Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders 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 > Scottish Borders
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 7 1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders - 4.55% 55.56%
As % of the System Software category - 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Scottish Borders median daily rate - £165 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.71% +37.25%
Scotland median daily rate £338 £320 £290
% change year-on-year +5.47% +10.34% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scottish Borders median hourly rate - - -
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 the Scottish Borders with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scottish Borders
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 10.00% 4.55% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Scottish Borders median daily rate £140 £165 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -5.71% +37.25%
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.84% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scottish Borders median hourly rate - - -
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 the Scottish Borders

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in the Scottish Borders

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in the Scottish Borders

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in the Scottish Borders