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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 34 55 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.41% 7.65% 5.87%
As % of the System Software category 60.71% 71.43% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 10
Average daily rate
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£215 £225 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £135 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.63 £11.18 £11.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.92 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.44 £14.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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 77 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.26% 10.71% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 50 18
Average daily rate £305 £310 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £162 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £11.18 £13.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.04% -16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.92 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.46 £11.44 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -19 20 £262 +23.43% 9
West Wales +9 7 £125 -59.34%
North Wales -4 6 £100 -16.66% 1
Mid Wales - 1 - -
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Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (80.28%) Windows
2 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
3 28 (39.44%) VMware
4 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
5 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
6 19 (26.76%) Citrix
7 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
9 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
10 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (18.31%) Windows XP
10 13 (18.31%) ITIL
11 12 (16.90%) MCP
12 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
13 10 (14.08%) VMware ESX
14 9 (12.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (11.27%) XenApp
15 8 (11.27%) DV Cleared
15 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (11.27%) DNS
16 7 (9.86%) Cisco
16 7 (9.86%) Clustering
16 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (8.45%) Migration
17 6 (8.45%) Terminal Services
18 5 (7.04%) McAfee
18 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.04%) Lync
4 4 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.41%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) DNS
2 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.63%) Firewall
3 4 (5.63%) SAN
3 4 (5.63%) LAN
4 3 (4.23%) WAN
4 3 (4.23%) DHCP
5 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 2 (2.82%) LDAP
5 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.82%) Wireless
6 1 (1.41%) VLAN
6 1 (1.41%) Softswitch
6 1 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.41%) ISDN
6 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.82%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Support Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Desktop Support
3 9 (12.68%) IT Support
4 8 (11.27%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Support Technician
6 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Wintel Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.23%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
1 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Clustering
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.63%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.23%) NHS
4 3 (4.23%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.82%) RMADS
5 2 (2.82%) CESG
5 2 (2.82%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 57 (80.28%) Windows
2 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
5 13 (18.31%) Windows XP
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) Linux
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.41%) OS/400
8 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.45%) Migration
4 3 (4.23%) IT Governance
4 3 (4.23%) Validation
4 3 (4.23%) Project Management
4 3 (4.23%) Service Management
4 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.82%) UML
5 2 (2.82%) PRINCE
5 2 (2.82%) Requirements Management
5 2 (2.82%) Time Management
5 2 (2.82%) Information Assurance
5 2 (2.82%) Information Governance
5 2 (2.82%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (2.82%) SysML
6 1 (1.41%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.41%) Data Entry
6 1 (1.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.82%) VB
2 2 (2.82%) C#
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) VBScript
3 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.90%) MCP
4 9 (12.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (11.27%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.04%) Degree
6 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.23%) MCSE
7 3 (4.23%) CCNA
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.82%) CISSP
8 2 (2.82%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.82%) CISM
9 1 (1.41%) MCTS
9 1 (1.41%) MCITP
9 1 (1.41%) CCNP
9 1 (1.41%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) GxP
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.08%) VMware ESX
3 8 (11.27%) XenApp
4 6 (8.45%) Terminal Services
5 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.82%) vSphere
6 2 (2.82%) Firmware
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.82%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.41%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.41%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 28 (39.44%) VMware
3 19 (26.76%) Citrix
4 7 (9.86%) Cisco
5 5 (7.04%) McAfee
6 3 (4.23%) Sophos
6 3 (4.23%) Symantec
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.82%) Veritas
7 2 (2.82%) F5
8 1 (1.41%) Lotus
8 1 (1.41%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.41%) IBM
8 1 (1.41%) HP
8 1 (1.41%) Avaya
8 1 (1.41%) BMC
8 1 (1.41%) NetApp
8 1 (1.41%) Novell
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