The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.83% 6.25% 5.65%
As % of the System Software category 61.90% 74.29% 82.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
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£288 £265 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% +17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £169 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £327 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.30 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.65 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £18.72 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
Active Directory
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 South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
42 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.81% 8.41% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 11
Average daily rate £410 £330 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £346 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £18.99 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the South Wales region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the South Wales region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 13 £188 -25.00% 14
Newport -12 3 - - 3
Caerphilly +1 2 - - 1
Bridgend - 2 £450 -
Monmouthshire - 2 - -
Torfaen - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 46 (85.19%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (25.93%) VMware
6 13 (24.07%) Windows XP
7 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (22.22%) ITIL
8 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
10 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 9 (16.67%) DNS
10 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 8 (14.81%) SCCM
11 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (14.81%) DHCP
11 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
12 7 (12.96%) VPN
12 7 (12.96%) MCSE
12 7 (12.96%) IIS
12 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (12.96%) Office 365
13 6 (11.11%) Windows Intune
13 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
13 6 (11.11%) MCITP
13 6 (11.11%) Internet
13 6 (11.11%) McAfee
14 5 (9.26%) Citrix

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.96%) IIS
3 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.70%) Lync
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (12.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 9 (16.67%) DNS
2 8 (14.81%) DHCP
3 7 (12.96%) VPN
4 6 (11.11%) Internet
5 5 (9.26%) LAN
5 5 (9.26%) WAN
5 5 (9.26%) SAN
6 3 (5.56%) Firewall
7 2 (3.70%) DSL
7 2 (3.70%) MPLS
8 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Service Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Server Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) IT Support
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Project Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Wintel Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Wintel Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) MSMQ
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.41%) GIS
2 2 (3.70%) RMADS
2 2 (3.70%) CESG
2 2 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) AS400
3 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (85.19%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (24.07%) Windows XP
5 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.56%) Linux
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) OS/400
8 1 (1.85%) UNIX
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Migration
2 5 (9.26%) Data Protection
3 3 (5.56%) Change Management
3 3 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.70%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (3.70%) Information Assurance
4 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.85%) DevOps
5 1 (1.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.26%) VB
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) VBScript
4 3 (5.56%) R
5 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.96%) MCSE
3 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) MCITP
4 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.26%) MCTS
5 3 (5.56%) MCP
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) CISSP
6 2 (3.70%) CISM
7 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) VCP5
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.26%) VMware ESX
3 4 (7.41%) XenApp
4 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Intune
3 5 (9.26%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (9.26%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.85%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.85%) Puppet
5 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.93%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) McAfee
4 5 (9.26%) Citrix
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) F5
6 2 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) Adobe
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.85%) Veeam
7 1 (1.85%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
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