The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Glasgow region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.68% 3.96% 3.40%
As % of the System Software category 76.32% 65.31% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 14
Average daily rate
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£175 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £438 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
38 49 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.82% 6.06% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 27
Average daily rate £263 £355 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.93% +10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £11.80 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £14.70 £13.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Active Directory
Scotland

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 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 19 (38.00%) SC Cleared
5 15 (30.00%) MS Office
5 15 (30.00%) VMware
6 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (26.00%) SCCM
7 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
8 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
9 11 (22.00%) DNS
9 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
12 8 (16.00%) HP
12 8 (16.00%) Citrix
13 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
13 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
13 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (12.00%) vSphere
15 5 (10.00%) SQL
15 5 (10.00%) MCP
15 5 (10.00%) LDAP
15 5 (10.00%) SAN
15 5 (10.00%) X.500
15 5 (10.00%) Degree
16 4 (8.00%) VBScript
16 4 (8.00%) ITIL
16 4 (8.00%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Office
2 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) SAN
2 5 (10.00%) X.500
2 5 (10.00%) LDAP
3 4 (8.00%) DHCP
4 3 (6.00%) Kerberos
4 3 (6.00%) Firewall
4 3 (6.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.00%) Wireless
5 2 (4.00%) IPsec
5 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.00%) H.323
5 2 (4.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.00%) EDMS
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) German Language
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (14.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) IT Support
6 2 (4.00%) Designer
6 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) COM
1 2 (4.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.00%) PKI
1 2 (4.00%) PDA
1 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.00%) Replication
2 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.00%) Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.00%) ITIL
1 4 (8.00%) Project Management
2 3 (6.00%) Service Management
2 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (4.00%) CRM
3 2 (4.00%) Change Management
3 2 (4.00%) Migration
3 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (2.00%) Information Security
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) VBScript
4 3 (6.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) VB
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Tcl
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.00%) MCP
4 5 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (6.00%) MCSE
5 3 (6.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) CISSP
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CISM
6 1 (2.00%) MCTS
6 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.00%) vSphere
3 3 (6.00%) VMware Server
3 3 (6.00%) XenApp
3 3 (6.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.00%) NFS
5 1 (2.00%) Samba
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.00%) XenServer
5 1 (2.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) WSUS
3 3 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.00%) Netcool
4 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.00%) MIIS
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.00%) VMware
3 8 (16.00%) HP
3 8 (16.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) CA
4 3 (6.00%) Apple
4 3 (6.00%) Symantec
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.00%) Lotus
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.00%) McAfee
6 1 (2.00%) F5
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