The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cardiff region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.90% 12.96% 7.96%
As % of the System Software category 41.67% 91.43% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 1
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£325 £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +28.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
36 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.35% 14.17% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 2
Average daily rate £313 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Active Directory
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Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 19 (52.78%) MS Excel
3 19 (52.78%) Windows 7
4 15 (41.67%) SCCM
5 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (36.11%) VPN
7 11 (30.56%) DNS
7 11 (30.56%) DHCP
7 11 (30.56%) ITIL
7 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
8 10 (27.78%) VMware
9 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (22.22%) SAN
10 8 (22.22%) Office 365
10 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (19.44%) Citrix
11 7 (19.44%) VBScript
11 7 (19.44%) McAfee
11 7 (19.44%) Migration
12 6 (16.67%) Firewall
12 6 (16.67%) IIS
12 6 (16.67%) Windows Intune
13 5 (13.89%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (13.89%) XenApp
13 5 (13.89%) Data Protection

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.56%) Kentico
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Lync
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (52.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) VPN
2 11 (30.56%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) DHCP
3 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (22.22%) SAN
5 6 (16.67%) Firewall
6 5 (13.89%) Internet
7 2 (5.56%) WAN
8 1 (2.78%) Wireless
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.78%) NAS
8 1 (2.78%) L2TP
8 1 (2.78%) LDAP
8 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
1 1 (2.78%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.78%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Server Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Service Transition Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.78%) Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) GIS
1 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows 7
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
7 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.11%) Document Management
5 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.33%) Software Deployment
5 3 (8.33%) ITSM
5 3 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.56%) Release Management
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 7 (19.44%) VBScript
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) MCTS
2 5 (13.89%) MCITP
2 5 (13.89%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) CCA
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) XenApp
3 4 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.78%) MetaFrame
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.78%) UAG
5 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) SCCM
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Intune
3 5 (13.89%) SCDPM
3 5 (13.89%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.56%) SCOM
4 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (2.78%) MOM
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix
3 7 (19.44%) McAfee
4 3 (8.33%) AppSense
5 2 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
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