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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 25.17% 13.04% 16.67%
As % of the System Software category 71.15% 27.27% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 2 5
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£323 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £265 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £385 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
52 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 35.37% 47.83% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 10 6
Average daily rate £325 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 44 (81.48%) Security Cleared
2 43 (79.63%) SC Cleared
3 34 (62.96%) Microsoft
4 30 (55.56%) Windows
5 25 (46.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 22 (40.74%) SQL
7 20 (37.04%) HP
8 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (29.63%) DNS
9 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (27.78%) Citrix
11 13 (24.07%) DHCP
11 13 (24.07%) VBScript
12 12 (22.22%) SAN
12 12 (22.22%) Altiris
13 11 (20.37%) Netcool
13 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
13 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (20.37%) IPsec
13 11 (20.37%) Replication
14 10 (18.52%) VMware
14 10 (18.52%) Clustering
14 10 (18.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
14 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
14 10 (18.52%) XML
14 10 (18.52%) NAS
14 10 (18.52%) Software Distribution
15 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
1 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Project
1 9 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) DNS
2 13 (24.07%) DHCP
3 12 (22.22%) SAN
4 11 (20.37%) IPsec
5 10 (18.52%) NAS
6 8 (14.81%) X.500
7 3 (5.56%) Kerberos
7 3 (5.56%) LDAP
7 3 (5.56%) LAN
7 3 (5.56%) WAN
8 2 (3.70%) VLAN
8 2 (3.70%) SMS
8 2 (3.70%) IPv4
9 1 (1.85%) Firewall
9 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MSI
2 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.85%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.85%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Applications Packager
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Active Directory Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.85%) Wintel Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) XML
2 6 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 5 (9.26%) HTML
4 3 (5.56%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Replication
2 10 (18.52%) Clustering
3 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (9.26%) PKI
5 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.81%) Solaris
4 8 (14.81%) Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Software Distribution
2 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
3 8 (14.81%) ITIL
4 5 (9.26%) High Availability
4 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.56%) Workflow
6 2 (3.70%) Validation
6 2 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.85%) Change Control
7 1 (1.85%) Project Management
7 1 (1.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) VBScript
3 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) REXX
5 1 (1.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 44 (81.48%) Security Cleared
2 43 (79.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (14.81%) MCP
5 5 (9.26%) MCTS
6 3 (5.56%) MCITP
6 3 (5.56%) MCSA
7 2 (3.70%) Degree
8 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (46.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (20.37%) Netcool
3 10 (18.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (16.67%) Tivoli
5 5 (9.26%) MIIS
6 3 (5.56%) SCCM
7 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.04%) HP
3 15 (27.78%) Citrix
4 12 (22.22%) Altiris
5 10 (18.52%) VMware
6 9 (16.67%) Veritas
7 2 (3.70%) AppSense
7 2 (3.70%) CA
8 1 (1.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.85%) IBM