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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 24 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 32 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.74% 5.13% 6.15%
As % of the System Software category 71.15% 52.46% 73.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 32
Median daily rate £245 £293 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £100 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%

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
52 61 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.47% 9.78% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 42
Median daily rate £275 £313 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £99 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £381 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.28
% change year-on-year
- -1.68%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
3 29 (36.71%) SCCM
4 22 (27.85%) PowerShell
4 22 (27.85%) VMware
5 21 (26.58%) Windows 10
5 21 (26.58%) Windows Server
6 20 (25.32%) DNS
7 18 (22.78%) DHCP
8 16 (20.25%) Symantec
8 16 (20.25%) Firewall
8 16 (20.25%) Office 365
9 15 (18.99%) Migration
9 15 (18.99%) Citrix
9 15 (18.99%) MS Exchange
10 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (16.46%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (15.19%) C#
12 12 (15.19%) VBScript
12 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
13 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
13 11 (13.92%) Dell
13 11 (13.92%) SAN
13 11 (13.92%) Finance
14 10 (12.66%) ITIL
14 10 (12.66%) WAN
14 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
14 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared

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 15 (18.99%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.86%) Skype for Business
5 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Office
2 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.25%) Office 365
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.53%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.53%) SaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.32%) DNS
2 18 (22.78%) DHCP
3 16 (20.25%) Firewall
4 11 (13.92%) SAN
5 10 (12.66%) WAN
6 7 (8.86%) Skype
7 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.06%) LAN
8 4 (5.06%) LDAP
8 4 (5.06%) NAS
8 4 (5.06%) Network Security
8 4 (5.06%) PABX
8 4 (5.06%) VoIP
9 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.53%) VSAN
10 1 (1.27%) IPsec
10 1 (1.27%) SNMP
10 1 (1.27%) SSL
10 1 (1.27%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.27%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.27%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Analyst
2 10 (12.66%) Security Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Consultant
5 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.86%) Architect
5 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Migration Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.33%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Email Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Active Directory Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Office 365 Architect
9 3 (3.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Support
9 3 (3.80%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) JSON
1 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Replication
3 4 (5.06%) Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 21 (26.58%) Windows 10
2 21 (26.58%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.13%) Linux
6 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.33%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.80%) AIX
9 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.27%) Android
11 1 (1.27%) CentOS
11 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Migration
2 10 (12.66%) ITIL
3 7 (8.86%) BCP
3 7 (8.86%) Business Continuity
3 7 (8.86%) Business Continuity Planning
3 7 (8.86%) Change Management
3 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (7.59%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (6.33%) Email Migration
6 4 (5.06%) Data Security
6 4 (5.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.06%) Service Management
7 3 (3.80%) Change Control
7 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.80%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.80%) Security Architecture
7 3 (3.80%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.80%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.53%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.19%) C#
2 12 (15.19%) VBScript
3 7 (8.86%) SQL
4 3 (3.80%) Perl
4 3 (3.80%) Python
5 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.33%) MCSE
3 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) MCSA
4 4 (5.06%) MCTS
5 3 (3.80%) Degree
5 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.80%) MCP
6 2 (2.53%) CISSP
6 2 (2.53%) ISEB
6 2 (2.53%) MCITP
6 2 (2.53%) SANS
6 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.59%) vSphere
3 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.80%) Terminal Server
4 3 (3.80%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Firmware
6 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.27%) XenApp
6 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (36.71%) SCCM
2 13 (16.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (5.06%) Netcool
3 4 (5.06%) WSUS
4 3 (3.80%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.53%) PowerCLI
5 2 (2.53%) SnapMirror
5 2 (2.53%) vRealize
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.27%) SCOM
6 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (27.85%) VMware
3 16 (20.25%) Symantec
4 15 (18.99%) Citrix
5 11 (13.92%) Dell
6 8 (10.13%) Cisco
7 7 (8.86%) HP
8 4 (5.06%) Intel Security
8 4 (5.06%) NetApp
8 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.06%) Veritas
9 3 (3.80%) Avaya
9 3 (3.80%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.80%) Veeam
10 2 (2.53%) Clearswift
10 2 (2.53%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.53%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.27%) Apple
11 1 (1.27%) AppSense
11 1 (1.27%) Lotus
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