Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 37 28
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 92 82 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.41% 5.45% 6.24%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 51.57% 55.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 44 30
Glasgow median daily rate £370 £163 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +127.69% -51.85% +38.04%
10th Percentile £130 £123 £130
90th Percentile £488 £421 £482
Scotland median daily rate £350 £225 £375
% change year-on-year +55.56% -40.00% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +56.52% -64.06%
10th Percentile £15.04 £13.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.95 £152.40 £21.70
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -7.89% +15.15%

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 184 159 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.81% 10.57% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 89 70
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £163 £128 £178
90th Percentile £588 £500 £476
Scotland median daily rate £418 £385 £388
% change year-on-year +8.44% -0.65% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £21.25 £17.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +54.35% -64.06%
10th Percentile £15.04 £12.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.38 £136.65 £21.70
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +17.65%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 73 (79.35%) Windows
2 45 (48.91%) Microsoft
3 41 (44.57%) Windows Server
4 31 (33.70%) Windows 10
5 29 (31.52%) PowerShell
5 29 (31.52%) Office 365
6 25 (27.17%) Security Cleared
7 23 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 17 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (17.39%) Windows 7
10 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (15.22%) SCCM
10 14 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (15.22%) DNS
10 14 (15.22%) Migration
11 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
11 13 (14.13%) Azure
12 10 (10.87%) Finance
12 10 (10.87%) IBM
12 10 (10.87%) Problem Management
12 10 (10.87%) Hyper-V
12 10 (10.87%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (9.78%) Public Sector
13 9 (9.78%) MS Exchange
13 9 (9.78%) IBM Domino
14 8 (8.70%) Windows XP
14 8 (8.70%) SQL
14 8 (8.70%) DHCP

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 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.78%) IBM Domino
2 9 (9.78%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.52%) Office 365
2 13 (14.13%) Azure
3 10 (10.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.35%) SaaS
5 3 (3.26%) AWS
5 3 (3.26%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.17%) GitHub
7 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) DNS
2 8 (8.70%) DHCP
3 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.52%) Skype
5 5 (5.43%) SMTP
5 5 (5.43%) VPN
6 4 (4.35%) HTTP
7 3 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.17%) RFID
9 1 (1.09%) Broadband
9 1 (1.09%) Firewall
9 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.09%) Internet
9 1 (1.09%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.09%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) Electronic Patient Records
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) JIRA
1 2 (2.17%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (15.22%) Analyst
2 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Desktop Support
4 8 (8.70%) Active Directory Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Consultant
5 7 (7.61%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) IT Support
6 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Active Directory Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) ICT Officer
8 4 (4.35%) IT Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) LDAP
2 2 (2.17%) XMPP
3 1 (1.09%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.43%) PKI
2 3 (3.26%) iPad
2 3 (3.26%) iPhone
3 2 (2.17%) Clustering
3 2 (2.17%) e-Health
3 2 (2.17%) LIMS
3 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.17%) NHS
3 2 (2.17%) PACS
4 1 (1.09%) AS400
4 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.09%) iSeries
4 1 (1.09%) Replication
4 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (79.35%) Windows
2 41 (44.57%) Windows Server
3 31 (33.70%) Windows 10
4 16 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.26%) Android
8 2 (2.17%) AIX
8 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.09%) Linux
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (15.22%) Migration
2 14 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (10.87%) Problem Management
4 7 (7.61%) Break/Fix
5 6 (6.52%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (6.52%) ITIL
5 6 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (6.52%) Time Management
6 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.43%) Project Delivery
7 4 (4.35%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.26%) Change Control
8 3 (3.26%) Change Management
8 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.26%) DevOps
8 3 (3.26%) Information Security
8 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Automation
8 3 (3.26%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.52%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (27.17%) Security Cleared
2 23 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.35%) CISM
4 4 (4.35%) CISSP
5 3 (3.26%) DBS Check
5 3 (3.26%) Degree
5 3 (3.26%) MCP
5 3 (3.26%) MCSE
6 2 (2.17%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.17%) MCITP
6 2 (2.17%) MCSA
6 2 (2.17%) MCTS
7 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.17%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.35%) vSphere
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.09%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.17%) Ansible
2 2 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.17%) Netcool
3 1 (1.09%) Terraform
3 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 45 (48.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) IBM
3 6 (6.52%) Apple
3 6 (6.52%) Citrix
4 5 (5.43%) Cisco
4 5 (5.43%) Clearswift
4 5 (5.43%) VMware
5 3 (3.26%) CommVault
5 3 (3.26%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.17%) McAfee
6 2 (2.17%) Nintex
6 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.17%) Symantec
6 2 (2.17%) Veritas
7 1 (1.09%) Avaya
7 1 (1.09%) IDERA
7 1 (1.09%) Progress
7 1 (1.09%) RedGate
7 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds