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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.97% 7.67% 3.96%
As % of the System Software category 51.79% 71.43% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 3
Average daily rate
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£163 £256 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £279 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.34% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.62 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £14.70 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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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
56 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.67% 10.73% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 14
Average daily rate £310 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £136 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.86 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.55 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 August 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
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 August 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 -16 27 £163 -45.83% 12
North Wales +1 2 - - 1
West Wales - - - - 5
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Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 61 (75.31%) Windows
2 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 30 (37.04%) Windows XP
4 29 (35.80%) Windows 7
5 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (25.93%) VMware
6 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
7 19 (23.46%) SC Cleared
8 18 (22.22%) ITIL
8 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 18 (22.22%) SCCM
8 18 (22.22%) Windows 8
9 17 (20.99%) Citrix
10 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
11 15 (18.52%) DHCP
11 15 (18.52%) DNS
12 13 (16.05%) MS Office
12 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
13 12 (14.81%) SAN
13 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
14 11 (13.58%) McAfee
15 10 (12.35%) LAN
15 10 (12.35%) VPN
15 10 (12.35%) XenApp
16 9 (11.11%) IIS
16 9 (11.11%) Adobe
16 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.11%) IIS
2 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (3.70%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.47%) Lync
8 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.23%) Kentico
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) assyst
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) DNS
1 15 (18.52%) DHCP
2 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
3 12 (14.81%) SAN
4 10 (12.35%) LAN
4 10 (12.35%) VPN
5 8 (9.88%) WAN
6 7 (8.64%) Internet
7 6 (7.41%) VoIP
8 5 (6.17%) Firewall
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (1.23%) NAS
9 1 (1.23%) LDAP
9 1 (1.23%) SMS
9 1 (1.23%) MPLS
9 1 (1.23%) DSL
9 1 (1.23%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MSI
1 1 (1.23%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (2.47%) Local Government
2 1 (1.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Analyst
1 20 (24.69%) Support Engineer
2 12 (14.81%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Support Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Help Desk Support
5 9 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Service Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) Server Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Wintel Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Wintel Support
9 5 (6.17%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.94%) Deskside Support
10 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Wintel Server Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) .NET
1 2 (2.47%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) GIS
2 4 (4.94%) Clustering
2 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.47%) CESG
3 2 (2.47%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (2.47%) Statistics
4 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.23%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (75.31%) Windows
2 30 (37.04%) Windows XP
3 29 (35.80%) Windows 7
4 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.23%) Linux
8 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) ITIL
2 7 (8.64%) Data Protection
3 6 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 4 (4.94%) Change Management
5 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 3 (3.70%) Migration
5 3 (3.70%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 3 (3.70%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.47%) Software Distribution
6 2 (2.47%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (2.47%) Release Management
6 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.47%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.47%) Document Management
6 2 (2.47%) Information Assurance
6 2 (2.47%) Change Control
6 2 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.47%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.88%) VBScript
3 4 (4.94%) VB
3 4 (4.94%) SQL
4 2 (2.47%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 19 (23.46%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.88%) MCSE
4 8 (9.88%) MCITP
5 7 (8.64%) MCTS
6 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.70%) MCP
7 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.47%) CCA
8 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.23%) CISSP
9 1 (1.23%) MCSA
9 1 (1.23%) CISM
9 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
1 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) XenApp
2 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.94%) vSphere
4 3 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.23%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.23%) UAG
6 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.23%) Xen
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.23%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 18 (22.22%) SCCM
2 8 (9.88%) Windows Intune
3 7 (8.64%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (8.64%) SCDPM
4 5 (6.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.70%) SCOM
6 3 (3.70%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.23%) Ansible
7 1 (1.23%) Puppet
7 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.23%) MOM
7 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.93%) VMware
3 17 (20.99%) Citrix
4 11 (13.58%) McAfee
5 9 (11.11%) Adobe
6 7 (8.64%) Cisco
7 5 (6.17%) Sophos
7 5 (6.17%) Symantec
8 3 (3.70%) AppSense
8 3 (3.70%) Lotus
8 3 (3.70%) HP
8 3 (3.70%) Dell
8 3 (3.70%) Lumension
9 2 (2.47%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.47%) Mitel
9 2 (2.47%) Remedy
10 1 (1.23%) Google
10 1 (1.23%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.23%) NetApp
10 1 (1.23%) Veeam
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