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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 69 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.77% 3.87% 3.36%
As % of the System Software category 62.73% 51.65% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 9
Average daily rate
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£225 £135 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £107 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £470 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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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
110 91 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.60% 7.50% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 16
Average daily rate £265 £331 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 64 (71.91%) Windows
2 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
3 36 (40.45%) Windows 7
4 30 (33.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (26.97%) MS Office
6 21 (23.60%) MS Exchange
6 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (23.60%) VMware
7 19 (21.35%) SCCM
7 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (17.98%) ITIL
8 16 (17.98%) Lync
9 15 (16.85%) SQL
9 15 (16.85%) DNS
9 15 (16.85%) Migration
10 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
10 14 (15.73%) LAN
11 12 (13.48%) Cisco
11 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
12 10 (11.24%) Data Centre
12 10 (11.24%) Application Packaging
12 10 (11.24%) HP
13 9 (10.11%) Finance
13 9 (10.11%) Citrix
13 9 (10.11%) VPN
13 9 (10.11%) DHCP
13 9 (10.11%) Linux
13 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (10.11%) Banking
13 9 (10.11%) vSphere

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 21 (23.60%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.98%) Lync
3 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.99%) IIS
5 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (6.74%) JBoss
7 5 (5.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.25%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.25%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.12%) JRun
Applications
1 24 (26.97%) MS Office
2 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.37%) assyst
2 1 (1.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.85%) DNS
2 14 (15.73%) LAN
3 9 (10.11%) DHCP
3 9 (10.11%) VPN
4 8 (8.99%) LDAP
5 7 (7.87%) WAN
6 6 (6.74%) Firewall
7 4 (4.49%) SAN
7 4 (4.49%) Internet
7 4 (4.49%) VoIP
8 3 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.37%) SSL
8 3 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.37%) Unified Communications
8 3 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.25%) NAS
9 2 (2.25%) WLAN
9 2 (2.25%) Broadband
10 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Ant
2 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
1 9 (10.11%) Banking
2 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Analyst
2 18 (20.22%) Administrator
3 15 (16.85%) Support Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.99%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.87%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) IT Support
8 5 (5.62%) LAN Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) Network Support
8 5 (5.62%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Server Support
9 4 (4.49%) Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Network Support Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) Application Packaging
2 6 (6.74%) .NET
2 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.37%) Web Services
3 3 (3.37%) OAuth
4 2 (2.25%) HTML5
4 2 (2.25%) JPA
4 2 (2.25%) CSS
4 2 (2.25%) JSP
4 2 (2.25%) Struts
4 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.25%) Ajax
4 2 (2.25%) XML
4 2 (2.25%) JMS
4 2 (2.25%) J2EE
4 2 (2.25%) HTML
5 1 (1.12%) COM+
5 1 (1.12%) ISAPI
5 1 (1.12%) Middleware
5 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.99%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.62%) User Experience
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) Handset
5 2 (2.25%) PKI
5 2 (2.25%) PDA
5 2 (2.25%) iPhone
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.12%) RMADS
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) CESG
6 1 (1.12%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 64 (71.91%) Windows
2 36 (40.45%) Windows 7
3 30 (33.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.11%) Linux
7 7 (7.87%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.37%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.25%) Android
10 2 (2.25%) UNIX
11 1 (1.12%) NetWare
11 1 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) ITIL
2 15 (16.85%) Migration
3 4 (4.49%) Coaching
4 3 (3.37%) Patch Management
4 3 (3.37%) SABSA
4 3 (3.37%) Security Architecture
4 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.37%) TOGAF
4 3 (3.37%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (2.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.25%) Business Continuity
5 2 (2.25%) SOA
5 2 (2.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.25%) Project Management
5 2 (2.25%) Service Management
5 2 (2.25%) Network Architecture
5 2 (2.25%) Business Analysis
5 2 (2.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) SQL
2 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.62%) VBA
4 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.25%) C
4 2 (2.25%) Java
4 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
3 3 (3.37%) HND
3 3 (3.37%) CCNP
3 3 (3.37%) CCNA
3 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.25%) MCP
5 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) BS7799
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) vSphere
1 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.25%) XenApp
3 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.12%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (21.35%) SCCM
2 5 (5.62%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.37%) WSUS
3 3 (3.37%) SCOM
4 2 (2.25%) SCSM
4 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.60%) VMware
3 12 (13.48%) Cisco
4 10 (11.24%) HP
5 9 (10.11%) Citrix
6 8 (8.99%) Oracle
7 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.49%) Lotus
9 2 (2.25%) Symantec
9 2 (2.25%) McAfee
9 2 (2.25%) Adobe
10 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.12%) CA
10 1 (1.12%) NetApp
10 1 (1.12%) EMC
10 1 (1.12%) Sophos
10 1 (1.12%) Remedy
10 1 (1.12%) Apple
10 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.12%) Fortinet
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