The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 14.29% 46.15% 75.00%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £105 £111 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% -1.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 Scottish Borders region.

System Software Category
Scottish Borders
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 14.29% 46.15% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £105 £111 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% -1.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Contract Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Melrose 0 1 £105 -5.61%
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Officer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft