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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 23 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 23.23% 15.32% 6.35%
As % of the System Software category 58.97% 60.71% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 4
Average daily rate
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£435 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £306 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £422 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £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
39 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 39.39% 25.23% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 17
Average daily rate £375 £310 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £260 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

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 27 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 27 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 +3 18 £435 +33.84%
Paisley -1 5 - -
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 29 (53.70%) SC Cleared
1 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
2 28 (51.85%) SQL
3 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 24 (44.44%) Citrix
5 21 (38.89%) Server Building
6 19 (35.19%) IPsec
7 18 (33.33%) Windows
8 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (29.63%) HP
8 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
8 16 (29.63%) VMware
9 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (25.93%) Degree
10 14 (25.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
12 12 (22.22%) ITIL
13 11 (20.37%) DNS
13 11 (20.37%) SAN
13 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
14 10 (18.52%) VMware ESX
14 10 (18.52%) NAS
15 9 (16.67%) Software Distribution
15 9 (16.67%) HTML
15 9 (16.67%) XML
16 8 (14.81%) Veritas
16 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
17 7 (12.96%) Netcool
17 7 (12.96%) Solaris
17 7 (12.96%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.70%) Lync
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Project
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) IPsec
2 11 (20.37%) DNS
2 11 (20.37%) SAN
3 10 (18.52%) NAS
4 6 (11.11%) LDAP
5 5 (9.26%) X.500
5 5 (9.26%) Kerberos
6 4 (7.41%) DHCP
7 2 (3.70%) WAN
7 2 (3.70%) Firewall
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) MSI
2 2 (3.70%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Junior
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Financial Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Junior Business Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Build Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Support Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) HTML
1 9 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 4 (7.41%) .NET
3 3 (5.56%) CSS
4 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.70%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.85%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.96%) Replication
3 7 (12.96%) Clustering
4 6 (11.11%) PKI
5 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) AS400
7 1 (1.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Solaris
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) UNIX
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Server Building
2 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
3 12 (22.22%) ITIL
4 9 (16.67%) Software Distribution
5 6 (11.11%) Validation
6 5 (9.26%) High Availability
7 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 3 (5.56%) Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.70%) Software Licensing
9 2 (3.70%) Patch Management
9 2 (3.70%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.70%) Content Management
9 2 (3.70%) Network Design
9 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.96%) VBScript
4 4 (7.41%) VB
4 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) REXX
5 2 (3.70%) Tcl
6 1 (1.85%) XPath
6 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) SC Cleared
1 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (25.93%) Degree
4 6 (11.11%) MCP
4 6 (11.11%) MCSE
5 5 (9.26%) MCSA
5 5 (9.26%) MCITP
6 3 (5.56%) MCTS
7 2 (3.70%) MCSD
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (12.96%) Netcool
3 6 (11.11%) Tivoli
4 4 (7.41%) SCCM
5 2 (3.70%) SCOM
5 2 (3.70%) WSUS
5 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.85%) WMI
6 1 (1.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 24 (44.44%) Citrix
3 16 (29.63%) HP
3 16 (29.63%) VMware
4 8 (14.81%) Veritas
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) Symantec
6 2 (3.70%) Altiris
6 2 (3.70%) ProCurve
6 2 (3.70%) F5
6 2 (3.70%) CA
7 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.85%) Avaya