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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 25.66% 13.04% 32.56%
As % of the System Software category 65.91% 60.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 11
Average daily rate
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£347 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £374 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £499 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +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
44 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 38.94% 21.74% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 11
Average daily rate £325 £425 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%

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 4 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 37 (61.67%) SQL
2 34 (56.67%) Citrix
3 33 (55.00%) SC Cleared
3 33 (55.00%) Security Cleared
4 30 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 30 (50.00%) IPsec
5 26 (43.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 21 (35.00%) SAN
8 20 (33.33%) Veritas
8 20 (33.33%) NAS
8 20 (33.33%) Software Distribution
9 19 (31.67%) Clustering
9 19 (31.67%) Netcool
9 19 (31.67%) Windows
9 19 (31.67%) Solaris
9 19 (31.67%) Linux
10 18 (30.00%) Tivoli
10 18 (30.00%) VMware
11 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (23.33%) ITIL
13 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (20.00%) Degree
14 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
15 11 (18.33%) VMware ESX
15 11 (18.33%) DNS
15 11 (18.33%) VBScript
15 11 (18.33%) HP
16 10 (16.67%) HTML

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Project
2 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.00%) IPsec
2 21 (35.00%) SAN
3 20 (33.33%) NAS
4 11 (18.33%) DNS
5 9 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (5.00%) VLAN
6 3 (5.00%) LAN
6 3 (5.00%) WAN
6 3 (5.00%) IPv4
7 2 (3.33%) X.500
7 2 (3.33%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.33%) LDAP
8 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.67%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Integration Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.33%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (1.67%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (1.67%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (1.67%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (1.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (1.67%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (1.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (1.67%) Technical Support
6 1 (1.67%) Service Analyst
6 1 (1.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) HTML
1 10 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.67%) XSL
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Clustering
2 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.00%) Replication
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (5.00%) PKI
6 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.67%) iSeries
7 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.67%) NHS
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
1 19 (31.67%) Solaris
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 20 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 14 (23.33%) ITIL
4 9 (15.00%) High Availability
5 7 (11.67%) Validation
6 3 (5.00%) Project Management
7 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Software Licensing
8 1 (1.67%) Information Assurance
8 1 (1.67%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.67%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.67%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.67%) Workflow
8 1 (1.67%) Migration
8 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) SQL
2 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (18.33%) VBScript
4 1 (1.67%) XPath
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) VB
4 1 (1.67%) REXX
4 1 (1.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 33 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (20.00%) Degree
4 6 (10.00%) MCSA
4 6 (10.00%) MCP
4 6 (10.00%) MCITP
5 4 (6.67%) MCTS
6 2 (3.33%) MCSE
7 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (43.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 19 (31.67%) Netcool
3 18 (30.00%) Tivoli
4 5 (8.33%) SCCM
5 4 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (3.33%) SCOM
7 1 (1.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) Citrix
2 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (33.33%) Veritas
4 18 (30.00%) VMware
5 11 (18.33%) HP
6 4 (6.67%) Altiris
7 2 (3.33%) Symantec
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco
8 1 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (1.67%) Avaya
8 1 (1.67%) CA