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.06%) Data Centre
2 24 (18.05%) Clustering
3 17 (12.78%) Hedge funds
4 11 (8.27%) Mainframe
5 10 (7.52%) Blackberry
5 10 (7.52%) PKI
6 8 (6.02%) Client/Server
7 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (5.26%) Private Cloud
8 5 (3.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (3.01%) Fat Client
9 4 (3.01%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.50%) PMI
10 2 (1.50%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.75%) CMDB
11 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 96 (72.18%) Windows
2 44 (33.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (30.08%) Windows Server
4 29 (21.80%) Windows 7
5 28 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (15.04%) Linux
6 20 (15.04%) Unix
7 14 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (9.77%) Solaris
9 10 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (6.02%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.01%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.80%) ITIL
2 21 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
3 12 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (6.77%) Application Packaging
5 7 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.26%) Migration
5 7 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.51%) Identity Management
6 6 (4.51%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.51%) RAD
7 5 (3.76%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.76%) Release Management
7 5 (3.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.01%) Information Security
8 4 (3.01%) Kanban
8 4 (3.01%) Service Management
8 4 (3.01%) SIEM
8 4 (3.01%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (2.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.06%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.77%) VBScript
3 6 (4.51%) Java
3 6 (4.51%) Perl
3 6 (4.51%) Ruby
3 6 (4.51%) VBA
4 5 (3.76%) SQL
5 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.51%) MCP
3 3 (2.26%) MCSE
3 3 (2.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.50%) CCA
4 2 (1.50%) CISM
4 2 (1.50%) CISSP
4 2 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.75%) APMP
5 1 (0.75%) CCNP
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.75%) MCITP
5 1 (0.75%) PMP
5 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (12.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.50%) COBIT
3 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (17.29%) XenApp
3 22 (16.54%) RACF
4 18 (13.53%) XenDesktop
5 16 (12.03%) VMware ESX
6 11 (8.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (6.02%) Veritas File System
7 8 (6.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (5.26%) Hyper-V
9 6 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (3.76%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (2.26%) Terminal Services
11 3 (2.26%) XenServer
12 2 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.50%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.50%) MetaFrame
12 2 (1.50%) vSphere
13 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 27 (20.30%) SCCM
2 22 (16.54%) SCOM
3 21 (15.79%) CA Single Sign-On
4 16 (12.03%) WSUS
5 6 (4.51%) Nagios
5 6 (4.51%) TADDM
6 5 (3.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.26%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.26%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 58 (43.61%) Microsoft
2 38 (28.57%) Citrix
3 36 (27.07%) VMware
4 21 (15.79%) CA
5 14 (10.53%) Cisco
6 8 (6.02%) Symantec
6 8 (6.02%) Veritas
7 7 (5.26%) Oracle
7 7 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.51%) AppSense
8 6 (4.51%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (3.01%) NetApp
9 4 (3.01%) Sun
10 3 (2.26%) SAP
11 2 (1.50%) Altiris
11 2 (1.50%) EMC
11 2 (1.50%) HP
11 2 (1.50%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.50%) Qualys
11 2 (1.50%) Splunk
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