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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 34 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.02% 4.50% 2.88%
As % of the System Software category 80.95% 73.68% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 5
Average daily rate £298 £244 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.10% +39.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £143 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £386 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
42 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.91% 6.11% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 11
Average daily rate £266 £225 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £135 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £419 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 36 (59.02%) Windows
1 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (34.43%) ITIL
2 21 (34.43%) Windows 7
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
4 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
5 13 (21.31%) Windows XP
6 12 (19.67%) OOP
6 12 (19.67%) OO
6 12 (19.67%) LDAP
6 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
6 12 (19.67%) C#
6 12 (19.67%) .NET
6 12 (19.67%) MVC
6 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
6 12 (19.67%) Unit Testing
6 12 (19.67%) Skype for Business
6 12 (19.67%) Entity Framework
7 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (18.03%) DNS
8 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
8 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (16.39%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (14.75%) SMTP
9 9 (14.75%) NHS
10 8 (13.11%) SQL
10 8 (13.11%) VMware
11 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
11 7 (11.48%) Back Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.67%) Skype for Business
3 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.64%) Apache
6 1 (1.64%) JBoss
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) LDAP
2 11 (18.03%) DNS
3 9 (14.75%) SMTP
4 5 (8.20%) Internet
5 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.56%) VPN
6 2 (3.28%) SAN
7 1 (1.64%) DHCP
7 1 (1.64%) DMZ
7 1 (1.64%) Firewall
7 1 (1.64%) HTTP
7 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.64%) Skype
7 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (4.92%) Power BI
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) GIS
3 1 (1.64%) HPCC
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (11.48%) Back Office
2 2 (3.28%) Local Government
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) Support Engineer
3 12 (19.67%) Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Service Analyst
4 11 (18.03%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) .NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Exchange Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Exchange Support
5 8 (13.11%) Service Desk Support
5 8 (13.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Active Directory Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Active Directory Support
6 7 (11.48%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
1 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
1 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
1 12 (19.67%) Entity Framework
2 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.64%) Flash
3 1 (1.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) NHS
2 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.56%) Statistics
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Windows
2 21 (34.43%) Windows 7
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
4 13 (21.31%) Windows XP
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.64%) CentOS
8 1 (1.64%) Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) MVC
2 12 (19.67%) OO
2 12 (19.67%) OOP
2 12 (19.67%) Unit Testing
3 10 (16.39%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.84%) ITSM
6 5 (8.20%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.56%) Change Control
7 4 (6.56%) Change Management
7 4 (6.56%) Service Management
8 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.92%) Validation
9 1 (1.64%) Functional Testing
9 1 (1.64%) Migration
9 1 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.64%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) C#
2 8 (13.11%) SQL
3 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.28%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.64%) Perl
5 1 (1.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (6.56%) MCSE
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) MCSA
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.64%) CCNA
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCITP
4 1 (1.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.64%) KVM
2 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) SCSM
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Intune
3 3 (4.92%) SCOM
3 3 (4.92%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.64%) Cacti
4 1 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.64%) Nagios
4 1 (1.64%) OpenNMS
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) VMware
3 5 (8.20%) Citrix
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) Dell
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) Sage
6 1 (1.64%) Veeam
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