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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 38 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.03% 5.90% 6.78%
As % of the System Software category 65.52% 73.91% 62.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 24
Median daily rate £200 £305 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +52.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £168 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £403 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £266
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +12.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.70 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +14.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £9.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £15.60 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +3.44%
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
58 46 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.26% 7.99% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 37
Median daily rate £350 £305 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -32.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £170 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £388 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £9.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £36.00 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 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 28 June 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +7 21 £150 -49.15% 7
Newport +13 6 £135 -55.73% 1
Bridgend - 3 £425 -
Caerphilly +2 1 - -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 77 (81.91%) Windows
2 47 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 45 (47.87%) Windows 7
4 41 (43.62%) Windows Server
5 26 (27.66%) VMware
6 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (20.21%) ITIL
8 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
9 16 (17.02%) DNS
10 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (14.89%) SCCM
11 14 (14.89%) .NET
11 14 (14.89%) C#
11 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
11 14 (14.89%) ITSM
12 13 (13.83%) MVC
12 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
12 13 (13.83%) LDAP
12 13 (13.83%) OOP
12 13 (13.83%) Windows XP
12 13 (13.83%) .NET Framework
12 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
13 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (12.77%) Entity Framework
13 12 (12.77%) SC Cleared
13 12 (12.77%) MS Exchange
13 12 (12.77%) OO
13 12 (12.77%) DHCP
13 12 (12.77%) TCP/IP
13 12 (12.77%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 12 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (6.38%) IBM Notes
2 6 (6.38%) IIS
3 5 (5.32%) IBM Domino
4 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
1 11 (11.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Office 365
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.02%) DNS
2 13 (13.83%) LDAP
3 12 (12.77%) DHCP
3 12 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 9 (9.57%) Firewall
5 6 (6.38%) VPN
6 5 (5.32%) SAN
6 5 (5.32%) SMTP
7 4 (4.26%) LAN
7 4 (4.26%) VoIP
7 4 (4.26%) WAN
8 3 (3.19%) Internet
9 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) GIS
4 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (7.45%) Back Office
2 4 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Support Engineer
2 19 (20.21%) Analyst
3 18 (19.15%) Service Analyst
3 18 (19.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (18.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (14.89%) Developer
6 13 (13.83%) Desktop Support
7 12 (12.77%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (11.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 10 (10.64%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (10.64%) Desktop Engineer
9 10 (10.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (9.57%) .NET Developer
10 9 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (8.51%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 8 (8.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 8 (8.51%) Service Desk Support
11 8 (8.51%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 8 (8.51%) Software Developer
12 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.89%) .NET
1 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
2 13 (13.83%) .NET Framework
3 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (12.77%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.06%) Middleware
4 1 (1.06%) RESTful
4 1 (1.06%) SOAP
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services
4 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) NHS
1 8 (8.51%) Statistics
2 4 (4.26%) Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.06%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.06%) LPAR
4 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 77 (81.91%) Windows
2 45 (47.87%) Windows 7
3 41 (43.62%) Windows Server
4 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (13.83%) Windows XP
7 10 (10.64%) Linux
8 7 (7.45%) Windows 8
8 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.06%) AIX
10 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.06%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) ITIL
2 14 (14.89%) ITSM
3 13 (13.83%) MVC
3 13 (13.83%) OOP
3 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
4 12 (12.77%) OO
5 11 (11.70%) Incident Management
5 11 (11.70%) Migration
6 2 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.06%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (1.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.06%) Information Security
7 1 (1.06%) Project Management
7 1 (1.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) C#
2 11 (11.70%) SQL
3 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.45%) CCNA
3 7 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.26%) MCSE
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.13%) MCITP
5 2 (2.13%) MCTS
6 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) MCP
6 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.06%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) VMware ESX
1 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.06%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.06%) NFS
3 1 (1.06%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.06%) vSphere
3 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) SCCM
2 4 (4.26%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (4.26%) SCOM
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.06%) nmon
4 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 47 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.66%) VMware
3 12 (12.77%) Cisco
4 6 (6.38%) Citrix
4 6 (6.38%) Lotus
5 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.26%) Symantec
6 3 (3.19%) Apple
6 3 (3.19%) arcserve
6 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.19%) HP
6 3 (3.19%) IBM
6 3 (3.19%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.13%) Clearswift
7 2 (2.13%) Dell
7 2 (2.13%) Juniper
7 2 (2.13%) NetApp
7 2 (2.13%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.06%) Altiris
8 1 (1.06%) Blue Coat
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