Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 21 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 74 77 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.24% 7.34% 5.54%
As % of the System Software category 55.22% 55.40% 53.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 42 38
Glasgow median daily rate £338 £245 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.04% -15.32% -6.10%
10th Percentile £130 £114 £129
90th Percentile £482 £400 £375
Scotland median daily rate £375 £320 £310
% change year-on-year +17.19% +3.23% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.06% +75.34% +25.86%
10th Percentile £10.00 £21.70 £15.43
90th Percentile £21.70 £42.30 £21.28
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% +17.24%

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 134 139 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.30% 13.25% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 87 72
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £325 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.55% -4.94%
10th Percentile £178 £130 £96
90th Percentile £476 £438 £388
Scotland median daily rate £388 £330 £321
% change year-on-year +17.42% +2.72% -1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.06% +75.34% +25.86%
10th Percentile £10.00 £21.70 £15.43
90th Percentile £21.70 £42.30 £21.28
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +17.65% -13.92% +23.44%

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 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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 53 (71.62%) Windows
2 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 30 (40.54%) Migration
4 25 (33.78%) Windows Server
5 24 (32.43%) Office 365
5 24 (32.43%) PowerShell
6 21 (28.38%) VMware
7 18 (24.32%) SCCM
8 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (21.62%) Windows 7
9 16 (21.62%) Windows 10
10 15 (20.27%) DNS
11 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
12 12 (16.22%) Finance
12 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
13 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
13 11 (14.86%) DHCP
14 10 (13.51%) Symantec
14 10 (13.51%) Firewall
14 10 (13.51%) Skype for Business
14 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (12.16%) Skype
15 9 (12.16%) SharePoint
15 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (10.81%) ITIL
16 8 (10.81%) Citrix
16 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
18 6 (8.11%) Business Continuity

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 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.51%) Skype for Business
3 9 (12.16%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.41%) IIS
6 3 (4.05%) Apache
6 3 (4.05%) Apache Solr
6 3 (4.05%) Apache Spark
6 3 (4.05%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.35%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.43%) Office 365
2 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.11%) OneDrive
4 5 (6.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) DNS
2 11 (14.86%) DHCP
3 10 (13.51%) Firewall
4 9 (12.16%) Skype
5 5 (6.76%) Internet
6 3 (4.05%) LAN
6 3 (4.05%) WAN
7 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.70%) SAN
7 2 (2.70%) SMTP
8 1 (1.35%) ADSL
8 1 (1.35%) Intranet
8 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.35%) VLAN
8 1 (1.35%) VPN
8 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) EDMS
3 1 (1.35%) IDOL
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Legal
2 5 (6.76%) Publishing
3 3 (4.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (14.86%) Analyst
1 11 (14.86%) Architect
2 7 (9.46%) Consultant
2 7 (9.46%) Desktop Support
2 7 (9.46%) IT Support
3 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (6.76%) IT Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Migration Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Office 365 Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) .NET
1 3 (4.05%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.70%) HTML
2 2 (2.70%) Kafka
2 2 (2.70%) LDAP
2 2 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) BYOD
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Clustering
3 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.70%) AS400
4 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.70%) iSeries
4 2 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 53 (71.62%) Windows
2 25 (33.78%) Windows Server
3 16 (21.62%) Windows 10
3 16 (21.62%) Windows 7
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.05%) Linux
6 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.70%) Android
7 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Migration
2 8 (10.81%) ITIL
3 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (8.11%) Business Continuity
5 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.76%) BCP
5 5 (6.76%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (6.76%) High Availability
5 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.76%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.41%) Data Security
6 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.05%) Data Management
7 3 (4.05%) Open Source
7 3 (4.05%) Security Operations
7 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.70%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.11%) C#
2 6 (8.11%) Python
2 6 (8.11%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) VBScript
3 4 (5.41%) Perl
4 3 (4.05%) Java
4 3 (4.05%) PHP
5 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.76%) MCSE
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.35%) CISSP
6 1 (1.35%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) HND
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) MCP
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.05%) vSphere
4 2 (2.70%) XenApp
5 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (24.32%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) EnCase
2 3 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) SCOM
4 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.38%) VMware
3 10 (13.51%) Symantec
4 8 (10.81%) Citrix
5 5 (6.76%) HP
6 4 (5.41%) McAfee
7 3 (4.05%) Avaya
7 3 (4.05%) Lotus
7 3 (4.05%) NetApp
8 2 (2.70%) Dell
8 2 (2.70%) IBM
8 2 (2.70%) Nuix
9 1 (1.35%) Apple
9 1 (1.35%) Cisco
9 1 (1.35%) EMC
9 1 (1.35%) iManage
9 1 (1.35%) Intapp
9 1 (1.35%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.35%) Nintex
9 1 (1.35%) Veritas