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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 62 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 21.09% 17.95% 25.00%
As % of the System Software category 78.48% 61.76% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 7 37
Median daily rate £300 £345 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £309 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £432 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
79 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 26.87% 29.06% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 13 52
Median daily rate £300 £343 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% +5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 61 £300 -13.04% 1
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 140 (80.00%) Windows
2 120 (68.57%) Microsoft
3 116 (66.29%) Security Cleared
4 97 (55.43%) Windows Server
5 92 (52.57%) SC Cleared
6 91 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 85 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 85 (48.57%) SQL
8 80 (45.71%) PowerShell
9 74 (42.29%) Citrix
10 70 (40.00%) DNS
11 69 (39.43%) SQL Server
11 69 (39.43%) VMware
12 67 (38.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 61 (34.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 53 (30.29%) MCSE
15 52 (29.71%) HP
16 46 (26.29%) ITIL
16 46 (26.29%) Hyper-V
17 45 (25.71%) MS Excel
18 44 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
19 42 (24.00%) MCTS
20 41 (23.43%) MS Exchange
20 41 (23.43%) DHCP
21 39 (22.29%) Office 365
22 38 (21.71%) MCSA
23 36 (20.57%) SAN
23 36 (20.57%) Clustering
24 35 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
25 34 (19.43%) Migration

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 41 (23.43%) MS Exchange
2 35 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 33 (18.86%) SharePoint
4 32 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (16.00%) OpenStack
6 24 (13.71%) Skype for Business
7 22 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (8.57%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.29%) Apache
9 4 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.71%) lighttpd
10 3 (1.71%) nginx
11 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.57%) IIS
11 1 (0.57%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 45 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.71%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 39 (22.29%) Office 365
2 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 70 (40.00%) DNS
2 41 (23.43%) DHCP
3 36 (20.57%) SAN
4 24 (13.71%) Firewall
5 22 (12.57%) Kerberos
6 19 (10.86%) Skype
7 16 (9.14%) LDAP
8 13 (7.43%) X.500
9 11 (6.29%) HTTP
10 9 (5.14%) SMTP
11 8 (4.57%) NAS
12 7 (4.00%) HTTPS
12 7 (4.00%) iSCSI
12 7 (4.00%) SNMP
13 6 (3.43%) SSL
14 5 (2.86%) TCP/IP
14 5 (2.86%) VPN
14 5 (2.86%) WAN
15 4 (2.29%) FTP
15 4 (2.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (39.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (5.14%) MySQL
5 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 25 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 25 (14.29%) WinRunner
2 23 (13.14%) TestDirector
3 3 (1.71%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.57%) MSI
Job Titles
1 23 (13.14%) Active Directory Engineer
2 22 (12.57%) Analyst
2 22 (12.57%) Test Analyst
3 17 (9.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 17 (9.71%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 14 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 12 (6.86%) Messaging Engineer
6 9 (5.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 7 (4.00%) Wintel Specialist
8 6 (3.43%) Consultant
8 6 (3.43%) Mobility Engineer
8 6 (3.43%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 5 (2.86%) Administrator
9 5 (2.86%) Developer
9 5 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.86%) Test Manager
9 5 (2.86%) Windows Specialist
10 4 (2.29%) Exchange Engineer
10 4 (2.29%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.71%) Middleware
2 8 (4.57%) HTML
3 7 (4.00%) XML
4 6 (3.43%) CSS
5 4 (2.29%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.71%) Django
6 3 (1.71%) LAMP
6 3 (1.71%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (1.71%) Laravel
6 3 (1.71%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.57%) Clustering
2 27 (15.43%) PKI
3 24 (13.71%) Computer Science
4 20 (11.43%) PDA
5 19 (10.86%) Replication
6 18 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (8.00%) Data Centre
8 7 (4.00%) Public Cloud
9 6 (3.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (2.86%) CESG
10 5 (2.86%) Cryptography
10 5 (2.86%) Private Cloud
11 4 (2.29%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
13 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
14 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 140 (80.00%) Windows
2 97 (55.43%) Windows Server
3 91 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (38.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (34.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (17.14%) Windows XP
7 28 (16.00%) Windows 7
8 24 (13.71%) AIX
9 10 (5.71%) Linux
10 6 (3.43%) Android
10 6 (3.43%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.43%) Windows Phone
11 5 (2.86%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.29%) Debian
12 4 (2.29%) SUSE
12 4 (2.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.29%) ITIL
2 34 (19.43%) Migration
3 29 (16.57%) Change Management
4 28 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 26 (14.86%) Load Balancing
6 25 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 23 (13.14%) Test Scripting
8 21 (12.00%) Smoke Testing
9 16 (9.14%) Virtual Environments
10 12 (6.86%) High Availability
11 10 (5.71%) Application Packaging
12 8 (4.57%) Mentoring
12 8 (4.57%) Software Distribution
13 7 (4.00%) ITSM
14 6 (3.43%) Conflict Management
14 6 (3.43%) Content Management
14 6 (3.43%) Database Mirroring
14 6 (3.43%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (3.43%) Risk Management
15 5 (2.86%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 85 (48.57%) SQL
2 80 (45.71%) PowerShell
3 22 (12.57%) VBScript
4 13 (7.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.86%) Python
6 7 (4.00%) Jython
7 6 (3.43%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.86%) Perl
8 5 (2.86%) PHP
9 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 116 (66.29%) Security Cleared
2 92 (52.57%) SC Cleared
3 85 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (30.29%) MCSE
5 42 (24.00%) MCTS
6 38 (21.71%) MCSA
7 32 (18.29%) MCITP
8 28 (16.00%) Degree
9 26 (14.86%) ISTQB
10 16 (9.14%) MCP
11 13 (7.43%) DV Cleared
12 9 (5.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (2.86%) CISSP
14 3 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 46 (26.29%) Hyper-V
2 44 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (12.57%) VMware ESX
4 17 (9.71%) Terminal Services
4 17 (9.71%) XenApp
5 10 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (5.14%) vSphere
7 7 (4.00%) DFS Replication
8 5 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.71%) Brightmail
10 2 (1.14%) Firmware
11 1 (0.57%) UAG
11 1 (0.57%) vCloud
11 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (13.71%) McAfee ePO
1 24 (13.71%) Netcool
2 23 (13.14%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (7.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (6.86%) SCCM
5 10 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (5.14%) WSUS
7 7 (4.00%) BladeLogic
7 7 (4.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 7 (4.00%) Puppet
7 7 (4.00%) SCOrch
8 6 (3.43%) SCOM
8 6 (3.43%) SCVMM
9 5 (2.86%) AirWatch
9 5 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.71%) Cacti
10 3 (1.71%) Munin
10 3 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 120 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 74 (42.29%) Citrix
3 69 (39.43%) VMware
4 52 (29.71%) HP
5 26 (14.86%) Veritas
6 25 (14.29%) Intel Security
7 18 (10.29%) IronPort
8 13 (7.43%) AppSense
8 13 (7.43%) CA
9 10 (5.71%) Symantec
10 9 (5.14%) Red Hat
11 7 (4.00%) BMC
11 7 (4.00%) Dell
11 7 (4.00%) Oracle
12 6 (3.43%) Apple
13 5 (2.86%) arcserve
13 5 (2.86%) Lumension
14 4 (2.29%) 3PAR
14 4 (2.29%) Brocade
14 4 (2.29%) Samsung
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