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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 33 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.27% 5.15% 6.59%
As % of the System Software category 48.53% 67.80% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 13
Average daily rate £275 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £140 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -8.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
68 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.86% 7.59% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 25
Average daily rate £306 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £223 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -8.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 57 (73.08%) Windows
2 45 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 31 (39.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (39.74%) Windows 7
4 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
5 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (29.49%) MS Exchange
7 22 (28.21%) Windows XP
7 22 (28.21%) DNS
7 22 (28.21%) Windows Server
8 21 (26.92%) MCSE
9 20 (25.64%) VMware
10 17 (21.79%) MCTS
11 16 (20.51%) Software Testing
12 14 (17.95%) Citrix
12 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
13 11 (14.10%) WinRunner
13 11 (14.10%) HP UFT
13 11 (14.10%) MCP
14 10 (12.82%) Change Management
14 10 (12.82%) LDAP
15 9 (11.54%) MCSA
15 9 (11.54%) TestDirector
15 9 (11.54%) Clustering
15 9 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (11.54%) MCITP
15 9 (11.54%) PDA
16 8 (10.26%) ISTQB

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 23 (29.49%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Office
2 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.28%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) DNS
2 10 (12.82%) LDAP
3 7 (8.97%) Kerberos
3 7 (8.97%) SAN
3 7 (8.97%) X.500
4 5 (6.41%) DHCP
5 4 (5.13%) WAN
6 3 (3.85%) LAN
6 3 (3.85%) Skype
6 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.56%) 3G
7 2 (2.56%) ADSL
7 2 (2.56%) Broadband
7 2 (2.56%) Firewall
7 2 (2.56%) VPN
8 1 (1.28%) IPv4
8 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.28%) VoIP
8 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) Ingres
2 1 (1.28%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) HP UFT
1 11 (14.10%) WinRunner
2 9 (11.54%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.28%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Banking
2 2 (2.56%) Front Office
2 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.56%) Law
2 2 (2.56%) Norwegian Language
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) Active Directory Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Test Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Messaging Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Exchange Migration Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) IT Support
7 5 (6.41%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Tester
8 4 (5.13%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) CSS
1 1 (1.28%) HTML
1 1 (1.28%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Clustering
1 9 (11.54%) PDA
2 8 (10.26%) Replication
3 7 (8.97%) PKI
4 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
5 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) Animation
7 1 (1.28%) CCTV
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 57 (73.08%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) Windows 7
3 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (28.21%) Windows Server
5 22 (28.21%) Windows XP
6 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.41%) AIX
8 4 (5.13%) Linux
9 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.56%) CentOS
10 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.28%) Unix
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) Software Testing
2 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
3 10 (12.82%) Change Management
4 8 (10.26%) Migration
5 7 (8.97%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.41%) ITIL
7 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.85%) Service Management
8 2 (2.56%) Content Management
8 2 (2.56%) CRM
8 2 (2.56%) High Availability
8 2 (2.56%) Records Management
9 1 (1.28%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.28%) Business Continuity Management
9 1 (1.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.28%) Data Transformation
9 1 (1.28%) Database Optimisation
9 1 (1.28%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.28%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.28%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) SQL
2 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) Python
3 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
3 21 (26.92%) MCSE
4 17 (21.79%) MCTS
5 11 (14.10%) MCP
6 9 (11.54%) MCITP
6 9 (11.54%) MCSA
7 8 (10.26%) ISTQB
7 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.13%) Degree
9 2 (2.56%) MCDST
10 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.69%) XenApp
3 5 (6.41%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.13%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.56%) NFS
6 2 (2.56%) Samba
7 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.69%) SCCM
3 5 (6.41%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (6.41%) Netcool
4 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.64%) VMware
3 14 (17.95%) Citrix
4 6 (7.69%) Intel Security
5 5 (6.41%) Cisco
5 5 (6.41%) Veritas
6 2 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) iManage
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.28%) Avaya
7 1 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.28%) Dell
7 1 (1.28%) EMC
7 1 (1.28%) Motorola
7 1 (1.28%) Remedy
7 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.28%) Symantec
7 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.28%) Veeam
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
LA International
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
LA International
Rate: £90 - £105 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £100 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £14 - £18 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago