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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.96% 4.59% 4.23%
As % of the System Software category 55.77% 48.78% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 4
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£140 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £290 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.08 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -16.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.34 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.82 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
52 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.89% 9.40% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 15
Average daily rate £305 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.08 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -16.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.34 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.82 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 -4 19 £140 -39.13% 7
Bridgend - 4 - - 1
Newport - 1 £250 -
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 28 (39.44%) Windows 7
3 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
4 24 (33.80%) Windows XP
5 18 (25.35%) VMware
6 15 (21.13%) ITIL
6 15 (21.13%) SCCM
6 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (19.72%) Windows 8
7 14 (19.72%) Citrix
7 14 (19.72%) DHCP
7 14 (19.72%) DNS
8 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
8 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
8 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
9 12 (16.90%) McAfee
9 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
9 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
10 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
10 11 (15.49%) SAN
10 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (15.49%) MS Office
11 10 (14.08%) VPN
11 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (14.08%) Office 365
12 9 (12.68%) Windows Intune
12 9 (12.68%) IIS
12 9 (12.68%) MCSE
12 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.68%) IIS
3 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.82%) Lync
8 1 (1.41%) Kentico
8 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) assyst
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (14.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) DNS
1 14 (19.72%) DHCP
2 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.49%) SAN
4 10 (14.08%) VPN
5 8 (11.27%) Internet
6 6 (8.45%) LAN
7 5 (7.04%) WAN
8 4 (5.63%) Firewall
9 3 (4.23%) VoIP
10 1 (1.41%) LDAP
10 1 (1.41%) SMS
10 1 (1.41%) MPLS
10 1 (1.41%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (1.41%) Finance
1 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Analyst
2 16 (22.54%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Support Analyst
3 11 (15.49%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Help Desk Support
5 8 (11.27%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Server Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Service Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (7.04%) Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Project Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Wintel Support
9 4 (5.63%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Wintel Consultant
10 3 (4.23%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) GIS
2 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.23%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) CESG
4 2 (2.82%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 28 (39.44%) Windows 7
3 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (33.80%) Windows XP
5 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (19.72%) Windows 8
7 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) Linux
8 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) Data Protection
3 5 (7.04%) Migration
4 4 (5.63%) Change Management
5 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.23%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.82%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (2.82%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.82%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.82%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.82%) Information Assurance
6 2 (2.82%) Change Control
7 1 (1.41%) Document Management
7 1 (1.41%) Network Design
7 1 (1.41%) CRM
7 1 (1.41%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.41%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.27%) VBScript
3 4 (5.63%) VB
4 3 (4.23%) R
4 3 (4.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.68%) MCITP
3 9 (12.68%) MCSE
3 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.27%) MCTS
5 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) MCP
6 3 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.41%) CISM
7 1 (1.41%) CCA
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.41%) CISSP
7 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) XenApp
2 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.63%) vSphere
5 3 (4.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (21.13%) SCCM
2 9 (12.68%) Windows Intune
3 8 (11.27%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (11.27%) SCDPM
4 5 (7.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.23%) ARCserve
6 2 (2.82%) SCOM
7 1 (1.41%) Puppet
7 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.35%) VMware
3 14 (19.72%) Citrix
4 12 (16.90%) McAfee
5 8 (11.27%) Adobe
6 5 (7.04%) Symantec
7 3 (4.23%) Sophos
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco
8 2 (2.82%) Remedy
8 2 (2.82%) HP
8 2 (2.82%) Dell
8 2 (2.82%) AppSense
8 2 (2.82%) Mitel
8 2 (2.82%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.41%) Veeam
9 1 (1.41%) Lumension
9 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.41%) Google
9 1 (1.41%) Lotus
South Wales
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago