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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.99% 5.93% 4.34%
As % of the System Software category 72.50% 77.78% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 5
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£450 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.80 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.30 £25.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.45% -1.66%
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
40 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.26% 7.63% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 10
Average daily rate £450 £200 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £350 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.30 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Bridgend +1 11 £450 - 1
Cardiff -9 8 £206 +9.94% 1
Newport +1 4 - - 9
Caerphilly -2 3 - -
Torfaen - - - -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 17 (31.48%) VMware
4 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
5 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (25.93%) Citrix
7 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
8 11 (20.37%) Windows XP
8 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
9 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
9 10 (18.52%) ITIL
10 9 (16.67%) MCP
10 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 9 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (14.81%) VMware ESX
11 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (14.81%) XenApp
12 6 (11.11%) McAfee
12 6 (11.11%) MS Office
12 6 (11.11%) DNS
12 6 (11.11%) DV Cleared
12 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
12 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (9.26%) Degree
13 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
13 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
13 5 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (7.41%) Lync
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.70%) IIS
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (7.41%) LAN
2 4 (7.41%) DHCP
2 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.56%) WAN
3 3 (5.56%) Internet
3 3 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) LDAP
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.85%) DSL
5 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
1 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) IT Support
4 7 (12.96%) Service Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.41%) Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Wintel Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Change Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Administrator
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) CESG
4 2 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (3.70%) RMADS
4 2 (3.70%) GIS
5 1 (1.85%) AS400
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
4 11 (20.37%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.56%) Validation
3 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.56%) IT Governance
4 2 (3.70%) Information Assurance
4 2 (3.70%) Information Governance
4 2 (3.70%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (1.85%) Service Management
5 1 (1.85%) Change Management
5 1 (1.85%) Migration
5 1 (1.85%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (1.85%) Data Entry
5 1 (1.85%) Change Control
5 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.70%) VB
2 2 (3.70%) C#
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
3 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) MCP
2 9 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (9.26%) Degree
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.56%) MCSE
7 2 (3.70%) CISSP
7 2 (3.70%) CISM
7 2 (3.70%) MCITP
8 1 (1.85%) MCTS
8 1 (1.85%) VCP4
8 1 (1.85%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) GxP
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.81%) VMware ESX
2 8 (14.81%) XenApp
3 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.85%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.85%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) VMware
3 14 (25.93%) Citrix
4 6 (11.11%) McAfee
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco
6 3 (5.56%) Symantec
6 3 (5.56%) Sophos
7 2 (3.70%) F5
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Lotus
8 1 (1.85%) IBM
8 1 (1.85%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.85%) NETGEAR
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