The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
London / City of London
Rank 53 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 111 149 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.84% 4.84% 5.26%
As % of the System Software category 37.00% 49.34% 57.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 108 179
Median daily rate £381 £409 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.72% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £162 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 29
Median hourly rate £21.75 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.60 £23.10 £22.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%

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

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
300 302 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.37% 9.81% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 232 318
Median daily rate £450 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 31
Median hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.80 £23.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 183 (70.66%) Windows
2 113 (43.63%) Microsoft
3 82 (31.66%) Finance
4 78 (30.12%) VMware
5 68 (26.25%) Windows Server
6 55 (21.24%) DNS
7 54 (20.85%) PowerShell
7 54 (20.85%) Windows 7
8 53 (20.46%) Citrix
8 53 (20.46%) SQL Server
9 51 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (19.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 50 (19.31%) MS Exchange
11 46 (17.76%) ITIL
12 44 (16.99%) Migration
12 44 (16.99%) SCCM
13 42 (16.22%) MS Office
14 40 (15.44%) Linux
15 38 (14.67%) SQL
15 38 (14.67%) Office 365
15 38 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 33 (12.74%) DHCP
16 33 (12.74%) Firewall
17 32 (12.36%) Cisco
18 29 (11.20%) Unix
18 29 (11.20%) SharePoint
19 26 (10.04%) MS Excel
19 26 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
20 25 (9.65%) Data Centre
21 24 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 50 (19.31%) MS Exchange
2 29 (11.20%) SharePoint
3 24 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (8.11%) Skype for Business
5 15 (5.79%) IIS
6 14 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (3.86%) Apache
8 10 (3.86%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.32%) JBoss
10 6 (2.32%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.16%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.16%) Jupyter
12 3 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.77%) CMS
13 2 (0.77%) Confluence
13 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 42 (16.22%) MS Office
2 26 (10.04%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.77%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.39%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.39%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.67%) Office 365
2 26 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.47%) IaaS
6 6 (2.32%) PaaS
7 3 (1.16%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.16%) SaaS
7 3 (1.16%) Yammer
8 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.77%) G Suite
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 55 (21.24%) DNS
2 33 (12.74%) DHCP
2 33 (12.74%) Firewall
3 20 (7.72%) SAN
4 19 (7.34%) VPN
5 17 (6.56%) LAN
6 16 (6.18%) LDAP
6 16 (6.18%) TCP/IP
7 15 (5.79%) WAN
8 13 (5.02%) SSL
9 12 (4.63%) Internet
10 11 (4.25%) HTTP
11 10 (3.86%) Kerberos
12 9 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (3.09%) SSH
14 7 (2.70%) MPLS
14 7 (2.70%) Skype
15 6 (2.32%) iSCSI
15 6 (2.32%) Network Security
15 6 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.63%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.09%) Couchbase
3 8 (3.09%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.93%) Big Data
5 5 (1.93%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.54%) MySQL
6 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.16%) Cloudera CDH
7 3 (1.16%) HBase
7 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.77%) DB2
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.09%) Bower
3 8 (3.09%) gulp
3 8 (3.09%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (3.09%) Mocha
3 8 (3.09%) Protractor
3 8 (3.09%) Sinon.JS
3 8 (3.09%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.32%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.16%) JIRA
5 3 (1.16%) MSI
6 2 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 82 (31.66%) Finance
2 21 (8.11%) Banking
3 13 (5.02%) Retail
4 12 (4.63%) Financial Institution
4 12 (4.63%) Legal
5 5 (1.93%) Marketing
6 4 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.54%) Law
7 3 (1.16%) Games
7 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.77%) Electronics
8 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.77%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (17.37%) Analyst
2 28 (10.81%) Administrator
2 28 (10.81%) Architect
3 22 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (7.72%) Windows Engineer
5 18 (6.95%) Desktop Support
5 18 (6.95%) Support Analyst
6 17 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (6.56%) Developer
7 16 (6.18%) Service Analyst
7 16 (6.18%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (5.79%) Consultant
8 15 (5.79%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (5.79%) Support Engineer
9 13 (5.02%) IT Support
10 12 (4.63%) Angular Developer
11 11 (4.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 11 (4.25%) VMware Engineer
12 10 (3.86%) Desktop Analyst
12 10 (3.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.95%) .NET
1 18 (6.95%) HTML
2 13 (5.02%) RESTful
3 12 (4.63%) AngularJS
4 10 (3.86%) SOAP
5 9 (3.47%) Web Services
6 8 (3.09%) Chai
6 8 (3.09%) CSS
6 8 (3.09%) CSS3
6 8 (3.09%) Gherkin
6 8 (3.09%) HTML5
6 8 (3.09%) LINQ
6 8 (3.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (3.09%) XML
7 7 (2.70%) Middleware
8 4 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.54%) Node.js
8 4 (1.54%) SailPoint
8 4 (1.54%) WCF
9 3 (1.16%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.65%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (5.02%) Clustering
5 12 (4.63%) Blackberry
6 11 (4.25%) User Experience
7 9 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.70%) Equities
8 7 (2.70%) Fixed Income
9 6 (2.32%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.32%) PKI
10 5 (1.93%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.93%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.93%) Replication
11 4 (1.54%) NHS
11 4 (1.54%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.16%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 183 (70.66%) Windows
2 68 (26.25%) Windows Server
3 54 (20.85%) Windows 7
4 51 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (15.44%) Linux
6 38 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (11.20%) Unix
8 19 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (5.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (5.02%) Windows 10
10 11 (4.25%) Windows XP
11 9 (3.47%) Windows 8
12 8 (3.09%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.70%) CentOS
14 6 (2.32%) Android
14 6 (2.32%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.93%) AIX
16 3 (1.16%) Solaris
17 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
18 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.76%) ITIL
2 44 (16.99%) Migration
3 17 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (5.79%) DevOps
5 12 (4.63%) Asset Management
6 11 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (3.86%) BDD
7 10 (3.86%) High Availability
7 10 (3.86%) Identity Management
7 10 (3.86%) Service Management
7 10 (3.86%) TDD
8 9 (3.47%) Application Packaging
8 9 (3.47%) ERP
8 9 (3.47%) Information Security
8 9 (3.47%) Service Design
8 9 (3.47%) Workflow
9 8 (3.09%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (3.09%) MVC
9 8 (3.09%) OOP
9 8 (3.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (20.85%) PowerShell
2 38 (14.67%) SQL
3 16 (6.18%) C#
4 12 (4.63%) Bash Shell
4 12 (4.63%) Python
5 11 (4.25%) Java
5 11 (4.25%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.86%) Perl
7 4 (1.54%) AWK
7 4 (1.54%) PHP
7 4 (1.54%) sed
8 3 (1.16%) BeanShell
8 3 (1.16%) Ruby
8 3 (1.16%) VB
9 2 (0.77%) VBScript
10 1 (0.39%) F#
10 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (7.72%) Degree
2 14 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.47%) CCNA
4 9 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.47%) MCSE
5 7 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.32%) CISSP
6 6 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.32%) MCP
7 5 (1.93%) MCSA
8 3 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.16%) MCTS
9 2 (0.77%) CCNP
9 2 (0.77%) CISM
9 2 (0.77%) MCITP
9 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.77%) PMP
9 2 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.47%) SLA
2 7 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.77%) COBIT
4 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 50 (19.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.79%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.02%) XenApp
4 11 (4.25%) VMware ESX
5 10 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (3.09%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (2.32%) DFS Replication
7 6 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.32%) vSphere
7 6 (2.32%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.16%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.16%) HDFS
8 3 (1.16%) XenServer
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.77%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.77%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.77%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.77%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (16.99%) SCCM
2 12 (4.63%) Puppet
3 8 (3.09%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (2.70%) Nagios
4 7 (2.70%) SCOM
5 6 (2.32%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.93%) Ansible
6 5 (1.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.54%) Grafana
7 4 (1.54%) Graphite
7 4 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.54%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.54%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.54%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.54%) WSUS
8 3 (1.16%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 113 (43.63%) Microsoft
2 78 (30.12%) VMware
3 53 (20.46%) Citrix
4 32 (12.36%) Cisco
5 22 (8.49%) Oracle
6 19 (7.34%) HP
7 17 (6.56%) Symantec
8 12 (4.63%) CheckPoint
9 11 (4.25%) Apple
9 11 (4.25%) Bloomberg
9 11 (4.25%) Red Hat
10 10 (3.86%) Remedy
11 9 (3.47%) Dell
12 8 (3.09%) Reuters
13 7 (2.70%) NetApp
14 5 (1.93%) Altiris
14 5 (1.93%) IBM
14 5 (1.93%) SAP
15 4 (1.54%) Intel Security
15 4 (1.54%) WorldPay
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