The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Wales region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 10 30
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 35 62 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.44% 11.90% 4.62%
As % of the System Software category 53.03% 84.93% 59.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 5
Average daily rate
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£200 £275 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +48.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £120 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £424 £208
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.04 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £15.20 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
66 73 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.37% 14.01% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 13
Average daily rate £375 £358 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.16 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.15 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
Active Directory
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -23 32 £200 -38.46% 6
North Wales -1 2 - - 2
West Wales - - - -
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Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 69 (73.40%) Windows
2 44 (46.81%) Microsoft
3 31 (32.98%) Windows 7
4 30 (31.91%) Windows XP
5 28 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (27.66%) VMware
7 24 (25.53%) MS Excel
7 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
8 23 (24.47%) SCCM
9 21 (22.34%) SC Cleared
10 19 (20.21%) ITIL
10 19 (20.21%) Citrix
10 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (18.09%) Windows 8
11 17 (18.09%) MS Exchange
12 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (14.89%) DNS
13 14 (14.89%) DHCP
13 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
13 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
14 13 (13.83%) VPN
15 12 (12.77%) VBScript
15 12 (12.77%) MS Office
16 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (11.70%) XenApp
16 11 (11.70%) LAN
17 10 (10.64%) SAN
18 9 (9.57%) McAfee
18 9 (9.57%) WAN
18 9 (9.57%) Adobe

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 17 (18.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.51%) IIS
2 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (3.19%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.13%) Kentico
7 1 (1.06%) Lync
7 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.77%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) assyst
2 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) DNS
1 14 (14.89%) DHCP
1 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.83%) VPN
3 11 (11.70%) LAN
4 10 (10.64%) SAN
5 9 (9.57%) WAN
5 9 (9.57%) Firewall
6 7 (7.45%) Internet
7 6 (6.38%) VoIP
8 3 (3.19%) LDAP
9 2 (2.13%) POP3
9 2 (2.13%) SMTP
9 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.06%) NAS
10 1 (1.06%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.06%) SMS
10 1 (1.06%) L2TP
10 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (1.06%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (1.06%) MSI
1 1 (1.06%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.13%) Local Government
2 1 (1.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Legal
2 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.40%) Analyst
2 20 (21.28%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.77%) Wintel Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.64%) Help Desk Support
6 9 (9.57%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) Help Desk Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) Consultant
6 9 (9.57%) Service Analyst
7 7 (7.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Server Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Wintel Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (4.26%) Technical Support
10 4 (4.26%) Wintel Support
10 4 (4.26%) Deskside Support
10 4 (4.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) .NET
1 2 (2.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) GIS
1 4 (4.26%) Clustering
1 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.13%) CESG
3 2 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (2.13%) NHS
3 2 (2.13%) Statistics
4 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.06%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 69 (73.40%) Windows
2 31 (32.98%) Windows 7
3 30 (31.91%) Windows XP
4 28 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (18.09%) Windows 8
7 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) ITIL
2 7 (7.45%) Migration
3 6 (6.38%) Problem Management
4 5 (5.32%) Data Protection
5 4 (4.26%) ITSM
5 4 (4.26%) Change Management
5 4 (4.26%) Document Management
6 3 (3.19%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.19%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.19%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.19%) CRM
6 3 (3.19%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.19%) Service Management
7 2 (2.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.13%) Project Management
7 2 (2.13%) Release Management
7 2 (2.13%) Load Testing
7 2 (2.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.77%) VBScript
3 4 (4.26%) SQL
3 4 (4.26%) VB
4 1 (1.06%) R
4 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.34%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.38%) MCSE
4 6 (6.38%) MCITP
5 5 (5.32%) MCTS
5 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.26%) CCA
6 4 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.26%) MCP
7 3 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.13%) MCSA
8 2 (2.13%) Degree
8 2 (2.13%) CCEE
8 2 (2.13%) CCAA
9 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.06%) ISEB
9 1 (1.06%) CISSP
9 1 (1.06%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (11.70%) XenApp
2 8 (8.51%) vSphere
3 7 (7.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (4.26%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.19%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.13%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.13%) XenServer
8 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.06%) Xen
8 1 (1.06%) UAG
8 1 (1.06%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.06%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 23 (24.47%) SCCM
2 6 (6.38%) Windows Intune
3 5 (5.32%) SCDPM
3 5 (5.32%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (5.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.26%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.26%) SCOM
5 3 (3.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.19%) ARCserve
5 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.06%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.06%) MOM
Vendors
1 44 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.66%) VMware
3 19 (20.21%) Citrix
4 9 (9.57%) McAfee
4 9 (9.57%) Adobe
5 7 (7.45%) Cisco
6 5 (5.32%) Sophos
6 5 (5.32%) Symantec
7 3 (3.19%) Lumension
7 3 (3.19%) HP
7 3 (3.19%) Dell
7 3 (3.19%) Lotus
7 3 (3.19%) AppSense
8 2 (2.13%) Remedy
8 2 (2.13%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.13%) Mitel
9 1 (1.06%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.06%) Veeam
9 1 (1.06%) NetApp
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Rate: £16 - £22 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago