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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 28 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.79% 7.38% 4.46%
As % of the System Software category 57.14% 70.00% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 3
Average daily rate
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£150 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
49 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.38% 10.55% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 14
Average daily rate £299 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £161 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 August 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
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 August 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 -11 17 £300 +9.09% 7
Bridgend - 3 - -
Newport -15 1 £250 -40.29% 1
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 59 (77.63%) Windows
2 29 (38.16%) Windows XP
2 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 29 (38.16%) Windows 7
3 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 20 (26.32%) VMware
5 19 (25.00%) SCCM
6 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
6 18 (23.68%) MS Exchange
6 18 (23.68%) ITIL
7 17 (22.37%) Citrix
8 16 (21.05%) Windows 8
9 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (19.74%) DNS
9 15 (19.74%) DHCP
10 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
11 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
12 12 (15.79%) MS Office
12 12 (15.79%) SAN
12 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
13 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (14.47%) McAfee
14 10 (13.16%) VPN
14 10 (13.16%) LAN
14 10 (13.16%) XenApp
15 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (11.84%) Office 365
15 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (11.84%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (11.84%) IIS
3 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.63%) Lync
8 1 (1.32%) Kentico
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.79%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) assyst
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (11.84%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) DNS
1 15 (19.74%) DHCP
2 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
3 12 (15.79%) SAN
4 10 (13.16%) VPN
4 10 (13.16%) LAN
5 8 (10.53%) WAN
6 7 (9.21%) Internet
7 5 (6.58%) Firewall
7 5 (6.58%) VoIP
8 1 (1.32%) NAS
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.32%) DSL
8 1 (1.32%) L2TP
8 1 (1.32%) MPLS
8 1 (1.32%) LDAP
8 1 (1.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (1.32%) MSI
1 1 (1.32%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (2.63%) Local Government
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 19 (25.00%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Support Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Help Desk Support
5 9 (11.84%) Help Desk Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) Service Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Server Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Wintel Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Wintel Support
9 4 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (5.26%) Deskside Support
9 4 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Wintel Server Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) .NET
1 2 (2.63%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) GIS
2 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (2.63%) CESG
3 2 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) Statistics
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (77.63%) Windows
2 29 (38.16%) Windows XP
2 29 (38.16%) Windows 7
3 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (21.05%) Windows 8
5 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) UNIX
7 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 7 (9.21%) Data Protection
3 4 (5.26%) Change Management
3 4 (5.26%) Migration
3 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 3 (3.95%) Software Deployment
4 3 (3.95%) Risk Management
4 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.63%) CRM
5 2 (2.63%) ITSM
5 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.63%) Document Management
5 2 (2.63%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.63%) Business Analysis
5 2 (2.63%) Release Management
5 2 (2.63%) Information Assurance
5 2 (2.63%) Change Control
5 2 (2.63%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (1.32%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.53%) VBScript
3 4 (5.26%) VB
3 4 (5.26%) SQL
4 3 (3.95%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.53%) MCITP
4 8 (10.53%) MCSE
5 7 (9.21%) MCTS
6 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.95%) MCP
8 2 (2.63%) CCA
8 2 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.32%) Degree
9 1 (1.32%) CISM
9 1 (1.32%) MCSA
9 1 (1.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) XenApp
2 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.26%) vSphere
4 3 (3.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.95%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.32%) UAG
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.32%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.32%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 19 (25.00%) SCCM
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Intune
3 7 (9.21%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (9.21%) SCDPM
4 5 (6.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.95%) SCOM
6 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.95%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.32%) Ansible
7 1 (1.32%) Puppet
7 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (1.32%) MOM
7 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.32%) VMware
3 17 (22.37%) Citrix
4 11 (14.47%) McAfee
5 9 (11.84%) Adobe
6 7 (9.21%) Cisco
7 5 (6.58%) Sophos
7 5 (6.58%) Symantec
8 3 (3.95%) Lumension
8 3 (3.95%) AppSense
8 3 (3.95%) Dell
8 3 (3.95%) Lotus
9 2 (2.63%) HP
9 2 (2.63%) Remedy
9 2 (2.63%) Mitel
9 2 (2.63%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.32%) Veeam
10 1 (1.32%) Google
10 1 (1.32%) LANDesk
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