The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Active Directory
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 125 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 33.33% 28.47% 22.83%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 72.67% 55.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 83 15
Median daily rate £325 £320 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £266 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £444 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9 172 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 33.33% 39.18% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 107 28
Median daily rate £325 £321 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.24% -7.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Erskine

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Erskine.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Erskine

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Erskine over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Erskine

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
3 15 (78.95%) Windows XP
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (78.95%) Windows 10
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 15 (78.95%) Windows 7
3 15 (78.95%) PowerShell
4 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
4 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
5 11 (57.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 11 (57.89%) Prototyping
5 11 (57.89%) Software Distribution
5 11 (57.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 11 (57.89%) REXX
5 11 (57.89%) Tcl
5 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
5 11 (57.89%) MSI
5 11 (57.89%) HTTPS
5 11 (57.89%) SSL
5 11 (57.89%) HTTP
5 11 (57.89%) Linux
5 11 (57.89%) VB
5 11 (57.89%) Patch Management
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix
7 4 (21.05%) SAN
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) HP

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) HTTP
1 11 (57.89%) HTTPS
1 11 (57.89%) SSL
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MSI
2 3 (15.79%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (78.95%) Windows 10
2 15 (78.95%) Windows 7
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (78.95%) Windows XP
3 11 (57.89%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
1 11 (57.89%) Patch Management
1 11 (57.89%) Prototyping
1 11 (57.89%) Software Distribution
1 11 (57.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (21.05%) Smoke Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) PowerShell
3 11 (57.89%) REXX
3 11 (57.89%) Tcl
3 11 (57.89%) VB
4 4 (21.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) MCTS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
1 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (21.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (15.79%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) McAfee
3 3 (15.79%) Veritas