The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.44% 1.98% 2.75%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £275 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Active Directory
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

System Software Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.07% 3.96% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Average daily rate £363 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.58% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £600 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Canary Wharf region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Canary Wharf region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) MCP
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) JBoss
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) WebEx
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Support
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Migration Specialist
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration Specialist
4 2 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
1 1 (12.50%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Axway
3 1 (12.50%) BEA
3 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Reuters
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) VMware