The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine 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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 12 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 14.29% 22.22% 8.77%
As % of the System Software category 42.86% 62.50% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 3
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£345 £322 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.26% -6.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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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 Erskine region.

System Software Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 48 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 33.33% 35.56% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 12
Average daily rate £336 £320 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.99% -14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £260 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Erskine region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 21 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 17 (47.22%) Windows
4 17 (47.22%) HP
4 17 (47.22%) Citrix
5 16 (44.44%) Degree
6 15 (41.67%) Computer Science
7 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (33.33%) DNS
8 12 (33.33%) ITIL
8 12 (33.33%) Server Building
9 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (30.56%) VMware
9 11 (30.56%) SAN
9 11 (30.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 10 (27.78%) IPsec
11 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 8 (22.22%) NAS
13 7 (19.44%) Replication
13 7 (19.44%) Software Distribution
13 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
13 7 (19.44%) HTML
13 7 (19.44%) XML
14 6 (16.67%) LDAP
14 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 6 (16.67%) PKI
15 5 (13.89%) Validation

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.56%) Lync
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) SAN
3 10 (27.78%) IPsec
4 8 (22.22%) NAS
5 6 (16.67%) LDAP
6 5 (13.89%) DHCP
6 5 (13.89%) Kerberos
6 5 (13.89%) X.500
7 3 (8.33%) IPv4
7 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.56%) WAN
8 2 (5.56%) Firewall
9 1 (2.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) MSI
2 2 (5.56%) InstallShield
2 2 (5.56%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
1 8 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (5.56%) Build Engineer
2 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
2 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
2 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
2 2 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (2.78%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) HTML
1 7 (19.44%) XML
2 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Replication
3 6 (16.67%) PKI
4 5 (13.89%) Clustering
5 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
5 3 (8.33%) Fat Client
5 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Solaris
3 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) UNIX
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
1 12 (33.33%) Server Building
2 7 (19.44%) Software Distribution
3 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.89%) Validation
5 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.11%) High Availability
6 3 (8.33%) Change Control
6 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Content Management
7 2 (5.56%) Network Design
7 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.11%) VBScript
3 4 (11.11%) VB
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) REXX
5 2 (5.56%) Tcl
6 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 21 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 16 (44.44%) Degree
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (13.89%) MCP
5 5 (13.89%) MCSE
6 4 (11.11%) MCSA
6 4 (11.11%) MCITP
7 3 (8.33%) MCTS
8 2 (5.56%) MCSD
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 4 (11.11%) Netcool
3 2 (5.56%) WSUS
3 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) HP
2 17 (47.22%) Citrix
3 11 (30.56%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) Veritas
5 3 (8.33%) AppSense
6 2 (5.56%) Altiris
6 2 (5.56%) ProCurve
6 2 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) CA
7 1 (2.78%) TIBCO