The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Erskine region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 28 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 20.00% 11.43% 2.94%
As % of the System Software category 70.00% 36.36% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 1
Average daily rate
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£324 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
System Software Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
40 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 28.57% 31.43% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 1
Average daily rate £324 £386 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.18% +7.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Active Directory
Renfrewshire

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 11 July 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 36 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (85.00%) SC Cleared
3 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (55.00%) Windows
5 17 (42.50%) HP
5 17 (42.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (32.50%) Citrix
7 12 (30.00%) VBScript
8 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (25.00%) SQL
9 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 9 (22.50%) DNS
10 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
11 8 (20.00%) SAN
11 8 (20.00%) DHCP
11 8 (20.00%) Netcool
12 7 (17.50%) Altiris
13 6 (15.00%) X.500
13 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (15.00%) VB
13 6 (15.00%) XML
14 5 (12.50%) MIIS
14 5 (12.50%) MSI
14 5 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (12.50%) MCP
14 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
14 5 (12.50%) IPsec
14 5 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (12.50%) PKI

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Project
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) DNS
2 8 (20.00%) DHCP
2 8 (20.00%) SAN
3 6 (15.00%) X.500
4 5 (12.50%) IPsec
5 4 (10.00%) NAS
6 2 (5.00%) SMS
7 1 (2.50%) WAN
7 1 (2.50%) LDAP
7 1 (2.50%) LAN
7 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.50%) IPv4
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
7 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MSI
2 3 (7.50%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
3 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 5 (12.50%) Applications Packager
1 5 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Build Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (7.50%) Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Project Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Radia Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) XML
2 5 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 3 (7.50%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) PKI
2 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (10.00%) Replication
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) Solaris
4 4 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (10.00%) Software Distribution
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (7.50%) Workflow
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) VBScript
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (85.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (12.50%) MCP
5 2 (5.00%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (20.00%) Netcool
3 5 (12.50%) MIIS
3 5 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (10.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (7.50%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) HP
3 13 (32.50%) Citrix
4 7 (17.50%) Altiris
5 4 (10.00%) VMware
6 3 (7.50%) Veritas
6 3 (7.50%) McAfee
7 2 (5.00%) AppSense
8 1 (2.50%) CA
8 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.50%) IBM