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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 137 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 31.79% 26.25% 26.88%
As % of the System Software category 72.87% 60.00% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 16 22
Median daily rate £321 £421 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.79% +29.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £342 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
188 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 43.62% 43.75% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 26 26
Median daily rate £321 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £267 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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.

1 138 (79.31%) Windows
2 125 (71.84%) Microsoft
3 114 (65.52%) Security Cleared
4 96 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (54.02%) Windows Server
6 93 (53.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 92 (52.87%) SC Cleared
8 90 (51.72%) SQL
9 85 (48.85%) PowerShell
10 79 (45.40%) VMware
11 78 (44.83%) DNS
12 73 (41.95%) Citrix
13 69 (39.66%) SQL Server
14 65 (37.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 59 (33.91%) Windows Server 2003
16 55 (31.61%) HP
16 55 (31.61%) MCSE
17 54 (31.03%) Hyper-V
18 51 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
19 48 (27.59%) MS Excel
20 47 (27.01%) MCSA
21 46 (26.44%) ITIL
21 46 (26.44%) MCTS
22 44 (25.29%) DHCP
23 41 (23.56%) MS Exchange
24 40 (22.99%) SAN
24 40 (22.99%) Clustering
25 36 (20.69%) MCITP
26 35 (20.11%) Exchange Server 2013
26 35 (20.11%) Migration

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 41 (23.56%) MS Exchange
2 35 (20.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 32 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (18.39%) OpenStack
4 30 (17.24%) SharePoint
5 26 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (14.37%) Skype for Business
7 22 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.30%) Apache
9 4 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.30%) Live Communications Server
10 3 (1.72%) lighttpd
10 3 (1.72%) nginx
11 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 48 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.02%) MS Office
3 3 (1.72%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.97%) Office 365
2 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 78 (44.83%) DNS
2 44 (25.29%) DHCP
3 40 (22.99%) SAN
4 24 (13.79%) Firewall
4 24 (13.79%) Kerberos
5 20 (11.49%) Skype
6 18 (10.34%) LDAP
7 15 (8.62%) X.500
8 11 (6.32%) HTTP
9 9 (5.17%) SMTP
10 8 (4.60%) NAS
10 8 (4.60%) WAN
11 7 (4.02%) HTTPS
11 7 (4.02%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.45%) SNMP
13 5 (2.87%) SSL
14 4 (2.30%) FTP
14 4 (2.30%) NetScaler
14 4 (2.30%) SSH
14 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (39.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.87%) MySQL
6 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 31 (17.82%) HP UFT
1 31 (17.82%) TestDirector
1 31 (17.82%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.57%) MSI
Job Titles
1 25 (14.37%) Active Directory Engineer
2 20 (11.49%) Analyst
2 20 (11.49%) Test Analyst
3 18 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 18 (10.34%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 15 (8.62%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 13 (7.47%) Wintel Engineer
6 11 (6.32%) Messaging Engineer
7 7 (4.02%) Consultant
8 6 (3.45%) Wintel Specialist
9 5 (2.87%) Administrator
9 5 (2.87%) Developer
9 5 (2.87%) Infrastructure Tester
9 5 (2.87%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.87%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.87%) Tester
10 4 (2.30%) Messaging Consultant
10 4 (2.30%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 4 (2.30%) Test Manager
10 4 (2.30%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.32%) HTML
2 10 (5.75%) Middleware
3 9 (5.17%) CSS
4 7 (4.02%) XML
5 4 (2.30%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.72%) Django
6 3 (1.72%) LAMP
6 3 (1.72%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (1.72%) Laravel
6 3 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.99%) Clustering
2 28 (16.09%) PKI
3 26 (14.94%) PDA
4 23 (13.22%) Computer Science
5 21 (12.07%) Replication
6 19 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (8.05%) Data Centre
8 7 (4.02%) Public Cloud
9 6 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (2.30%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.30%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.72%) Private Cloud
12 2 (1.15%) CESG
12 2 (1.15%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 138 (79.31%) Windows
2 96 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (54.02%) Windows Server
4 65 (37.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (33.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (18.39%) Windows XP
7 30 (17.24%) Windows 7
8 28 (16.09%) AIX
9 9 (5.17%) Linux
10 4 (2.30%) Debian
10 4 (2.30%) SUSE
10 4 (2.30%) Unix
11 2 (1.15%) Android
11 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.15%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.44%) ITIL
2 35 (20.11%) Migration
3 31 (17.82%) Test Automation
4 30 (17.24%) Change Management
4 30 (17.24%) Software Testing
5 27 (15.52%) Load Balancing
5 27 (15.52%) Test Scripting
6 12 (6.90%) High Availability
7 10 (5.75%) Application Packaging
7 10 (5.75%) Conflict Management
7 10 (5.75%) Risk Management
8 8 (4.60%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.60%) Software Distribution
9 7 (4.02%) ITSM
10 6 (3.45%) Content Management
10 6 (3.45%) Database Mirroring
10 6 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (2.87%) Server Building
11 5 (2.87%) Software Engineering
12 4 (2.30%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 90 (51.72%) SQL
2 85 (48.85%) PowerShell
3 20 (11.49%) VBScript
4 16 (9.20%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.90%) Python
6 7 (4.02%) Jython
7 6 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.87%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.87%) Perl
8 5 (2.87%) PHP
9 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 114 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 93 (53.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (52.87%) SC Cleared
4 55 (31.61%) MCSE
5 47 (27.01%) MCSA
6 46 (26.44%) MCTS
7 36 (20.69%) MCITP
8 27 (15.52%) Degree
9 26 (14.94%) ISTQB
10 16 (9.20%) MCP
11 15 (8.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (6.32%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.30%) CISSP
14 3 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 54 (31.03%) Hyper-V
2 51 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 15 (8.62%) Terminal Services
4 15 (8.62%) vSphere
5 14 (8.05%) XenApp
6 10 (5.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (4.02%) DFS Replication
8 5 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.15%) Firmware
10 1 (0.57%) Brightmail
10 1 (0.57%) UAG
10 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (16.09%) McAfee ePO
2 28 (16.09%) Netcool
3 12 (6.90%) SCCM
4 10 (5.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (5.17%) WSUS
6 7 (4.02%) BladeLogic
6 7 (4.02%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 7 (4.02%) Puppet
6 7 (4.02%) SCOrch
7 6 (3.45%) SCOM
7 6 (3.45%) SCVMM
8 5 (2.87%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (2.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.72%) Cacti
9 3 (1.72%) Munin
9 3 (1.72%) Nagios
9 3 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.15%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.15%) OpenView
Vendors
1 125 (71.84%) Microsoft
2 79 (45.40%) VMware
3 73 (41.95%) Citrix
4 55 (31.61%) HP
5 30 (17.24%) Veritas
6 29 (16.67%) Intel Security
7 15 (8.62%) IronPort
8 13 (7.47%) AppSense
8 13 (7.47%) CA
9 9 (5.17%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.17%) Symantec
10 7 (4.02%) BMC
10 7 (4.02%) Dell
11 5 (2.87%) arcserve
11 5 (2.87%) Lumension
12 4 (2.30%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.30%) Brocade
13 3 (1.72%) Altiris
13 3 (1.72%) Oracle
14 2 (1.15%) Apple