The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 49 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.25% 2.93% 4.12%
As % of the System Software category 37.74% 67.57% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 14
Average daily rate
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£235 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £168 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £380 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
Active Directory
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.96% 4.34% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 20
Average daily rate £325 £267 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.86% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £150 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £339 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Glasgow region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Glasgow region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.04%) Citrix
3 16 (34.04%) Windows 7
4 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
4 13 (27.66%) ITIL
5 12 (25.53%) Windows XP
5 12 (25.53%) SCCM
6 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
6 10 (21.28%) VMware
7 9 (19.15%) MS Office
8 8 (17.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (14.89%) Cisco
9 7 (14.89%) Service Management
9 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
9 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (12.77%) Finance
11 5 (10.64%) Firewall
11 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
12 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
12 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
12 4 (8.51%) AdminStudio
12 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
12 4 (8.51%) Legal
13 3 (6.38%) IP Telephony

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.38%) WorkSite
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.13%) Lync
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Office
2 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) IP Telephony
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) VoIP
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.13%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.13%) CTI
4 1 (2.13%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) AdminStudio
2 3 (6.38%) MSI
3 1 (2.13%) NUnit
3 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.13%) QUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Service Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Applications Packager
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support
5 3 (6.38%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Application Packaging
1 2 (4.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.13%) Dojo
2 1 (2.13%) WPF
2 1 (2.13%) LINQ
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) Ext JS
2 1 (2.13%) RESTful
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.13%) CSS3
2 1 (2.13%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) SOAP
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.13%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) PKI
2 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) iPad
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows 7
3 12 (25.53%) Windows XP
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) UNIX
7 1 (2.13%) AIX
7 1 (2.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) Service Management
3 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.38%) Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.38%) Time Management
4 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Application Discovery
5 2 (4.26%) Network Design
5 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.26%) CRM
6 1 (2.13%) SOA
6 1 (2.13%) OO
6 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.13%) ITSM
6 1 (2.13%) MVC
6 1 (2.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
1 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VBScript
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.38%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) MCSA
4 2 (4.26%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) HND
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.38%) XenApp
3 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.26%) VMware Server
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) DameWare
3 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
3 1 (2.13%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) Citrix
3 10 (21.28%) VMware
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.13%) AppSense
6 1 (2.13%) Peregrine
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) Remedy
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase