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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.88% 5.30% 5.33%
As % of the System Software category 57.58% 55.81% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 11
Median daily rate £413 £350 £146
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +140.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £315 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £360 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.10 £8.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £18.30 £15.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.63 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -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
33 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.96% 9.49% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 26
Median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.10 £8.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £15.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
4 13 (33.33%) ITIL
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (23.08%) VMware
6 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 9 (23.08%) Office 365
6 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (23.08%) SCCM
7 7 (17.95%) ITSM
7 7 (17.95%) Citrix
7 7 (17.95%) MS Office
8 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 6 (15.38%) DNS
8 6 (15.38%) DHCP
8 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 5 (12.82%) Statistics
9 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
9 5 (12.82%) SAN
9 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
9 5 (12.82%) Firewall
10 4 (10.26%) Migration
10 4 (10.26%) Service Management
10 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
11 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
11 3 (7.69%) XenApp

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 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Office 365
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DHCP
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.56%) Skype
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) GIS
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Service Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Desktop Support
3 10 (25.64%) Support Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Rollout Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) Architect
9 3 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Statistics
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) ITSM
3 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 4 (10.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.13%) Information Security
5 2 (5.13%) Project Governance
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) MCSE
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) MCITP
2 2 (5.13%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.69%) XenApp
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.56%) NFS
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) Apple
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) NetApp
4 3 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.13%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Altiris
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
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