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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 45 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 48 33 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.39% 2.73% 6.65%
As % of the System Software category 57.83% 39.76% 65.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 14
Average daily rate
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£264 £215 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.81% +22.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £123 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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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
83 83 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.86% 6.85% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 26
Average daily rate £393 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £133 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014, 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 76 (76.77%) Windows
2 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.35%) Windows 7
3 33 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (30.30%) VMware
5 29 (29.29%) Finance
6 27 (27.27%) MS Office
7 25 (25.25%) SCCM
8 24 (24.24%) MS Exchange
9 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (20.20%) SAN
10 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (19.19%) SQL
12 18 (18.18%) Linux
13 17 (17.17%) DNS
14 16 (16.16%) IIS
14 16 (16.16%) Lync
15 15 (15.15%) Migration
16 14 (14.14%) UNIX
16 14 (14.14%) DHCP
16 14 (14.14%) Banking
17 13 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 12 (12.12%) Citrix
18 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
19 11 (11.11%) Windows XP
19 11 (11.11%) Blackberry
19 11 (11.11%) SCOM
20 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
20 10 (10.10%) ITIL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 24 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.16%) IIS
2 16 (16.16%) Lync
3 12 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.05%) IBM Notes
7 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.01%) Apache
10 1 (1.01%) JBoss
10 1 (1.01%) CICS
10 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (27.27%) MS Office
2 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) assyst
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.01%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) IaaS
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
1 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.20%) SAN
2 17 (17.17%) DNS
3 14 (14.14%) DHCP
4 7 (7.07%) NAS
5 6 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.05%) Firewall
6 5 (5.05%) Network Security
7 3 (3.03%) Intranet
7 3 (3.03%) VPN
7 3 (3.03%) LAN
7 3 (3.03%) VoIP
8 2 (2.02%) SSL
8 2 (2.02%) LDAP
8 2 (2.02%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.01%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.01%) MS Access
5 1 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MSI
General
1 29 (29.29%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (13.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (12.12%) Analyst
3 8 (8.08%) Administrator
4 7 (7.07%) Desktop Support
4 7 (7.07%) Consultant
4 7 (7.07%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (7.07%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (5.05%) Architect
6 5 (5.05%) Developer
6 5 (5.05%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.03%) Citrix Administrator
9 2 (2.02%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.08%) .NET
2 7 (7.07%) Application Packaging
3 5 (5.05%) SOAP
3 5 (5.05%) Web Services
3 5 (5.05%) XML
3 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.05%) RESTful
3 5 (5.05%) JSON
4 2 (2.02%) HTML5
4 2 (2.02%) HTML
4 2 (2.02%) CSS
4 2 (2.02%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.01%) Middleware
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.01%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.07%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (6.06%) Clustering
3 6 (6.06%) Replication
4 5 (5.05%) User Experience
4 5 (5.05%) iPad
5 3 (3.03%) EqualLogic
5 3 (3.03%) iPhone
6 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) CESG
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 76 (76.77%) Windows
2 35 (35.35%) Windows 7
3 33 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (18.18%) Linux
7 14 (14.14%) UNIX
8 11 (11.11%) Windows XP
9 9 (9.09%) Windows 8
10 8 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (8.08%) Ubuntu
11 3 (3.03%) Windows 2000
11 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.02%) Android
12 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.01%) AIX
13 1 (1.01%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.01%) zOS
13 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.15%) Migration
2 10 (10.10%) ITIL
3 6 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (6.06%) Business Continuity
4 5 (5.05%) Coaching
5 4 (4.04%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (4.04%) Business Continuity Management
6 3 (3.03%) Security Architecture
7 2 (2.02%) Stress Testing
7 2 (2.02%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.02%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.01%) Service Management
8 1 (1.01%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.01%) Project Management
8 1 (1.01%) BCP
8 1 (1.01%) SOA
8 1 (1.01%) CRM
8 1 (1.01%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.19%) SQL
2 9 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.03%) VBScript
5 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.04%) Degree
3 3 (3.03%) MCSE
3 3 (3.03%) MCITP
4 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) MCDST
4 2 (2.02%) MCTS
4 2 (2.02%) CCNA
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.03%) MetaFrame
3 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.03%) vSphere
3 3 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.02%) RACF
5 1 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.01%) UAG
5 1 (1.01%) Squid
5 1 (1.01%) XenApp
5 1 (1.01%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 25 (25.25%) SCCM
2 11 (11.11%) SCOM
3 5 (5.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.04%) SCSM
5 3 (3.03%) WSUS
6 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.30%) VMware
3 12 (12.12%) Citrix
4 9 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.09%) EMC
5 8 (8.08%) NetApp
6 7 (7.07%) Altiris
7 6 (6.06%) Polycom
7 6 (6.06%) Symantec
7 6 (6.06%) Apple
8 5 (5.05%) Lotus
8 5 (5.05%) Oracle
8 5 (5.05%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.03%) CommVault
9 3 (3.03%) Dell
9 3 (3.03%) Cisco
10 2 (2.02%) IBM
10 2 (2.02%) Intel
10 2 (2.02%) CA
10 2 (2.02%) Avaya
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