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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 48 48 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.75% 3.06% 6.68%
As % of the System Software category 45.24% 60.87% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 17
Average daily rate £375 £258 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £125 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £363 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £265 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
42 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.08% 5.03% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 22
Average daily rate £350 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £363 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -44.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 38 (65.52%) Windows
2 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
3 20 (34.48%) MS Office
4 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
5 18 (31.03%) SC Cleared
6 16 (27.59%) Windows 7
7 15 (25.86%) SCCM
8 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
8 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
9 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
9 11 (18.97%) VMware
10 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 10 (17.24%) Citrix
11 9 (15.52%) Migration
12 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (13.79%) ITIL
13 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
14 6 (10.34%) SAN
14 6 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (10.34%) DNS
14 6 (10.34%) SQL
14 6 (10.34%) MCSE
14 6 (10.34%) IPsec
15 5 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (8.62%) Degree
15 5 (8.62%) Windows Vista
15 5 (8.62%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.90%) Lync
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (34.48%) MS Office
2 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.34%) DNS
2 6 (10.34%) SAN
2 6 (10.34%) IPsec
3 4 (6.90%) LAN
3 4 (6.90%) WAN
3 4 (6.90%) DHCP
4 3 (5.17%) Firewall
5 2 (3.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.72%) Internet
6 1 (1.72%) 3G
6 1 (1.72%) X.500
6 1 (1.72%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MSI
2 2 (3.45%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.72%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Desktop Support
1 11 (18.97%) Support Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Wintel Support
8 3 (5.17%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Active Directory Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Administrator
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.72%) ADO
2 1 (1.72%) XML
2 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.45%) PDA
2 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (65.52%) Windows
2 16 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
5 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.45%) Linux
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.72%) CentOS
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Migration
2 8 (13.79%) ITIL
3 3 (5.17%) Software Distribution
4 2 (3.45%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (1.72%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (1.72%) Information Security
5 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.72%) Service Management
5 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.72%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.34%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) VBScript
4 4 (6.90%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.34%) MCSE
5 5 (8.62%) Degree
6 4 (6.90%) MCP
7 3 (5.17%) MCDST
8 2 (3.45%) MCSA
9 1 (1.72%) CISSP
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.72%) CISM
9 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (8.62%) vSphere
3 3 (5.17%) XenApp
4 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.72%) NFS
5 1 (1.72%) Samba
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) SCCM
2 6 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (6.90%) WSUS
4 2 (3.45%) WMI
5 1 (1.72%) SCOM
5 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.72%) MIIS
5 1 (1.72%) Netcool
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) VMware
3 10 (17.24%) Citrix
4 5 (8.62%) HP
5 3 (5.17%) Apple
5 3 (5.17%) CA
6 1 (1.72%) Lotus
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) McAfee
6 1 (1.72%) Wyse
6 1 (1.72%) AppSense
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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