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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.55% 4.39% 4.68%
As % of the System Software category 57.58% 60.71% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 9
Median daily rate £95 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £171 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £398 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
33 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.38% 7.24% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 15
Median daily rate £350 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £191 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 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 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 42 (73.68%) Windows
2 31 (54.39%) Windows 7
3 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
4 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
5 13 (22.81%) C#
5 13 (22.81%) .NET
5 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
5 13 (22.81%) ITIL
6 12 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 12 (21.05%) OOP
6 12 (21.05%) OO
6 12 (21.05%) LDAP
6 12 (21.05%) ITSM
6 12 (21.05%) MVC
6 12 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 12 (21.05%) Entity Framework
7 11 (19.30%) Incident Management
7 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (17.54%) SCCM
9 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 8 (14.04%) Statistics
10 8 (14.04%) MS Office
10 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
10 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (12.28%) Back Office
11 7 (12.28%) NHS
11 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (10.53%) VMware
12 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) LDAP
2 5 (8.77%) DHCP
2 5 (8.77%) DNS
2 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.02%) LAN
3 4 (7.02%) WAN
4 3 (5.26%) Firewall
5 2 (3.51%) Internet
5 2 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.51%) SAN
5 2 (3.51%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) GIS
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (12.28%) Back Office
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) Service Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Support Engineer
4 13 (22.81%) Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Desktop Support
6 9 (15.79%) .NET Developer
6 9 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (14.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 8 (14.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) Service Desk Support
7 8 (14.04%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
8 7 (12.28%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) .NET
1 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
2 12 (21.05%) .NET Framework
2 12 (21.05%) Entity Framework
3 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) RESTful
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Statistics
2 7 (12.28%) NHS
3 1 (1.75%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (73.68%) Windows
2 31 (54.39%) Windows 7
3 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 12 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.75%) Linux
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) ITSM
2 12 (21.05%) MVC
2 12 (21.05%) OO
2 12 (21.05%) OOP
2 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 11 (19.30%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (1.75%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (1.75%) Information Security
5 1 (1.75%) Project Management
5 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) C#
2 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) CCNA
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.26%) MCSE
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.51%) MCITP
3 2 (3.51%) MCTS
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.75%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.75%) NFS
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.75%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) VMware
3 3 (5.26%) Apple
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco
3 3 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.51%) NetApp
5 1 (1.75%) Altiris
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Symantec
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