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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 69 52 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.53% 3.42% 3.42%
As % of the System Software category 67.65% 47.27% 54.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 30
Median daily rate £300 £283 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £121 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £464 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.58 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.51% -2.83%
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
102 110 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.14% 7.24% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 56
Median daily rate £375 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

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 4 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 85 (71.43%) Windows
2 61 (51.26%) Microsoft
3 41 (34.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (32.77%) VMware
5 37 (31.09%) Windows Server
6 36 (30.25%) Windows 7
7 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (26.89%) MS Exchange
9 28 (23.53%) DNS
9 28 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 27 (22.69%) Hyper-V
10 27 (22.69%) DHCP
10 27 (22.69%) ITIL
11 26 (21.85%) SQL Server
11 26 (21.85%) Citrix
12 25 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (19.33%) SCCM
14 22 (18.49%) Finance
15 18 (15.13%) SQL
16 17 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 17 (14.29%) Cisco
16 17 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
17 16 (13.45%) Windows 10
17 16 (13.45%) Migration
18 15 (12.61%) MS Office
18 15 (12.61%) SCOM
18 15 (12.61%) XenApp
18 15 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
19 14 (11.76%) VMware ESX
20 13 (10.92%) 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 32 (26.89%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.92%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.68%) IIS
7 1 (0.84%) CMS
7 1 (0.84%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.68%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.56%) Office 365
3 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.52%) IaaS
3 3 (2.52%) PaaS
4 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.84%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.84%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.53%) DNS
2 27 (22.69%) DHCP
3 13 (10.92%) Firewall
4 12 (10.08%) LAN
5 11 (9.24%) WAN
6 10 (8.40%) SAN
6 10 (8.40%) VPN
7 9 (7.56%) Unified Communications
8 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
8 8 (6.72%) VLAN
9 7 (5.88%) Skype
10 6 (5.04%) LDAP
11 5 (4.20%) Network Security
12 4 (3.36%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (3.36%) VXLAN
12 4 (3.36%) Wireless
13 3 (2.52%) NetScaler
14 2 (1.68%) ATM
14 2 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (1.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) StarTeam
1 2 (1.68%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.84%) Fiddler
General
1 22 (18.49%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Law
3 7 (5.88%) Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (19.33%) Analyst
2 16 (13.45%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (10.92%) Support Engineer
4 12 (10.08%) IT Support
5 11 (9.24%) Consultant
5 11 (9.24%) IT Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Architect
7 8 (6.72%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Administrator
9 6 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.04%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (5.04%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) .NET
1 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.84%) Middleware
1 1 (0.84%) MSMQ
1 1 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.40%) Clustering
3 9 (7.56%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.88%) PKI
5 5 (4.20%) Replication
6 4 (3.36%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.36%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.52%) iPad
7 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.68%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.84%) CMDB
9 1 (0.84%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.84%) iPhone
9 1 (0.84%) NHS
9 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 85 (71.43%) Windows
2 41 (34.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (31.09%) Windows Server
4 36 (30.25%) Windows 7
5 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (13.45%) Windows 10
7 8 (6.72%) Unix
7 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.20%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.36%) Solaris
9 4 (3.36%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.52%) Android
10 3 (2.52%) Linux
11 2 (1.68%) AIX
11 2 (1.68%) VMS
12 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.69%) ITIL
2 16 (13.45%) Migration
3 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (6.72%) Change Management
4 8 (6.72%) Project Management
5 7 (5.88%) DevOps
5 7 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.20%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.20%) ITIL V3
7 5 (4.20%) Kanban
7 5 (4.20%) Security Management
8 4 (3.36%) Disk Encryption
8 4 (3.36%) Service Management
8 4 (3.36%) Supplier Management
9 3 (2.52%) Application Packaging
9 3 (2.52%) BCP
9 3 (2.52%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.52%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.13%) SQL
3 7 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.84%) C#
4 1 (0.84%) Java
4 1 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.36%) CCNP
1 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.52%) CISM
2 3 (2.52%) CISSP
2 3 (2.52%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.68%) MCITP
3 2 (1.68%) MCSA
3 2 (1.68%) MCSE
3 2 (1.68%) MCTS
3 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.84%) HND
4 1 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.36%) SLA
3 3 (2.52%) COBIT
3 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (22.69%) Hyper-V
2 25 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.61%) XenApp
4 14 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 10 (8.40%) vSphere
5 10 (8.40%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.36%) XenServer
9 3 (2.52%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (19.33%) SCCM
2 15 (12.61%) SCOM
3 9 (7.56%) WSUS
4 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (4.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (4.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (3.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.68%) Ansible
7 2 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.68%) Netcool
7 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.68%) Puppet
8 1 (0.84%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.84%) vRealize
Vendors
1 61 (51.26%) Microsoft
2 39 (32.77%) VMware
3 26 (21.85%) Citrix
4 17 (14.29%) Cisco
5 9 (7.56%) Symantec
6 7 (5.88%) IBM
7 6 (5.04%) CA
7 6 (5.04%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.04%) Dell
7 6 (5.04%) NetApp
8 5 (4.20%) EMC
8 5 (4.20%) HP
8 5 (4.20%) Intel Security
9 4 (3.36%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.36%) Mitel
9 4 (3.36%) Oracle
10 3 (2.52%) Apple
10 3 (2.52%) Juniper
10 3 (2.52%) Qualys
10 3 (2.52%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Cardiff
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago