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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 135 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 31.99% 24.49% 25.71%
As % of the System Software category 72.58% 63.16% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 16 23
Median daily rate £323 £421 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.32% +29.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £342 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £14.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -1.06%
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 Renfrewshire region.

System Software Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
186 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 44.08% 38.78% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 26 27
Median daily rate £321 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £267 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 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 24 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +1 132 £323 -23.32% 2
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 139 (80.35%) Windows
2 125 (72.25%) Microsoft
3 115 (66.47%) Security Cleared
4 97 (56.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (55.49%) Windows Server
6 93 (53.76%) SC Cleared
6 93 (53.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 88 (50.87%) SQL
8 84 (48.55%) PowerShell
9 79 (45.66%) VMware
10 77 (44.51%) DNS
11 74 (42.77%) Citrix
12 68 (39.31%) SQL Server
13 64 (36.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 60 (34.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 55 (31.79%) HP
15 55 (31.79%) Hyper-V
16 54 (31.21%) MCSE
17 51 (29.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 48 (27.75%) MS Excel
19 47 (27.17%) MCSA
19 47 (27.17%) MCTS
20 46 (26.59%) ITIL
21 44 (25.43%) DHCP
22 41 (23.70%) MS Exchange
23 40 (23.12%) SAN
24 39 (22.54%) Clustering
25 36 (20.81%) MCITP
26 35 (20.23%) Exchange Server 2013
26 35 (20.23%) Migration

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 41 (23.70%) MS Exchange
2 35 (20.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 32 (18.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (18.50%) OpenStack
4 30 (17.34%) SharePoint
5 26 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (14.45%) Skype for Business
7 22 (12.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (10.40%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.31%) Apache
9 4 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.31%) Live Communications Server
10 3 (1.73%) lighttpd
10 3 (1.73%) nginx
11 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 48 (27.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.05%) MS Office
3 3 (1.73%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 33 (19.08%) Office 365
2 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 77 (44.51%) DNS
2 44 (25.43%) DHCP
3 40 (23.12%) SAN
4 23 (13.29%) Firewall
4 23 (13.29%) Kerberos
5 20 (11.56%) Skype
6 17 (9.83%) LDAP
7 15 (8.67%) X.500
8 10 (5.78%) HTTP
9 8 (4.62%) NAS
9 8 (4.62%) SMTP
9 8 (4.62%) WAN
10 7 (4.05%) HTTPS
10 7 (4.05%) iSCSI
11 6 (3.47%) SNMP
11 6 (3.47%) SSL
12 5 (2.89%) TCP/IP
13 4 (2.31%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.73%) FTP
14 3 (1.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (39.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (5.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.89%) MySQL
5 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 32 (18.50%) HP UFT
1 32 (18.50%) WinRunner
2 31 (17.92%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.58%) MSI
Job Titles
1 25 (14.45%) Active Directory Engineer
2 22 (12.72%) Analyst
2 22 (12.72%) Test Analyst
3 19 (10.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 19 (10.98%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 15 (8.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 13 (7.51%) Wintel Engineer
6 11 (6.36%) Messaging Engineer
7 7 (4.05%) Consultant
8 6 (3.47%) Wintel Specialist
9 5 (2.89%) Administrator
9 5 (2.89%) Infrastructure Tester
9 5 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.89%) Tester
10 4 (2.31%) Lync Engineer
10 4 (2.31%) Messaging Consultant
10 4 (2.31%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 4 (2.31%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 4 (2.31%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.31%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.78%) Middleware
2 8 (4.62%) HTML
3 7 (4.05%) CSS
4 4 (2.31%) XML
5 3 (1.73%) Django
5 3 (1.73%) LAMP
5 3 (1.73%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.73%) Laravel
5 3 (1.73%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (1.73%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.54%) Clustering
2 27 (15.61%) PKI
3 26 (15.03%) PDA
4 23 (13.29%) Computer Science
5 20 (11.56%) Replication
6 19 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (8.09%) Data Centre
8 7 (4.05%) Public Cloud
9 6 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (2.31%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.73%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.73%) Private Cloud
12 2 (1.16%) CESG
12 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 139 (80.35%) Windows
2 97 (56.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (55.49%) Windows Server
4 64 (36.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (34.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (19.08%) Windows XP
7 32 (18.50%) Windows 7
8 28 (16.18%) AIX
9 8 (4.62%) Linux
10 3 (1.73%) Debian
10 3 (1.73%) SUSE
10 3 (1.73%) Unix
11 2 (1.16%) Android
11 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.16%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.59%) ITIL
2 35 (20.23%) Migration
3 32 (18.50%) Test Automation
4 31 (17.92%) Change Management
4 31 (17.92%) Software Testing
5 27 (15.61%) Load Balancing
5 27 (15.61%) Test Scripting
6 12 (6.94%) High Availability
7 10 (5.78%) Application Packaging
7 10 (5.78%) Conflict Management
7 10 (5.78%) Risk Management
8 8 (4.62%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.62%) Software Distribution
9 7 (4.05%) ITSM
10 6 (3.47%) Content Management
11 5 (2.89%) Database Mirroring
11 5 (2.89%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (2.89%) Server Building
12 4 (2.31%) Server Virtualisation
12 4 (2.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 88 (50.87%) SQL
2 84 (48.55%) PowerShell
3 19 (10.98%) VBScript
4 14 (8.09%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.78%) Python
6 7 (4.05%) Jython
7 5 (2.89%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.73%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.73%) Perl
8 3 (1.73%) PHP
9 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 115 (66.47%) Security Cleared
2 93 (53.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (53.76%) SC Cleared
3 54 (31.21%) MCSE
4 47 (27.17%) MCSA
4 47 (27.17%) MCTS
5 36 (20.81%) MCITP
6 27 (15.61%) Degree
7 26 (15.03%) ISTQB
8 17 (9.83%) MCP
9 15 (8.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (6.36%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.73%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
System Software
1 55 (31.79%) Hyper-V
2 51 (29.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (16.76%) VMware ESX
4 15 (8.67%) Terminal Services
4 15 (8.67%) vSphere
5 14 (8.09%) XenApp
6 10 (5.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (4.05%) DFS Replication
8 5 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.16%) Firmware
10 1 (0.58%) Brightmail
10 1 (0.58%) UAG
10 1 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (17.34%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (16.18%) McAfee ePO
2 28 (16.18%) Netcool
3 12 (6.94%) SCCM
4 10 (5.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (5.20%) WSUS
6 7 (4.05%) BladeLogic
6 7 (4.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 7 (4.05%) Puppet
6 7 (4.05%) SCOrch
7 6 (3.47%) SCOM
7 6 (3.47%) SCVMM
8 5 (2.89%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (2.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.73%) Cacti
9 3 (1.73%) Munin
9 3 (1.73%) Nagios
9 3 (1.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.16%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 125 (72.25%) Microsoft
2 79 (45.66%) VMware
3 74 (42.77%) Citrix
4 55 (31.79%) HP
5 30 (17.34%) Veritas
6 29 (16.76%) Intel Security
7 15 (8.67%) IronPort
8 13 (7.51%) AppSense
8 13 (7.51%) CA
9 9 (5.20%) Symantec
10 8 (4.62%) Red Hat
11 7 (4.05%) BMC
11 7 (4.05%) Dell
12 5 (2.89%) arcserve
12 5 (2.89%) Lumension
13 4 (2.31%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.31%) Brocade
14 3 (1.73%) Altiris
14 3 (1.73%) Oracle
15 2 (1.16%) Apple
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Hourly Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £281 - £340 per day
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