The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 34 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.90% 7.03% 6.78%
As % of the System Software category 64.15% 75.00% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 13
Average daily rate
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£275 £265 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £169 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £327 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.30 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.65 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.72 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
Active Directory
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.64% 9.38% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 15
Average daily rate £300 £330 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £243 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £346 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.99 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Wales region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Wales region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
South Wales -18 26 £288 +8.49% 18
West Wales - - - - 1
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UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
4 22 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 20 (30.30%) VMware
6 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (22.73%) Windows XP
8 13 (19.70%) ITIL
8 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
9 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
10 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange
11 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
11 9 (13.64%) DNS
11 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
11 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
12 8 (12.12%) SCCM
12 8 (12.12%) DHCP
12 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (10.61%) Citrix
13 7 (10.61%) VPN
13 7 (10.61%) MCSE
13 7 (10.61%) IIS
13 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (10.61%) Office 365
14 6 (9.09%) Windows Intune
14 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
14 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (9.09%) MCITP
14 6 (9.09%) SQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.61%) IIS
3 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.55%) Lync
7 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (10.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 9 (13.64%) DNS
2 8 (12.12%) DHCP
3 7 (10.61%) VPN
4 6 (9.09%) Internet
5 5 (7.58%) SAN
5 5 (7.58%) WAN
5 5 (7.58%) LAN
6 3 (4.55%) Firewall
7 2 (3.03%) DSL
7 2 (3.03%) MPLS
8 1 (1.52%) VoIP
8 1 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Server Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) IT Support
5 6 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.55%) Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Server Support
7 3 (4.55%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Wintel Support
7 3 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) MSMQ
1 1 (1.52%) HTML
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) GIS
1 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.03%) Clustering
2 2 (3.03%) CESG
2 2 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (3.03%) RMADS
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.52%) AS400
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (22.73%) Windows XP
6 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.55%) Linux
9 1 (1.52%) OS/400
9 1 (1.52%) UNIX
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) ITIL
2 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
2 5 (7.58%) Migration
3 3 (4.55%) Change Management
3 3 (4.55%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.03%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.03%) Information Assurance
5 1 (1.52%) DevOps
5 1 (1.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.09%) SQL
3 5 (7.58%) VB
4 4 (6.06%) VBScript
5 3 (4.55%) R
6 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.61%) MCSE
5 6 (9.09%) MCITP
6 5 (7.58%) MCTS
7 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.55%) MCP
8 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.03%) Degree
9 2 (3.03%) CISM
9 2 (3.03%) CISSP
10 1 (1.52%) VCP5
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.58%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.06%) XenApp
4 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.52%) Xen
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) SCCM
2 6 (9.09%) Windows Intune
3 5 (7.58%) SCDPM
3 5 (7.58%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.52%) Ansible
5 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.30%) VMware
3 7 (10.61%) Citrix
4 6 (9.09%) McAfee
5 3 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (3.03%) F5
6 2 (3.03%) Symantec
7 1 (1.52%) NetApp
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.52%) IBM
7 1 (1.52%) Adobe
7 1 (1.52%) HP
7 1 (1.52%) Dell
7 1 (1.52%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.52%) Veeam
7 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.52%) Google
7 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
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