The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.80% 5.17% 5.08%
As % of the System Software category 45.00% 58.33% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
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£140 £230 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% -16.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.13 - £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 - £16.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Active Directory
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
40 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.67% 8.86% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 8
Average daily rate £350 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.13 - £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 - £16.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows 7
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 12 (38.71%) DHCP
4 12 (38.71%) DNS
4 12 (38.71%) SCCM
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
5 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
6 10 (32.26%) VPN
6 10 (32.26%) McAfee
6 10 (32.26%) Office 365
6 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
6 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Intune
7 9 (29.03%) SAN
7 9 (29.03%) IIS
7 9 (29.03%) ITIL
8 8 (25.81%) MCSE
8 8 (25.81%) Internet
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (25.81%) SCDPM
8 8 (25.81%) Data Protection
8 8 (25.81%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (25.81%) MCTS
8 8 (25.81%) MCITP
9 6 (19.35%) GIS
9 6 (19.35%) VMware
9 6 (19.35%) Citrix
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (29.03%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Lync
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Kentico
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Office 365
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) DHCP
1 12 (38.71%) DNS
2 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
3 10 (32.26%) VPN
4 9 (29.03%) SAN
5 8 (25.81%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) WAN
7 1 (3.23%) MPLS
7 1 (3.23%) LAN
7 1 (3.23%) SMS
7 1 (3.23%) LDAP
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall
7 1 (3.23%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Server Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Project Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Wintel Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Wintel Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) GIS
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows 7
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Data Protection
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) R
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) VBScript
2 3 (9.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) MCSE
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (25.81%) MCTS
1 8 (25.81%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) CCA
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) XenApp
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) SCCM
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Intune
3 8 (25.81%) SCDPM
3 8 (25.81%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.45%) SCOM
5 1 (3.23%) Puppet
5 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) McAfee
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) AppSense
4 2 (6.45%) Symantec
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago