Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 27 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 74 62 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.68% 5.51% 3.85%
As % of the System Software category 51.39% 43.06% 48.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 27
Glasgow median daily rate £275 £220 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -21.57% +7.88%
10th Percentile £130 £120 £146
90th Percentile £438 £375 £368
Scotland median daily rate £338 £320 £290
% change year-on-year +5.47% +10.34% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.24% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £19.50 £15.20
90th Percentile £24.50 £22.50 £52.95
Scotland median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +31.25% +23.08%

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 144 144 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.06% 12.80% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 89 67
Glasgow median daily rate £344 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £180 £127 £140
90th Percentile £440 £441 £388
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.84% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.24% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £19.50 £15.20
90th Percentile £24.50 £22.50 £52.95
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.75% +18.25%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 58 (78.38%) Windows
2 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 31 (41.89%) PowerShell
4 27 (36.49%) SCCM
5 21 (28.38%) Firewall
6 18 (24.32%) VMware
7 16 (21.62%) C#
7 16 (21.62%) Windows Server
8 15 (20.27%) ITIL
9 14 (18.92%) Finance
9 14 (18.92%) Windows 7
10 13 (17.57%) VBScript
10 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange
10 13 (17.57%) DNS
10 13 (17.57%) Symantec
11 12 (16.22%) Migration
12 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (12.16%) Office 365
13 9 (12.16%) Business Continuity Planning
13 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.16%) Publishing
13 9 (12.16%) Business Continuity
13 9 (12.16%) BCP
13 9 (12.16%) DHCP
13 9 (12.16%) Citrix
14 8 (10.81%) Linux
14 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (10.81%) SQL
14 8 (10.81%) Windows 10

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 (17.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.11%) Apache
3 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.05%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.05%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.05%) IIS
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Office 365
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.38%) Firewall
2 13 (17.57%) DNS
3 9 (12.16%) DHCP
4 6 (8.11%) Internet
5 5 (6.76%) LAN
5 5 (6.76%) WAN
6 3 (4.05%) LDAP
6 3 (4.05%) SAN
6 3 (4.05%) Skype
6 3 (4.05%) VPN
7 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.70%) VSAN
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.35%) Intranet
8 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) DB2
2 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) FishEye
1 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Publishing
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Analyst
2 13 (17.57%) Support Analyst
3 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) IT Support
3 11 (14.86%) Security Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) IT Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.76%) Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.41%) Migration Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Service Desk Support
9 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) .NET
1 3 (4.05%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.70%) Kafka
3 1 (1.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.41%) PKI
3 4 (5.41%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.35%) AS400
6 1 (1.35%) FMCG
6 1 (1.35%) iSeries
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (78.38%) Windows
2 16 (21.62%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.92%) Windows 7
4 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.81%) Linux
5 8 (10.81%) Windows 10
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.76%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.05%) Solaris
10 2 (2.70%) CentOS
10 2 (2.70%) Unix
11 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Migration
3 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.16%) BCP
4 9 (12.16%) Business Continuity
4 9 (12.16%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (9.46%) Validation
6 6 (8.11%) Security Operations
6 6 (8.11%) Service Management
7 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.41%) Data Security
8 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.41%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.41%) Security Patching
8 4 (5.41%) Web Development
9 3 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (4.05%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (4.05%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.05%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.89%) PowerShell
2 16 (21.62%) C#
3 13 (17.57%) VBScript
4 8 (10.81%) SQL
5 4 (5.41%) Perl
5 4 (5.41%) Python
6 3 (4.05%) C++
6 3 (4.05%) Java
7 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) CISSP
3 3 (4.05%) MCSA
4 2 (2.70%) CCNA
4 2 (2.70%) CCNP
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.35%) HNC
5 1 (1.35%) HND
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.35%) MCP
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) QA
3 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) XenApp
2 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.11%) vSphere
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (4.05%) NFS
4 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (36.49%) SCCM
2 7 (9.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.41%) EnCase
4 3 (4.05%) Netcool
4 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.05%) SCOM
4 3 (4.05%) WMI
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.70%) WSUS
6 1 (1.35%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.32%) VMware
3 13 (17.57%) Symantec
4 9 (12.16%) Citrix
5 5 (6.76%) HP
5 5 (6.76%) McAfee
5 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) CommVault
6 4 (5.41%) EMC
6 4 (5.41%) NetApp
7 3 (4.05%) Avaya
7 3 (4.05%) CyberArk
7 3 (4.05%) IBM
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle
7 3 (4.05%) Perforce
7 3 (4.05%) Sybase
8 2 (2.70%) Altiris
8 2 (2.70%) Dell
8 2 (2.70%) Nuix