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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 35 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 24.14% 3.57% 35.00%
As % of the System Software category 72.92% 10.00% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 1 7
Average daily rate
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£323 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £400 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £287
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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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 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 33.10% 35.71% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 10 8
Average daily rate £346 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £332 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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 23 September 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 51 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 50 (79.37%) SC Cleared
3 39 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 32 (50.79%) Windows
5 29 (46.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 28 (44.44%) SQL
7 22 (34.92%) HP
8 19 (30.16%) DNS
9 17 (26.98%) Citrix
9 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (23.81%) NAS
11 15 (23.81%) Software Distribution
11 15 (23.81%) SAN
11 15 (23.81%) VBScript
11 15 (23.81%) IPsec
12 14 (22.22%) Replication
12 14 (22.22%) Clustering
12 14 (22.22%) XML
12 14 (22.22%) ITIL
12 14 (22.22%) DHCP
12 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
13 13 (20.63%) Altiris
13 13 (20.63%) Veritas
13 13 (20.63%) Tivoli
13 13 (20.63%) Netcool
13 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
14 12 (19.05%) VMware
14 12 (19.05%) MCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (15.87%) MS Exchange
1 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.94%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.59%) Lync
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Project
2 10 (15.87%) MS Office
3 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) DNS
2 15 (23.81%) SAN
2 15 (23.81%) IPsec
2 15 (23.81%) NAS
3 14 (22.22%) DHCP
4 10 (15.87%) X.500
5 5 (7.94%) IPv4
5 5 (7.94%) Kerberos
5 5 (7.94%) LDAP
5 5 (7.94%) LAN
5 5 (7.94%) WAN
5 5 (7.94%) VLAN
6 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.17%) SMS
6 2 (3.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MSI
2 2 (3.17%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.17%) AdminStudio
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.59%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Build Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Applications Packager
5 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Active Directory Consultant
7 1 (1.59%) Technical Leader
7 1 (1.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) XML
2 9 (14.29%) HTML
3 7 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 3 (4.76%) Software Packaging
5 2 (3.17%) .NET
5 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Replication
1 14 (22.22%) Clustering
2 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (7.94%) PKI
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.79%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (19.05%) Solaris
4 12 (19.05%) Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Software Distribution
2 14 (22.22%) ITIL
3 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.29%) High Availability
5 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.35%) Validation
9 3 (4.76%) Workflow
10 2 (3.17%) Migration
10 2 (3.17%) Project Management
11 1 (1.59%) Service Management
11 1 (1.59%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) SQL
2 15 (23.81%) VBScript
3 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.17%) VB
4 2 (3.17%) REXX
4 2 (3.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 51 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 50 (79.37%) SC Cleared
3 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (19.05%) MCP
5 9 (14.29%) MCTS
6 4 (6.35%) MCITP
6 4 (6.35%) MCSA
7 3 (4.76%) Degree
8 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (46.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (20.63%) Tivoli
2 13 (20.63%) Netcool
3 11 (17.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (7.94%) MIIS
5 4 (6.35%) SCCM
6 2 (3.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.92%) HP
3 17 (26.98%) Citrix
4 13 (20.63%) Veritas
4 13 (20.63%) Altiris
5 12 (19.05%) VMware
6 3 (4.76%) CA
7 2 (3.17%) AppSense
7 2 (3.17%) Symantec
8 1 (1.59%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.59%) IBM