The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 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 Scottish Borders 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 1 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 66.67% 12.50% -
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£128 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.32% -
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
Scottish Borders
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 66.67% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £128 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Scottish Borders region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Scottish Borders region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Scottish Borders region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

Active Directory
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scottish Borders 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) PDA
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) DameWare
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scottish Borders 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) DameWare
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft