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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.67% 4.62% 5.05%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 47.76% 54.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 15
Median daily rate £331 £350 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £315 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £360 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.00 £8.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.60 £15.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £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
62 67 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.33% 9.67% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 30
Median daily rate £375 £355 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.10 £8.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.00 £15.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 +17 19 £413 +17.85% 3
Newport +17 7 £213 -
Caerphilly 0 2 - -
Bridgend - 2 - -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 68 (98.55%) Windows
2 37 (53.62%) Windows 7
3 32 (46.38%) Windows Server
4 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
5 27 (39.13%) VMware
6 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (23.19%) DNS
7 16 (23.19%) DHCP
7 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (20.29%) ITIL
8 14 (20.29%) SCCM
9 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
9 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
10 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
10 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
11 11 (15.94%) MS Office
12 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
12 10 (14.49%) Citrix
12 10 (14.49%) Firewall
12 10 (14.49%) Office 365
13 9 (13.04%) Cisco
14 8 (11.59%) Windows XP
14 8 (11.59%) Windows 8
15 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (10.14%) Windows 10
15 7 (10.14%) SAN
15 7 (10.14%) ITSM
15 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
16 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.80%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Office 365
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) DHCP
1 16 (23.19%) DNS
2 10 (14.49%) Firewall
2 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.14%) SAN
4 5 (7.25%) LAN
4 5 (7.25%) WAN
5 4 (5.80%) VPN
6 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.90%) Internet
8 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.45%) Skype
8 1 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) GIS
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) Desktop Support
4 12 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (17.39%) Service Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Rollout Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Clustering
2 5 (7.25%) Statistics
3 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 68 (98.55%) Windows
2 37 (53.62%) Windows 7
3 32 (46.38%) Windows Server
4 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (11.59%) Windows 8
7 8 (11.59%) Windows XP
8 7 (10.14%) Windows 10
9 5 (7.25%) Linux
10 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
2 7 (10.14%) ITSM
3 6 (8.70%) Migration
4 4 (5.80%) Service Management
5 2 (2.90%) Information Security
5 2 (2.90%) Project Governance
5 2 (2.90%) Project Management
5 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.90%) SDLC
6 1 (1.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.45%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.45%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
1 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) MCSE
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.35%) MCITP
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) MCTS
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.80%) XenApp
4 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.90%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.90%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.45%) NFS
6 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.80%) SCOM
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.13%) VMware
3 10 (14.49%) Citrix
4 9 (13.04%) Cisco
5 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.80%) HP
5 4 (5.80%) Symantec
6 3 (4.35%) Apple
6 3 (4.35%) arcserve
6 3 (4.35%) Dell
6 3 (4.35%) Intel Security
6 3 (4.35%) NetApp
6 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.35%) SAP
7 2 (2.90%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.90%) IBM
7 2 (2.90%) Juniper
7 2 (2.90%) Lumension
7 2 (2.90%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
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