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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 43 28 9
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 28 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.72% 6.24% 13.08%
As % of the System Software category 63.64% 58.82% 90.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 25
Average daily rate
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£305 £256 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.02% -21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £398 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £11.50 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £16.25 £15.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
44 68 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.42% 10.61% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 29
Average daily rate £305 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.50 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £16.25 £15.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +9 17 £295 -9.23% 7
Newport -9 8 £305 -
Torfaen - 2 £110 -
Caerphilly -2 1 - -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
3 18 (36.73%) VMware
4 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (32.65%) ITIL
5 13 (26.53%) Windows XP
6 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
7 11 (22.45%) Citrix
8 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
8 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 7 (14.29%) Cisco
11 6 (12.24%) SLA
11 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.20%) MS Office
12 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
12 5 (10.20%) CCNA
12 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (10.20%) Lotus
12 5 (10.20%) Migration
12 5 (10.20%) Lync
13 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (8.16%) Office 365
13 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
13 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
13 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) Lync
2 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.16%) IBM Notes
3 4 (8.16%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) SAN
2 4 (8.16%) LAN
2 4 (8.16%) SMTP
3 3 (6.12%) DHCP
3 3 (6.12%) WAN
3 3 (6.12%) Wireless
4 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 2 (4.08%) VoIP
4 2 (4.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.04%) ISDN
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) Softswitch
5 1 (2.04%) PABX
5 1 (2.04%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (6.12%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Support Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (14.29%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) IT Support
4 5 (10.20%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Exchange Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Implementation Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.08%) SOAP
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) RESTful
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) NHS
2 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (26.53%) Windows XP
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.04%) Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) ITIL
2 5 (10.20%) Migration
3 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.12%) Project Management
4 3 (6.12%) Service Management
4 3 (6.12%) Validation
4 3 (6.12%) UML
4 3 (6.12%) SysML
4 3 (6.12%) IT Governance
4 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
5 2 (4.08%) Time Management
5 2 (4.08%) Information Governance
5 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.04%) Information Security
6 1 (2.04%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.04%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) C#
1 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) CCNA
2 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.08%) MCP
5 2 (4.08%) MCSE
5 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) CCENT
6 1 (2.04%) MCTS
6 1 (2.04%) CCNP
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) GxP
3 2 (4.08%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.12%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.73%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) Citrix
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (10.20%) Lotus
6 4 (8.16%) Clearswift
7 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.04%) McAfee
8 1 (2.04%) Sophos
8 1 (2.04%) Avaya
8 1 (2.04%) Veeam
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