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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 42 37 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 32 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.59% 4.31% 10.36%
As % of the System Software category 48.48% 54.24% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 32
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£325 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £123 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.03% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.75 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.25 £15.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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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
66 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.41% 7.95% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 42
Average daily rate £343 £313 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £131 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £19.00 £15.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

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 4 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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 -5 24 £325 +62.50% 13
North Wales +2 5 - - 4
Mid Wales - 2 £275 -
West Wales - 1 - -
Active Directory
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Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 60 (86.96%) Windows
2 30 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 25 (36.23%) ITIL
4 21 (30.43%) VMware
5 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (27.54%) MS Exchange
6 18 (26.09%) Windows 7
7 16 (23.19%) Windows XP
8 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (14.49%) Citrix
10 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (11.59%) SCCM
11 8 (11.59%) Cisco
11 8 (11.59%) DNS
11 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
12 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
12 7 (10.14%) Migration
12 7 (10.14%) Service Management
12 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
12 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
13 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
14 5 (7.25%) Clustering
14 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (7.25%) VoIP
14 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
14 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
14 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (7.25%) CCNA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (27.54%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.80%) Lync
3 4 (5.80%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.80%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.45%) GroupWise
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) DNS
2 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.25%) VoIP
3 5 (7.25%) SAN
4 4 (5.80%) LAN
4 4 (5.80%) SMTP
4 4 (5.80%) DHCP
5 3 (4.35%) WAN
5 3 (4.35%) Wireless
6 2 (2.90%) Firewall
6 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.45%) VLAN
7 1 (1.45%) NAS
7 1 (1.45%) Softswitch
7 1 (1.45%) PABX
7 1 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.45%) SMS
7 1 (1.45%) VPN
7 1 (1.45%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) AdminStudio
2 3 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Banking
2 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (15.94%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Support Technician
4 7 (10.14%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (10.14%) IT Support
5 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.25%) Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Exchange Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) Implementation Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Configuration Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Flash
2 2 (2.90%) RESTful
2 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.90%) SOAP
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
2 2 (2.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Clustering
2 4 (5.80%) NHS
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 60 (86.96%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 16 (23.19%) Windows XP
5 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.45%) Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Service Management
2 7 (10.14%) Migration
3 4 (5.80%) Change Management
3 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (5.80%) Change Control
4 3 (4.35%) UML
4 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.35%) SysML
4 3 (4.35%) Requirements Management
5 2 (2.90%) Time Management
5 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE
5 2 (2.90%) Project Management
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.45%) Data Entry
6 1 (1.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.45%) Information Security
6 1 (1.45%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.80%) Java
2 4 (5.80%) SQL
3 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.90%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) CCNA
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.35%) MCP
5 2 (2.90%) MCSE
5 2 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MCTS
6 1 (1.45%) CCENT
6 1 (1.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) HL7
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.35%) vSphere
3 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.90%) Firmware
3 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) SCCM
2 4 (5.80%) Windows Intune
2 4 (5.80%) SCSM
3 1 (1.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.45%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.43%) VMware
3 10 (14.49%) Citrix
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco
5 5 (7.25%) Lotus
6 4 (5.80%) Clearswift
7 2 (2.90%) Veritas
7 2 (2.90%) HP
7 2 (2.90%) Avaya
8 1 (1.45%) BMC
8 1 (1.45%) Novell
8 1 (1.45%) EMC
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle
8 1 (1.45%) Veeam
Mold, Clwyd
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £9 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £90.00 - £110.00 per day + n/a
Posted: 4 days ago
Mold, Clwyd
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £10 - 12 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £10 - 13 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago