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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 193 350 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.75% 5.89% 5.58%
As % of the System Software category 51.47% 60.98% 58.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 244 219
Median daily rate £425 £368 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +44.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £182 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 41
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.18 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
375 574 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.16% 9.65% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 414 397
Median daily rate £475 £413 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 32 44
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.83 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.24% +23.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 29 July 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 247 (69.77%) Windows
2 154 (43.50%) Microsoft
3 129 (36.44%) Windows Server
4 123 (34.75%) VMware
5 104 (29.38%) Finance
6 92 (25.99%) Citrix
7 89 (25.14%) ITIL
8 77 (21.75%) DNS
8 77 (21.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 75 (21.19%) SQL Server
10 72 (20.34%) PowerShell
11 71 (20.06%) VMware Infrastructure
12 70 (19.77%) Windows 7
13 67 (18.93%) Migration
14 63 (17.80%) Firewall
14 63 (17.80%) MS Office
14 63 (17.80%) MS Exchange
15 59 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 59 (16.67%) SQL
15 59 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 56 (15.82%) Linux
16 56 (15.82%) SCCM
17 54 (15.25%) Cisco
18 44 (12.43%) Unix
19 41 (11.58%) LDAP
20 40 (11.30%) Office 365
20 40 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
21 39 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
22 38 (10.73%) SharePoint
23 37 (10.45%) TCP/IP

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 63 (17.80%) MS Exchange
2 38 (10.73%) SharePoint
3 34 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (8.19%) Skype for Business
5 24 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (5.65%) IIS
7 14 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (2.82%) Confluence
8 10 (2.82%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.98%) JBoss
10 6 (1.69%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.41%) Apache
11 5 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.13%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.85%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.85%) Zimbra
14 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 63 (17.80%) MS Office
2 59 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.41%) MS Project
4 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) HipChat
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.28%) Faxination
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 40 (11.30%) Office 365
2 27 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (7.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (3.39%) IaaS
5 10 (2.82%) PaaS
6 7 (1.98%) SaaS
7 6 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.69%) OneDrive
7 6 (1.69%) Yammer
8 5 (1.41%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.13%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 77 (21.75%) DNS
2 63 (17.80%) Firewall
3 41 (11.58%) LDAP
4 37 (10.45%) TCP/IP
5 35 (9.89%) SAN
6 34 (9.60%) DHCP
6 34 (9.60%) LAN
7 31 (8.76%) WAN
8 19 (5.37%) HTTP
9 18 (5.08%) VPN
10 13 (3.67%) Internet
10 13 (3.67%) Skype
11 12 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (3.39%) DMZ
11 12 (3.39%) Kerberos
12 10 (2.82%) NAS
12 10 (2.82%) Network Security
12 10 (2.82%) VoIP
13 9 (2.54%) IP Telephony
13 9 (2.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.26%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.98%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.69%) Big Data
5 5 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.13%) MySQL
6 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.56%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.56%) DB2
8 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.28%) Impala
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (4.52%) JIRA
2 13 (3.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.67%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (3.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.41%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.85%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.85%) MSI
5 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.56%) Bower
6 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.56%) gulp
6 2 (0.56%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.56%) Mocha
6 2 (0.56%) Protractor
6 2 (0.56%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.28%) VisualVM
General
1 104 (29.38%) Finance
2 36 (10.17%) Banking
3 15 (4.24%) Financial Institution
4 12 (3.39%) Legal
5 9 (2.54%) Law
6 5 (1.41%) Retail
6 5 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.13%) Back Office
8 3 (0.85%) French Language
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (18.93%) Analyst
2 33 (9.32%) Administrator
3 27 (7.63%) Support Engineer
4 25 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
5 24 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (6.50%) Architect
6 23 (6.50%) Desktop Support
7 20 (5.65%) Service Analyst
7 20 (5.65%) Windows Engineer
8 19 (5.37%) Support Analyst
9 18 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (4.80%) IT Analyst
11 15 (4.24%) Consultant
11 15 (4.24%) Desktop Engineer
12 13 (3.67%) IT Support
13 12 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support
14 11 (3.11%) Active Directory Engineer
15 10 (2.82%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.04%) HTML
2 29 (8.19%) .NET
3 13 (3.67%) XML
4 11 (3.11%) CSS
5 9 (2.54%) Ajax
5 9 (2.54%) Web Services
6 7 (1.98%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.98%) Middleware
7 6 (1.69%) XMPP
8 5 (1.41%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.41%) RESTful
9 4 (1.13%) SAML
9 4 (1.13%) SOAP
10 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.85%) Node.js
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.85%) WCF
11 2 (0.56%) Chai
11 2 (0.56%) HTML5
11 2 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.04%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.80%) Clustering
4 14 (3.95%) Blackberry
5 12 (3.39%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.39%) NHS
5 12 (3.39%) Replication
5 12 (3.39%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.82%) Hedge funds
6 10 (2.82%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.69%) Device Driver
9 6 (1.69%) EqualLogic
9 6 (1.69%) IVR
9 6 (1.69%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 247 (69.77%) Windows
2 129 (36.44%) Windows Server
3 77 (21.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (19.77%) Windows 7
5 59 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (15.82%) Linux
7 44 (12.43%) Unix
8 25 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (5.08%) Windows 8
9 18 (5.08%) Windows XP
10 13 (3.67%) Mac OS X
10 13 (3.67%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (2.26%) Android
13 6 (1.69%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.41%) AIX
14 5 (1.41%) CentOS
15 4 (1.13%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.85%) Solaris
16 3 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.14%) ITIL
2 67 (18.93%) Migration
3 25 (7.06%) ITIL V3
4 24 (6.78%) High Availability
4 24 (6.78%) Project Management
4 24 (6.78%) Service Management
5 22 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (5.93%) Incident Management
7 19 (5.37%) Change Management
7 19 (5.37%) Configuration Management
7 19 (5.37%) DevOps
7 19 (5.37%) Problem Management
8 15 (4.24%) Data Management
9 13 (3.67%) Identity Management
9 13 (3.67%) PRINCE2
10 12 (3.39%) Service Delivery
11 11 (3.11%) ITSM
11 11 (3.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 72 (20.34%) PowerShell
2 59 (16.67%) SQL
3 25 (7.06%) Java
3 25 (7.06%) Perl
4 20 (5.65%) C#
5 18 (5.08%) Python
6 15 (4.24%) Bash Shell
7 14 (3.95%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.11%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.26%) C++
9 8 (2.26%) VBScript
10 5 (1.41%) PHP
10 5 (1.41%) VB
11 4 (1.13%) C
12 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.28%) R
13 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (7.91%) MCSE
3 23 (6.50%) Degree
4 21 (5.93%) Security Cleared
5 16 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.24%) CCNA
6 15 (4.24%) MCP
7 13 (3.67%) CISSP
8 12 (3.39%) DV Cleared
9 11 (3.11%) PMI Certification
9 11 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.82%) PMP
11 9 (2.54%) MCITP
12 7 (1.98%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.41%) MCTS
14 4 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.13%) MCDST
14 4 (1.13%) MCSA
15 3 (0.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.39%) SLA
2 6 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) COBIT
3 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (20.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (7.34%) XenApp
3 20 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (5.37%) Hyper-V
5 17 (4.80%) VMware ESX
5 17 (4.80%) vSphere
6 15 (4.24%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (4.24%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.82%) Docker
7 10 (2.82%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.13%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.13%) UAG
11 3 (0.85%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.85%) NFS
11 3 (0.85%) Xen
12 2 (0.56%) Firmware
12 2 (0.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 56 (15.82%) SCCM
2 37 (10.45%) SCOM
3 22 (6.21%) Puppet
4 10 (2.82%) Ansible
4 10 (2.82%) Nagios
5 9 (2.54%) WSUS
6 8 (2.26%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.98%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (1.41%) HP SIM
9 5 (1.41%) IBM BigFix
10 4 (1.13%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.13%) FortiGate
10 4 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.13%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.13%) SCSM
10 4 (1.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 154 (43.50%) Microsoft
2 123 (34.75%) VMware
3 92 (25.99%) Citrix
4 54 (15.25%) Cisco
5 36 (10.17%) Dell
5 36 (10.17%) HP
6 27 (7.63%) Oracle
7 21 (5.93%) IBM
7 21 (5.93%) Symantec
8 17 (4.80%) NetApp
9 16 (4.52%) CheckPoint
10 15 (4.24%) Intel Security
11 13 (3.67%) Bloomberg
11 13 (3.67%) Cyber-Ark
11 13 (3.67%) Red Hat
12 12 (3.39%) Splunk
13 11 (3.11%) Juniper
13 11 (3.11%) Qualys
14 9 (2.54%) Apple
14 9 (2.54%) Reuters
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £80 - £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £355 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £180 - £210 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £385 - £410.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago