The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Renfrewshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 20.26% 13.64% 7.69%
As % of the System Software category 65.96% 50.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 1
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£324 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 30.72% 27.27% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 4 1
Average daily rate £325 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
Active Directory
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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 July 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 July 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 38 (82.61%) Security Cleared
2 37 (80.43%) SC Cleared
3 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
4 28 (60.87%) Windows
5 19 (41.30%) HP
6 18 (39.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 14 (30.43%) VBScript
8 13 (28.26%) Citrix
8 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
10 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (23.91%) SQL
11 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
11 10 (21.74%) DNS
12 9 (19.57%) DHCP
12 9 (19.57%) SAN
12 9 (19.57%) XML
13 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (17.39%) Netcool
14 7 (15.22%) ITIL
14 7 (15.22%) Altiris
15 6 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (13.04%) Application Packaging
15 6 (13.04%) VB
15 6 (13.04%) MSI
15 6 (13.04%) X.500
16 5 (10.87%) MIIS
16 5 (10.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
16 5 (10.87%) VMware

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) Lync
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Project
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) DNS
2 9 (19.57%) DHCP
2 9 (19.57%) SAN
3 6 (13.04%) X.500
4 5 (10.87%) NAS
5 4 (8.70%) IPsec
6 3 (6.52%) LAN
6 3 (6.52%) WAN
7 2 (4.35%) SMS
8 1 (2.17%) LDAP
8 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.17%) IPv4
8 1 (2.17%) VLAN
8 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MSI
2 3 (6.52%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.17%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 6 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Applications Packager
3 4 (8.70%) Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Build Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Radia Specialist
6 1 (2.17%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) XML
2 6 (13.04%) Application Packaging
3 4 (8.70%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.17%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Clustering
1 5 (10.87%) PKI
2 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.70%) Replication
2 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Solaris
4 4 (8.70%) Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
2 5 (10.87%) Software Distribution
3 4 (8.70%) High Availability
3 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.52%) Workflow
4 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.17%) Validation
6 1 (2.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.17%) Service Management
6 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) VBScript
2 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) REXX
5 1 (2.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 38 (82.61%) Security Cleared
2 37 (80.43%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.87%) MCP
5 3 (6.52%) MCSA
5 3 (6.52%) MCITP
6 2 (4.35%) Degree
6 2 (4.35%) MCTS
7 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (39.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (17.39%) Netcool
3 5 (10.87%) MIIS
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
5 3 (6.52%) SCCM
5 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 19 (41.30%) HP
3 13 (28.26%) Citrix
4 7 (15.22%) Altiris
5 5 (10.87%) VMware
6 4 (8.70%) Veritas
7 3 (6.52%) McAfee
8 2 (4.35%) CA
8 2 (4.35%) AppSense
9 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (2.17%) Symantec