Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 27 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 100 68 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.43% 5.87% 6.69%
As % of the System Software category 51.02% 62.96% 57.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 32 37
Glasgow median daily rate £285 £250 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.23% -12.46% -8.06%
10th Percentile £120 £130 £102
90th Percentile £470 £400 £369
Scotland median daily rate £279 £289 £321
% change year-on-year -3.46% -10.05% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.86 £34.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.35% +112.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £10.47 £26.65 £15.00
90th Percentile £29.40 £42.55 £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £22.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -29.51% -37.50% +152.63%

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 196 108 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.60% 9.32% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 57 68
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £174 £141 £99
90th Percentile £482 £467 £413
Scotland median daily rate £350 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -4.11% +7.35% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.86 £34.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.35% +112.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £10.47 £26.65 £15.00
90th Percentile £29.40 £42.55 £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £20.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -23.57% -42.36% +132.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 75 (75.00%) Windows
2 58 (58.00%) Microsoft
3 43 (43.00%) Office 365
4 42 (42.00%) VMware
5 39 (39.00%) Windows Server
6 37 (37.00%) Windows 7
7 35 (35.00%) DNS
8 34 (34.00%) Citrix
9 32 (32.00%) DHCP
9 32 (32.00%) Security Cleared
9 32 (32.00%) Windows 10
10 28 (28.00%) SCCM
11 26 (26.00%) PowerShell
11 26 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 26 (26.00%) Migration
12 25 (25.00%) SC Cleared
13 23 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
15 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (18.00%) Microsoft App-V
17 17 (17.00%) Finance
17 17 (17.00%) Ivanti
18 16 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
18 16 (16.00%) SQL
19 15 (15.00%) Skype for Business
20 14 (14.00%) Software Testing
20 14 (14.00%) SharePoint
20 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
21 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Office
21 13 (13.00%) Continuous Improvement

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 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 14 (14.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.00%) IIS
5 5 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (4.00%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 43 (43.00%) Office 365
2 26 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (6.00%) OneDrive
5 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (35.00%) DNS
2 32 (32.00%) DHCP
3 12 (12.00%) Skype
4 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (6.00%) 3G
6 5 (5.00%) VPN
7 4 (4.00%) ADSL
7 4 (4.00%) Firewall
8 3 (3.00%) LAN
8 3 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.00%) SAN
8 3 (3.00%) VLAN
9 2 (2.00%) Broadband
9 2 (2.00%) Extranet
9 2 (2.00%) Intranet
9 2 (2.00%) SMTP
9 2 (2.00%) WAN
9 2 (2.00%) Wireless
10 1 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) EDMS
3 1 (1.00%) IDOL
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (5.00%) WinRunner
2 4 (4.00%) Hudson
3 3 (3.00%) MSI
4 1 (1.00%) JIRA
4 1 (1.00%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (17.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Law
2 6 (6.00%) Legal
3 2 (2.00%) French Language
3 2 (2.00%) German Language
3 2 (2.00%) Italian Language
3 2 (2.00%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (2.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) Analyst
2 11 (11.00%) Architect
2 11 (11.00%) Desktop Support
3 10 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (9.00%) Consultant
4 9 (9.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Designer
5 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Designer
6 6 (6.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.00%) COM
2 3 (3.00%) HTML
3 2 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Clustering
2 7 (7.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (7.00%) Thin Client
3 6 (6.00%) PDA
4 5 (5.00%) BYOD
5 4 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.00%) PKI
8 1 (1.00%) AS400
8 1 (1.00%) iPhone
8 1 (1.00%) iSeries
8 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 75 (75.00%) Windows
2 39 (39.00%) Windows Server
3 37 (37.00%) Windows 7
4 32 (32.00%) Windows 10
5 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 9 (9.00%) Windows 8
9 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.00%) AIX
11 3 (3.00%) Android
11 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.00%) Linux
12 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.00%) Windows Phone
13 1 (1.00%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.00%) Solaris
13 1 (1.00%) Unix
13 1 (1.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) Migration
2 14 (14.00%) Software Testing
3 13 (13.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (10.00%) ITIL
4 10 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 9 (9.00%) Change Management
5 9 (9.00%) Decision-Making
6 6 (6.00%) Change Control
6 6 (6.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.00%) High Availability
7 5 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.00%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.00%) Business Development
8 4 (4.00%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.00%) Project Management
8 4 (4.00%) Quality Management
8 4 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.00%) Smoke Testing
8 4 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (16.00%) SQL
3 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.00%) Java
4 4 (4.00%) PHP
5 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.00%) Python
5 3 (3.00%) VB
5 3 (3.00%) VBScript
6 1 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.00%) MCSE
5 5 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 5 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.00%) Degree
8 2 (2.00%) MCP
8 2 (2.00%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.00%) HNC
9 1 (1.00%) HND
9 1 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.00%) MCITP
9 1 (1.00%) MCSA
9 1 (1.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (18.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (12.00%) XenApp
5 9 (9.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (8.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (5.00%) vSphere
8 4 (4.00%) ISA Server
8 4 (4.00%) XenServer
9 1 (1.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 28 (28.00%) SCCM
2 10 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (6.00%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (5.00%) HP ALM
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.00%) SCOM
7 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.00%) Malwarebytes
7 1 (1.00%) Netcool
7 1 (1.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.00%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.00%) QRadar
7 1 (1.00%) SafeCom
7 1 (1.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 58 (58.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (42.00%) VMware
3 34 (34.00%) Citrix
4 17 (17.00%) Ivanti
5 11 (11.00%) Veritas
6 9 (9.00%) HP
7 7 (7.00%) ThinPrint
8 6 (6.00%) McAfee
9 4 (4.00%) Symantec
10 3 (3.00%) Avaya
10 3 (3.00%) Cisco
10 3 (3.00%) Dell
10 3 (3.00%) iManage
10 3 (3.00%) Lotus
10 3 (3.00%) NetApp
10 3 (3.00%) Oracle
10 3 (3.00%) Twitter
11 2 (2.00%) Apple
11 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.00%) IBM