Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 35 22
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 +12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 79 74 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.68% 5.90% 6.72%
As % of the System Software category 46.75% 53.24% 48.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 29 44
Glasgow median daily rate £215 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.33% +33.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £115 £130 £116
90th Percentile £425 £438 £400
Scotland median daily rate £275 £350 £320
% change year-on-year -21.43% +9.38% +7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £73.50 £11.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +539.13% -45.24% +15.07%
10th Percentile £17.15 £10.00 £19.50
90th Percentile £155.55 £24.50 £40.10
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -2.56% +21.88%

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 169 139 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.02% 11.08% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 61 96
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £123 £160 £126
90th Percentile £500 £450 £439
Scotland median daily rate £386 £375 £320
% change year-on-year +3.00% +17.19% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £11.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +204.35% -45.24% +15.07%
10th Percentile £17.30 £10.00 £19.50
90th Percentile £146.10 £24.50 £40.10
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +13.51%

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 9 December 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 9 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 65 (82.28%) Windows
2 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
3 31 (39.24%) Windows Server
4 28 (35.44%) Windows 7
5 26 (32.91%) SCCM
5 26 (32.91%) VMware
6 25 (31.65%) Office 365
7 22 (27.85%) Windows 10
8 21 (26.58%) PowerShell
9 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (24.05%) DNS
11 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Office
12 16 (20.25%) Citrix
12 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (18.99%) ITIL
14 14 (17.72%) DHCP
15 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
15 13 (16.46%) MCSE
16 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (15.19%) Virtual Servers
17 9 (11.39%) Finance
17 9 (11.39%) Linux
17 9 (11.39%) Apple
17 9 (11.39%) Internet
17 9 (11.39%) Blackberry
17 9 (11.39%) Apple iOS
17 9 (11.39%) Disclosure Scotland
18 8 (10.13%) Incident Management

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 (16.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.06%) Apache
5 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.06%) JBoss
5 4 (5.06%) SAS
5 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.80%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.53%) CMS
7 2 (2.53%) Confluence
8 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) assyst
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.65%) Office 365
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.59%) OneDrive
4 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.53%) Yammer
7 1 (1.27%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.05%) DNS
2 14 (17.72%) DHCP
3 9 (11.39%) Internet
4 8 (10.13%) LAN
4 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.13%) VPN
5 6 (7.59%) Wireless
6 5 (6.33%) Firewall
6 5 (6.33%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (5.06%) Ethernet
7 4 (5.06%) NetScaler
7 4 (5.06%) Skype
8 3 (3.80%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.80%) SAN
8 3 (3.80%) WAN
8 3 (3.80%) Wireshark
9 2 (2.53%) VLAN
10 1 (1.27%) ISDN
10 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.53%) Hudson
2 2 (2.53%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.27%) MSI
3 1 (1.27%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Publishing
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Analyst
2 15 (18.99%) Support Analyst
3 13 (16.46%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Desktop Support
6 9 (11.39%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 7 (8.86%) Applications Packager
8 7 (8.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Service Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) IT Support
9 5 (6.33%) Migration Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Citrix Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) LDAP
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.33%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.06%) iPhone
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.80%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.53%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.27%) AS400
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) iPad
6 1 (1.27%) iSeries
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) PDA
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (82.28%) Windows
2 31 (39.24%) Windows Server
3 28 (35.44%) Windows 7
4 22 (27.85%) Windows 10
5 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (11.39%) Apple iOS
7 9 (11.39%) Linux
8 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.33%) Android
10 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.53%) AIX
11 2 (2.53%) Solaris
12 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.27%) Unix
12 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) ITIL
2 8 (10.13%) Incident Management
3 7 (8.86%) Migration
3 7 (8.86%) Software Deployment
4 6 (7.59%) Analytics
4 6 (7.59%) Server Management
5 5 (6.33%) Change Management
5 5 (6.33%) CRM
5 5 (6.33%) Data Protection
5 5 (6.33%) Storage Management
6 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.06%) Identity Management
6 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (5.06%) Validation
7 3 (3.80%) DevOps
7 3 (3.80%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.80%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (3.80%) SIEM
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.86%) Python
3 5 (6.33%) Java
4 4 (5.06%) Ruby
4 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.80%) SQL
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.27%) VB
6 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.46%) MCSE
3 8 (10.13%) MCSA
4 7 (8.86%) MCP
5 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.33%) ACDT
6 5 (6.33%) ACHDS
6 5 (6.33%) ACTC
6 5 (6.33%) CCA
6 5 (6.33%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (6.33%) MCDST
6 5 (6.33%) MCSM
6 5 (6.33%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (5.06%) CCEA
7 4 (5.06%) Degree
7 4 (5.06%) MCITP
7 4 (5.06%) VCAP
7 4 (5.06%) VCP4
7 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (7.59%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.19%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (7.59%) vSphere
4 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.33%) XenApp
4 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.27%) KVM
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.27%) Xen
6 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (32.91%) SCCM
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.80%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.27%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.27%) Malwarebytes
4 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.91%) VMware
3 16 (20.25%) Citrix
4 9 (11.39%) Apple
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle
5 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.06%) Cisco
6 4 (5.06%) NetApp
7 3 (3.80%) Avaya
7 3 (3.80%) HP
7 3 (3.80%) Splunk
7 3 (3.80%) Symantec
7 3 (3.80%) Varonis
8 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.53%) Dell
8 2 (2.53%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.27%) McAfee
9 1 (1.27%) Sophos
9 1 (1.27%) Twitter
9 1 (1.27%) Veritas