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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland / Scottish Borders
Rank - - 2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders - - 77.78%
As % of the System Software category - - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £195
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

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 the Scottish Borders with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Scottish Borders
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders 50.00% - 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £310 - £195
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the Scottish Borders

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory in the Scottish Borders.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in the Scottish Borders

Active Directory
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Scottish Borders region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft