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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 107 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 44.03% 31.58% 27.08%
As % of the System Software category 87.70% 92.31% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 15 35
Median daily rate £321 £340 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.58% +2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £451 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.56 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.43% -3.33%
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
122 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 50.21% 34.21% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 16 49
Median daily rate £320 £323 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £423 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 172 (75.77%) Windows
2 159 (70.04%) Microsoft
3 138 (60.79%) Security Cleared
4 123 (54.19%) Windows Server
5 115 (50.66%) SC Cleared
6 109 (48.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 108 (47.58%) PowerShell
8 105 (46.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 98 (43.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 83 (36.56%) SQL Server
11 81 (35.68%) SQL
11 81 (35.68%) DNS
12 77 (33.92%) Citrix
13 71 (31.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 70 (30.84%) MCSE
14 70 (30.84%) Office 365
15 68 (29.96%) HP
16 60 (26.43%) MS Excel
17 59 (25.99%) VMware
18 58 (25.55%) SharePoint
19 56 (24.67%) Degree
20 55 (24.23%) MS Exchange
20 55 (24.23%) Migration
21 52 (22.91%) Computer Science
22 50 (22.03%) DHCP
23 49 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2013
24 48 (21.15%) OpenStack
25 47 (20.70%) ITIL
26 46 (20.26%) Exchange Server 2010
27 43 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure

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 58 (25.55%) SharePoint
2 55 (24.23%) MS Exchange
3 49 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 48 (21.15%) OpenStack
5 46 (20.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (15.86%) Skype for Business
7 34 (14.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (7.05%) Office Communications Server
10 8 (3.52%) IIS
11 4 (1.76%) Apache
11 4 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.32%) lighttpd
12 3 (1.32%) nginx
13 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 60 (26.43%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.37%) MS Office
3 3 (1.32%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 70 (30.84%) Office 365
2 13 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 81 (35.68%) DNS
2 50 (22.03%) DHCP
3 39 (17.18%) SAN
4 31 (13.66%) Skype
5 26 (11.45%) Firewall
5 26 (11.45%) Kerberos
6 18 (7.93%) LDAP
7 14 (6.17%) X.500
8 12 (5.29%) Internet
8 12 (5.29%) NAS
8 12 (5.29%) SNMP
9 11 (4.85%) SSL
10 10 (4.41%) Intranet
11 9 (3.96%) HTTP
11 9 (3.96%) SMTP
11 9 (3.96%) TCP/IP
12 8 (3.52%) IPsec
13 6 (2.64%) VPN
14 5 (2.20%) HTTPS
14 5 (2.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (36.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.41%) MySQL
3 10 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (4.41%) StarTeam
1 10 (4.41%) TestDirector
2 9 (3.96%) HP UFT
2 9 (3.96%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 5 (2.20%) Finance
2 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (12.78%) Active Directory Engineer
2 18 (7.93%) Wintel Engineer
3 17 (7.49%) Analyst
3 17 (7.49%) Test Analyst
4 15 (6.61%) Messaging Specialist
5 11 (4.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (4.85%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 10 (4.41%) Consultant
6 10 (4.41%) Lync Specialist
7 9 (3.96%) Mobility Engineer
7 9 (3.96%) Office 365 Specialist
8 8 (3.52%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (3.52%) Messaging Engineer
8 8 (3.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 7 (3.08%) Wintel Specialist
10 6 (2.64%) Mobility Specialist
10 6 (2.64%) Tester
11 5 (2.20%) Developer
11 5 (2.20%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.20%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.52%) Middleware
2 7 (3.08%) .NET
2 7 (3.08%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.08%) HTML
2 7 (3.08%) XML
3 5 (2.20%) CSS
4 4 (1.76%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.32%) Django
5 3 (1.32%) LAMP
5 3 (1.32%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.32%) Laravel
5 3 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.91%) Computer Science
2 35 (15.42%) Clustering
3 30 (13.22%) PKI
4 25 (11.01%) Data Centre
5 21 (9.25%) Replication
6 16 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.85%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (3.96%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.96%) PDA
9 8 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.64%) Cryptography
10 6 (2.64%) Private Cloud
11 5 (2.20%) CESG
12 4 (1.76%) Blackberry
13 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
14 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.44%) Smartcard
14 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 172 (75.77%) Windows
2 123 (54.19%) Windows Server
3 105 (46.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 98 (43.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 71 (31.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (13.66%) Windows XP
7 29 (12.78%) Windows 7
8 21 (9.25%) Linux
9 17 (7.49%) AIX
10 15 (6.61%) Windows 10
11 14 (6.17%) Android
11 14 (6.17%) Apple iOS
12 7 (3.08%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (3.08%) Windows Phone
13 6 (2.64%) Solaris
14 4 (1.76%) Debian
14 4 (1.76%) SUSE
14 4 (1.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.23%) Migration
2 47 (20.70%) ITIL
3 37 (16.30%) Load Balancing
4 25 (11.01%) Change Management
5 24 (10.57%) Software Testing
6 21 (9.25%) Application Packaging
7 19 (8.37%) Test Scripting
8 18 (7.93%) Server Building
8 18 (7.93%) Virtual Environments
9 16 (7.05%) Smoke Testing
10 12 (5.29%) High Availability
10 12 (5.29%) Server Virtualisation
10 12 (5.29%) Software Distribution
11 9 (3.96%) Change Control
11 9 (3.96%) Test Automation
12 8 (3.52%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.52%) Project Management
12 8 (3.52%) Software Delivery
13 6 (2.64%) Database Mirroring
13 6 (2.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 108 (47.58%) PowerShell
2 81 (35.68%) SQL
3 22 (9.69%) VBScript
4 10 (4.41%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.41%) Python
5 6 (2.64%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.20%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.20%) Jython
6 5 (2.20%) Perl
6 5 (2.20%) PHP
7 4 (1.76%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 138 (60.79%) Security Cleared
2 115 (50.66%) SC Cleared
3 109 (48.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 70 (30.84%) MCSE
5 56 (24.67%) Degree
6 40 (17.62%) MCTS
7 34 (14.98%) MCSA
8 26 (11.45%) MCITP
9 21 (9.25%) ISTQB
9 21 (9.25%) MCP
10 12 (5.29%) DV Cleared
11 8 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (2.64%) CISSP
14 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (17.62%) Hyper-V
3 18 (7.93%) XenApp
4 17 (7.49%) Terminal Services
5 15 (6.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (4.85%) DFS Replication
7 8 (3.52%) Firmware
7 8 (3.52%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.52%) vSphere
8 5 (2.20%) Brightmail
8 5 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.44%) UAG
10 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (10.13%) Netcool
2 18 (7.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (7.49%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (6.17%) SCCM
5 13 (5.73%) AirWatch
5 13 (5.73%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (3.52%) PowerCLI
7 6 (2.64%) SCOM
7 6 (2.64%) SCVMM
7 6 (2.64%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.20%) BladeLogic
8 5 (2.20%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (2.20%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (2.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 5 (2.20%) Puppet
8 5 (2.20%) SCOrch
8 5 (2.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (2.20%) WSUS
9 3 (1.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 159 (70.04%) Microsoft
2 77 (33.92%) Citrix
3 68 (29.96%) HP
4 59 (25.99%) VMware
5 24 (10.57%) Veritas
6 21 (9.25%) IronPort
7 18 (7.93%) AppSense
7 18 (7.93%) Intel Security
8 11 (4.85%) CA
9 9 (3.96%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.52%) Oracle
11 7 (3.08%) Apple
11 7 (3.08%) Symantec
12 5 (2.20%) arcserve
12 5 (2.20%) BMC
12 5 (2.20%) Dell
12 5 (2.20%) Lumension
12 5 (2.20%) Samsung
13 4 (1.76%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.76%) Brocade