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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.50% 4.86% 7.89%
As % of the System Software category 44.12% 50.00% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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
34 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.94% 9.73% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 13
Average daily rate £346 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £121 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.00%) Service Management
7 5 (16.67%) SCCM
7 5 (16.67%) Change Control
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Intune
7 5 (16.67%) SCSM
7 5 (16.67%) Java
7 5 (16.67%) Flash
7 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 5 (16.67%) AdminStudio
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (16.67%) CCNA
7 5 (16.67%) Change Management
8 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (10.00%) Lync
9 3 (10.00%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Lync
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) VoIP
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) ISDN
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) SMS
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
2 1 (3.33%) Softswitch
2 1 (3.33%) PABX
2 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Configuration Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Configuration Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Manager
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Flash
2 2 (6.67%) RESTful
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) SOAP
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (16.67%) Change Management
3 5 (16.67%) Change Control
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) CCNA
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCTS
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) CCENT
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) HL7
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
1 5 (16.67%) Windows Intune
1 5 (16.67%) SCSM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Veeam
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) HP
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