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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 39 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.60% 5.21% 5.81%
As % of the System Software category 70.91% 68.42% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 10
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£450 £251 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.10% -14.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £252 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.30 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £85.30 £24.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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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
55 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.90% 7.62% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 12
Average daily rate £450 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.30 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £85.30 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +2 33 £450 +79.10% 13
West Wales - - - -
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Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 58 (79.45%) Windows
2 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.77%) Windows 7
4 20 (27.40%) VMware
4 20 (27.40%) Security Cleared
5 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (23.29%) Citrix
6 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (20.55%) ITIL
8 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
9 13 (17.81%) Windows XP
9 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
9 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
10 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (13.70%) XenApp
11 9 (12.33%) DV Cleared
11 9 (12.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (12.33%) MCP
12 8 (10.96%) McAfee
13 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (9.59%) VMware ESX
13 7 (9.59%) Migration
13 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
13 7 (9.59%) MS Office
13 7 (9.59%) DNS
13 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (8.22%) Lync
14 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
14 6 (8.22%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.22%) Lync
2 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.85%) IIS
4 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Office 365
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) DNS
2 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.85%) DHCP
3 5 (6.85%) Internet
4 4 (5.48%) VPN
5 3 (4.11%) SAN
5 3 (4.11%) LAN
5 3 (4.11%) WAN
6 2 (2.74%) LDAP
6 2 (2.74%) MPLS
6 2 (2.74%) DSL
6 2 (2.74%) Firewall
7 1 (1.37%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
1 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Analyst
1 18 (24.66%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Service Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) IT Support
5 8 (10.96%) Server Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Desktop Support
6 6 (8.22%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Wintel Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.48%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.11%) Administrator
9 3 (4.11%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.37%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.48%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) GIS
3 3 (4.11%) Clustering
3 3 (4.11%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.74%) NHS
4 2 (2.74%) RMADS
4 2 (2.74%) CESG
4 2 (2.74%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.37%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 58 (79.45%) Windows
2 21 (28.77%) Windows 7
3 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (17.81%) Windows XP
6 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.48%) Linux
8 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.37%) OS/400
9 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) ITIL
2 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (9.59%) Migration
3 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (4.11%) Change Management
3 3 (4.11%) Validation
3 3 (4.11%) IT Governance
3 3 (4.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (2.74%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (2.74%) Information Governance
4 2 (2.74%) Project Management
4 2 (2.74%) Information Assurance
5 1 (1.37%) Service Management
5 1 (1.37%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (1.37%) Change Control
5 1 (1.37%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) R
3 2 (2.74%) C#
3 2 (2.74%) VB
4 1 (1.37%) C++
4 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (27.40%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (12.33%) MCP
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.85%) Degree
5 5 (6.85%) MCSE
6 4 (5.48%) MCITP
7 3 (4.11%) MCTS
8 2 (2.74%) CISSP
8 2 (2.74%) CISM
9 1 (1.37%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
1 3 (4.11%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (13.70%) XenApp
2 7 (9.59%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.48%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.11%) SCDPM
2 3 (4.11%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.37%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.37%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.40%) VMware
3 17 (23.29%) Citrix
4 8 (10.96%) McAfee
5 3 (4.11%) Symantec
5 3 (4.11%) Sophos
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco
6 2 (2.74%) F5
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.37%) Google
7 1 (1.37%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.37%) NetApp
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Dell
7 1 (1.37%) Rackspace
Wales
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £13.50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hengoed
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12 per day
Posted: 21 days ago