Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 39 29
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10 +22
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 85 69 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.80% 5.13% 5.96%
As % of the System Software category 43.81% 53.49% 54.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 29 36
Glasgow median daily rate £270 £275 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.82% +19.57% -16.44%
10th Percentile £108 £128 £118
90th Percentile £445 £453 £343
Scotland median daily rate £275 £310 £313
% change year-on-year -11.29% -0.96% +21.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -16.67% +31.25%
10th Percentile £11.94 £10.15 £19.50
90th Percentile £31.34 £24.85 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £16.68 £15.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +7.61% -59.74% +140.63%

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 194 129 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.96% 9.60% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 54 68
Glasgow median daily rate £328 £383 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.38% +29.66% -9.23%
10th Percentile £129 £146 £121
90th Percentile £488 £450 £450
Scotland median daily rate £330 £353 £335
% change year-on-year -6.38% +5.22% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.18 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.17% -16.67% +31.25%
10th Percentile £12.33 £10.15 £19.50
90th Percentile £34.63 £24.85 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year -11.39% -49.03% +109.46%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Glasgow

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Glasgow

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Glasgow over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Glasgow

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Glasgow

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Glasgow over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 64 (75.29%) Windows
2 52 (61.18%) Microsoft
3 41 (48.24%) VMware
4 34 (40.00%) Citrix
5 33 (38.82%) DNS
5 33 (38.82%) Windows 7
5 33 (38.82%) Office 365
5 33 (38.82%) Windows Server
6 31 (36.47%) DHCP
7 30 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 30 (35.29%) PowerShell
8 29 (34.12%) SCCM
9 25 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (28.24%) SC Cleared
10 24 (28.24%) Windows 10
11 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (22.35%) Ivanti
12 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (18.82%) SQL
14 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
14 13 (15.29%) Migration
14 13 (15.29%) XenApp
15 12 (14.12%) Software Delivery
15 12 (14.12%) Clustering
15 12 (14.12%) Finance
15 12 (14.12%) ITIL
15 12 (14.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.59%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.71%) IIS
5 4 (4.71%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (4.71%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 33 (38.82%) Office 365
2 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (38.82%) DNS
2 31 (36.47%) DHCP
3 7 (8.24%) Skype
4 6 (7.06%) 3G
4 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.06%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (5.88%) VPN
6 4 (4.71%) Firewall
6 4 (4.71%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.53%) ADSL
7 3 (3.53%) LAN
7 3 (3.53%) SAN
7 3 (3.53%) VLAN
7 3 (3.53%) Wireless
8 2 (2.35%) Broadband
8 2 (2.35%) Extranet
8 2 (2.35%) Intranet
8 2 (2.35%) WAN
9 1 (1.18%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (1.18%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) HP UFT
1 6 (7.06%) WinRunner
2 5 (5.88%) MSI
3 4 (4.71%) Hudson
4 1 (1.18%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Law
2 4 (4.71%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) French Language
3 2 (2.35%) German Language
3 2 (2.35%) Italian Language
3 2 (2.35%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (34.12%) Analyst
2 10 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (9.41%) Migration Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) Test Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Designer
5 6 (7.06%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Designer
5 6 (7.06%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Consultant
6 5 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.71%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.71%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.71%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) COM
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Clustering
2 7 (8.24%) Fat Client
2 7 (8.24%) PDA
2 7 (8.24%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.35%) iPhone
6 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.18%) PKI
7 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 64 (75.29%) Windows
2 33 (38.82%) Windows 7
2 33 (38.82%) Windows Server
3 24 (28.24%) Windows 10
4 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.59%) Windows XP
7 8 (9.41%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.06%) AIX
8 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.71%) Android
9 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.71%) Linux
10 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.35%) Solaris
10 2 (2.35%) Unix
10 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) Migration
2 12 (14.12%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) Software Delivery
3 11 (12.94%) Software Testing
4 10 (11.76%) Change Management
5 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (8.24%) Decision-Making
5 7 (8.24%) Test Scripting
6 6 (7.06%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.88%) Personalization
7 5 (5.88%) Smoke Testing
7 5 (5.88%) Software Distribution
8 4 (4.71%) Business Development
8 4 (4.71%) Change Control
8 4 (4.71%) Project Management
8 4 (4.71%) Quality Management
8 4 (4.71%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.71%) Service Management
8 4 (4.71%) Software Deployment
8 4 (4.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 16 (18.82%) SQL
3 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.71%) VB
4 4 (4.71%) VBScript
5 1 (1.18%) Java
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) PHP
5 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 24 (28.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (5.88%) Degree
4 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.71%) MCSE
6 3 (3.53%) MCSA
7 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.18%) HNC
8 1 (1.18%) MCITP
8 1 (1.18%) MCP
8 1 (1.18%) MCTS
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 17 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (15.29%) XenApp
4 10 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.41%) XenDesktop
6 6 (7.06%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (5.88%) XenServer
8 4 (4.71%) vSphere
9 3 (3.53%) ISA Server
9 3 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 29 (34.12%) SCCM
2 12 (14.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (8.24%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (7.06%) HP ALM
5 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (2.35%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (2.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.18%) Netcool
7 1 (1.18%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.18%) QRadar
7 1 (1.18%) SafeCom
7 1 (1.18%) SCOM
7 1 (1.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 52 (61.18%) Microsoft
2 41 (48.24%) VMware
3 34 (40.00%) Citrix
4 19 (22.35%) Ivanti
5 11 (12.94%) Veritas
6 9 (10.59%) HP
7 7 (8.24%) McAfee
7 7 (8.24%) ThinPrint
8 5 (5.88%) Dell
9 4 (4.71%) Cisco
10 3 (3.53%) Oracle
10 3 (3.53%) Symantec
10 3 (3.53%) Twitter
11 2 (2.35%) Apple
11 2 (2.35%) Avaya
11 2 (2.35%) iManage
11 2 (2.35%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.35%) Sophos
12 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint