Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 81 75 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.83% 5.63% 5.51%
As % of the System Software category 46.82% 51.37% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 35
Glasgow median daily rate £215 £275 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.82% +25.00% -23.81%
10th Percentile £108 £130 £129
90th Percentile £425 £519 £375
Scotland median daily rate £280 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -13.85% +1.56% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.00 £11.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -45.24% +25.37%
10th Percentile £12.72 £10.00 £19.50
90th Percentile £113.00 £24.50 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -54.86% +125.00%

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 173 146 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.32% 10.95% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 60 78
Glasgow median daily rate £324 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +21.74% -10.16%
10th Percentile £120 £178 £134
90th Percentile £500 £464 £451
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £320
% change year-on-year +2.67% +17.19% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.25 £11.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.57% -45.24% +25.37%
10th Percentile £13.11 £10.00 £19.50
90th Percentile £100.00 £24.50 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% -45.83% +94.59%

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 22 October 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 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 60 (74.07%) Windows
2 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 35 (43.21%) Windows 7
4 31 (38.27%) Windows Server
5 29 (35.80%) VMware
6 27 (33.33%) SCCM
7 24 (29.63%) Office 365
8 22 (27.16%) Windows 10
8 22 (27.16%) DNS
9 21 (25.93%) DHCP
10 20 (24.69%) PowerShell
11 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (22.22%) Citrix
12 17 (20.99%) ITIL
12 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (16.05%) MS Exchange
14 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
15 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (14.81%) Disclosure Scotland
15 12 (14.81%) Migration
16 11 (13.58%) Finance
16 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (12.35%) Ivanti
18 9 (11.11%) SQL
18 9 (11.11%) Linux
18 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
19 8 (9.88%) VMware ESXi
19 8 (9.88%) Windows 8

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 (16.05%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.94%) Apache
4 4 (4.94%) JBoss
4 4 (4.94%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.94%) SAS
4 4 (4.94%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (29.63%) Office 365
2 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.23%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.16%) DNS
2 21 (25.93%) DHCP
3 7 (8.64%) VPN
4 5 (6.17%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.17%) Wireless
5 4 (4.94%) Firewall
5 4 (4.94%) LAN
5 4 (4.94%) VLAN
6 3 (3.70%) SAN
7 2 (2.47%) 3G
7 2 (2.47%) ADSL
7 2 (2.47%) Broadband
7 2 (2.47%) Extranet
7 2 (2.47%) Internet
7 2 (2.47%) Intranet
7 2 (2.47%) Skype
7 2 (2.47%) WAN
7 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.70%) MSI
2 3 (3.70%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.23%) Hudson
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) French Language
2 2 (2.47%) German Language
2 2 (2.47%) Italian Language
2 2 (2.47%) Law
2 2 (2.47%) Legal
2 2 (2.47%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (2.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Analyst
2 14 (17.28%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (17.28%) Support Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Desktop Support
4 10 (12.35%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Migration Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Applications Packager
7 6 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) IT Support
8 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.94%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (4.94%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) iPhone
2 5 (6.17%) Clustering
2 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.94%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.94%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.70%) PDA
4 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) AS400
6 1 (1.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 60 (74.07%) Windows
2 35 (43.21%) Windows 7
3 31 (38.27%) Windows Server
4 22 (27.16%) Windows 10
5 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (11.11%) Linux
8 8 (9.88%) Windows 8
9 7 (8.64%) Apple iOS
10 5 (6.17%) Android
10 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.70%) AIX
11 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.70%) Solaris
11 3 (3.70%) Unix
11 3 (3.70%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) Migration
3 7 (8.64%) Incident Management
4 6 (7.41%) Decision-Making
4 6 (7.41%) Software Delivery
4 6 (7.41%) Software Deployment
5 5 (6.17%) Patch Management
6 4 (4.94%) Business Development
6 4 (4.94%) Change Control
6 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.94%) Personalization
6 4 (4.94%) Project Management
6 4 (4.94%) Quality Management
6 4 (4.94%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.94%) Service Management
6 4 (4.94%) Validation
7 3 (3.70%) Change Management
7 3 (3.70%) CRM
7 3 (3.70%) Identity Management
7 3 (3.70%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.69%) PowerShell
2 9 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (4.94%) Python
3 4 (4.94%) Ruby
3 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.47%) VB
4 2 (2.47%) VBScript
5 1 (1.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.17%) Degree
4 5 (6.17%) MCSE
5 4 (4.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.94%) MCP
5 4 (4.94%) MCSA
6 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.70%) RHCE
7 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.23%) ACDT
8 1 (1.23%) ACHDS
8 1 (1.23%) ACTC
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.23%) MCDST
8 1 (1.23%) MCSM
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.88%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (7.41%) XenApp
4 4 (4.94%) vSphere
5 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.47%) XenServer
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.70%) HP ALM
3 3 (3.70%) Malwarebytes
3 3 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 29 (35.80%) VMware
3 18 (22.22%) Citrix
4 10 (12.35%) Ivanti
5 6 (7.41%) Cisco
5 6 (7.41%) HP
5 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.17%) Apple
6 5 (6.17%) Avaya
6 5 (6.17%) Dell
6 5 (6.17%) Symantec
6 5 (6.17%) Veritas
7 4 (4.94%) NetApp
8 3 (3.70%) McAfee
8 3 (3.70%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.70%) Sophos
9 2 (2.47%) iManage
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle
9 2 (2.47%) ThinPrint
10 1 (1.23%) IBM