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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 45 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.62% 5.15% 6.58%
As % of the System Software category 43.64% 59.18% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £145 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+124.13% -47.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £120 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.75 £17.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.10 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £17.50 £14.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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
55 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.30% 8.70% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 21
Average daily rate £371 £299 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -18.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £122 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.10 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.50 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Cardiff -15 15 £325 +36.84% 6
Newport +4 6 £400 +60.00%
Caerphilly - 2 - -
Monmouthshire -1 1 - -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 44 (88.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.00%) ITIL
4 15 (30.00%) VMware
4 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 14 (28.00%) Windows XP
6 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (14.00%) Service Management
7 7 (14.00%) Citrix
7 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (12.00%) Cisco
8 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (10.00%) SCCM
9 5 (10.00%) Change Control
9 5 (10.00%) Office 365
9 5 (10.00%) Windows Intune
9 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (10.00%) SCSM
9 5 (10.00%) Java
9 5 (10.00%) Flash
9 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (10.00%) AdminStudio
9 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (10.00%) CCNA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.00%) IBM Notes
3 4 (8.00%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.00%) Lync
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) SMTP
2 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.00%) SAN
3 3 (6.00%) Wireless
3 3 (6.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) VoIP
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) SMS
5 1 (2.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) VLAN
5 1 (2.00%) Softswitch
5 1 (2.00%) PABX
5 1 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) AdminStudio
2 3 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) IT Support
4 5 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Configuration Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Exchange Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Implementation Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Flash
2 2 (4.00%) RESTful
2 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.00%) SOAP
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) NHS
1 2 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 44 (88.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (28.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Service Management
3 5 (10.00%) Change Management
3 5 (10.00%) Migration
3 5 (10.00%) Change Control
4 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.00%) UML
5 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (6.00%) SysML
6 2 (4.00%) Time Management
6 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) Java
1 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) CCNA
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) MCSE
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) MCTS
3 2 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (2.00%) CCENT
4 1 (2.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
1 5 (10.00%) Windows Intune
1 5 (10.00%) SCSM
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) Citrix
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco
5 4 (8.00%) Lotus
5 4 (8.00%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.00%) Veeam
6 1 (2.00%) Avaya
6 1 (2.00%) HP
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