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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 62 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.09% 3.74% 4.29%
As % of the System Software category 72.09% 49.44% 61.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 9
Average daily rate
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£250 £381 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +79.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £156 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £528 £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 - £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.80
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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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
86 89 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.05% 7.57% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 15
Average daily rate £325 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £24.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.02% -10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £17.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £34.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 86 (78.18%) Windows
2 46 (41.82%) Microsoft
3 39 (35.45%) Windows 7
4 36 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (28.18%) MS Office
6 30 (27.27%) Finance
7 25 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (19.09%) Lync
10 19 (17.27%) SCCM
10 19 (17.27%) Citrix
11 18 (16.36%) SQL
11 18 (16.36%) VMware
11 18 (16.36%) Banking
12 17 (15.45%) Windows XP
13 16 (14.55%) Linux
14 15 (13.64%) SharePoint
14 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
14 15 (13.64%) IIS
14 15 (13.64%) DNS
15 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (11.82%) ITIL
16 13 (11.82%) .NET
17 12 (10.91%) SAN
17 12 (10.91%) Blackberry
17 12 (10.91%) Migration
17 12 (10.91%) Altiris
17 12 (10.91%) PowerShell
17 12 (10.91%) Application Packaging
18 11 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 21 (19.09%) Lync
3 15 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 15 (13.64%) IIS
4 11 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (8.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (4.55%) IBM Notes
9 4 (3.64%) CICS
9 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.91%) Apache
11 1 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 31 (28.18%) MS Office
2 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) assyst
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.91%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.64%) DNS
2 12 (10.91%) SAN
3 11 (10.00%) DHCP
4 6 (5.45%) Firewall
4 6 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.64%) Network Security
5 4 (3.64%) NAS
6 3 (2.73%) VoIP
6 3 (2.73%) VPN
6 3 (2.73%) Intranet
7 2 (1.82%) LAN
8 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.91%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) DB2
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MSI
General
1 30 (27.27%) Finance
2 18 (16.36%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) German Language
3 1 (0.91%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 17 (15.45%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (14.55%) Analyst
3 11 (10.00%) Administrator
4 10 (9.09%) Developer
4 10 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Desktop Support
5 9 (8.18%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.27%) Consultant
7 7 (6.36%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Lead Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Server Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.55%) Citrix Server Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Technical Support
10 4 (3.64%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.82%) .NET
2 12 (10.91%) Application Packaging
3 10 (9.09%) SOAP
3 10 (9.09%) Web Services
3 10 (9.09%) XML
3 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 10 (9.09%) RESTful
3 10 (9.09%) JSON
4 4 (3.64%) Middleware
4 4 (3.64%) HTML
4 4 (3.64%) CSS
4 4 (3.64%) HTML5
5 2 (1.82%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.18%) User Experience
3 7 (6.36%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.55%) Replication
5 4 (3.64%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.64%) iPhone
6 3 (2.73%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.73%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.73%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.73%) Clustering
7 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.82%) iPad
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.91%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.91%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.91%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 86 (78.18%) Windows
2 39 (35.45%) Windows 7
3 36 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (15.45%) Windows XP
6 16 (14.55%) Linux
7 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 11 (10.00%) UNIX
9 9 (8.18%) Apple iOS
10 8 (7.27%) Windows 2000
11 4 (3.64%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.64%) AIX
11 4 (3.64%) zOS
11 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.82%) Android
12 2 (1.82%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.91%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.82%) ITIL
2 12 (10.91%) Migration
3 9 (8.18%) Coaching
4 4 (3.64%) Network Design
5 3 (2.73%) Integration Testing
5 3 (2.73%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (1.82%) Business Continuity
6 2 (1.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.82%) Load Balancing
6 2 (1.82%) Incident Management
6 2 (1.82%) Stress Testing
7 1 (0.91%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (0.91%) Line Management
7 1 (0.91%) BCP
7 1 (0.91%) CRM
7 1 (0.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (0.91%) Change Management
7 1 (0.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.36%) SQL
2 12 (10.91%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.73%) VBScript
5 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) MCITP
3 3 (2.73%) Degree
3 3 (2.73%) MCSE
4 2 (1.82%) MCTS
4 2 (1.82%) MCDST
4 2 (1.82%) MCP
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.82%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
2 6 (5.45%) SLA
3 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.36%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.64%) SRDF
4 3 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.73%) vSphere
4 3 (2.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (2.73%) MetaFrame
5 2 (1.82%) XenApp
6 1 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (17.27%) SCCM
2 6 (5.45%) SCOM
3 5 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.64%) SCSM
5 3 (2.73%) WSUS
6 1 (0.91%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.27%) Citrix
3 18 (16.36%) VMware
4 12 (10.91%) Altiris
5 9 (8.18%) EMC
6 6 (5.45%) Lotus
6 6 (5.45%) Symantec
6 6 (5.45%) Polycom
7 5 (4.55%) LANDesk
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle
8 4 (3.64%) NetApp
8 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.64%) IBM
9 3 (2.73%) Dell
9 3 (2.73%) CommVault
10 2 (1.82%) CA
10 2 (1.82%) Apple
10 2 (1.82%) Cisco
10 2 (1.82%) Intel
11 1 (0.91%) HP
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