The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire 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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 28.24% 3.57% 17.07%
As % of the System Software category 61.67% 20.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 7
Average daily rate
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£347 £493 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.44% +21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £467 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £519 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £258 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.50% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

System Software Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
60 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 45.80% 17.86% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 7
Average daily rate £350 £350 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Renfrewshire region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Renfrewshire region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 46 (64.79%) SQL
2 44 (61.97%) SC Cleared
2 44 (61.97%) Security Cleared
3 38 (53.52%) Citrix
4 34 (47.89%) IPsec
5 33 (46.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 33 (46.48%) Configuration Management
6 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
7 24 (33.80%) Windows
8 23 (32.39%) SAN
8 23 (32.39%) VMware
9 22 (30.99%) Veritas
9 22 (30.99%) Netcool
9 22 (30.99%) NAS
9 22 (30.99%) Software Distribution
10 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (29.58%) Clustering
10 21 (29.58%) Tivoli
11 20 (28.17%) Solaris
11 20 (28.17%) Linux
12 19 (26.76%) DNS
13 18 (25.35%) HP
14 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (21.13%) DHCP
15 14 (19.72%) ITIL
16 13 (18.31%) Replication
17 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
17 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
18 11 (15.49%) VBScript
18 11 (15.49%) VMware ESX

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
3 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.63%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) MS Project
2 9 (12.68%) MS Office
3 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (47.89%) IPsec
2 23 (32.39%) SAN
3 22 (30.99%) NAS
4 19 (26.76%) DNS
5 15 (21.13%) DHCP
6 4 (5.63%) LDAP
6 4 (5.63%) LAN
6 4 (5.63%) WAN
6 4 (5.63%) Kerberos
6 4 (5.63%) IPv4
6 4 (5.63%) X.500
6 4 (5.63%) VLAN
7 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.41%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.41%) MSI
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Integration Engineer
2 15 (21.13%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Build Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (2.82%) Analyst
5 2 (2.82%) Technical Leader
5 2 (2.82%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (1.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (1.41%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (1.41%) Support Analyst
6 1 (1.41%) Technical Support
6 1 (1.41%) Service Analyst
6 1 (1.41%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) HTML
1 10 (14.08%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.41%) XSL
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.58%) Clustering
2 13 (18.31%) Replication
3 9 (12.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.04%) PKI
6 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.41%) iSeries
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) NHS
7 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Windows
2 20 (28.17%) Solaris
2 20 (28.17%) Linux
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Configuration Management
2 22 (30.99%) Software Distribution
3 14 (19.72%) ITIL
4 9 (12.68%) High Availability
5 8 (11.27%) Validation
6 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Project Management
8 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.82%) Software Licensing
9 1 (1.41%) Information Assurance
9 1 (1.41%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.41%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.41%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.41%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.41%) Workflow
9 1 (1.41%) Migration
9 1 (1.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (64.79%) SQL
2 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
3 11 (15.49%) VBScript
4 1 (1.41%) XPath
4 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) REXX
4 1 (1.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 44 (61.97%) SC Cleared
1 44 (61.97%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (12.68%) MCP
4 8 (11.27%) Degree
5 7 (9.86%) MCTS
6 5 (7.04%) MCITP
6 5 (7.04%) MCSA
7 2 (2.82%) MCSE
8 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.49%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (46.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 22 (30.99%) Netcool
3 21 (29.58%) Tivoli
4 9 (12.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (7.04%) SCCM
6 2 (2.82%) SCOM
7 1 (1.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Citrix
2 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
3 23 (32.39%) VMware
4 22 (30.99%) Veritas
5 18 (25.35%) HP
6 9 (12.68%) Altiris
7 2 (2.82%) Symantec
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco
8 1 (1.41%) IBM
8 1 (1.41%) Avaya
8 1 (1.41%) CA