Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Active Directory
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 32 15
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 6.59% 2.75% 8.89%
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 100.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
West Wales median daily rate £168 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.74% -20.83% +20.60%
10th Percentile £166 £438 £556
90th Percentile £169 £513 £664
Wales median daily rate £350 £180 £264
% change year-on-year +94.44% -31.75% -18.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
West Wales median hourly rate £11.25 £10.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% -19.62%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £12.49 £10.00 £11.50
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +16.28%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 16 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 17.58% 2.75% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
West Wales median daily rate £503 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.79% -20.83% +57.89%
10th Percentile £277 £438 £553
90th Percentile £556 £513 £669
Wales median daily rate £413 £189 £363
% change year-on-year +118.25% -47.86% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
West Wales median hourly rate £11.25 £10.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% -19.62%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £12.49 £10.00 £11.50
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -17.24% +11.54% +15.56%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in West Wales

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in West Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in West Wales

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in West Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in West Wales

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +17 6 £168 -64.74% 2
Active Directory
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Wales region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP