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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.44% 6.37% 5.43%
As % of the System Software category 55.56% 72.22% 84.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £251 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% -14.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £202 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £327 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 6
Average hourly rate £11.63 £14.30 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £12.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £36.10 £15.75
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
45 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.99% 8.82% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 8
Average daily rate £300 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £220 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £330 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 6
Average hourly rate £11.63 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.30%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -10 16 £225 +2.27% 5
Caerphilly 0 2 - - 1
Monmouthshire - 2 - -
Newport -18 1 - - 1
Bridgend - 1 - - 2
Torfaen - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (88.89%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
3 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
5 16 (29.63%) Windows XP
6 15 (27.78%) ITIL
7 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 11 (20.37%) VMware
10 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (18.52%) VPN
10 10 (18.52%) DNS
10 10 (18.52%) DHCP
10 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (18.52%) MCSE
10 10 (18.52%) IIS
10 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (18.52%) Office 365
10 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
11 9 (16.67%) MCITP
11 9 (16.67%) Windows Intune
11 9 (16.67%) SAN
12 8 (14.81%) MS Office
12 8 (14.81%) Internet
12 8 (14.81%) McAfee
12 8 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (14.81%) SCDPM
12 8 (14.81%) MCTS
12 8 (14.81%) SCCM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 10 (18.52%) IIS
2 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.70%) Lync
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (18.52%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 10 (18.52%) VPN
2 10 (18.52%) DNS
2 10 (18.52%) DHCP
3 9 (16.67%) SAN
4 8 (14.81%) Internet
5 5 (9.26%) LAN
5 5 (9.26%) WAN
6 2 (3.70%) MPLS
6 2 (3.70%) DSL
7 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.85%) VoIP
7 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Service Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) IT Support
7 5 (9.26%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Project Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Administrator
10 2 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) GIS
2 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 48 (88.89%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
3 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (29.63%) Windows XP
5 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.70%) Linux
9 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Data Protection
3 5 (9.26%) Migration
4 3 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.56%) Change Management
5 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) VBScript
2 5 (9.26%) VB
3 3 (5.56%) R
4 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (18.52%) MCSE
2 9 (16.67%) MCITP
3 8 (14.81%) MCTS
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Windows Intune
2 8 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (14.81%) SCDPM
2 8 (14.81%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Ansible
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) VMware
3 8 (14.81%) McAfee
4 5 (9.26%) Citrix
5 3 (5.56%) Adobe
6 2 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.85%) Veeam
7 1 (1.85%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.85%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.85%) Mitel
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9 - £12 per hour + Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago