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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 51 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.94% 5.15% 2.39%
As % of the System Software category 69.44% 72.34% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £135 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £386 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £287
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.90
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
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
36 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.24% 7.12% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 10
Average daily rate £242 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.63% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £191 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £424 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 30 (58.82%) Windows
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
4 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (25.49%) Citrix
7 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (21.57%) VMware
8 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
9 10 (19.61%) SCCM
9 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (19.61%) DNS
9 10 (19.61%) SQL
10 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
11 8 (15.69%) Windows XP
12 6 (11.76%) Degree
12 6 (11.76%) Migration
12 6 (11.76%) LDAP
12 6 (11.76%) MS Office
12 6 (11.76%) X.500
12 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
13 5 (9.80%) HP
13 5 (9.80%) ITIL
13 5 (9.80%) MCP
13 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
13 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
13 5 (9.80%) Terminal Services
13 5 (9.80%) IPsec
14 4 (7.84%) Change Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) DNS
2 6 (11.76%) X.500
2 6 (11.76%) LDAP
3 5 (9.80%) IPsec
4 4 (7.84%) Kerberos
4 4 (7.84%) SAN
5 3 (5.88%) Firewall
5 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.88%) Wireless
5 3 (5.88%) VoIP
5 3 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.92%) WAN
6 2 (3.92%) DHCP
6 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.92%) VPN
6 2 (3.92%) LAN
6 2 (3.92%) H.323
7 1 (1.96%) Intranet
7 1 (1.96%) Internet
7 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) EDMS
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Games
2 1 (1.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Desktop Support
2 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) IT Support
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
5 2 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Designer
6 1 (1.96%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (1.96%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (1.96%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.92%) COM
2 2 (3.92%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Replication
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) PKI
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
5 8 (15.69%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) Linux
8 1 (1.96%) AIX
8 1 (1.96%) Solaris
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) CentOS
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.76%) Migration
2 5 (9.80%) ITIL
3 4 (7.84%) Change Management
3 4 (7.84%) Project Management
3 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
4 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 3 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.88%) Identity Management
4 3 (5.88%) Validation
4 3 (5.88%) Build Automation
4 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.92%) Line Management
5 2 (3.92%) Software Distribution
5 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.92%) CRM
5 2 (3.92%) Service Management
5 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (1.96%) Tcl
4 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.96%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) C++
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
2 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (11.76%) Degree
5 5 (9.80%) MCP
6 3 (5.88%) MCSE
6 3 (5.88%) MCSA
7 2 (3.92%) MCTS
8 1 (1.96%) MCITP
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.80%) Terminal Services
3 4 (7.84%) vSphere
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.96%) NFS
6 1 (1.96%) Samba
6 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.96%) XenServer
6 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) Netcool
2 1 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.96%) MIIS
2 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.49%) Citrix
3 11 (21.57%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) HP
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco
5 3 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) McAfee
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) Veritas
6 1 (1.96%) Lotus
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
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