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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 21 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.74% 7.51% 10.61%
As % of the System Software category 67.74% 68.42% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 12
Average daily rate £200 £305 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +8.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £219 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
31 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.47% 10.98% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 15
Average daily rate £225 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £172 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
South Wales

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (28.57%) SCCM
6 7 (25.00%) VMware
6 7 (25.00%) Migration
6 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (25.00%) VPN
7 6 (21.43%) Citrix
7 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) Firewall
7 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
8 5 (17.86%) XenApp
9 4 (14.29%) vSphere
9 4 (14.29%) Document Management
9 4 (14.29%) VBScript
9 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.71%) DHCP
10 3 (10.71%) DNS
10 3 (10.71%) SLA
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (10.71%) SAN
10 3 (10.71%) CRM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Kentico
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) InfoPath
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) VPN
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.57%) SMS
6 1 (3.57%) L2TP
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
1 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Service Transition Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Basis
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (7.14%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Document Management
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) Release Management
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) VBScript
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.71%) MCSA
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) CCA
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (17.86%) XenApp
2 4 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) MetaFrame
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.57%) UAG
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) MOM
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) AppSense
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Rate: excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £225.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 28 days ago