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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
UK / Wales
Rank 30 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 32 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.75% 7.74% 5.80%
As % of the System Software category 43.84% 73.61% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 20
Median daily rate £160 £335 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.23% -22.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £138 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 10
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.20 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.00 £14.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%

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
73 72 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.85% 10.51% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 29
Median daily rate £320 £335 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -25.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £134 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £13.00 £13.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 28 £160 -47.75% 7
West Wales -15 2 - -
North Wales - 2 - - 2
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 74 (94.87%) Windows
2 46 (58.97%) Microsoft
3 36 (46.15%) VMware
4 35 (44.87%) Windows Server
5 34 (43.59%) Windows 7
6 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 23 (29.49%) Cisco
8 21 (26.92%) MS Excel
8 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (25.64%) MS Office
9 20 (25.64%) Citrix
10 15 (19.23%) Tivoli
10 15 (19.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 14 (17.95%) ITIL
11 14 (17.95%) Firewall
12 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 13 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (16.67%) CCNA
12 13 (16.67%) HP
13 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
14 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
14 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
15 10 (12.82%) Clustering
15 10 (12.82%) SCCM
16 8 (10.26%) Symantec
16 8 (10.26%) Internet
16 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
16 8 (10.26%) Oracle

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.97%) Apache
2 7 (8.97%) Confluence
2 7 (8.97%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 20 (25.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) Firewall
2 8 (10.26%) Internet
3 7 (8.97%) SAN
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (6.41%) DNS
5 4 (5.13%) DHCP
5 4 (5.13%) LAN
6 3 (3.85%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.85%) Wireless
7 2 (2.56%) ADSL
7 2 (2.56%) Extranet
7 2 (2.56%) Intranet
7 2 (2.56%) NAS
7 2 (2.56%) WAN
8 1 (1.28%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.28%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
1 7 (8.97%) JIRA
1 7 (8.97%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.13%) Local Government
4 2 (2.56%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Analyst
2 15 (19.23%) Service Analyst
2 15 (19.23%) Service Desk Analyst
2 15 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Architect
4 10 (12.82%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Technical Support
6 7 (8.97%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.41%) IT Support
9 4 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) MCollective
2 6 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.56%) .NET
3 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Clustering
2 6 (7.69%) PKI
3 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) iPhone
3 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 74 (94.87%) Windows
2 35 (44.87%) Windows Server
3 34 (43.59%) Windows 7
4 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.26%) Windows 10
7 7 (8.97%) AIX
7 7 (8.97%) Linux
7 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (8.97%) Unix
7 7 (8.97%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.56%) Android
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) ITIL
2 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (8.97%) High Availability
2 7 (8.97%) IT Governance
3 5 (6.41%) Migration
3 5 (6.41%) Project Management
4 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.85%) Information Security
5 3 (3.85%) Software Licensing
5 3 (3.85%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.56%) CRM
6 2 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.56%) Project Governance
6 2 (2.56%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.56%) SDLC
6 2 (2.56%) Service Management
6 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.28%) Python
3 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) CCNA
1 13 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.85%) MCSE
6 2 (2.56%) Degree
6 2 (2.56%) MCITP
7 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) MCP
7 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
2 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (8.97%) PowerHA
4 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.85%) XenApp
5 2 (2.56%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.56%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.56%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) Tivoli
1 15 (19.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (12.82%) SCCM
3 8 (10.26%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (8.97%) Ansible
4 7 (8.97%) Nessus
4 7 (8.97%) Packer
4 7 (8.97%) Puppet
4 7 (8.97%) Rundeck
4 7 (8.97%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Zenoss
5 4 (5.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 36 (46.15%) VMware
3 23 (29.49%) Cisco
4 20 (25.64%) Citrix
5 13 (16.67%) HP
6 8 (10.26%) Oracle
6 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
6 8 (10.26%) Symantec
7 7 (8.97%) IBM
7 7 (8.97%) Sonatype
8 5 (6.41%) SAP
9 4 (5.13%) Apple
10 3 (3.85%) Avaya
10 3 (3.85%) NetApp
11 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.56%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.56%) Lumension
11 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.28%) Remedy
12 1 (1.28%) SaltStack
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