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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 14 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 42 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.47% 5.42% 4.83%
As % of the System Software category 59.15% 54.41% 57.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 19
Median daily rate £225 £291 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.74% -10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £149 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
71 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.31% 9.96% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 31
Median daily rate £313 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £96 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 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 18 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 55 (72.37%) Windows
2 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
3 28 (36.84%) SCCM
4 23 (30.26%) PowerShell
5 22 (28.95%) Windows Server
6 21 (27.63%) VMware
7 20 (26.32%) DNS
7 20 (26.32%) Windows 10
8 18 (23.68%) DHCP
9 16 (21.05%) Symantec
9 16 (21.05%) Firewall
10 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
10 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
10 15 (19.74%) Office 365
11 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (17.11%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (17.11%) Citrix
13 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 12 (15.79%) Migration
13 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
14 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (14.47%) C#
14 11 (14.47%) VBScript
14 11 (14.47%) Dell
15 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
15 10 (13.16%) WAN
15 10 (13.16%) Finance
15 10 (13.16%) Publishing
16 9 (11.84%) ITIL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.58%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.63%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.74%) Office 365
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.63%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.63%) SaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.32%) DNS
2 18 (23.68%) DHCP
3 16 (21.05%) Firewall
4 10 (13.16%) WAN
5 6 (7.89%) SAN
5 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.58%) LAN
6 5 (6.58%) Skype
7 4 (5.26%) LDAP
7 4 (5.26%) Network Security
8 3 (3.95%) PABX
8 3 (3.95%) VoIP
9 2 (2.63%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.63%) VSAN
10 1 (1.32%) IPsec
10 1 (1.32%) SNMP
10 1 (1.32%) SSL
10 1 (1.32%) VLAN
10 1 (1.32%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.63%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.63%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
1 10 (13.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Analyst
2 10 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (11.84%) Security Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Migration Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.89%) Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Email Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Active Directory Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Wintel Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) JSON
1 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Clustering
3 4 (5.26%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (72.37%) Windows
2 22 (28.95%) Windows Server
3 20 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
5 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (11.84%) Linux
7 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.95%) AIX
9 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.32%) Android
11 1 (1.32%) CentOS
11 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Migration
2 9 (11.84%) ITIL
3 7 (9.21%) BCP
3 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity
3 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity Planning
4 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.58%) Email Migration
6 4 (5.26%) Application Packaging
6 4 (5.26%) Change Management
6 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.26%) Data Security
7 3 (3.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (3.95%) Project Management
7 3 (3.95%) Security Architecture
7 3 (3.95%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (3.95%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.95%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.63%) Chat Support
8 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (2.63%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.47%) C#
2 11 (14.47%) VBScript
3 8 (10.53%) SQL
4 3 (3.95%) Perl
4 3 (3.95%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.58%) MCSE
3 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) Degree
4 4 (5.26%) MCSA
4 4 (5.26%) MCTS
5 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.95%) MCP
6 2 (2.63%) MCITP
6 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.32%) ISEB
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.89%) vSphere
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.32%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.32%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Firmware
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (36.84%) SCCM
2 13 (17.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.26%) Netcool
3 4 (5.26%) WSUS
4 3 (3.95%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.63%) PowerCLI
5 2 (2.63%) SnapMirror
5 2 (2.63%) vRealize
6 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.63%) VMware
3 16 (21.05%) Symantec
4 13 (17.11%) Citrix
5 11 (14.47%) Dell
6 7 (9.21%) Cisco
6 7 (9.21%) HP
7 4 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 4 (5.26%) Veritas
8 3 (3.95%) Avaya
8 3 (3.95%) NetApp
8 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.95%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.95%) Veeam
9 2 (2.63%) AppSense
9 2 (2.63%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.63%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.63%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.32%) Apple
10 1 (1.32%) Lotus
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