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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 39 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 15.45% 25.83% 13.04%
As % of the System Software category 65.52% 60.94% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 38 2
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£403 £321 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.29% -1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £249 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £349 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
29 64 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 23.58% 42.38% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 61 10
Average daily rate £330 £325 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -2 15 £403 +25.29%
Paisley - 3 - -
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (42.86%) Citrix
5 16 (38.10%) Windows
6 14 (33.33%) HP
7 13 (30.95%) SAN
7 13 (30.95%) DNS
8 12 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 12 (28.57%) ITIL
8 12 (28.57%) PKI
8 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (23.81%) Degree
11 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
11 9 (21.43%) LDAP
11 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
12 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
12 8 (19.05%) X.500
12 8 (19.05%) IPsec
12 8 (19.05%) Finance
12 8 (19.05%) Replication
12 8 (19.05%) VMware
12 8 (19.05%) Server Building
12 8 (19.05%) NAS
13 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (16.67%) Software Distribution
13 7 (16.67%) Kerberos

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.76%) Lync
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
1 13 (30.95%) SAN
2 9 (21.43%) LDAP
3 8 (19.05%) X.500
3 8 (19.05%) IPsec
3 8 (19.05%) NAS
4 7 (16.67%) Kerberos
5 3 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 3 (7.14%) IPv4
5 3 (7.14%) DHCP
6 2 (4.76%) WAN
6 2 (4.76%) Firewall
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) MSI
2 2 (4.76%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Junior
4 4 (9.52%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Junior Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) PKI
1 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (19.05%) Replication
4 6 (14.29%) Clustering
5 3 (7.14%) Thin Client
5 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) Solaris
3 5 (11.90%) Linux
4 4 (9.52%) UNIX
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Server Building
3 7 (16.67%) Software Distribution
4 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.52%) Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.14%) Six Sigma
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.14%) Software Licensing
6 3 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Change Control
6 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management
7 2 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.52%) VB
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) REXX
5 2 (4.76%) Tcl
5 2 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (23.81%) Degree
5 7 (16.67%) MCSE
6 4 (9.52%) MCP
7 3 (7.14%) MCTS
8 2 (4.76%) MCSD
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (11.90%) Tivoli
2 5 (11.90%) Netcool
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (4.76%) WSUS
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) Citrix
3 14 (33.33%) HP
4 8 (19.05%) VMware
5 5 (11.90%) Veritas
6 3 (7.14%) AppSense
7 2 (4.76%) ProCurve
7 2 (4.76%) F5
7 2 (4.76%) Symantec
7 2 (4.76%) CA
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle
8 1 (2.38%) Peregrine
8 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.38%) Remedy