The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 3 months to 27 June 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 / Renfrewshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 7 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 124 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 32.26% 27.68% 18.18%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 72.51% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 80 8
Median daily rate £325 £320 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -7.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £266 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £447 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10 171 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 32.26% 38.17% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 104 20
Median daily rate £325 £321 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.24% -6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Renfrewshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Renfrewshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Renfrewshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Renfrewshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Renfrewshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in Renfrewshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Renfrewshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine 0 9 £325 +1.56%
Paisley - 1 - -
Active Directory
Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (90.00%) SQL
4 15 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 15 (75.00%) PowerShell
4 15 (75.00%) Windows 10
4 15 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (55.00%) Software Distribution
6 11 (55.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 11 (55.00%) REXX
6 11 (55.00%) Tcl
6 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (55.00%) MSI
6 11 (55.00%) HTTPS
6 11 (55.00%) SSL
6 11 (55.00%) HTTP
6 11 (55.00%) Linux
6 11 (55.00%) VB
6 11 (55.00%) Patch Management
6 11 (55.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 11 (55.00%) Prototyping
7 8 (40.00%) Citrix
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) HTTP
1 11 (55.00%) HTTPS
1 11 (55.00%) SSL
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MSI
2 3 (15.00%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 15 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 11 (55.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (55.00%) Patch Management
1 11 (55.00%) Prototyping
1 11 (55.00%) Software Distribution
1 11 (55.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (55.00%) REXX
3 11 (55.00%) Tcl
3 11 (55.00%) VB
4 4 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) MCITP
2 3 (15.00%) MCSA
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) MCTS
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) XenApp
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (15.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Citrix
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) McAfee
4 3 (15.00%) Veritas