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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 36 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.75% 6.28% 3.66%
As % of the System Software category 58.06% 61.67% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £273 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £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
62 60 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.18% 10.19% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 36
Average daily rate £310 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 30 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (47.46%) Windows
2 24 (40.68%) Citrix
3 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
4 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
4 19 (32.20%) SC Cleared
5 15 (25.42%) SQL
6 14 (23.73%) VMware
7 11 (18.64%) IPsec
8 9 (15.25%) SCCM
8 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
9 8 (13.56%) DNS
9 8 (13.56%) Migration
9 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (10.17%) MCITP
11 6 (10.17%) PKI
11 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
11 6 (10.17%) Linux
11 6 (10.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (8.47%) ITIL
12 5 (8.47%) VBScript
12 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
12 5 (8.47%) DHCP
12 5 (8.47%) Replication
12 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
12 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (6.78%) vSphere
13 4 (6.78%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.39%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.69%) Lync
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) IPsec
2 8 (13.56%) DNS
3 5 (8.47%) DHCP
4 4 (6.78%) LAN
4 4 (6.78%) SAN
5 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.39%) NAS
5 2 (3.39%) Firewall
5 2 (3.39%) SSL
5 2 (3.39%) HTTP
5 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) VPN
5 2 (3.39%) WAN
6 1 (1.69%) Intranet
6 1 (1.69%) Internet
6 1 (1.69%) X.500
6 1 (1.69%) LDAP
6 1 (1.69%) WLAN
6 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (3.39%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (10.17%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (10.17%) Analyst
3 5 (8.47%) Consultant
3 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (6.78%) Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.08%) Network Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) IT Support
6 2 (3.39%) Wintel Specialist
6 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.69%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) PKI
2 5 (8.47%) Replication
3 3 (5.08%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (10.17%) Linux
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.39%) Solaris
8 1 (1.69%) UNIX
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
1 8 (13.56%) Migration
2 5 (8.47%) ITIL
3 3 (5.08%) Project Management
3 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
3 3 (5.08%) Fault Management
3 3 (5.08%) Software Distribution
3 3 (5.08%) Change Control
4 2 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.39%) Supplier Management
4 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.69%) Change Management
5 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.69%) Validation
5 1 (1.69%) Network Design
5 1 (1.69%) Logistics
5 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) VBScript
2 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) C#
3 2 (3.39%) VB
3 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
2 19 (32.20%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.17%) MCITP
5 4 (6.78%) MCSA
5 4 (6.78%) CCIE
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.08%) MCSE
6 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.69%) CCNP
7 1 (1.69%) MCP
7 1 (1.69%) MCTS
7 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) vSphere
3 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.08%) XenApp
4 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.39%) RACF
5 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.39%) SCOM
3 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Citrix
2 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
3 14 (23.73%) VMware
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle
6 2 (3.39%) Veritas
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) AppSense
7 1 (1.69%) Altiris
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