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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.10% 2.59% 2.81%
As % of the System Software category 62.79% 54.55% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 12
Average daily rate
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£310 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £117 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £363 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.80 £19.00 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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
43 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.94% 4.75% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 22
Average daily rate £320 £175 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% -51.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £120 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £354 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £110.00 £19.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+478.94% +35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
3 29 (40.28%) Citrix
4 27 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 20 (27.78%) VMware
6 18 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (19.44%) Windows 7
7 14 (19.44%) ITIL
8 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
8 13 (18.06%) Windows XP
8 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (16.67%) SQL
9 12 (16.67%) SCCM
9 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (13.89%) MCITP
12 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
12 9 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
13 8 (11.11%) Finance
13 8 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (11.11%) Cisco
14 7 (9.72%) MCSA
14 7 (9.72%) Migration
14 7 (9.72%) Project Management
15 6 (8.33%) Linux
15 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
15 6 (8.33%) MS Office
15 6 (8.33%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 3 (4.17%) WorkSite
3 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.39%) Lync
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) SAN
1 6 (8.33%) LAN
2 5 (6.94%) IPsec
3 4 (5.56%) WAN
4 3 (4.17%) DHCP
4 3 (4.17%) DNS
4 3 (4.17%) Firewall
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.78%) SSL
5 2 (2.78%) HTTP
5 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.39%) WLAN
6 1 (1.39%) CTI
6 1 (1.39%) Intranet
6 1 (1.39%) Internet
6 1 (1.39%) Wireless
6 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MSI
2 3 (4.17%) AdminStudio
2 3 (4.17%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.39%) QUnit
4 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) NUnit
4 1 (1.39%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Legal
3 3 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Front Office
4 1 (1.39%) French Language
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.94%) Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Applications Packager
6 4 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Network Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.17%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.17%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) Middleware
4 1 (1.39%) WSDL
4 1 (1.39%) XML
4 1 (1.39%) DOM
4 1 (1.39%) XSLT
4 1 (1.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.39%) SOAP
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.39%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.39%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.39%) CSS3
4 1 (1.39%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.39%) RESTful
4 1 (1.39%) Ext JS
4 1 (1.39%) jQuery
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.56%) PKI
3 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Windows 7
3 13 (18.06%) Windows XP
4 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.33%) Linux
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.78%) UNIX
8 1 (1.39%) AIX
8 1 (1.39%) Solaris
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) ITIL
2 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.72%) Migration
3 7 (9.72%) Project Management
4 4 (5.56%) Fault Management
4 4 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 4 (5.56%) Service Management
5 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.17%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.17%) Time Management
5 3 (4.17%) Network Design
6 2 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (1.39%) SOA
7 1 (1.39%) OO
7 1 (1.39%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.78%) VBScript
4 2 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (1.39%) VBA
5 1 (1.39%) Java
5 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (13.89%) MCITP
5 7 (9.72%) MCSA
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.94%) MCSE
7 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.56%) CCIE
8 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.78%) MCP
9 1 (1.39%) CCNP
9 1 (1.39%) CCNA
9 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.17%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.78%) RACF
6 1 (1.39%) XenApp
6 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) SCCM
2 9 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.78%) SCOM
4 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.39%) Netcool
4 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 29 (40.28%) Citrix
3 20 (27.78%) VMware
4 8 (11.11%) Cisco
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle
6 3 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.78%) McAfee
8 1 (1.39%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.39%) Veritas
8 1 (1.39%) Sybase
8 1 (1.39%) Symantec
8 1 (1.39%) AppSense
8 1 (1.39%) Lumension
8 1 (1.39%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.39%) Altiris
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £16 - £19 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago