The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 22 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
Scotland / Fife
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 - 8
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 16.67% - 19.15%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% - 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £118 - £100
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
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 Fife with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Fife
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2 0 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 16.67% - 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £118 - £100
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
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 Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife 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 Fife

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Fife

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Fife

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Fife

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 Fife region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Dunfermline - 2 £118 -
Active Directory
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 Fife region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) SCCM
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft