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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 51 35
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 50 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.03% 2.39% 4.33%
As % of the System Software category 53.76% 51.22% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 16
Median daily rate £239 £305 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.72% +43.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £172 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £328 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
93 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.08% 4.66% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 23 20
Median daily rate £300 £325 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +29.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £158 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £16.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016, 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 71 (85.54%) Windows
2 49 (59.04%) Windows Server
3 45 (54.22%) Microsoft
4 37 (44.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (39.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (34.94%) PowerShell
6 29 (34.94%) DNS
7 28 (33.73%) MS Exchange
8 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
9 24 (28.92%) VMware
10 22 (26.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (24.10%) Hyper-V
11 20 (24.10%) Office 365
12 19 (22.89%) Citrix
13 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
14 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2007
14 17 (20.48%) SQL
15 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
16 15 (18.07%) DHCP
16 15 (18.07%) SCCM
16 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
17 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
17 14 (16.87%) MS Office
17 14 (16.87%) ITIL
18 13 (15.66%) Migration
18 13 (15.66%) Clustering
19 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2013

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 28 (33.73%) MS Exchange
2 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (13.25%) OpenStack
5 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
6 10 (12.05%) Skype for Business
7 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.82%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.20%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.87%) MS Office
3 3 (3.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) Office 365
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.94%) DNS
2 15 (18.07%) DHCP
3 10 (12.05%) SAN
4 9 (10.84%) Firewall
5 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.23%) Skype
6 6 (7.23%) SNMP
6 6 (7.23%) SSL
7 4 (4.82%) WAN
8 3 (3.61%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.61%) LAN
9 2 (2.41%) VoIP
10 1 (1.20%) IPv4
10 1 (1.20%) LDAP
10 1 (1.20%) VPN
10 1 (1.20%) Wireless
10 1 (1.20%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) Ingres
5 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.20%) Ant
2 1 (1.20%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.20%) Hudson
2 1 (1.20%) JUnit
2 1 (1.20%) Maven
2 1 (1.20%) Mockito
2 1 (1.20%) Subversion
2 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.20%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.20%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (3.61%) Banking
1 3 (3.61%) Front Office
1 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.41%) Back Office
2 2 (2.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) German Language
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Analyst
2 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Active Directory Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Messaging Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.82%) DBA
7 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Tester
7 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.82%) Tester
7 4 (4.82%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.61%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) Ajax
1 1 (1.20%) Apache Camel
1 1 (1.20%) Apache CXF
1 1 (1.20%) CSS
1 1 (1.20%) DOM
1 1 (1.20%) HTML
1 1 (1.20%) JSON
1 1 (1.20%) REST
1 1 (1.20%) SOAP
1 1 (1.20%) Spring
1 1 (1.20%) Spring Boot
1 1 (1.20%) Web Services
1 1 (1.20%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Clustering
2 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.02%) Replication
4 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) PKI
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.20%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 71 (85.54%) Windows
2 49 (59.04%) Windows Server
3 37 (44.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (39.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
7 11 (13.25%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.82%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.61%) AIX
9 3 (3.61%) Linux
10 2 (2.41%) Unix
11 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) ITIL
2 13 (15.66%) Migration
3 9 (10.84%) Change Management
3 9 (10.84%) Software Testing
4 5 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (6.02%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
6 3 (3.61%) Integration Testing
6 3 (3.61%) Server Building
6 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.61%) Service Management
6 3 (3.61%) Software Delivery
6 3 (3.61%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.41%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (2.41%) Database Optimisation
7 2 (2.41%) Defect Management
7 2 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.94%) PowerShell
2 17 (20.48%) SQL
3 3 (3.61%) VBScript
4 1 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
2 22 (26.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
4 11 (13.25%) MCSE
5 8 (9.64%) MCP
5 8 (9.64%) MCTS
6 6 (7.23%) MCSA
7 5 (6.02%) Degree
8 4 (4.82%) MCITP
9 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (24.10%) Hyper-V
2 17 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.84%) XenApp
4 7 (8.43%) XenDesktop
5 6 (7.23%) vSphere
6 4 (4.82%) DFS Replication
7 3 (3.61%) Firmware
8 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.20%) Brightmail
9 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) SCCM
2 6 (7.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.61%) Netcool
3 3 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (54.22%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.92%) VMware
3 19 (22.89%) Citrix
4 11 (13.25%) HP
5 9 (10.84%) Cisco
6 4 (4.82%) Intel Security
7 3 (3.61%) Altiris
7 3 (3.61%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.61%) Veritas
8 2 (2.41%) IronPort
8 2 (2.41%) Oracle
8 2 (2.41%) Symantec
8 2 (2.41%) Veeam
9 1 (1.20%) Avaya
9 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.20%) Dell
9 1 (1.20%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.20%) IBM
9 1 (1.20%) Reuters
9 1 (1.20%) Sybase