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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.81% 2.42% 4.19%
As % of the System Software category 46.27% 42.00% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 12
Median daily rate £213 £281 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +31.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £175 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
67 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.40% 5.77% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 15
Median daily rate £255 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £194 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 25 July 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 25 July 2016, 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 67 (84.81%) Windows
2 43 (54.43%) Windows Server
3 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
4 32 (40.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (37.97%) PowerShell
6 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (29.11%) DNS
8 23 (29.11%) MS Exchange
8 23 (29.11%) Security Cleared
9 21 (26.58%) Hyper-V
9 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (25.32%) VMware
11 18 (22.78%) Office 365
12 17 (21.52%) SQL
13 16 (20.25%) SCCM
14 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (18.99%) ITIL
14 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
14 15 (18.99%) Citrix
15 14 (17.72%) MS Office
15 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
15 14 (17.72%) Windows 7
16 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
16 13 (16.46%) Firewall
17 12 (15.19%) Migration
17 12 (15.19%) Windows XP
17 12 (15.19%) DHCP

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 23 (29.11%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.92%) OpenStack
4 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
5 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (10.13%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.80%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.72%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.27%) Eikon
1 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.78%) Office 365
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) DNS
2 13 (16.46%) Firewall
3 12 (15.19%) DHCP
4 7 (8.86%) SAN
4 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.59%) SNMP
5 6 (7.59%) SSL
6 5 (6.33%) Skype
7 3 (3.80%) LAN
7 3 (3.80%) VoIP
7 3 (3.80%) WAN
8 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.27%) VPN
9 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.27%) Ant
2 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.27%) Hudson
2 1 (1.27%) JUnit
2 1 (1.27%) Maven
2 1 (1.27%) Mockito
2 1 (1.27%) Subversion
2 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.27%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.27%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Banking
2 3 (3.80%) Front Office
2 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Back Office
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Analyst
2 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Messaging Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Active Directory Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Server Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (3.80%) Build Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Tester
6 3 (3.80%) SQL DBA
6 3 (3.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) Ajax
1 1 (1.27%) Apache Camel
1 1 (1.27%) Apache CXF
1 1 (1.27%) DOM
1 1 (1.27%) JSON
1 1 (1.27%) REST
1 1 (1.27%) SOAP
1 1 (1.27%) Spring
1 1 (1.27%) Spring Boot
1 1 (1.27%) Web Services
1 1 (1.27%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Clustering
2 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.06%) Replication
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 67 (84.81%) Windows
2 43 (54.43%) Windows Server
3 32 (40.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (17.72%) Windows 7
7 12 (15.19%) Windows XP
8 6 (7.59%) Linux
8 6 (7.59%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.80%) AIX
10 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) ITIL
2 12 (15.19%) Migration
3 11 (13.92%) Change Management
4 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
5 6 (7.59%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.06%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.80%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.80%) Server Building
8 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.80%) Service Management
8 3 (3.80%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (3.80%) Software Delivery
8 3 (3.80%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.53%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (2.53%) Database Mirroring
9 2 (2.53%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.97%) PowerShell
2 17 (21.52%) SQL
3 6 (7.59%) VBScript
4 3 (3.80%) C#
5 1 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) Security Cleared
2 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
4 11 (13.92%) MCSE
5 7 (8.86%) MCP
5 7 (8.86%) MCTS
6 6 (7.59%) Degree
6 6 (7.59%) MCSA
7 4 (5.06%) MCITP
8 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.53%) CISSP
9 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.53%) SANS
10 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (26.58%) Hyper-V
2 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.59%) XenApp
4 5 (6.33%) vSphere
5 4 (5.06%) DFS Replication
5 4 (5.06%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.80%) Firmware
7 1 (1.27%) Brightmail
7 1 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) SCCM
2 6 (7.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.80%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.80%) Netcool
3 3 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.32%) VMware
3 15 (18.99%) Citrix
4 12 (15.19%) HP
5 6 (7.59%) Cisco
6 5 (6.33%) Symantec
7 3 (3.80%) Altiris
7 3 (3.80%) Intel Security
7 3 (3.80%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.80%) Veritas
8 2 (2.53%) IronPort
8 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.53%) Veeam
9 1 (1.27%) Apple
9 1 (1.27%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.27%) BMC
9 1 (1.27%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle
9 1 (1.27%) Remedy
9 1 (1.27%) Reuters