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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 21 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 19.81% 14.85% 14.71%
As % of the System Software category 55.26% 57.69% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 8
Average daily rate
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£384 £326 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.87% -5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £310 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £413 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £259 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
38 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 35.85% 25.74% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 20
Average daily rate £355 £318 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.63% -14.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £260 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.34%

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 6 May 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
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +4 20 £384 +17.87%
Paisley -3 1 - -
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 36 (63.16%) SQL
2 34 (59.65%) SC Cleared
2 34 (59.65%) Security Cleared
3 31 (54.39%) Citrix
4 27 (47.37%) IPsec
5 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
6 24 (42.11%) Configuration Management
7 21 (36.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 18 (31.58%) Windows
8 18 (31.58%) VMware
9 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (29.82%) SAN
10 16 (28.07%) HP
10 16 (28.07%) NAS
10 16 (28.07%) Computer Science
10 16 (28.07%) Degree
11 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (26.32%) Software Distribution
12 14 (24.56%) Veritas
13 13 (22.81%) Solaris
13 13 (22.81%) Linux
13 13 (22.81%) Netcool
13 13 (22.81%) Clustering
14 12 (21.05%) VMware ESX
14 12 (21.05%) ITIL
14 12 (21.05%) Tivoli
15 11 (19.30%) DNS
16 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
17 8 (14.04%) Replication
17 8 (14.04%) XML

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.75%) Lync
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Project
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (47.37%) IPsec
2 17 (29.82%) SAN
3 16 (28.07%) NAS
4 11 (19.30%) DNS
5 5 (8.77%) X.500
5 5 (8.77%) LDAP
5 5 (8.77%) DHCP
5 5 (8.77%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.51%) Firewall
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.75%) LAN
7 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.51%) MSI
2 2 (3.51%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.51%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Integration Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Analyst
4 3 (5.26%) Build Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.51%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Design Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) Project Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Business Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) Junior
6 1 (1.75%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) HTML
1 8 (14.04%) XML
2 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
2 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.51%) CSS
3 2 (3.51%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.75%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.81%) Clustering
3 8 (14.04%) Replication
4 6 (10.53%) PKI
5 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.75%) AS400
8 1 (1.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Solaris
2 13 (22.81%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) UNIX
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Configuration Management
2 15 (26.32%) Software Distribution
3 12 (21.05%) ITIL
4 6 (10.53%) Validation
5 5 (8.77%) High Availability
6 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Change Management
7 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.51%) Software Licensing
8 2 (3.51%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.51%) OOP
8 2 (3.51%) OO
8 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
8 2 (3.51%) Content Management
8 2 (3.51%) Network Design
8 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (63.16%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.28%) VBScript
4 4 (7.02%) VB
5 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.51%) C#
6 2 (3.51%) REXX
6 2 (3.51%) Tcl
7 1 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (59.65%) SC Cleared
1 34 (59.65%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) Degree
3 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.53%) MCSE
5 5 (8.77%) MCSA
5 5 (8.77%) MCP
5 5 (8.77%) MCITP
6 3 (5.26%) MCTS
7 2 (3.51%) MCSD
8 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.05%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (36.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (22.81%) Netcool
3 12 (21.05%) Tivoli
4 4 (7.02%) SCCM
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (3.51%) SCOM
6 2 (3.51%) WSUS
7 1 (1.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) Citrix
2 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
3 18 (31.58%) VMware
4 16 (28.07%) HP
5 14 (24.56%) Veritas
6 3 (5.26%) Symantec
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 3 (5.26%) Altiris
7 2 (3.51%) ProCurve
7 2 (3.51%) CA
8 1 (1.75%) Avaya
8 1 (1.75%) F5