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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 122 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 27.17% 18.18% 27.74%
As % of the System Software category 75.31% 51.28% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 8 35
Median daily rate £320 £345 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +11.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £326 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £266
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +12.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +3.44%
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
162 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 36.08% 35.45% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 20 45
Median daily rate £321 £342 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +13.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £440 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.25 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +4 120 £320 -7.31%
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 142 (80.23%) Windows
2 122 (68.93%) Microsoft
3 119 (67.23%) Security Cleared
4 99 (55.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (54.24%) Windows Server
6 95 (53.67%) SC Cleared
7 93 (52.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 93 (52.54%) SQL
8 84 (47.46%) PowerShell
9 75 (42.37%) DNS
9 75 (42.37%) VMware
10 74 (41.81%) Citrix
11 71 (40.11%) SQL Server
12 68 (38.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 63 (35.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 55 (31.07%) HP
14 55 (31.07%) MCSE
15 51 (28.81%) Hyper-V
16 50 (28.25%) MS Excel
17 48 (27.12%) MCSA
17 48 (27.12%) ITIL
17 48 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
18 46 (25.99%) MCTS
18 46 (25.99%) DHCP
19 42 (23.73%) SAN
20 40 (22.60%) Clustering
21 38 (21.47%) MS Exchange
22 36 (20.34%) MCITP
23 35 (19.77%) Office 365
24 33 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2013

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 38 (21.47%) MS Exchange
2 33 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 32 (18.08%) OpenStack
4 29 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (16.38%) SharePoint
5 26 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (12.43%) Skype for Business
7 15 (8.47%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (2.26%) Apache
8 4 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.69%) lighttpd
9 3 (1.69%) nginx
10 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.56%) IIS
10 1 (0.56%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 50 (28.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.52%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.77%) Office 365
2 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 75 (42.37%) DNS
2 46 (25.99%) DHCP
3 42 (23.73%) SAN
4 24 (13.56%) Firewall
5 22 (12.43%) Kerberos
6 19 (10.73%) Skype
7 16 (9.04%) LDAP
8 13 (7.34%) X.500
9 11 (6.21%) HTTP
10 9 (5.08%) SMTP
11 8 (4.52%) NAS
12 7 (3.95%) HTTPS
12 7 (3.95%) iSCSI
12 7 (3.95%) SNMP
13 6 (3.39%) SSL
14 5 (2.82%) TCP/IP
14 5 (2.82%) WAN
15 4 (2.26%) FTP
15 4 (2.26%) NetScaler
15 4 (2.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (40.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.82%) MySQL
6 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 30 (16.95%) HP UFT
1 30 (16.95%) WinRunner
2 28 (15.82%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.13%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.56%) MSI
Job Titles
1 23 (12.99%) Active Directory Engineer
2 22 (12.43%) Analyst
2 22 (12.43%) Test Analyst
3 18 (10.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 18 (10.17%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 15 (8.47%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 14 (7.91%) Wintel Engineer
6 10 (5.65%) Messaging Engineer
7 7 (3.95%) Wintel Specialist
8 6 (3.39%) Consultant
9 5 (2.82%) Administrator
9 5 (2.82%) Developer
9 5 (2.82%) Infrastructure Tester
9 5 (2.82%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 5 (2.82%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.82%) Test Manager
9 5 (2.82%) Tester
9 5 (2.82%) Windows Specialist
10 4 (2.26%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.65%) Middleware
2 8 (4.52%) HTML
3 7 (3.95%) XML
4 6 (3.39%) CSS
5 4 (2.26%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.69%) Django
6 3 (1.69%) LAMP
6 3 (1.69%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (1.69%) Laravel
6 3 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.60%) Clustering
2 27 (15.25%) PKI
3 25 (14.12%) PDA
4 23 (12.99%) Computer Science
5 19 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (10.73%) Replication
6 14 (7.91%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.95%) Public Cloud
8 6 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.82%) Cryptography
10 4 (2.26%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
12 2 (1.13%) CESG
12 2 (1.13%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 142 (80.23%) Windows
2 99 (55.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (54.24%) Windows Server
4 68 (38.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (35.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (18.64%) Windows XP
7 31 (17.51%) Windows 7
8 28 (15.82%) AIX
9 9 (5.08%) Linux
10 4 (2.26%) Debian
10 4 (2.26%) SUSE
10 4 (2.26%) Unix
11 3 (1.69%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.13%) Android
12 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.12%) ITIL
2 32 (18.08%) Change Management
2 32 (18.08%) Migration
3 31 (17.51%) Software Testing
4 30 (16.95%) Test Automation
5 26 (14.69%) Test Scripting
6 24 (13.56%) Load Balancing
7 16 (9.04%) Virtual Environments
8 12 (6.78%) High Availability
9 10 (5.65%) Application Packaging
9 10 (5.65%) Conflict Management
9 10 (5.65%) Risk Management
10 8 (4.52%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.52%) Software Distribution
11 7 (3.95%) ITSM
12 6 (3.39%) Content Management
12 6 (3.39%) Database Mirroring
12 6 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (2.82%) Server Building
13 5 (2.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 93 (52.54%) SQL
2 84 (47.46%) PowerShell
3 22 (12.43%) VBScript
4 13 (7.34%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.78%) Python
6 7 (3.95%) Jython
7 6 (3.39%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.82%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.82%) Perl
8 5 (2.82%) PHP
9 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 119 (67.23%) Security Cleared
2 95 (53.67%) SC Cleared
3 93 (52.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (31.07%) MCSE
5 48 (27.12%) MCSA
6 46 (25.99%) MCTS
7 36 (20.34%) MCITP
8 28 (15.82%) ISTQB
9 27 (15.25%) Degree
10 16 (9.04%) MCP
11 15 (8.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (7.34%) DV Cleared
13 5 (2.82%) CISSP
14 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 51 (28.81%) Hyper-V
2 48 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (15.25%) VMware ESX
4 17 (9.60%) Terminal Services
5 16 (9.04%) XenApp
6 15 (8.47%) vSphere
7 10 (5.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (3.95%) DFS Replication
9 5 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.13%) Firmware
11 1 (0.56%) Brightmail
11 1 (0.56%) UAG
11 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (15.82%) HP Quality Center
1 28 (15.82%) McAfee ePO
1 28 (15.82%) Netcool
2 13 (7.34%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (6.78%) SCCM
4 10 (5.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (5.08%) WSUS
6 7 (3.95%) BladeLogic
6 7 (3.95%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 7 (3.95%) Puppet
6 7 (3.95%) SCOrch
7 6 (3.39%) SCOM
7 6 (3.39%) SCVMM
8 5 (2.82%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (2.82%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.69%) Cacti
9 3 (1.69%) Munin
9 3 (1.69%) Nagios
9 3 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 122 (68.93%) Microsoft
2 75 (42.37%) VMware
3 74 (41.81%) Citrix
4 55 (31.07%) HP
5 30 (16.95%) Veritas
6 29 (16.38%) Intel Security
7 15 (8.47%) IronPort
8 13 (7.34%) AppSense
8 13 (7.34%) CA
9 9 (5.08%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.08%) Symantec
10 7 (3.95%) BMC
10 7 (3.95%) Dell
11 5 (2.82%) arcserve
11 5 (2.82%) Lumension
12 4 (2.26%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.26%) Brocade
13 3 (1.69%) Altiris
13 3 (1.69%) Oracle
14 2 (1.13%) Apple