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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 3 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 47 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 25.34% 40.17% 6.12%
As % of the System Software category 71.15% 77.05% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 2
Average daily rate £330 £347 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -29.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £320 £467
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £375 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
52 61 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 35.62% 52.14% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 4
Average daily rate £388 £348 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.43% -24.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £419 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 12 February 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 66 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 59 (77.63%) Windows
3 55 (72.37%) Security Cleared
4 54 (71.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (65.79%) SQL
6 49 (64.47%) SC Cleared
7 46 (60.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (57.89%) Hyper-V
8 44 (57.89%) VMware
9 40 (52.63%) MCSA
10 39 (51.32%) Citrix
11 38 (50.00%) MCSE
11 38 (50.00%) MCTS
12 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 32 (42.11%) TestDirector
13 32 (42.11%) Change Management
13 32 (42.11%) Windows XP
13 32 (42.11%) Software Testing
13 32 (42.11%) Windows 7
14 31 (40.79%) HP Quality Center
14 31 (40.79%) McAfee ePO
14 31 (40.79%) Test Automation
14 31 (40.79%) MCITP
14 31 (40.79%) VMware ESX
14 31 (40.79%) Clustering
14 31 (40.79%) AIX
14 31 (40.79%) WinRunner
14 31 (40.79%) Intel Security
14 31 (40.79%) HP UFT
14 31 (40.79%) Veritas

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 8 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.89%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.26%) Live Communications Server
4 4 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.32%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 29 (38.16%) DNS
2 16 (21.05%) LDAP
2 16 (21.05%) SAN
3 15 (19.74%) Kerberos
4 14 (18.42%) X.500
5 10 (13.16%) DHCP
6 6 (7.89%) iSCSI
7 5 (6.58%) Firewall
7 5 (6.58%) HTTP
7 5 (6.58%) HTTPS
7 5 (6.58%) NAS
7 5 (6.58%) WAN
8 1 (1.32%) Skype
8 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 32 (42.11%) TestDirector
2 31 (40.79%) HP UFT
2 31 (40.79%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.32%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Analyst
1 23 (30.26%) Test Analyst
2 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 11 (14.47%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.95%) Tester
9 2 (2.63%) Active Directory Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Tester
9 2 (2.63%) Lync Engineer
10 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V Specialist
10 1 (1.32%) Lync Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) CSS
1 4 (5.26%) HTML
1 4 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (1.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (40.79%) Clustering
2 29 (38.16%) PDA
3 18 (23.68%) PKI
4 14 (18.42%) Replication
5 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
6 5 (6.58%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 59 (77.63%) Windows
2 46 (60.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 32 (42.11%) Windows XP
5 31 (40.79%) AIX
6 27 (35.53%) Windows Server
7 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) Change Management
1 32 (42.11%) Software Testing
2 31 (40.79%) Test Automation
3 27 (35.53%) Test Scripting
4 17 (22.37%) ITIL
5 8 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 6 (7.89%) Validation
7 5 (6.58%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.58%) Software Distribution
8 4 (5.26%) ITSM
8 4 (5.26%) Migration
8 4 (5.26%) OO
8 4 (5.26%) Project Management
9 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.95%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.95%) Software Licensing
10 1 (1.32%) Data Transformation
10 1 (1.32%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.32%) Records Management
10 1 (1.32%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 50 (65.79%) SQL
2 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.63%) Jython
4 2 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.32%) C-shell
5 1 (1.32%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) Korn
5 1 (1.32%) Perl
5 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (72.37%) Security Cleared
2 54 (71.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (64.47%) SC Cleared
4 40 (52.63%) MCSA
5 38 (50.00%) MCSE
5 38 (50.00%) MCTS
6 31 (40.79%) MCITP
7 25 (32.89%) ISTQB
8 10 (13.16%) MCP
9 8 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.95%) Degree
10 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.32%) MCSD
11 1 (1.32%) OCP
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 44 (57.89%) Hyper-V
2 31 (40.79%) VMware ESX
3 21 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.21%) vSphere
5 1 (1.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 31 (40.79%) HP Quality Center
1 31 (40.79%) McAfee ePO
1 31 (40.79%) Netcool
2 9 (11.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (6.58%) SCCM
3 5 (6.58%) WSUS
4 2 (2.63%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (2.63%) Puppet
4 2 (2.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 66 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 44 (57.89%) VMware
3 39 (51.32%) Citrix
4 31 (40.79%) Intel Security
4 31 (40.79%) Veritas
5 19 (25.00%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) CA
6 5 (6.58%) Symantec
7 2 (2.63%) BMC
7 2 (2.63%) Dell
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle
8 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
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