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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.52% 4.30% 5.10%
As % of the System Software category 55.32% 51.28% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
Average daily rate
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£244 £220 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.79% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £166 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £290 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
47 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.17% 8.39% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 12
Average daily rate £305 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £375 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 16 £210 -4.43% 12
Bridgend - 3 - -
Caerphilly -1 1 - -
Newport -15 1 - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 48 (84.21%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Windows 7
3 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 16 (28.07%) ITIL
6 15 (26.32%) Windows XP
7 14 (24.56%) VMware
7 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
8 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (21.05%) DHCP
9 12 (21.05%) DNS
9 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
11 10 (17.54%) VPN
11 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (17.54%) SAN
11 10 (17.54%) MCSE
11 10 (17.54%) McAfee
11 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
11 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (17.54%) MCITP
11 10 (17.54%) SCCM
11 10 (17.54%) Office 365
12 9 (15.79%) Windows Intune
12 9 (15.79%) IIS
12 9 (15.79%) Citrix
13 8 (14.04%) MS Office
13 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
13 8 (14.04%) Internet
13 8 (14.04%) MCTS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (15.79%) IIS
2 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.51%) Lync
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (17.54%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) DHCP
1 12 (21.05%) DNS
2 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.54%) VPN
3 10 (17.54%) SAN
4 8 (14.04%) Internet
5 5 (8.77%) LAN
6 4 (7.02%) WAN
7 3 (5.26%) Firewall
8 2 (3.51%) VoIP
8 2 (3.51%) DSL
8 2 (3.51%) MPLS
9 1 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
1 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Server Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Service Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.02%) Project Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.51%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) GIS
2 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) CESG
3 2 (3.51%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (84.21%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Windows 7
3 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (26.32%) Windows XP
5 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (14.04%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.51%) Linux
9 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) ITIL
2 8 (14.04%) Data Protection
3 4 (7.02%) Migration
3 4 (7.02%) Change Management
4 3 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.51%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.51%) Information Assurance
5 2 (3.51%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.75%) DevOps
6 1 (1.75%) Test Planning
6 1 (1.75%) Change Control
6 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.75%) Network Design
6 1 (1.75%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.75%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.53%) VBScript
3 5 (8.77%) VB
4 4 (7.02%) SQL
5 3 (5.26%) R
6 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (17.54%) MCSE
1 10 (17.54%) MCITP
2 8 (14.04%) MCTS
3 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) CISM
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.02%) XenApp
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.51%) vSphere
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) SCCM
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Intune
3 8 (14.04%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (14.04%) SCDPM
4 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.51%) SCOM
6 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.75%) Ansible
6 1 (1.75%) Puppet
6 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.75%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) VMware
3 10 (17.54%) McAfee
4 9 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (5.26%) Symantec
5 3 (5.26%) Adobe
5 3 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) Dell
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Mitel
6 2 (3.51%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.75%) Veeam
7 1 (1.75%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.75%) Google
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