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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 41 33 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.87% 6.36% 9.46%
As % of the System Software category 67.21% 89.19% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 34
Median daily rate £271 £263 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £114 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £338 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.60 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +9.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -
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
61 37 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.20% 7.13% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 50
Median daily rate £350 £305 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £142 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £353 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.70 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +19.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.76%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -1 21 £128 -26.08% 5
Newport +18 6 £350 +14.75% 3
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £240 -
Bridgend - 2 £425 - 4
Caerphilly +2 1 - -
Monmouthshire - 1 £140 -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 73 (80.22%) Windows
2 45 (49.45%) Microsoft
3 40 (43.96%) Windows 7
4 39 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 23 (25.27%) VMware
6 21 (23.08%) ITIL
6 21 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (19.78%) Windows XP
8 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
9 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (15.38%) ITSM
10 14 (15.38%) DNS
10 14 (15.38%) .NET
10 14 (15.38%) C#
10 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET
11 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 13 (14.29%) Cisco
11 13 (14.29%) LDAP
11 13 (14.29%) OOP
11 13 (14.29%) MVC
11 13 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 13 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 12 (13.19%) Entity Framework
12 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (13.19%) OO
12 12 (13.19%) SQL
13 11 (12.09%) Incident Management
14 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
14 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
14 10 (10.99%) Office 365

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 10 (10.99%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (6.59%) IBM Notes
2 6 (6.59%) IIS
3 5 (5.49%) IBM Domino
4 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Office
2 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Office 365
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) DNS
2 13 (14.29%) LDAP
3 10 (10.99%) DHCP
4 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.79%) Firewall
6 6 (6.59%) VPN
7 5 (5.49%) SMTP
8 4 (4.40%) VoIP
9 3 (3.30%) Internet
9 3 (3.30%) LAN
9 3 (3.30%) SAN
9 3 (3.30%) WAN
10 2 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) GIS
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (7.69%) Back Office
2 4 (4.40%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Local Government
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Analyst
2 21 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 21 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (17.58%) Support Engineer
4 14 (15.38%) Developer
5 12 (13.19%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (10.99%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (10.99%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 10 (10.99%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (10.99%) Service Desk Support
6 10 (10.99%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) .NET Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Desktop Support
9 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) .NET
1 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 13 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (13.19%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.10%) Middleware
4 1 (1.10%) RESTful
4 1 (1.10%) SOAP
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
4 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) NHS
1 8 (8.79%) Statistics
2 2 (2.20%) Clustering
2 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.10%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.10%) LPAR
3 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 73 (80.22%) Windows
2 40 (43.96%) Windows 7
3 39 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 21 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (19.78%) Windows XP
6 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.89%) Linux
8 8 (8.79%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.10%) AIX
10 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) ITIL
2 14 (15.38%) ITSM
3 13 (14.29%) MVC
3 13 (14.29%) OOP
3 13 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 12 (13.19%) OO
5 11 (12.09%) Incident Management
6 9 (9.89%) Migration
7 2 (2.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.10%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.10%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (1.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.10%) Information Security
8 1 (1.10%) Project Governance
8 1 (1.10%) Project Management
8 1 (1.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) C#
2 12 (13.19%) SQL
3 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) CCNA
3 7 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.40%) MCSE
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.20%) MCITP
5 2 (2.20%) MCTS
6 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) MCP
6 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.10%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.10%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.10%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) SCCM
2 3 (3.30%) SCOM
3 2 (2.20%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.10%) nmon
4 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (49.45%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.27%) VMware
3 13 (14.29%) Cisco
4 8 (8.79%) Citrix
5 6 (6.59%) Lotus
6 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.30%) Apple
8 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.20%) Clearswift
8 2 (2.20%) Juniper
8 2 (2.20%) NetApp
9 1 (1.10%) arcserve
9 1 (1.10%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.10%) HP
9 1 (1.10%) IBM
9 1 (1.10%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.10%) Lumension
9 1 (1.10%) Remedy
9 1 (1.10%) Symantec
9 1 (1.10%) Veeam
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: From £15,500 to £15,500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago