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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 26.60% 11.11% 23.53%
As % of the System Software category 59.52% 46.15% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 8
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£344 £441 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.10% +14.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £413 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £433
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 £14.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -3.33%
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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
42 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 44.68% 24.07% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 9
Average daily rate £370 £413 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.30% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £474 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 41 (70.69%) Security Cleared
1 41 (70.69%) SC Cleared
2 40 (68.97%) SQL
3 32 (55.17%) Citrix
4 31 (53.45%) IPsec
5 30 (51.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 30 (51.72%) Configuration Management
6 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
7 23 (39.66%) SAN
8 22 (37.93%) Veritas
8 22 (37.93%) NAS
8 22 (37.93%) Software Distribution
9 21 (36.21%) Netcool
9 21 (36.21%) Clustering
10 20 (34.48%) VMware
10 20 (34.48%) Tivoli
10 20 (34.48%) Windows
11 19 (32.76%) Solaris
11 19 (32.76%) Linux
12 18 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (29.31%) HP
14 15 (25.86%) DNS
15 13 (22.41%) PowerShell
15 13 (22.41%) ITIL
16 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (18.97%) DHCP
17 11 (18.97%) VBScript
17 11 (18.97%) Replication
18 10 (17.24%) VMware ESX
18 10 (17.24%) HTML

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Project
1 8 (13.79%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (53.45%) IPsec
2 23 (39.66%) SAN
3 22 (37.93%) NAS
4 15 (25.86%) DNS
5 11 (18.97%) DHCP
6 4 (6.90%) Kerberos
6 4 (6.90%) LDAP
6 4 (6.90%) LAN
6 4 (6.90%) WAN
6 4 (6.90%) IPv4
6 4 (6.90%) X.500
6 4 (6.90%) VLAN
7 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.45%) MSI
1 2 (3.45%) InstallShield
1 2 (3.45%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.72%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Integration Engineer
1 15 (25.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Build Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (1.72%) Software Engineer
4 1 (1.72%) Design Engineer
4 1 (1.72%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (1.72%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) HTML
1 10 (17.24%) XML
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.45%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.72%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Clustering
2 11 (18.97%) Replication
3 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.90%) PKI
6 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 19 (32.76%) Solaris
2 19 (32.76%) Linux
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Configuration Management
2 22 (37.93%) Software Distribution
3 13 (22.41%) ITIL
4 9 (15.52%) High Availability
5 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Validation
6 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.72%) Project Management
6 1 (1.72%) Workflow
6 1 (1.72%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.72%) Information Assurance
6 1 (1.72%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) SQL
2 13 (22.41%) PowerShell
3 11 (18.97%) VBScript
4 2 (3.45%) VB
4 2 (3.45%) REXX
4 2 (3.45%) Tcl
5 1 (1.72%) XPath
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (70.69%) SC Cleared
1 41 (70.69%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.07%) MCTS
3 7 (12.07%) MCP
4 5 (8.62%) MCSA
4 5 (8.62%) MCITP
4 5 (8.62%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.24%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (51.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (36.21%) Netcool
3 20 (34.48%) Tivoli
4 7 (12.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (5.17%) SCCM
6 2 (3.45%) SCOM
6 2 (3.45%) WSUS
7 1 (1.72%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Citrix
2 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (37.93%) Veritas
4 20 (34.48%) VMware
5 17 (29.31%) HP
6 7 (12.07%) Altiris
7 3 (5.17%) CA
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco
9 1 (1.72%) IBM
9 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
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