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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 47 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 34 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.22% 4.79% 5.19%
As % of the System Software category 50.75% 53.85% 61.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 7
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£213 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £123 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £327 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £11.63 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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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
67 52 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.32% 8.89% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 14
Average daily rate £299 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £375 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -10 26 £244 +8.33% 16
North Wales - 6 £98 - 1
West Wales - - - - 5
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Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 57 (82.61%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Windows 7
3 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
4 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (27.54%) VMware
6 18 (26.09%) Windows XP
7 17 (24.64%) ITIL
7 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
9 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (17.39%) DHCP
10 12 (17.39%) DNS
11 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
11 11 (15.94%) Citrix
12 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
12 10 (14.49%) MCITP
12 10 (14.49%) SCCM
12 10 (14.49%) McAfee
12 10 (14.49%) VPN
12 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
12 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (14.49%) SAN
12 10 (14.49%) MCSE
12 10 (14.49%) Office 365
12 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (14.49%) Windows 8
13 9 (13.04%) Windows Intune
13 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
13 9 (13.04%) IIS
14 8 (11.59%) Data Protection

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (14.49%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.04%) IIS
2 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) Lync
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (14.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) DNS
1 12 (17.39%) DHCP
2 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.49%) VPN
3 10 (14.49%) SAN
4 8 (11.59%) Internet
5 5 (7.25%) LAN
6 4 (5.80%) WAN
7 3 (4.35%) VoIP
7 3 (4.35%) Firewall
8 2 (2.90%) MPLS
8 2 (2.90%) DSL
9 1 (1.45%) LDAP
9 1 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (1.45%) Finance
1 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Analyst
2 14 (20.29%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Server Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Service Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (7.25%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (7.25%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Project Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (4.35%) Administrator
10 3 (4.35%) IT Support
10 3 (4.35%) Wintel Support
10 3 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) HTML
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) GIS
2 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.90%) CESG
3 2 (2.90%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (82.61%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Windows 7
3 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (26.09%) Windows XP
5 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (14.49%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.90%) Linux
9 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) Data Protection
3 4 (5.80%) Change Management
3 4 (5.80%) Migration
4 3 (4.35%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.90%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (2.90%) Information Assurance
5 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.90%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.45%) Network Design
6 1 (1.45%) Change Control
6 1 (1.45%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.45%) DevOps
6 1 (1.45%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.70%) VBScript
3 5 (7.25%) VB
3 5 (7.25%) SQL
4 3 (4.35%) R
5 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) MCSE
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (14.49%) MCITP
2 8 (11.59%) MCTS
3 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) CISM
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) XenApp
4 3 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.90%) vSphere
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.45%) Xen
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) SCCM
2 9 (13.04%) Windows Intune
3 8 (11.59%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (11.59%) SCDPM
4 3 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.90%) SCOM
6 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.45%) Puppet
6 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.45%) Ansible
6 1 (1.45%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.54%) VMware
3 11 (15.94%) Citrix
4 10 (14.49%) McAfee
5 3 (4.35%) Symantec
5 3 (4.35%) Adobe
5 3 (4.35%) HP
5 3 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) Mitel
6 2 (2.90%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.45%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.45%) Veeam
7 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.45%) Google
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