The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South Wales region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.00% 11.08% 4.87%
As % of the System Software category 54.39% 83.33% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £325 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
57 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.19% 13.30% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 11
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £124 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Active Directory
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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 23 July 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
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 23 July 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 -16 15 £325 +12.06% 6
Newport -12 4 £250 -40.29%
Bridgend -3 2 - -
Caerphilly - 1 - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
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Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 63 (74.12%) Windows
2 38 (44.71%) Microsoft
3 29 (34.12%) Windows 7
4 28 (32.94%) Windows XP
5 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (28.24%) VMware
7 23 (27.06%) SCCM
8 22 (25.88%) Security Cleared
8 22 (25.88%) MS Excel
9 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
10 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (21.18%) ITIL
11 17 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 17 (20.00%) Citrix
12 15 (17.65%) Windows 8
13 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
13 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (16.47%) DHCP
13 14 (16.47%) DNS
14 13 (15.29%) VPN
15 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
15 12 (14.12%) VBScript
16 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (12.94%) MS Office
17 10 (11.76%) SAN
18 9 (10.59%) McAfee
18 9 (10.59%) LAN
18 9 (10.59%) Adobe
18 9 (10.59%) Firewall
18 9 (10.59%) XenApp

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.06%) IIS
3 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.53%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.35%) Kentico
7 1 (1.18%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (25.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) assyst
2 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (9.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) DHCP
1 14 (16.47%) DNS
2 13 (15.29%) VPN
3 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
4 10 (11.76%) SAN
5 9 (10.59%) Firewall
5 9 (10.59%) LAN
6 7 (8.24%) WAN
7 5 (5.88%) VoIP
7 5 (5.88%) Internet
8 1 (1.18%) L2TP
8 1 (1.18%) Wireless
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.18%) NAS
8 1 (1.18%) LDAP
8 1 (1.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MSI
1 1 (1.18%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.18%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (1.18%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (2.35%) Local Government
2 1 (1.18%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Analyst
2 18 (21.18%) Support Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Wintel Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Support Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
6 9 (10.59%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Help Desk Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Consultant
7 8 (9.41%) Service Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) Server Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) Wintel Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Wintel Support
9 4 (4.71%) Deskside Support
9 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.71%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) .NET
1 2 (2.35%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) GIS
1 4 (4.71%) Clustering
1 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.35%) CESG
3 2 (2.35%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.18%) Statistics
4 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 63 (74.12%) Windows
2 29 (34.12%) Windows 7
3 28 (32.94%) Windows XP
4 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (17.65%) Windows 8
7 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) ITIL
2 7 (8.24%) Migration
3 5 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 4 (4.71%) Document Management
4 4 (4.71%) Problem Management
4 4 (4.71%) Change Management
5 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.53%) ITSM
5 3 (3.53%) Risk Management
5 3 (3.53%) CRM
5 3 (3.53%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.35%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.35%) Information Assurance
6 2 (2.35%) Change Control
6 2 (2.35%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (2.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.35%) Project Management
6 2 (2.35%) Service Management
6 2 (2.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.12%) VBScript
3 4 (4.71%) VB
3 4 (4.71%) SQL
4 1 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (25.88%) Security Cleared
2 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.06%) MCSE
4 6 (7.06%) MCITP
5 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.88%) MCTS
6 4 (4.71%) MCP
7 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.35%) MCSA
8 2 (2.35%) CCA
8 2 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.18%) CISSP
9 1 (1.18%) CISM
9 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.59%) XenApp
3 8 (9.41%) vSphere
4 6 (7.06%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (3.53%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.18%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.18%) UAG
7 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.18%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 23 (27.06%) SCCM
2 6 (7.06%) Windows Intune
3 5 (5.88%) SCDPM
3 5 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.71%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.71%) SCOM
5 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.53%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.18%) MOM
6 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (44.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.24%) VMware
3 17 (20.00%) Citrix
4 9 (10.59%) Adobe
4 9 (10.59%) McAfee
5 7 (8.24%) Cisco
6 5 (5.88%) Symantec
6 5 (5.88%) Sophos
7 3 (3.53%) AppSense
7 3 (3.53%) Dell
7 3 (3.53%) Lotus
7 3 (3.53%) Lumension
8 2 (2.35%) HP
8 2 (2.35%) Remedy
8 2 (2.35%) Mitel
8 2 (2.35%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.18%) Veeam
9 1 (1.18%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.18%) NetApp
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