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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 23 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 55 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.64% 3.64% 2.39%
As % of the System Software category 61.11% 45.45% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 16
Median daily rate £381 £283 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.95% -5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £125 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £388 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.97 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%

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
90 110 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.87% 8.01% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 36 35
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £38.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.03% +220.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 23 January 2017.

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 January 2017, 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 76 (72.38%) Windows
2 49 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 40 (38.10%) VMware
4 38 (36.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 35 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (33.33%) DNS
6 34 (32.38%) DHCP
7 30 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 27 (25.71%) MS Exchange
8 27 (25.71%) Citrix
9 26 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (22.86%) XenApp
11 21 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 21 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 21 (20.00%) SCCM
12 20 (19.05%) Finance
13 19 (18.10%) Windows 10
14 18 (17.14%) XenDesktop
15 17 (16.19%) VMware ESX
15 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
15 17 (16.19%) ITIL
16 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
17 15 (14.29%) SQL
17 15 (14.29%) Cisco
17 15 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
18 14 (13.33%) Migration
18 14 (13.33%) Firewall
19 12 (11.43%) LAN
19 12 (11.43%) WAN

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 27 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (10.48%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.95%) CMS
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.76%) Office 365
3 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.90%) IaaS
4 2 (1.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.33%) DNS
2 34 (32.38%) DHCP
3 14 (13.33%) Firewall
4 12 (11.43%) LAN
4 12 (11.43%) WAN
5 9 (8.57%) VPN
6 7 (6.67%) Internet
6 7 (6.67%) NetScaler
6 7 (6.67%) VLAN
7 6 (5.71%) LDAP
7 6 (5.71%) Skype
7 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.76%) Unified Communications
9 4 (3.81%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.81%) SAN
9 4 (3.81%) VXLAN
9 4 (3.81%) Wireless
10 2 (1.90%) Network Security
10 2 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) WinDbg
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Law
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Analyst
2 11 (10.48%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (8.57%) Architect
3 9 (8.57%) IT Analyst
3 9 (8.57%) IT Support
3 9 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Consultant
4 8 (7.62%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.62%) Blackberry
1 8 (7.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.76%) PKI
2 5 (4.76%) Replication
3 4 (3.81%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.81%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.86%) Clustering
4 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) iPad
5 2 (1.90%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.95%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) NHS
6 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 76 (72.38%) Windows
2 38 (36.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 35 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 19 (18.10%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.76%) Unix
7 3 (2.86%) Android
7 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.86%) Solaris
7 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.90%) Linux
8 2 (1.90%) VMS
9 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.95%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.19%) ITIL
2 14 (13.33%) Migration
3 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.67%) DevOps
5 7 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.76%) Kanban
7 4 (3.81%) Application Discovery
8 3 (2.86%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.86%) Change Management
8 3 (2.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 3 (2.86%) ITIL V3
8 3 (2.86%) People Management
8 3 (2.86%) Project Management
8 3 (2.86%) Security Management
8 3 (2.86%) Server Building
8 3 (2.86%) Software Delivery
9 2 (1.90%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.90%) Perl
4 1 (0.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) CCNP
1 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.90%) MCP
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.95%) CISM
4 1 (0.95%) CISSP
4 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) COBIT
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (22.86%) XenApp
3 21 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 18 (17.14%) XenDesktop
5 17 (16.19%) VMware ESX
6 15 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (8.57%) vSphere
8 5 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.81%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (3.81%) XenServer
10 2 (1.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (1.90%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.95%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (20.00%) SCCM
2 10 (9.52%) SCOM
3 4 (3.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (3.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.90%) Ansible
4 2 (1.90%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.90%) Puppet
5 1 (0.95%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.95%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.95%) vRealize
5 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 40 (38.10%) VMware
3 27 (25.71%) Citrix
4 15 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (5.71%) CA
5 6 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.71%) Dell
6 5 (4.76%) Symantec
7 4 (3.81%) Fortinet
7 4 (3.81%) IBM
8 3 (2.86%) EMC
8 3 (2.86%) HP
8 3 (2.86%) Juniper
8 3 (2.86%) Mitel
8 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.90%) Apple
9 2 (1.90%) BT
9 2 (1.90%) Sun
9 2 (1.90%) Varonis
9 2 (1.90%) WebSpy