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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 32 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.87% 4.03% 3.13%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 63.27% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 12
Average daily rate
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£225 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £115 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £434 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
- -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £11.20 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £14.80 £13.90
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
40 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.84% 6.37% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 24
Average daily rate £251 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.77% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.20 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £14.80 £13.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +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 1 August 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 1 August 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 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
4 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
5 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
6 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (25.53%) VMware
7 11 (23.40%) DNS
7 11 (23.40%) MS Office
8 10 (21.28%) SCCM
9 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
9 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
9 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
9 8 (17.02%) Citrix
10 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
10 7 (14.89%) SQL
10 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (12.77%) Degree
12 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.64%) LDAP
12 5 (10.64%) MCP
12 5 (10.64%) X.500
12 5 (10.64%) HP
12 5 (10.64%) SAN
12 5 (10.64%) vSphere
13 4 (8.51%) DHCP
13 4 (8.51%) Terminal Services
13 4 (8.51%) Project Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Office
2 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) DNS
2 5 (10.64%) LDAP
2 5 (10.64%) X.500
2 5 (10.64%) SAN
3 4 (8.51%) DHCP
3 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (6.38%) Wireless
4 3 (6.38%) IP Telephony
4 3 (6.38%) VoIP
4 3 (6.38%) Kerberos
4 3 (6.38%) VPN
5 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.26%) H.323
5 2 (4.26%) WAN
5 2 (4.26%) LAN
5 2 (4.26%) IPsec
6 1 (2.13%) Intranet
6 1 (2.13%) Internet
6 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support
2 5 (10.64%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) IT Support
5 2 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Designer
5 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Administrator
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) COM
1 2 (4.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
4 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) AIX
7 1 (2.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.13%) CentOS
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.51%) Project Management
1 4 (8.51%) ITIL
1 4 (8.51%) Migration
2 3 (6.38%) Identity Management
2 3 (6.38%) Change Management
2 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.38%) Software Deployment
2 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.26%) Build Automation
3 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.26%) CRM
3 2 (4.26%) Supplier Management
3 2 (4.26%) Validation
3 2 (4.26%) Service Management
4 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.13%) Information Security
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) VBScript
4 2 (4.26%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.77%) Degree
5 5 (10.64%) MCP
6 3 (6.38%) MCSE
6 3 (6.38%) MCSA
7 1 (2.13%) CISM
7 1 (2.13%) MCTS
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CISSP
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.64%) vSphere
3 4 (8.51%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.38%) VMware Server
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.13%) Samba
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.13%) NFS
6 1 (2.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
2 1 (2.13%) MIIS
2 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.13%) Netcool
2 1 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) HP
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 3 (6.38%) Symantec
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee
6 1 (2.13%) Lotus
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) Apple
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) F5
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