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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 41 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.01% 4.20% 4.94%
As % of the System Software category 62.12% 54.41% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 19
Median daily rate £200 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £172 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £400 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.20 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.25 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
66 68 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.28% 7.71% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 31
Median daily rate £350 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £215 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £9.40 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £23.20 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +15 28 £130 -60.60% 8
West Wales +16 6 £600 -
Mid Wales +7 4 £281 +2.27%
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 91 (81.98%) Windows
2 50 (45.05%) Microsoft
3 49 (44.14%) Windows Server
4 44 (39.64%) Windows 7
5 30 (27.03%) VMware
6 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
8 19 (17.12%) Office 365
8 19 (17.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (17.12%) ITIL
8 19 (17.12%) C#
9 18 (16.22%) .NET
10 17 (15.32%) LDAP
10 17 (15.32%) SCCM
11 16 (14.41%) PowerShell
11 16 (14.41%) DNS
12 15 (13.51%) Cisco
12 15 (13.51%) SQL
12 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET
13 14 (12.61%) MVC
13 14 (12.61%) OOP
13 14 (12.61%) Unit Testing
13 14 (12.61%) .NET Framework
14 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
14 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (11.71%) Entity Framework
14 13 (11.71%) OO
14 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
14 13 (11.71%) DHCP
14 13 (11.71%) ITSM

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 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.41%) IBM Notes
3 6 (5.41%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.50%) IBM Domino
4 5 (4.50%) IIS
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.90%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.12%) Office 365
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) LDAP
2 16 (14.41%) DNS
3 13 (11.71%) DHCP
4 12 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 10 (9.01%) Firewall
6 8 (7.21%) VPN
7 6 (5.41%) LAN
7 6 (5.41%) WAN
8 5 (4.50%) SAN
8 5 (4.50%) Skype
8 5 (4.50%) SMTP
8 5 (4.50%) VoIP
9 4 (3.60%) Wireless
10 3 (2.70%) Internet
11 2 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.90%) Network Security
12 1 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) GIS
4 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (6.31%) Back Office
2 4 (3.60%) Finance
3 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (18.92%) Support Engineer
2 19 (17.12%) Analyst
3 17 (15.32%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (15.32%) Service Analyst
3 17 (15.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (14.41%) Desktop Support
5 15 (13.51%) Developer
6 12 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (9.91%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) .NET Developer
8 10 (9.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 9 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) Software Developer
11 7 (6.31%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.22%) .NET
2 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.61%) .NET Framework
4 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (11.71%) Entity Framework
5 4 (3.60%) Web Services
5 4 (3.60%) XML
6 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.90%) COM
6 1 (0.90%) Middleware
6 1 (0.90%) RESTful
6 1 (0.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) NHS
1 7 (6.31%) Statistics
2 4 (3.60%) Clustering
3 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.90%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.90%) LPAR
3 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 91 (81.98%) Windows
2 49 (44.14%) Windows Server
3 44 (39.64%) Windows 7
4 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (17.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (10.81%) Linux
7 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (9.91%) Windows XP
8 8 (7.21%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.50%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.90%) AIX
11 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.12%) ITIL
2 14 (12.61%) MVC
2 14 (12.61%) OOP
2 14 (12.61%) Unit Testing
3 13 (11.71%) ITSM
3 13 (11.71%) Migration
3 13 (11.71%) OO
4 10 (9.01%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.60%) Software Engineering
6 2 (1.80%) DevOps
6 2 (1.80%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (1.80%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (1.80%) Web Filtering
7 1 (0.90%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (0.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (0.90%) Information Security
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (0.90%) Project Management
7 1 (0.90%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.12%) C#
2 16 (14.41%) PowerShell
3 15 (13.51%) SQL
4 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.41%) CCNA
5 5 (4.50%) MCSE
5 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.80%) CISSP
7 2 (1.80%) MCITP
7 2 (1.80%) MCTS
8 1 (0.90%) CCNP
8 1 (0.90%) CISMP
8 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.90%) MCP
8 1 (0.90%) MCSA
8 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.90%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.50%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.60%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.70%) XenApp
4 3 (2.70%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.80%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.90%) NFS
6 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (15.32%) SCCM
2 6 (5.41%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.41%) SCOM
3 4 (3.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.80%) Ansible
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.80%) Puppet
5 1 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.90%) nmon
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 30 (27.03%) VMware
3 15 (13.51%) Cisco
4 7 (6.31%) Citrix
5 6 (5.41%) Lotus
6 4 (3.60%) Apple
6 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.60%) HP
6 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.60%) Symantec
7 3 (2.70%) arcserve
7 3 (2.70%) IBM
7 3 (2.70%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.80%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.80%) Dell
8 2 (1.80%) Google
8 2 (1.80%) Juniper
8 2 (1.80%) NetApp
8 2 (1.80%) Trend Micro
9 1 (0.90%) Veeam
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