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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 33 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 23.91% 11.63% 25.00%
As % of the System Software category 66.00% 35.71% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 11
Average daily rate
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£280 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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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
50 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 36.23% 32.56% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 11 13
Average daily rate £347 £335 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £451 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 47 (72.31%) Security Cleared
2 46 (70.77%) SC Cleared
3 39 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (46.15%) Windows
5 29 (44.62%) SQL
6 27 (41.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 20 (30.77%) DNS
7 20 (30.77%) HP
8 19 (29.23%) Citrix
9 16 (24.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (24.62%) SAN
9 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (24.62%) IPsec
9 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (24.62%) NAS
9 16 (24.62%) Software Distribution
10 15 (23.08%) Clustering
10 15 (23.08%) DHCP
11 14 (21.54%) Veritas
11 14 (21.54%) ITIL
11 14 (21.54%) Replication
11 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
11 14 (21.54%) Tivoli
11 14 (21.54%) Netcool
11 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
12 13 (20.00%) XML
12 13 (20.00%) VMware
12 13 (20.00%) Solaris
12 13 (20.00%) Linux
13 12 (18.46%) MCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.69%) IIS
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.54%) Lync
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Project
2 10 (15.38%) MS Office
3 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) DNS
2 16 (24.62%) SAN
2 16 (24.62%) IPsec
2 16 (24.62%) NAS
3 15 (23.08%) DHCP
4 9 (13.85%) X.500
5 5 (7.69%) IPv4
5 5 (7.69%) Kerberos
5 5 (7.69%) LDAP
5 5 (7.69%) LAN
5 5 (7.69%) WAN
5 5 (7.69%) VLAN
6 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MSI
2 2 (3.08%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.08%) AdminStudio
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.54%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Build Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (4.62%) Architect
5 2 (3.08%) Consultant
5 2 (3.08%) Applications Packager
5 2 (3.08%) Design Engineer
5 2 (3.08%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (1.54%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (1.54%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (1.54%) Service Analyst
6 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (1.54%) Technical Leader
6 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (1.54%) Support Analyst
6 1 (1.54%) Technical Support
6 1 (1.54%) Project Manager
6 1 (1.54%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.54%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) XML
2 9 (13.85%) HTML
3 4 (6.15%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.08%) Software Packaging
4 2 (3.08%) .NET
4 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Clustering
2 14 (21.54%) Replication
3 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (7.69%) PKI
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.00%) Solaris
3 13 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Software Distribution
2 14 (21.54%) ITIL
2 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
3 9 (13.85%) High Availability
4 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.15%) Validation
7 3 (4.62%) Project Management
8 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.08%) Workflow
9 1 (1.54%) Migration
9 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.54%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.54%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) SQL
2 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
3 12 (18.46%) VBScript
4 2 (3.08%) VB
4 2 (3.08%) REXX
4 2 (3.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 47 (72.31%) Security Cleared
2 46 (70.77%) SC Cleared
3 16 (24.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (18.46%) MCP
5 9 (13.85%) MCTS
6 4 (6.15%) MCITP
6 4 (6.15%) MCSA
7 3 (4.62%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (41.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (21.54%) Tivoli
2 14 (21.54%) Netcool
3 11 (16.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (9.23%) SCCM
5 4 (6.15%) MIIS
6 2 (3.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.77%) HP
3 19 (29.23%) Citrix
4 14 (21.54%) Veritas
5 13 (20.00%) VMware
6 11 (16.92%) Altiris
7 3 (4.62%) CA
8 2 (3.08%) AppSense
8 2 (3.08%) Symantec
8 2 (3.08%) IBM
9 1 (1.54%) ArcSight