The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Canary Wharf 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 2 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.30% 1.98% 3.03%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 77.78% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 12
Average daily rate £215 £176 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.15% -60.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.90% 2.54% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 14
Average daily rate £355 £176 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.70% -60.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £437 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
London

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
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 18 April 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Replication
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Hedge funds
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) GIAC
6 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (22.22%) CISSP
6 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) French Language
3 1 (11.11%) German Language
3 1 (11.11%) Italian Language
3 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (33.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) GIAC
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PMP
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft