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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Wales / South Wales
Rank 18 39 19
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 35 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.25% 4.91% 7.21%
As % of the System Software category 66.04% 65.79% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 17
Median daily rate £163 £175 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -61.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 11
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +3.44%

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
53 38 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.97% 7.47% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 23
Median daily rate £198 £210 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £136 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £380 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 11
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 +23 26 £150 -5.80% 5
Newport -11 4 £188 -10.71%
Caerphilly +1 2 £150 - 1
Bridgend - 2 £275 -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 (97.14%) Windows
2 34 (48.57%) Windows 7
3 30 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 25 (35.71%) VMware
5 19 (27.14%) MS Office
6 17 (24.29%) Citrix
7 16 (22.86%) MS Exchange
8 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (20.00%) Cisco
9 14 (20.00%) ITIL
10 12 (17.14%) Firewall
11 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
12 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
12 9 (12.86%) Office 365
13 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
13 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
13 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
13 8 (11.43%) HP
13 8 (11.43%) SAN
13 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (10.00%) DHCP
14 7 (10.00%) DNS
14 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
15 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
15 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
15 6 (8.57%) LAN
15 6 (8.57%) ITSM
15 6 (8.57%) 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 16 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.43%) Confluence
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (27.14%) MS Office
2 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) Firewall
2 8 (11.43%) SAN
3 7 (10.00%) DHCP
3 7 (10.00%) DNS
4 6 (8.57%) LAN
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.71%) WAN
7 3 (4.29%) Internet
7 3 (4.29%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.29%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.29%) Wireless
8 2 (2.86%) ADSL
8 2 (2.86%) Extranet
8 2 (2.86%) Intranet
8 2 (2.86%) NAS
8 2 (2.86%) VPN
9 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
1 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Local Government
2 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Analyst
2 21 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 21 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (17.14%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support
6 6 (8.57%) IT Support
7 5 (7.14%) Architect
8 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
1 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.43%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Clustering
1 4 (5.71%) Statistics
2 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.86%) iPhone
2 2 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.43%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 68 (97.14%) Windows
2 34 (48.57%) Windows 7
3 30 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.86%) Android
9 1 (1.43%) AIX
9 1 (1.43%) Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Unix
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
3 6 (8.57%) ITSM
4 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.71%) Migration
4 4 (5.71%) Service Management
5 3 (4.29%) Information Security
5 3 (4.29%) Software Licensing
6 2 (2.86%) CRM
6 2 (2.86%) Project Governance
6 2 (2.86%) Project Management
6 2 (2.86%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.86%) SDLC
6 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.86%) Time Management
6 2 (2.86%) Web Development
7 1 (1.43%) DevOps
7 1 (1.43%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.86%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.43%) Python
3 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.71%) CCNA
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.29%) MCSE
6 2 (2.86%) Degree
6 2 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.86%) MCITP
7 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) MCP
7 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
1 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.71%) XenApp
3 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.86%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.86%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.43%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 5 (7.14%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.29%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.43%) Ansible
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Nessus
4 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.43%) Packer
4 1 (1.43%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) Rundeck
4 1 (1.43%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.43%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (35.71%) VMware
3 17 (24.29%) Citrix
4 14 (20.00%) Cisco
5 8 (11.43%) HP
6 4 (5.71%) Apple
6 4 (5.71%) SAP
7 3 (4.29%) Avaya
8 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.86%) Lumension
8 2 (2.86%) NetApp
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.86%) Symantec
9 1 (1.43%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.43%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.43%) Remedy
9 1 (1.43%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.43%) Sonatype
9 1 (1.43%) Sophos
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