Period
to 3 April 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 April 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 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 35 28
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 92 87 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.31% 5.89% 6.17%
As % of the System Software category 53.80% 50.00% 54.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 47 49
Median daily rate £400 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -33.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £135 £123 £155
90th Percentile £488 £405 £438
Scotland median daily rate £375 £300 £285
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% -12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Median hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% +75.00% -76.74%
Scotland median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +20.59% +6.25% -3.03%

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 171 174 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.45% 11.79% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 97 94
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% - +6.87%
10th Percentile £213 £130 £181
90th Percentile £588 £500 £460
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 3
Median hourly rate £19.75 £15.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.67% +50.00% -76.74%
Median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +34.29% -12.50% +23.61%

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 April 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

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Active Directory in Glasgow over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 April 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 72 (78.26%) Windows
2 48 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 44 (47.83%) Windows Server
4 39 (42.39%) PowerShell
5 36 (39.13%) Security Cleared
6 34 (36.96%) SC Cleared
7 29 (31.52%) Office 365
8 24 (26.09%) Windows 10
9 18 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 18 (19.57%) Azure
9 18 (19.57%) SCCM
10 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (16.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 15 (16.30%) MS Exchange
12 13 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2016
13 12 (13.04%) IBM
13 12 (13.04%) IBM Domino
13 12 (13.04%) VMware
14 11 (11.96%) Migration
14 11 (11.96%) SharePoint
14 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Office
15 10 (10.87%) DNS
15 10 (10.87%) DHCP
15 10 (10.87%) Skype
16 9 (9.78%) ITIL
16 9 (9.78%) Problem Management
17 8 (8.70%) Finance
17 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP

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 15 (16.30%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.04%) IBM Domino
3 11 (11.96%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.26%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.09%) IIS
7 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.52%) Office 365
2 18 (19.57%) Azure
3 15 (16.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.35%) OneDrive
4 4 (4.35%) Power Platform
4 4 (4.35%) PowerApps
5 2 (2.17%) AWS
6 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) DHCP
1 10 (10.87%) DNS
1 10 (10.87%) Skype
2 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.52%) Firewall
3 6 (6.52%) VPN
4 5 (5.43%) Broadband
4 5 (5.43%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (5.43%) SMTP
5 4 (4.35%) HTTP
6 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.09%) Internet
6 1 (1.09%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.09%) LAN
6 1 (1.09%) WAN
6 1 (1.09%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) 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 1 (1.09%) MSI
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.26%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Back Office
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (11.96%) Analyst
3 8 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 7 (7.61%) Active Directory Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Consultant
4 7 (7.61%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.52%) Administrator
5 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (5.43%) IT Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) IT Support
6 5 (5.43%) Office 365 Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Active Directory Consultant
7 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) ICT Officer
7 4 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) PKI
4 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.09%) AS400
5 1 (1.09%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) iSeries
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 72 (78.26%) Windows
2 44 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 24 (26.09%) Windows 10
4 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.09%) Android
8 1 (1.09%) Linux
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (11.96%) Migration
4 9 (9.78%) ITIL
4 9 (9.78%) Problem Management
5 8 (8.70%) Time Management
6 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.52%) Break/Fix
7 6 (6.52%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.43%) Project Delivery
9 4 (4.35%) Change Management
9 4 (4.35%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 4 (4.35%) Fault Management
9 4 (4.35%) Software Licensing
10 3 (3.26%) Change Control
10 3 (3.26%) DevOps
10 3 (3.26%) Identity Access Management
11 2 (2.17%) Analytical Thinking
11 2 (2.17%) Critical Thinking
11 2 (2.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.39%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.26%) SQL
3 1 (1.09%) Python
3 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.09%) VB
3 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 34 (36.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.17%) CISM
4 2 (2.17%) CISSP
4 2 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.09%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.52%) vSphere
3 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.09%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (19.57%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.09%) Terraform
3 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 48 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.04%) IBM
2 12 (13.04%) VMware
3 8 (8.70%) Citrix
4 5 (5.43%) Clearswift
4 5 (5.43%) Progress
4 5 (5.43%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.26%) Cisco
5 3 (3.26%) CommVault
5 3 (3.26%) Forcepoint
5 3 (3.26%) Symantec
6 2 (2.17%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) Avaya
7 1 (1.09%) Dell
7 1 (1.09%) Nintex
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle
7 1 (1.09%) RedGate
7 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.09%) Twitter