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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 36 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 18.75% 26.47% 10.00%
As % of the System Software category 71.43% 61.02% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 36 1
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£403 £323 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% -19.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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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
21 59 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 26.25% 43.38% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 58 9
Average daily rate £330 £325 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -8.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 21 (63.64%) SQL
4 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
5 18 (54.55%) Citrix
6 15 (45.45%) Windows
7 13 (39.39%) DNS
7 13 (39.39%) HP
8 12 (36.36%) SAN
8 12 (36.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 12 (36.36%) PKI
9 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (33.33%) ITIL
10 10 (30.30%) Degree
11 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
11 9 (27.27%) LDAP
11 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
12 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
12 8 (24.24%) X.500
12 8 (24.24%) IPsec
12 8 (24.24%) Replication
12 8 (24.24%) VMware
12 8 (24.24%) NAS
12 8 (24.24%) Server Building
13 7 (21.21%) Software Distribution
13 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (21.21%) MCSE
13 7 (21.21%) Kerberos
14 6 (18.18%) Clustering

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.06%) Lync
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) DNS
2 12 (36.36%) SAN
3 9 (27.27%) LDAP
4 8 (24.24%) X.500
4 8 (24.24%) IPsec
4 8 (24.24%) NAS
5 7 (21.21%) Kerberos
6 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
6 3 (9.09%) IPv4
6 3 (9.09%) DHCP
7 2 (6.06%) WAN
7 2 (6.06%) Firewall
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) MSI
2 2 (6.06%) InstallShield
2 2 (6.06%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Design Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) DBA
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (3.03%) Senior DBA
5 1 (3.03%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
3 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) PKI
2 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 8 (24.24%) Replication
4 6 (18.18%) Clustering
5 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
6 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
6 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
6 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Solaris
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.12%) UNIX
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Server Building
3 7 (21.21%) Software Distribution
4 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) Identity Management
5 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Software Licensing
6 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.06%) OOP
7 2 (6.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) VB
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) REXX
5 2 (6.06%) Tcl
5 2 (6.06%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (30.30%) Degree
5 7 (21.21%) MCSE
6 4 (12.12%) MCP
7 3 (9.09%) MCTS
8 2 (6.06%) MCSD
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (15.15%) Tivoli
2 5 (15.15%) Netcool
3 2 (6.06%) WSUS
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) Citrix
3 13 (39.39%) HP
4 8 (24.24%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) Veritas
6 3 (9.09%) AppSense
7 2 (6.06%) ProCurve
7 2 (6.06%) F5
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) CA
8 1 (3.03%) TIBCO