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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 53 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 36 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.14% 4.50% 3.14%
As % of the System Software category 31.86% 66.67% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 37 10
Average daily rate
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£294 £285 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £108 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
113 81 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.72% 6.76% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 24
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £110 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £528 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.25 £12.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.41% -64.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £11.30 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £17.60 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 81 (77.88%) Windows
2 60 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 46 (44.23%) Windows 7
4 33 (31.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (30.77%) ITIL
5 32 (30.77%) MS Office
6 30 (28.85%) VMware
7 28 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 27 (25.96%) SCCM
9 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (22.12%) Data Centre
10 21 (20.19%) Migration
11 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (18.27%) PowerShell
13 18 (17.31%) DNS
14 17 (16.35%) SharePoint
14 17 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (15.38%) vSphere
16 15 (14.42%) Lync
16 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
18 13 (12.50%) DHCP
18 13 (12.50%) Citrix
18 13 (12.50%) Cisco
19 12 (11.54%) Finance
19 12 (11.54%) Linux
19 12 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (11.54%) Application Packaging
20 11 (10.58%) Banking
20 11 (10.58%) SQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 28 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.35%) SharePoint
3 15 (14.42%) Lync
4 12 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (7.69%) IIS
6 5 (4.81%) JBoss
6 5 (4.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.88%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.96%) JRun
9 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (30.77%) MS Office
2 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) assyst
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.31%) DNS
2 13 (12.50%) DHCP
3 11 (10.58%) VPN
4 9 (8.65%) LAN
5 8 (7.69%) LDAP
6 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.73%) SAN
7 6 (5.77%) WAN
8 5 (4.81%) Network Security
9 3 (2.88%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.88%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.88%) VoIP
9 3 (2.88%) Internet
9 3 (2.88%) Firewall
9 3 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.92%) SSL
10 2 (1.92%) WLAN
10 2 (1.92%) Broadband
10 2 (1.92%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Ant
2 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (24.04%) Analyst
2 19 (18.27%) Administrator
3 17 (16.35%) Support Analyst
4 12 (11.54%) Consultant
5 10 (9.62%) Desktop Support
6 8 (7.69%) IT Support
7 7 (6.73%) Architect
7 7 (6.73%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.73%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.77%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) VMWare Administrator
9 5 (4.81%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Server Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) Network Support
11 3 (2.88%) Service Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) Application Packaging
2 6 (5.77%) .NET
2 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.85%) Web Services
4 2 (1.92%) XML
4 2 (1.92%) JMS
4 2 (1.92%) J2EE
4 2 (1.92%) JPA
4 2 (1.92%) OAuth
4 2 (1.92%) HTML5
4 2 (1.92%) CSS
4 2 (1.92%) JSP
4 2 (1.92%) Struts
4 2 (1.92%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.92%) Ajax
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.96%) COM+
5 1 (0.96%) ISAPI
5 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.65%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.81%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.81%) User Experience
3 5 (4.81%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.85%) Handset
5 3 (2.88%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.88%) iPhone
6 2 (1.92%) PKI
6 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.96%) GIS
7 1 (0.96%) CESG
7 1 (0.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 81 (77.88%) Windows
2 46 (44.23%) Windows 7
3 33 (31.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (11.54%) Linux
7 10 (9.62%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.81%) UNIX
8 5 (4.81%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.88%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.92%) Android
11 1 (0.96%) NetWare
11 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.96%) AIX
11 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.77%) ITIL
2 21 (20.19%) Migration
3 5 (4.81%) Project Management
3 5 (4.81%) Change Management
3 5 (4.81%) Coaching
4 3 (2.88%) Data Migration
4 3 (2.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (1.92%) Security Architecture
5 2 (1.92%) ITIL V3
5 2 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (1.92%) SABSA
5 2 (1.92%) Service Management
5 2 (1.92%) Process Management
5 2 (1.92%) SOA
5 2 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (1.92%) TOGAF
5 2 (1.92%) Incident Management
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (0.96%) Project Planning
6 1 (0.96%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.27%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.58%) SQL
3 7 (6.73%) VB
4 2 (1.92%) VBA
4 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.92%) VBScript
4 2 (1.92%) Java
5 1 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.81%) Degree
3 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.85%) MCP
3 4 (3.85%) HND
4 3 (2.88%) MCSE
4 3 (2.88%) CCNP
4 3 (2.88%) CCNA
4 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.92%) MCTS
6 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) CCEE
6 1 (0.96%) CCA
6 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) QA
3 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.96%) BS7799
System Software
1 17 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (15.38%) vSphere
3 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.85%) XenApp
4 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.85%) vCloud
5 3 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.88%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.92%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.96%) Firmware
7 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.96%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.96%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 27 (25.96%) SCCM
2 7 (6.73%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.77%) SCOM
4 5 (4.81%) WSUS
5 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.92%) SCSM
6 1 (0.96%) MIIS
6 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 60 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 30 (28.85%) VMware
3 13 (12.50%) Cisco
3 13 (12.50%) Citrix
4 11 (10.58%) HP
5 6 (5.77%) Oracle
6 5 (4.81%) Lotus
6 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.85%) Dell
7 4 (3.85%) EMC
8 3 (2.88%) CommVault
8 3 (2.88%) Veritas
8 3 (2.88%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (1.92%) Altiris
9 2 (1.92%) Symantec
9 2 (1.92%) Apple
9 2 (1.92%) Adobe
10 1 (0.96%) CA
10 1 (0.96%) Reuters
10 1 (0.96%) Bloomberg
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