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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 117 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 51.32% 28.07% 25.66%
As % of the System Software category 86.03% 57.14% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 36 30
Median daily rate £330 £310 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -10.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £290 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £294
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
136 84 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 59.65% 49.12% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 65 43
Median daily rate £330 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £395 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +1 115 £330 +6.45%
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 109 (76.76%) Microsoft
2 102 (71.83%) Windows
3 89 (62.68%) Security Cleared
4 76 (53.52%) SC Cleared
5 68 (47.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 66 (46.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (46.48%) Windows Server
7 65 (45.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (45.77%) PowerShell
8 50 (35.21%) Office 365
8 50 (35.21%) MCSE
9 48 (33.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 43 (30.28%) SharePoint
10 43 (30.28%) DNS
11 41 (28.87%) SQL
12 38 (26.76%) SQL Server
12 38 (26.76%) MS Excel
13 36 (25.35%) Degree
13 36 (25.35%) Computer Science
14 35 (24.65%) Citrix
15 34 (23.94%) Migration
16 32 (22.54%) HP
17 31 (21.83%) MCTS
18 28 (19.72%) MS Exchange
18 28 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2010
19 27 (19.01%) OpenStack
19 27 (19.01%) Windows 7
19 27 (19.01%) Windows XP
20 25 (17.61%) Skype for Business
20 25 (17.61%) Hyper-V

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 43 (30.28%) SharePoint
2 28 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 28 (19.72%) MS Exchange
3 27 (19.01%) OpenStack
4 25 (17.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (17.61%) Skype for Business
5 16 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (5.63%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (4.93%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (26.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 50 (35.21%) Office 365
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (30.28%) DNS
2 22 (15.49%) DHCP
2 22 (15.49%) SAN
3 21 (14.79%) Skype
4 20 (14.08%) Kerberos
5 17 (11.97%) LDAP
5 17 (11.97%) X.500
6 12 (8.45%) NAS
7 10 (7.04%) Firewall
7 10 (7.04%) Internet
7 10 (7.04%) Intranet
8 7 (4.93%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.23%) HTTP
9 6 (4.23%) HTTPS
9 6 (4.23%) IPsec
9 6 (4.23%) iSCSI
9 6 (4.23%) SNMP
9 6 (4.23%) SSL
10 5 (3.52%) VPN
11 1 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) MySQL
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (9.86%) StarTeam
2 3 (2.11%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.70%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (3.52%) Finance
2 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (15.49%) Active Directory Engineer
2 17 (11.97%) Analyst
2 17 (11.97%) Test Analyst
3 13 (9.15%) Messaging Specialist
4 10 (7.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (7.04%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 10 (7.04%) Lync Specialist
5 9 (6.34%) Office 365 Specialist
6 7 (4.93%) Mobility Engineer
6 7 (4.93%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 6 (4.23%) Consultant
7 6 (4.23%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) Mobility Specialist
8 5 (3.52%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.52%) Tester
8 5 (3.52%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Management Specialist
10 3 (2.11%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (2.11%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.93%) .NET
1 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET
2 6 (4.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.35%) Computer Science
2 21 (14.79%) Clustering
3 20 (14.08%) PKI
4 18 (12.68%) Replication
5 12 (8.45%) Data Centre
6 11 (7.75%) Management Information System
7 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (5.63%) Mobile App
9 6 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.11%) CESG
10 3 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (2.11%) PDA
10 3 (2.11%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.41%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 102 (71.83%) Windows
2 66 (46.48%) Windows Server
2 66 (46.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 65 (45.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (33.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (19.01%) Windows 7
5 27 (19.01%) Windows XP
6 18 (12.68%) Windows 10
7 15 (10.56%) AIX
8 13 (9.15%) Linux
9 12 (8.45%) Android
9 12 (8.45%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.93%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (4.23%) Solaris
12 5 (3.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.94%) Migration
2 23 (16.20%) ITIL
3 22 (15.49%) Change Management
3 22 (15.49%) Load Balancing
4 21 (14.79%) Software Testing
5 17 (11.97%) Test Scripting
6 16 (11.27%) Server Virtualisation
7 13 (9.15%) Server Building
7 13 (9.15%) Smoke Testing
8 12 (8.45%) Software Distribution
8 12 (8.45%) Virtual Environments
9 11 (7.75%) Application Packaging
10 8 (5.63%) Change Control
11 7 (4.93%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.93%) Project Management
12 6 (4.23%) ITSM
12 6 (4.23%) Software Delivery
13 5 (3.52%) Business Analysis
14 4 (2.82%) OO
15 3 (2.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.77%) PowerShell
2 41 (28.87%) SQL
3 6 (4.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.23%) Jython
3 6 (4.23%) Python
4 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.11%) VBScript
6 2 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 89 (62.68%) Security Cleared
2 76 (53.52%) SC Cleared
3 68 (47.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (35.21%) MCSE
5 36 (25.35%) Degree
6 31 (21.83%) MCTS
7 21 (14.79%) MCSA
8 20 (14.08%) ISTQB
9 16 (11.27%) MCITP
10 15 (10.56%) MCP
11 8 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (4.93%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (2.82%) DV Cleared
14 2 (1.41%) CISSP
15 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 25 (17.61%) Hyper-V
2 20 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.63%) vSphere
4 6 (4.23%) Firmware
4 6 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.82%) Brightmail
5 4 (2.82%) DFS Replication
5 4 (2.82%) XenApp
6 2 (1.41%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (14.79%) Netcool
2 15 (10.56%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (8.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 11 (7.75%) AirWatch
5 8 (5.63%) PowerCLI
5 8 (5.63%) vRealize
6 7 (4.93%) SCCM
6 7 (4.93%) SCOrch
7 6 (4.23%) BladeLogic
7 6 (4.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (4.23%) Puppet
7 6 (4.23%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.70%) SCSM
8 1 (0.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 109 (76.76%) Microsoft
2 35 (24.65%) Citrix
3 32 (22.54%) HP
4 24 (16.90%) VMware
5 21 (14.79%) Veritas
6 15 (10.56%) Intel Security
7 13 (9.15%) IronPort
8 6 (4.23%) AppSense
8 6 (4.23%) BMC
8 6 (4.23%) CA
8 6 (4.23%) Dell
9 5 (3.52%) Apple
9 5 (3.52%) Oracle
10 3 (2.11%) Samsung
11 2 (1.41%) Symantec
11 2 (1.41%) Thales
12 1 (0.70%) F5
12 1 (0.70%) ThinPrint
12 1 (0.70%) Xerox