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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 66 39 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.37% 3.54% 4.64%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 51.32% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 10 12
Average daily rate
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£250 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £368 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £483 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £279 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -3.04%
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 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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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
88 76 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.16% 6.89% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 23 19
Average daily rate £310 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £360 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £17.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £17.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 88 (76.52%) Windows
2 48 (41.74%) Microsoft
3 44 (38.26%) Windows 7
4 37 (32.17%) MS Office
5 35 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (26.09%) Finance
7 26 (22.61%) MS Exchange
8 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (20.00%) Citrix
10 20 (17.39%) Lync
10 20 (17.39%) SCCM
11 18 (15.65%) VMware
11 18 (15.65%) Banking
11 18 (15.65%) SQL
12 17 (14.78%) Windows XP
13 16 (13.91%) Linux
14 15 (13.04%) SharePoint
14 15 (13.04%) IIS
14 15 (13.04%) DNS
15 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
16 13 (11.30%) ITIL
16 13 (11.30%) .NET
16 13 (11.30%) SAN
16 13 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (10.43%) Application Packaging
17 12 (10.43%) Migration
17 12 (10.43%) Altiris
18 11 (9.57%) Blackberry
18 11 (9.57%) DHCP
18 11 (9.57%) UNIX

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 26 (22.61%) MS Exchange
2 20 (17.39%) Lync
3 15 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 15 (13.04%) IIS
4 11 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.35%) IBM Notes
8 4 (3.48%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.48%) CICS
9 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 37 (32.17%) MS Office
2 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) assyst
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.87%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.04%) DNS
2 13 (11.30%) SAN
3 11 (9.57%) DHCP
4 7 (6.09%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.09%) VoIP
5 6 (5.22%) Firewall
6 5 (4.35%) Network Security
7 4 (3.48%) NAS
7 4 (3.48%) VPN
8 3 (2.61%) Intranet
9 2 (1.74%) LAN
10 1 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.87%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) DB2
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.87%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MSI
General
1 30 (26.09%) Finance
2 18 (15.65%) Banking
3 1 (0.87%) German Language
3 1 (0.87%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 19 (16.52%) Analyst
2 16 (13.91%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (11.30%) Administrator
4 10 (8.70%) Developer
4 10 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
5 9 (7.83%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (7.83%) Desktop Support
5 9 (7.83%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Consultant
6 8 (6.96%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.09%) Lead Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.35%) Citrix Server Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.30%) .NET
2 12 (10.43%) Application Packaging
3 10 (8.70%) RESTful
3 10 (8.70%) JSON
3 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 10 (8.70%) SOAP
3 10 (8.70%) Web Services
3 10 (8.70%) XML
4 4 (3.48%) CSS
4 4 (3.48%) Middleware
4 4 (3.48%) HTML
4 4 (3.48%) HTML5
5 2 (1.74%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.87%) EDI
6 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.83%) User Experience
3 7 (6.09%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.35%) Replication
6 4 (3.48%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.48%) iPhone
6 4 (3.48%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.61%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.61%) Clustering
7 3 (2.61%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.61%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.74%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.74%) iPad
9 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.87%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.87%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 88 (76.52%) Windows
2 44 (38.26%) Windows 7
3 35 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (14.78%) Windows XP
6 16 (13.91%) Linux
7 13 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (9.57%) Windows 8
8 11 (9.57%) UNIX
9 9 (7.83%) Apple iOS
10 8 (6.96%) Windows 2000
11 4 (3.48%) AIX
11 4 (3.48%) zOS
11 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.48%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.74%) Android
12 2 (1.74%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.87%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.30%) ITIL
2 12 (10.43%) Migration
3 9 (7.83%) Coaching
4 4 (3.48%) Network Design
5 3 (2.61%) Integration Testing
5 3 (2.61%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (1.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.74%) Business Continuity
6 2 (1.74%) Incident Management
6 2 (1.74%) Load Balancing
6 2 (1.74%) Stress Testing
6 2 (1.74%) Service Delivery
7 1 (0.87%) Change Management
7 1 (0.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (0.87%) CRM
7 1 (0.87%) BCP
7 1 (0.87%) Service Management
7 1 (0.87%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (0.87%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.65%) SQL
2 11 (9.57%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.61%) VBScript
5 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.61%) MCITP
3 3 (2.61%) Degree
3 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.61%) MCSE
4 2 (1.74%) CCNA
4 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.74%) MCP
4 2 (1.74%) MCDST
4 2 (1.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) QA
2 7 (6.09%) SLA
3 4 (3.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.09%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.48%) SRDF
4 4 (3.48%) vSphere
4 4 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.61%) MetaFrame
6 2 (1.74%) XenApp
7 1 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (17.39%) SCCM
2 6 (5.22%) SCOM
3 5 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.48%) WSUS
4 4 (3.48%) SCSM
5 2 (1.74%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.87%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 48 (41.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.00%) Citrix
3 18 (15.65%) VMware
4 12 (10.43%) Altiris
5 10 (8.70%) EMC
6 6 (5.22%) Lotus
6 6 (5.22%) Symantec
6 6 (5.22%) Polycom
7 5 (4.35%) LANDesk
8 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.48%) CommVault
8 4 (3.48%) NetApp
8 4 (3.48%) IBM
8 4 (3.48%) Dell
8 4 (3.48%) Oracle
9 2 (1.74%) Cisco
9 2 (1.74%) Apple
9 2 (1.74%) CA
10 1 (0.87%) Sage
10 1 (0.87%) Veritas
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