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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 79 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 50.97% 30.38% 25.22%
As % of the System Software category 88.76% 57.83% 69.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 35 22
Median daily rate £330 £310 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Active Directory
Renfrewshire

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
89 83 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 57.42% 52.53% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 63 33
Median daily rate £330 £310 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.78
% change year-on-year
- -4.64%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Erskine region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 108 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 100 (72.46%) Windows
3 86 (62.32%) Security Cleared
4 73 (52.90%) SC Cleared
5 67 (48.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 66 (47.83%) Windows Server
7 65 (47.10%) PowerShell
8 64 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 64 (46.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (36.23%) MCSE
10 49 (35.51%) Office 365
11 47 (34.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 43 (31.16%) SharePoint
13 42 (30.43%) DNS
14 41 (29.71%) SQL
15 37 (26.81%) SQL Server
15 37 (26.81%) MS Excel
16 36 (26.09%) Degree
16 36 (26.09%) Computer Science
17 34 (24.64%) Migration
17 34 (24.64%) Citrix
18 32 (23.19%) HP
19 30 (21.74%) MCTS
20 27 (19.57%) Windows XP
20 27 (19.57%) MS Exchange
20 27 (19.57%) Windows 7
20 27 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
21 26 (18.84%) OpenStack
22 25 (18.12%) Exchange Server 2013
23 24 (17.39%) Skype for Business

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (31.16%) SharePoint
2 27 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (19.57%) MS Exchange
3 26 (18.84%) OpenStack
4 25 (18.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (17.39%) Skype for Business
6 16 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (5.80%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (5.07%) IIS
Applications
1 37 (26.81%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 49 (35.51%) Office 365
2 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.43%) DNS
2 22 (15.94%) DHCP
2 22 (15.94%) SAN
3 20 (14.49%) Skype
4 19 (13.77%) Kerberos
5 16 (11.59%) LDAP
5 16 (11.59%) X.500
6 12 (8.70%) NAS
7 10 (7.25%) Firewall
7 10 (7.25%) Internet
7 10 (7.25%) Intranet
8 7 (5.07%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.35%) HTTP
9 6 (4.35%) HTTPS
9 6 (4.35%) IPsec
9 6 (4.35%) iSCSI
9 6 (4.35%) SNMP
9 6 (4.35%) SSL
10 4 (2.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) MySQL
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (10.14%) StarTeam
2 3 (2.17%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.72%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (3.62%) Finance
2 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.22%) Active Directory Engineer
2 16 (11.59%) Analyst
2 16 (11.59%) Test Analyst
3 13 (9.42%) Messaging Specialist
4 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 10 (7.25%) Lync Specialist
5 9 (6.52%) Office 365 Specialist
6 7 (5.07%) Mobility Engineer
6 7 (5.07%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 6 (4.35%) Consultant
7 6 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (4.35%) Mobility Specialist
8 5 (3.62%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.62%) Tester
8 5 (3.62%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Management Specialist
10 3 (2.17%) Messaging Engineer
10 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 3 (2.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.07%) .NET
1 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET
2 6 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 21 (15.22%) Clustering
3 19 (13.77%) PKI
4 17 (12.32%) Replication
5 11 (7.97%) Data Centre
5 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
6 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.80%) Mobile App
8 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.17%) CESG
9 3 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.17%) PDA
9 3 (2.17%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.45%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.72%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 100 (72.46%) Windows
2 66 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 64 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (46.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (34.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (19.57%) Windows 7
5 27 (19.57%) Windows XP
6 18 (13.04%) Windows 10
7 15 (10.87%) AIX
8 13 (9.42%) Linux
9 12 (8.70%) Android
9 12 (8.70%) Apple iOS
10 7 (5.07%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (4.35%) Solaris
12 5 (3.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.64%) Migration
2 22 (15.94%) Change Management
2 22 (15.94%) ITIL
2 22 (15.94%) Load Balancing
3 21 (15.22%) Software Testing
4 16 (11.59%) Server Virtualisation
4 16 (11.59%) Test Scripting
5 13 (9.42%) Server Building
5 13 (9.42%) Smoke Testing
6 12 (8.70%) Software Distribution
7 11 (7.97%) Application Packaging
7 11 (7.97%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (5.80%) Change Control
9 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.07%) Project Management
10 6 (4.35%) ITSM
10 6 (4.35%) Software Delivery
11 5 (3.62%) Business Analysis
12 4 (2.90%) OO
13 3 (2.17%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 65 (47.10%) PowerShell
2 41 (29.71%) SQL
3 6 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.35%) Jython
3 6 (4.35%) Python
4 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.17%) VBScript
6 2 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (62.32%) Security Cleared
2 73 (52.90%) SC Cleared
3 67 (48.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (36.23%) MCSE
5 36 (26.09%) Degree
6 30 (21.74%) MCTS
7 21 (15.22%) MCSA
8 19 (13.77%) ISTQB
9 16 (11.59%) MCITP
10 14 (10.14%) MCP
11 8 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (5.07%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
14 2 (1.45%) CISSP
15 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 24 (17.39%) Hyper-V
2 19 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.80%) vSphere
4 6 (4.35%) Firmware
5 5 (3.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.90%) Brightmail
6 4 (2.90%) DFS Replication
6 4 (2.90%) XenApp
7 2 (1.45%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.45%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (15.22%) Netcool
2 15 (10.87%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 11 (7.97%) AirWatch
5 8 (5.80%) PowerCLI
5 8 (5.80%) vRealize
6 7 (5.07%) SCCM
6 7 (5.07%) SCOrch
7 6 (4.35%) BladeLogic
7 6 (4.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (4.35%) Puppet
7 6 (4.35%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.72%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.72%) SCSM
8 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 108 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.64%) Citrix
3 32 (23.19%) HP
4 23 (16.67%) VMware
5 21 (15.22%) Veritas
6 15 (10.87%) Intel Security
7 13 (9.42%) IronPort
8 6 (4.35%) BMC
8 6 (4.35%) CA
8 6 (4.35%) Dell
9 5 (3.62%) Apple
9 5 (3.62%) AppSense
9 5 (3.62%) Oracle
10 3 (2.17%) Samsung
11 2 (1.45%) Symantec
11 2 (1.45%) Thales
12 1 (0.72%) F5
12 1 (0.72%) ThinPrint
12 1 (0.72%) Xerox