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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 61 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.02% 2.57% 5.69%
As % of the System Software category 57.55% 41.77% 51.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 15
Average daily rate
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£213 £143 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £105 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £438 £242
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
106 79 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.98% 6.16% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 23
Average daily rate £300 £338 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +53.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £444 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £46.25 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+285.41% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £11.60 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £12.40 £28.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 63 (73.26%) Windows
2 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 31 (36.05%) Windows 7
3 30 (34.88%) VMware
4 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
5 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (24.42%) MS Office
8 20 (23.26%) SQL
9 19 (22.09%) MS Exchange
9 19 (22.09%) SCCM
10 14 (16.28%) Migration
10 14 (16.28%) DNS
11 13 (15.12%) LAN
11 13 (15.12%) SAN
12 12 (13.95%) Finance
12 12 (13.95%) Cisco
12 12 (13.95%) ITIL
12 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (12.79%) Lync
14 9 (10.47%) Oracle
14 9 (10.47%) Linux
14 9 (10.47%) HP
14 9 (10.47%) DHCP
14 9 (10.47%) vSphere
14 9 (10.47%) Banking
15 8 (9.30%) Application Packaging
15 8 (9.30%) Citrix
15 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
15 8 (9.30%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (22.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.79%) Lync
3 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.30%) IIS
4 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.65%) JBoss
6 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (24.42%) MS Office
2 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) assyst
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.16%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
1 1 (1.16%) PaaS
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
1 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) DNS
2 13 (15.12%) SAN
2 13 (15.12%) LAN
3 9 (10.47%) DHCP
4 6 (6.98%) WAN
4 6 (6.98%) LDAP
4 6 (6.98%) Firewall
4 6 (6.98%) NAS
5 5 (5.81%) VPN
6 4 (4.65%) VoIP
7 3 (3.49%) Internet
7 3 (3.49%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.33%) SSL
8 2 (2.33%) WLAN
8 2 (2.33%) Broadband
8 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Ant
2 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Analyst
2 13 (15.12%) Administrator
3 11 (12.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (12.79%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) IT Support
6 5 (5.81%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Network Support
6 5 (5.81%) Server Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) LAN Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.65%) Network Support Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Architect
8 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.49%) Web Services
3 2 (2.33%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) JMS
3 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.33%) Ajax
3 2 (2.33%) JPA
3 2 (2.33%) OAuth
3 2 (2.33%) J2EE
3 2 (2.33%) JSP
3 2 (2.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) Handset
2 4 (4.65%) Replication
3 2 (2.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.33%) PKI
3 2 (2.33%) PDA
3 2 (2.33%) BYOD
3 2 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.16%) GIS
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) RMADS
4 1 (1.16%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 63 (73.26%) Windows
2 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 31 (36.05%) Windows 7
3 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.47%) Linux
6 8 (9.30%) UNIX
7 5 (5.81%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.65%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.49%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.16%) NetWare
10 1 (1.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) Migration
2 12 (13.95%) ITIL
3 4 (4.65%) Business Continuity
4 3 (3.49%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.33%) Service Management
5 2 (2.33%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (2.33%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (2.33%) SABSA
5 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (2.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) SQL
2 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.81%) VBA
4 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.33%) C
4 2 (2.33%) Java
4 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (5.81%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) HND
3 2 (2.33%) CCNP
3 2 (2.33%) CCNA
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) MCP
4 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.47%) vSphere
3 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.33%) XenApp
4 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.16%) Squid
5 1 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.16%) UAG
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.16%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 19 (22.09%) SCCM
2 5 (5.81%) SCOM
2 5 (5.81%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.49%) WSUS
4 2 (2.33%) SCSM
5 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (34.88%) VMware
2 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.95%) Cisco
4 9 (10.47%) Oracle
4 9 (10.47%) HP
5 8 (9.30%) Citrix
5 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.81%) NetApp
6 5 (5.81%) EMC
7 4 (4.65%) Lotus
8 3 (3.49%) Apple
8 3 (3.49%) McAfee
9 2 (2.33%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.33%) Adobe
10 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.16%) IBM
10 1 (1.16%) Symantec
10 1 (1.16%) Remedy
10 1 (1.16%) Avaya
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