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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 29.00% 13.11% 35.29%
As % of the System Software category 60.42% 57.14% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 11
Average daily rate
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£347 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £374 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £499 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.45% -1.66%
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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
48 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 48.00% 22.95% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 11
Average daily rate £347 £425 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (68.52%) SQL
2 33 (61.11%) Citrix
2 33 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 33 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 30 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 30 (55.56%) IPsec
4 26 (48.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 21 (38.89%) SAN
6 20 (37.04%) Veritas
6 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 20 (37.04%) NAS
6 20 (37.04%) Software Distribution
7 19 (35.19%) Solaris
7 19 (35.19%) Linux
7 19 (35.19%) Netcool
7 19 (35.19%) Clustering
8 18 (33.33%) Tivoli
9 17 (31.48%) VMware
9 17 (31.48%) Windows
10 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (24.07%) ITIL
12 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (22.22%) Computer Science
12 12 (22.22%) Degree
12 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
13 11 (20.37%) HP
13 11 (20.37%) VBScript
13 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
14 10 (18.52%) HTML
14 10 (18.52%) XML

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Project
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (55.56%) IPsec
2 21 (38.89%) SAN
3 20 (37.04%) NAS
4 9 (16.67%) DNS
5 7 (12.96%) DHCP
6 3 (5.56%) LAN
6 3 (5.56%) WAN
6 3 (5.56%) IPv4
6 3 (5.56%) VLAN
7 2 (3.70%) LDAP
7 2 (3.70%) X.500
7 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.85%) Firewall
8 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.85%) MSI
1 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.85%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Integration Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Build Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.70%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) XML
1 10 (18.52%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) XSL
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Clustering
2 12 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.11%) Replication
4 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (5.56%) PKI
6 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Solaris
1 19 (35.19%) Linux
2 17 (31.48%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 20 (37.04%) Software Distribution
3 13 (24.07%) ITIL
4 9 (16.67%) High Availability
5 7 (12.96%) Validation
6 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.85%) Workflow
7 1 (1.85%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.85%) Information Assurance
7 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 11 (20.37%) VBScript
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) REXX
4 1 (1.85%) Tcl
4 1 (1.85%) XPath
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (61.11%) SC Cleared
1 33 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.11%) MCP
3 6 (11.11%) MCSA
3 6 (11.11%) MCITP
4 4 (7.41%) MCTS
5 2 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (48.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 19 (35.19%) Netcool
3 18 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 4 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.70%) SCCM
5 2 (3.70%) SCOM
6 1 (1.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Citrix
2 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.04%) Veritas
3 17 (31.48%) VMware
4 11 (20.37%) HP
5 4 (7.41%) Altiris
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.85%) CA
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco