Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 27 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 85 75 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.66% 6.32% 7.50%
As % of the System Software category 52.47% 55.97% 56.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 43
Glasgow median daily rate £165 £325 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +35.42% -16.88%
10th Percentile £123 £130 £116
90th Percentile £420 £481 £400
Scotland median daily rate £225 £350 £321
% change year-on-year -35.71% +9.20% +3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.00 £11.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -64.06% +75.34%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.00 £21.70
90th Percentile £152.40 £21.70 £42.30
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.53% +15.15% -2.94%

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 162 134 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.78% 11.30% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 88
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +8.53% +11.69%
10th Percentile £128 £180 £130
90th Percentile £500 £475 £438
Scotland median daily rate £383 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +2.00% +13.64% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.75 £11.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.35% -64.06% +75.34%
10th Percentile £12.14 £10.00 £21.70
90th Percentile £136.65 £21.70 £42.30
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -13.92%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 74 (87.06%) Windows
2 39 (45.88%) Windows 7
3 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
4 30 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 29 (34.12%) Windows 10
6 28 (32.94%) Microsoft Office
7 24 (28.24%) Office 365
8 23 (27.06%) SCCM
9 20 (23.53%) VMware
10 18 (21.18%) DNS
10 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (17.65%) ITIL
13 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
14 13 (15.29%) DHCP
15 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
16 11 (12.94%) Citrix
16 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (12.94%) MCSE
16 11 (12.94%) LAN
16 11 (12.94%) Virtual Servers
17 10 (11.76%) Blackberry
17 10 (11.76%) Finance
17 10 (11.76%) Internet
17 10 (11.76%) VPN
18 9 (10.59%) Apple
18 9 (10.59%) CRM

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 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (8.24%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.71%) Apache
2 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.71%) JBoss
2 4 (4.71%) SAS
2 4 (4.71%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.35%) CMS
3 2 (2.35%) Confluence
3 2 (2.35%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 28 (32.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) assyst
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (28.24%) Office 365
2 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.06%) OneDrive
4 4 (4.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.35%) Yammer
6 1 (1.18%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.18%) DNS
2 13 (15.29%) DHCP
3 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
4 11 (12.94%) LAN
5 10 (11.76%) Internet
5 10 (11.76%) VPN
6 8 (9.41%) Wireless
7 6 (7.06%) Ethernet
8 5 (5.88%) Firewall
9 4 (4.71%) NetScaler
9 4 (4.71%) Skype
10 3 (3.53%) Kerberos
10 3 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.53%) SAN
10 3 (3.53%) WAN
10 3 (3.53%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.35%) ADSL
11 2 (2.35%) Broadband
11 2 (2.35%) SMS
11 2 (2.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.35%) Hudson
2 2 (2.35%) JIRA
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Banking
2 3 (3.53%) Publishing
3 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Analyst
2 17 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 16 (18.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (18.82%) Desktop Support
4 15 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) Support Analyst
6 12 (14.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (12.94%) Service Analyst
7 11 (12.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (10.59%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 7 (8.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) IT Support
12 4 (4.71%) Citrix Engineer
12 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) LDAP
2 1 (1.18%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.06%) iPhone
3 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.53%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.18%) AS400
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) iSeries
7 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (87.06%) Windows
2 39 (45.88%) Windows 7
3 30 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 29 (34.12%) Windows 10
5 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (10.59%) Linux
9 8 (9.41%) Windows XP
10 7 (8.24%) Apple iOS
11 6 (7.06%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.35%) Android
12 2 (2.35%) Solaris
13 1 (1.18%) AIX
13 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.18%) Unix
13 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) ITIL
2 9 (10.59%) CRM
3 6 (7.06%) Change Management
3 6 (7.06%) Incident Management
3 6 (7.06%) Server Management
4 5 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 5 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (5.88%) Storage Management
5 4 (4.71%) Analytics
5 4 (4.71%) ITSM
5 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.71%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (4.71%) Software Deployment
5 4 (4.71%) Validation
6 3 (3.53%) DevOps
6 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.53%) Migration
6 3 (3.53%) SIEM
6 3 (3.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.24%) Python
3 5 (5.88%) Java
4 4 (4.71%) Ruby
4 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.35%) SQL
5 2 (2.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.94%) MCSE
3 7 (8.24%) MCP
4 6 (7.06%) MCSA
5 5 (5.88%) ACDT
5 5 (5.88%) ACHDS
5 5 (5.88%) ACTC
5 5 (5.88%) CCA
5 5 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (5.88%) MCDST
5 5 (5.88%) MCITP
5 5 (5.88%) MCSM
5 5 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (4.71%) CCEA
6 4 (4.71%) VCAP
6 4 (4.71%) VCP4
6 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 5 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.94%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (8.24%) vSphere
4 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.71%) XenApp
4 4 (4.71%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.53%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.18%) KVM
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.18%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (27.06%) SCCM
2 3 (3.53%) DatAdvantage
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.18%) MaaS360
3 1 (1.18%) Malwarebytes
3 1 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.53%) VMware
3 11 (12.94%) Citrix
4 9 (10.59%) Apple
5 6 (7.06%) Oracle
5 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.71%) Cisco
6 4 (4.71%) NetApp
6 4 (4.71%) Symantec
7 3 (3.53%) Avaya
7 3 (3.53%) Splunk
7 3 (3.53%) Varonis
8 2 (2.35%) HP
8 2 (2.35%) IBM
9 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.18%) Dell
9 1 (1.18%) Lotus
9 1 (1.18%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.18%) Polycom
9 1 (1.18%) Sophos