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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 41 44 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.71% 5.51% 7.28%
As % of the System Software category 64.06% 74.58% 66.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 32
Median daily rate £200 £264 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.17% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £118 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £264
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £9.50 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.75 £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Active Directory
UK

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
64 59 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.03% 7.39% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 51
Median daily rate £350 £305 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £139 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.81 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.61% +20.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £9.70 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £17.29 £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 38 £200 -24.52% 15
West Wales +6 2 £390 +212.00% 1
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 77 (79.38%) Windows
2 48 (49.48%) Microsoft
3 40 (41.24%) Windows 7
3 40 (41.24%) Windows Server
4 27 (27.84%) VMware
5 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (21.65%) ITIL
7 18 (18.56%) Windows XP
7 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
8 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (15.46%) DNS
9 15 (15.46%) .NET
9 15 (15.46%) C#
9 15 (15.46%) ASP.NET
9 15 (15.46%) Cisco
10 14 (14.43%) LDAP
10 14 (14.43%) OOP
10 14 (14.43%) ITSM
10 14 (14.43%) MVC
10 14 (14.43%) Unit Testing
10 14 (14.43%) .NET Framework
11 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (13.40%) Entity Framework
11 13 (13.40%) OO
11 13 (13.40%) SQL
11 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
12 12 (12.37%) MS Exchange
13 11 (11.34%) SC Cleared
13 11 (11.34%) Incident Management
13 11 (11.34%) DHCP

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 12 (12.37%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (6.19%) IBM Notes
2 6 (6.19%) IIS
3 5 (5.15%) IBM Domino
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
1 8 (8.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Office 365
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) DNS
2 14 (14.43%) LDAP
3 11 (11.34%) DHCP
4 10 (10.31%) TCP/IP
5 9 (9.28%) Firewall
6 6 (6.19%) VPN
7 5 (5.15%) SMTP
8 4 (4.12%) SAN
8 4 (4.12%) VoIP
9 3 (3.09%) Internet
9 3 (3.09%) LAN
9 3 (3.09%) WAN
10 2 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.03%) Network Security
11 1 (1.03%) SSL
11 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) GIS
4 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (7.22%) Back Office
2 4 (4.12%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Local Government
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Analyst
2 21 (21.65%) Service Analyst
2 21 (21.65%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (16.49%) Support Engineer
4 15 (15.46%) Developer
5 12 (12.37%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (12.37%) 1st Line Support
5 12 (12.37%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (10.31%) .NET Developer
6 10 (10.31%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 10 (10.31%) Service Desk Support
6 10 (10.31%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Desktop Support
7 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (6.19%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.46%) .NET
1 15 (15.46%) ASP.NET
2 14 (14.43%) .NET Framework
3 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (13.40%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.03%) COM
4 1 (1.03%) Middleware
4 1 (1.03%) RESTful
4 1 (1.03%) SOAP
4 1 (1.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) NHS
1 8 (8.25%) Statistics
2 3 (3.09%) Clustering
3 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.03%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.03%) LPAR
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 77 (79.38%) Windows
2 40 (41.24%) Windows 7
2 40 (41.24%) Windows Server
3 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (18.56%) Windows XP
5 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.28%) Linux
6 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.22%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.03%) AIX
9 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.65%) ITIL
2 14 (14.43%) ITSM
2 14 (14.43%) MVC
2 14 (14.43%) OOP
2 14 (14.43%) Unit Testing
3 13 (13.40%) OO
4 11 (11.34%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.31%) Migration
6 2 (2.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.03%) Information Security
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.03%) OWASP
7 1 (1.03%) Project Governance
7 1 (1.03%) Project Management
7 1 (1.03%) Security Architecture
7 1 (1.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.03%) SIEM
7 1 (1.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) C#
2 13 (13.40%) SQL
3 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.22%) CCNA
5 5 (5.15%) MCSE
5 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.06%) MCITP
7 2 (2.06%) MCTS
8 1 (1.03%) CCNP
8 1 (1.03%) CISMP
8 1 (1.03%) CISSP
8 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.03%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.03%) MCP
8 1 (1.03%) MCSA
8 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.03%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.12%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.03%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.03%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) SCCM
2 3 (3.09%) SCOM
3 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.06%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.03%) nmon
4 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (49.48%) Microsoft
2 27 (27.84%) VMware
3 15 (15.46%) Cisco
4 8 (8.25%) Citrix
5 6 (6.19%) Lotus
6 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.09%) Apple
8 2 (2.06%) arcserve
8 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.06%) Clearswift
8 2 (2.06%) HP
8 2 (2.06%) IBM
8 2 (2.06%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.06%) Juniper
8 2 (2.06%) NetApp
8 2 (2.06%) Symantec
8 2 (2.06%) Veeam
9 1 (1.03%) Dell
9 1 (1.03%) Lumension
9 1 (1.03%) Trend Micro
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