Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 6 months to 3 July 2020 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 30 44
Rank change year-on-year +20 +14 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 67 96 90
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.81% 6.32% 5.32%
As % of the System Software category 67.68% 46.38% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 57
Median daily rate £425 £313 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% +11.61% +1.82%
10th Percentile £187 £130 £114
90th Percentile £488 £490 £478
Scotland median daily rate £400 £331 £278
% change year-on-year +20.75% +19.37% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Median hourly rate £19.88 £22.50 £13.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.67% +62.81% -43.59%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.92 £10.35
90th Percentile £24.00 £24.25 £29.50
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £15.81
% change year-on-year +34.29% +10.72% -29.76%

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

All System Software Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 99 207 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.49% 13.62% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 106 117
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% -4.23%
10th Percentile £222 £150 £188
90th Percentile £588 £563 £478
Scotland median daily rate £418 £375 £336
% change year-on-year +11.33% +11.52% -10.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +41.87% -35.27%
10th Percentile £17.70 £11.93 £10.47
90th Percentile £35.00 £24.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.03 £15.86
% change year-on-year +83.92% +19.99% -29.51%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Glasgow

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Active Directory in Glasgow

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Glasgow over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Glasgow

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 43 (64.18%) Microsoft
2 36 (53.73%) PowerShell
3 32 (47.76%) Azure
3 32 (47.76%) Windows
4 29 (43.28%) Office 365
5 27 (40.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (40.30%) SCCM
5 27 (40.30%) Security Cleared
6 23 (34.33%) Configuration Management
7 21 (31.34%) IBM
7 21 (31.34%) SharePoint
8 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
8 20 (29.85%) IBM Domino
9 19 (28.36%) Change Management
9 19 (28.36%) OneDrive
9 19 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (26.87%) Windows Server
10 18 (26.87%) Power Platform
10 18 (26.87%) PowerApps
10 18 (26.87%) IBM Notes
10 18 (26.87%) Release Management
11 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (22.39%) ITIL
13 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
14 14 (20.90%) MCSA
14 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (19.40%) Analytical Thinking
15 13 (19.40%) Critical Thinking
16 11 (16.42%) Public Sector

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 21 (31.34%) SharePoint
2 20 (29.85%) IBM Domino
3 19 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (26.87%) IBM Notes
5 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.49%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (47.76%) Azure
2 29 (43.28%) Office 365
3 27 (40.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 19 (28.36%) OneDrive
5 18 (26.87%) Power Platform
5 18 (26.87%) PowerApps
6 3 (4.48%) AWS
7 1 (1.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) DNS
1 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.45%) DHCP
2 7 (10.45%) Skype
3 6 (8.96%) Firewall
3 6 (8.96%) VPN
4 5 (7.46%) Broadband
4 5 (7.46%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (7.46%) SMTP
5 4 (5.97%) HTTP
6 2 (2.99%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.99%) X.500
7 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.49%) Internet
7 1 (1.49%) LAN
7 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 11 (16.42%) Public Sector
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Administrator
2 21 (31.34%) Exchange Administrator
3 19 (28.36%) Office 365 Administrator
4 5 (7.46%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support
4 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.97%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) ICT Officer
5 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) IT Support
6 3 (4.48%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.46%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) PKI
4 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.99%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) AS400
5 1 (1.49%) iSeries
5 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Windows
2 18 (26.87%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.45%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Configuration Management
2 19 (28.36%) Change Management
3 18 (26.87%) Release Management
4 15 (22.39%) ITIL
5 13 (19.40%) Analytical Thinking
5 13 (19.40%) Critical Thinking
6 10 (14.93%) Time Management
7 8 (11.94%) Migration
8 7 (10.45%) E-Discovery
8 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (10.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.46%) Technical Leadership
10 4 (5.97%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (5.97%) Fault Management
10 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.97%) Software Licensing
11 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.99%) ITSM
11 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (53.73%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.48%) VBScript
3 1 (1.49%) SQL
3 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
3 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (20.90%) MCSA
5 7 (10.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) Degree
8 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.49%) HND
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) vSphere
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 2 (2.99%) Firmware
3 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.99%) XenApp
4 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 27 (40.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 43 (64.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.34%) IBM
3 10 (14.93%) Citrix
3 10 (14.93%) VMware
4 5 (7.46%) Clearswift
4 5 (7.46%) Progress
4 5 (7.46%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco
5 3 (4.48%) Forcepoint
5 3 (4.48%) Symantec
6 2 (2.99%) Ivanti
6 2 (2.99%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) Avaya
7 1 (1.49%) CommVault
7 1 (1.49%) Dell
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle
7 1 (1.49%) Twitter