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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 53 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.97% 3.20% 6.04%
As % of the System Software category 44.26% 37.11% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 17
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £107 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £350 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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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
61 97 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.46% 8.62% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 27
Average daily rate £425 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
3 23 (30.67%) Finance
4 22 (29.33%) VMware
5 20 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (22.67%) SCCM
8 16 (21.33%) MS Exchange
9 15 (20.00%) Linux
9 15 (20.00%) MS Office
9 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (17.33%) DNS
10 13 (17.33%) SQL
11 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
11 11 (14.67%) SAN
11 11 (14.67%) Lync
12 10 (13.33%) SCOM
12 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (13.33%) IIS
12 10 (13.33%) Migration
13 9 (12.00%) Banking
13 9 (12.00%) UNIX
13 9 (12.00%) DHCP
14 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (9.33%) NAS
15 7 (9.33%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (9.33%) ITIL
15 7 (9.33%) Citrix
16 6 (8.00%) Red Hat

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (21.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.67%) Lync
3 10 (13.33%) IIS
4 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.67%) JBoss
7 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Office
2 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.33%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (1.33%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
1 1 (1.33%) IaaS
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
1 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) DNS
2 11 (14.67%) SAN
3 9 (12.00%) DHCP
4 7 (9.33%) NAS
5 5 (6.67%) Firewall
6 3 (4.00%) Network Security
6 3 (4.00%) SSL
6 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.00%) LDAP
7 2 (2.67%) LAN
7 2 (2.67%) VoIP
7 2 (2.67%) VPN
7 2 (2.67%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.67%) Intranet
7 2 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (10.67%) Administrator
1 8 (10.67%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (9.33%) Consultant
3 6 (8.00%) Desktop Support
3 6 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Architect
5 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.67%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.67%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) X-Windows
3 2 (2.67%) OAuth
4 1 (1.33%) JSON
4 1 (1.33%) RESTful
4 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.33%) SOAP
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (8.00%) Clustering
3 5 (6.67%) iPad
3 5 (6.67%) Replication
4 3 (4.00%) iPhone
4 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.33%) RMADS
6 1 (1.33%) PDA
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.33%) CESG
6 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (20.00%) Linux
5 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (12.00%) UNIX
7 6 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.67%) Android
11 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) Migration
2 7 (9.33%) ITIL
3 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity Management
4 4 (5.33%) Security Architecture
4 4 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.67%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.67%) SABSA
6 2 (2.67%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.67%) Stress Testing
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.33%) Coaching
7 1 (1.33%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) SQL
2 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) VBScript
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.00%) MCITP
2 3 (4.00%) MCSE
3 2 (2.67%) MCTS
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) MCDST
4 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.67%) MetaFrame
3 2 (2.67%) RACF
3 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.33%) Squid
4 1 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.33%) UAG
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) SCCM
2 10 (13.33%) SCOM
3 4 (5.33%) SCSM
4 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.33%) WSUS
5 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.33%) VMware
3 7 (9.33%) Citrix
4 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle
4 6 (8.00%) Polycom
5 5 (6.67%) NetApp
6 4 (5.33%) EMC
6 4 (5.33%) Apple
7 3 (4.00%) LANDesk
7 3 (4.00%) Altiris
8 2 (2.67%) Intel
8 2 (2.67%) Avaya
8 2 (2.67%) McAfee
8 2 (2.67%) Symantec
9 1 (1.33%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.33%) Veeam
9 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.33%) Remedy
9 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
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