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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 34 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.84% 2.68% 3.15%
As % of the System Software category 68.00% 46.34% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 13
Average daily rate
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£308 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £131 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £463 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £60.50 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+290.32% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £12.70 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.10 £15.50 £14.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
50 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.65% 5.79% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 18
Average daily rate £313 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £463 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £110.00 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+609.67% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 41 (58.57%) Windows
2 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
3 28 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 27 (38.57%) Citrix
5 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 19 (27.14%) VMware
7 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (18.57%) ITIL
7 13 (18.57%) SQL
7 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
7 13 (18.57%) Windows 7
8 12 (17.14%) Windows XP
9 10 (14.29%) MCITP
9 10 (14.29%) SCCM
9 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (11.43%) Finance
11 8 (11.43%) IPsec
11 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
11 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
11 8 (11.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (10.00%) Project Management
12 7 (10.00%) Cisco
12 7 (10.00%) MCSA
12 7 (10.00%) Migration
13 6 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (8.57%) PKI
13 6 (8.57%) Linux
13 6 (8.57%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.29%) WorkSite
2 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) IPsec
2 6 (8.57%) LAN
2 6 (8.57%) SAN
3 5 (7.14%) DNS
4 3 (4.29%) WAN
4 3 (4.29%) DHCP
4 3 (4.29%) Firewall
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.86%) SSL
5 2 (2.86%) HTTP
5 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.86%) VPN
6 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.43%) WLAN
6 1 (1.43%) Network Security
6 1 (1.43%) NAS
6 1 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.43%) Wireless
6 1 (1.43%) Intranet
6 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MSI
1 2 (2.86%) AdminStudio
1 2 (2.86%) Fiddler
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Legal
3 3 (4.29%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (11.43%) Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.14%) Consultant
5 5 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Network Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Server Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
1 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
1 2 (2.86%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.43%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) PKI
2 5 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.71%) Replication
4 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (58.57%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.14%) Windows XP
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.57%) Linux
7 2 (2.86%) UNIX
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.43%) AIX
8 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
3 7 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (5.71%) Fault Management
4 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.29%) Service Management
5 3 (4.29%) Time Management
5 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.29%) Network Design
5 3 (4.29%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.86%) Software Distribution
6 2 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.43%) CRM
7 1 (1.43%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.43%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.71%) VBScript
4 2 (2.86%) VB
4 2 (2.86%) C#
4 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (14.29%) MCITP
5 7 (10.00%) MCSA
6 5 (7.14%) MCSE
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.71%) CCIE
8 2 (2.86%) MCP
8 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.43%) CCNP
9 1 (1.43%) CCNA
9 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.29%) VMware Server
4 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.86%) RACF
6 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) SCCM
2 8 (11.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.43%) Netcool
4 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 27 (38.57%) Citrix
3 19 (27.14%) VMware
4 7 (10.00%) Cisco
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle
6 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.86%) McAfee
8 1 (1.43%) Veritas
8 1 (1.43%) Symantec
8 1 (1.43%) HP
8 1 (1.43%) EMC
8 1 (1.43%) AppSense
8 1 (1.43%) Altiris
8 1 (1.43%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.43%) Lumension
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