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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 61 42 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.74% 5.43% 9.30%
As % of the System Software category 76.25% 71.19% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 38
Median daily rate £350 £260 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +12.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £103 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £370 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
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 £12.08 £10.60 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.89 £12.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
80 59 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.78% 7.62% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 57
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 £140 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £481 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.81 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +20.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £10.80 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.81 £12.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 3 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 3 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 +9 56 £350 +30.23% 8
West Wales +9 2 £100 -20.00%
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 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 76 (79.17%) Windows
2 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
3 46 (47.92%) Windows Server
4 37 (38.54%) Windows 7
5 25 (26.04%) VMware
6 23 (23.96%) ITIL
7 21 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (17.71%) Windows XP
9 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
9 15 (15.63%) C#
9 15 (15.63%) .NET
9 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
9 15 (15.63%) Cisco
9 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (14.58%) Unit Testing
10 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
10 14 (14.58%) ITSM
10 14 (14.58%) MVC
10 14 (14.58%) SQL
10 14 (14.58%) OOP
10 14 (14.58%) LDAP
11 13 (13.54%) OO
11 13 (13.54%) DNS
11 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (13.54%) Entity Framework
12 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
13 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
14 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
14 10 (10.42%) Office 365

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.29%) IIS
3 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.25%) IBM Notes
4 5 (5.21%) IBM Domino
5 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Office
2 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Office 365
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.58%) LDAP
2 13 (13.54%) DNS
3 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.33%) DHCP
4 8 (8.33%) Firewall
5 7 (7.29%) VPN
6 5 (5.21%) SMTP
7 4 (4.17%) SAN
7 4 (4.17%) VoIP
8 3 (3.13%) Internet
9 2 (2.08%) LAN
9 2 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.08%) WAN
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.04%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.08%) GIS
4 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (7.29%) Back Office
2 3 (3.13%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Local Government
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) Service Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (15.63%) Developer
3 15 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (10.42%) .NET Developer
6 10 (10.42%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (10.42%) Service Desk Support
6 10 (10.42%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) IT Support
7 8 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.63%) .NET
1 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
2 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
3 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (13.54%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.04%) COM
4 1 (1.04%) Middleware
4 1 (1.04%) RESTful
4 1 (1.04%) SOAP
4 1 (1.04%) Web Services
4 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) NHS
2 8 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.04%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.04%) Clustering
3 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.04%) LPAR
3 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 76 (79.17%) Windows
2 46 (47.92%) Windows Server
3 37 (38.54%) Windows 7
4 21 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (17.71%) Windows XP
6 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (10.42%) Linux
8 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.04%) AIX
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) ITIL
2 14 (14.58%) ITSM
2 14 (14.58%) MVC
2 14 (14.58%) OOP
2 14 (14.58%) Unit Testing
3 13 (13.54%) OO
4 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
5 9 (9.38%) Migration
6 1 (1.04%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.04%) CRM
6 1 (1.04%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (1.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.04%) Information Security
6 1 (1.04%) Project Governance
6 1 (1.04%) Project Management
6 1 (1.04%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.63%) C#
2 14 (14.58%) SQL
3 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.29%) CCNA
5 4 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (4.17%) MCSE
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.08%) MCITP
6 2 (2.08%) MCTS
7 1 (1.04%) CCNP
7 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) MCP
7 1 (1.04%) MCSA
7 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.04%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.04%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.04%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (3.13%) SCOM
3 2 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.04%) nmon
4 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (26.04%) VMware
3 15 (15.63%) Cisco
4 8 (8.33%) Citrix
5 6 (6.25%) Lotus
6 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.17%) Veeam
7 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.08%) Clearswift
7 2 (2.08%) Juniper
7 2 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (1.04%) arcserve
8 1 (1.04%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.04%) HP
8 1 (1.04%) IBM
8 1 (1.04%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.04%) Remedy
8 1 (1.04%) Sage
8 1 (1.04%) Sophos
8 1 (1.04%) Symantec
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