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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 39 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -33
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.80% 2.99% 15.87%
As % of the System Software category 70.83% 40.00% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 21
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £169 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.25 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
24 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.78% 7.48% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 23
Average daily rate £265 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £172 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (20.83%) CCNA
8 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.67%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.50%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (12.50%) NHS
9 3 (12.50%) Project Management
10 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
10 2 (8.33%) SOAP
10 2 (8.33%) Web Services

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.33%) Lync
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) VoIP
1 2 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) ISDN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) Softswitch
2 1 (4.17%) PABX
2 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Principal Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) RESTful
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCNA
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
1 2 (8.33%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £150 - 200 per day
Posted: 26 days ago