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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 49 35 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 21 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.43% 3.84% 3.22%
As % of the System Software category 51.22% 77.78% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 10
Average daily rate
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£265 £175 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £101 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £316 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £16.75 £19.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £19.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £19.00 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
41 36 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.75% 4.93% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 20
Average daily rate £325 £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.51% -24.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £324 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £17.75 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £24.00 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 7 July 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 7 July 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 25 (39.06%) Citrix
4 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
5 18 (28.13%) Windows 7
6 17 (26.56%) ITIL
7 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
8 14 (21.88%) VMware
9 13 (20.31%) Windows XP
9 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 12 (18.75%) SCCM
11 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
12 10 (15.63%) MCITP
13 9 (14.06%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (14.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 8 (12.50%) SQL
14 8 (12.50%) MS Office
14 8 (12.50%) Finance
14 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
15 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
15 7 (10.94%) Project Management
15 7 (10.94%) MCSA
16 6 (9.38%) SAN
16 6 (9.38%) Cisco
16 6 (9.38%) Service Management
16 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
17 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.69%) WorkSite
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.56%) Lync
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) SAN
2 4 (6.25%) Firewall
2 4 (6.25%) DHCP
2 4 (6.25%) LAN
2 4 (6.25%) DNS
3 3 (4.69%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.56%) Network Security
5 1 (1.56%) NAS
5 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.56%) IPsec
5 1 (1.56%) CTI
5 1 (1.56%) Intranet
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) VoIP
5 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MSI
1 4 (6.25%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.56%) NUnit
2 1 (1.56%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.56%) QUnit
2 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Analyst
1 11 (17.19%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (9.38%) Service Analyst
2 6 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) Technical Leader
4 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 3 (4.69%) Consultant
5 3 (4.69%) Applications Packager
5 3 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (4.69%) IT Support
5 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) Spring
3 1 (1.56%) Ajax
3 1 (1.56%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.56%) JSON
3 1 (1.56%) Dojo
3 1 (1.56%) WPF
3 1 (1.56%) LINQ
3 1 (1.56%) jQuery
3 1 (1.56%) Ext JS
3 1 (1.56%) RESTful
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.56%) CSS3
3 1 (1.56%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.56%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.25%) PKI
4 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) iPad
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 18 (28.13%) Windows 7
3 13 (20.31%) Windows XP
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.69%) Linux
8 2 (3.13%) UNIX
9 1 (1.56%) AIX
9 1 (1.56%) Solaris
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) Project Management
3 6 (9.38%) Service Management
4 5 (7.81%) Migration
5 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.69%) Time Management
6 3 (4.69%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.69%) Server Building
6 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.69%) CRM
7 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.13%) Network Design
7 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.56%) MVVM
8 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.56%) VBA
3 1 (1.56%) C#
3 1 (1.56%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (15.63%) MCITP
5 7 (10.94%) MCSA
6 5 (7.81%) MCSE
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.13%) MCP
7 2 (3.13%) Degree
8 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) HND
8 1 (1.56%) CCIE
8 1 (1.56%) CCNA
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.56%) XenApp
5 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) SCCM
2 9 (14.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.56%) DameWare
3 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.56%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 25 (39.06%) Citrix
3 14 (21.88%) VMware
4 6 (9.38%) Cisco
5 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle
6 2 (3.13%) McAfee
7 1 (1.56%) AppSense
7 1 (1.56%) Altiris
7 1 (1.56%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.56%) Lumension
7 1 (1.56%) Sybase
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) Peregrine
7 1 (1.56%) Veritas
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec
7 1 (1.56%) Remedy
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