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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 48 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 135 146 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.12% 4.26% 5.75%
As % of the System Software category 37.92% 43.98% 62.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 102 215
Median daily rate £388 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £151 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.95 £27.50 £22.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.79 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.94% -1.41%
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
356 332 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.86% 9.70% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 264 355
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 48
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £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 6 December 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
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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 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.

1 220 (70.06%) Windows
2 141 (44.90%) Microsoft
3 107 (34.08%) Finance
4 103 (32.80%) VMware
5 83 (26.43%) Windows Server
6 70 (22.29%) Citrix
7 69 (21.97%) PowerShell
8 67 (21.34%) Windows 7
9 65 (20.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 64 (20.38%) ITIL
11 63 (20.06%) SQL Server
11 63 (20.06%) VMware Infrastructure
12 59 (18.79%) DNS
13 56 (17.83%) SQL
14 53 (16.88%) MS Office
15 51 (16.24%) Migration
16 50 (15.92%) SCCM
17 49 (15.61%) MS Exchange
18 48 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
19 47 (14.97%) Cisco
19 47 (14.97%) Firewall
20 45 (14.33%) Office 365
21 42 (13.38%) MS Excel
22 41 (13.06%) Linux
23 39 (12.42%) SharePoint
24 35 (11.15%) Unix
25 34 (10.83%) DHCP
26 32 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
27 31 (9.87%) HTML
28 28 (8.92%) 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 49 (15.61%) MS Exchange
2 39 (12.42%) SharePoint
3 28 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (8.28%) Skype for Business
5 23 (7.32%) IIS
6 16 (5.10%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.14%) Apache
8 12 (3.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (2.87%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.91%) JBoss
11 6 (1.91%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.96%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.96%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.64%) Confluence
13 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 53 (16.88%) MS Office
2 42 (13.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Faxination
3 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.32%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.33%) Office 365
2 32 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.91%) IaaS
6 4 (1.27%) G Suite
7 3 (0.96%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.96%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.96%) PaaS
7 3 (0.96%) Yammer
8 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.64%) SaaS
9 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 59 (18.79%) DNS
2 47 (14.97%) Firewall
3 34 (10.83%) DHCP
4 24 (7.64%) LDAP
5 23 (7.32%) SAN
6 21 (6.69%) HTTP
7 19 (6.05%) TCP/IP
8 17 (5.41%) LAN
8 17 (5.41%) VPN
9 14 (4.46%) Kerberos
9 14 (4.46%) SSL
9 14 (4.46%) WAN
10 13 (4.14%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (3.50%) Internet
12 10 (3.18%) Skype
13 9 (2.87%) NAS
14 8 (2.55%) Network Security
14 8 (2.55%) SSH
15 7 (2.23%) VLAN
15 7 (2.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (20.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.10%) NoSQL
3 9 (2.87%) Couchbase
3 9 (2.87%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.91%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.59%) Big Data
6 5 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.59%) MySQL
7 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.96%) Cloudera CDH
8 3 (0.96%) HBase
8 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.64%) DB2
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.87%) Bower
3 9 (2.87%) gulp
3 9 (2.87%) Karma Test Runner
3 9 (2.87%) Mocha
3 9 (2.87%) Protractor
3 9 (2.87%) Sinon.JS
3 9 (2.87%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.91%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.27%) JIRA
6 3 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.64%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.32%) MSI
8 1 (0.32%) VisualVM
General
1 107 (34.08%) Finance
2 26 (8.28%) Banking
3 18 (5.73%) Financial Institution
4 14 (4.46%) Legal
4 14 (4.46%) Retail
5 3 (0.96%) Marketing
6 2 (0.64%) Advertising
6 2 (0.64%) Games
6 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.64%) Publishing
6 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.32%) Automotive
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) French Language
7 1 (0.32%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Military
7 1 (0.32%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (16.56%) Analyst
2 36 (11.46%) Administrator
3 29 (9.24%) Architect
4 25 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (7.96%) Systems Administrator
5 24 (7.64%) Desktop Support
6 22 (7.01%) Support Engineer
6 22 (7.01%) Windows Engineer
7 21 (6.69%) Developer
8 20 (6.37%) Support Analyst
9 17 (5.41%) Consultant
10 16 (5.10%) Angular Developer
10 16 (5.10%) Service Analyst
11 15 (4.78%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (4.46%) Desktop Engineer
12 14 (4.46%) VMware Engineer
13 13 (4.14%) IT Support
14 12 (3.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 12 (3.82%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.87%) HTML
2 26 (8.28%) .NET
3 17 (5.41%) RESTful
3 17 (5.41%) XML
4 16 (5.10%) AngularJS
5 15 (4.78%) Web Services
6 14 (4.46%) CSS
7 12 (3.82%) SOAP
8 11 (3.50%) Middleware
9 9 (2.87%) Chai
9 9 (2.87%) CSS3
9 9 (2.87%) Gherkin
9 9 (2.87%) HTML5
9 9 (2.87%) LINQ
9 9 (2.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (2.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.23%) Node.js
10 7 (2.23%) WCF
11 5 (1.59%) Ajax
11 5 (1.59%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.64%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.78%) Blackberry
2 15 (4.78%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.46%) Clustering
4 11 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.18%) Hedge funds
6 9 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.87%) User Experience
7 8 (2.55%) Equities
7 8 (2.55%) Fixed Income
7 8 (2.55%) Replication
8 7 (2.23%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.59%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.59%) PKI
9 5 (1.59%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.59%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.59%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.96%) CMDB
10 3 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 220 (70.06%) Windows
2 83 (26.43%) Windows Server
3 67 (21.34%) Windows 7
4 65 (20.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (13.06%) Linux
7 35 (11.15%) Unix
8 19 (6.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (5.41%) Windows 10
10 15 (4.78%) Windows 8
11 14 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (4.46%) Windows XP
12 11 (3.50%) Mac OS X
13 10 (3.18%) Mac OS
14 8 (2.55%) Android
15 7 (2.23%) CentOS
16 5 (1.59%) AIX
17 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
17 4 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.38%) ITIL
2 51 (16.24%) Migration
3 23 (7.32%) Service Management
4 20 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (4.78%) Asset Management
5 15 (4.78%) Configuration Management
5 15 (4.78%) Information Security
6 14 (4.46%) DevOps
7 13 (4.14%) Incident Management
7 13 (4.14%) Project Management
8 11 (3.50%) BDD
8 11 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (3.50%) TDD
8 11 (3.50%) Workflow
9 10 (3.18%) Change Management
9 10 (3.18%) ITIL V3
9 10 (3.18%) Process Improvement
9 10 (3.18%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (3.18%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 69 (21.97%) PowerShell
2 56 (17.83%) SQL
3 24 (7.64%) C#
4 20 (6.37%) Java
5 17 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 17 (5.41%) Perl
6 15 (4.78%) Bash Shell
6 15 (4.78%) Python
7 6 (1.91%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.59%) C++
8 5 (1.59%) PHP
8 5 (1.59%) VBScript
9 4 (1.27%) AWK
9 4 (1.27%) sed
10 3 (0.96%) BeanShell
10 3 (0.96%) Ruby
10 3 (0.96%) VB
11 1 (0.32%) C
11 1 (0.32%) F#
11 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (7.96%) Degree
2 18 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 16 (5.10%) CCNA
4 16 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.78%) MCP
5 15 (4.78%) MCSE
6 10 (3.18%) CISSP
6 10 (3.18%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.23%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.23%) PMP
7 7 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.59%) MCITP
9 4 (1.27%) MCSA
10 3 (0.96%) CISM
10 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.96%) MCDST
11 2 (0.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.18%) SLA
2 7 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.96%) QA
5 2 (0.64%) COBIT
5 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 63 (20.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.41%) VMware ESX
2 17 (5.41%) XenApp
3 15 (4.78%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.82%) vSphere
5 11 (3.50%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.87%) DFS Replication
6 9 (2.87%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.91%) BitLocker
10 5 (1.59%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.96%) HDFS
11 3 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.96%) Xen
12 2 (0.64%) Docker
12 2 (0.64%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.64%) XenServer
13 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 50 (15.92%) SCCM
2 19 (6.05%) SCOM
3 15 (4.78%) Puppet
4 11 (3.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (3.18%) Nagios
6 7 (2.23%) WSUS
7 6 (1.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.59%) Ansible
9 4 (1.27%) Grafana
9 4 (1.27%) Graphite
9 4 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.27%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.96%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.96%) DameWare
10 3 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.96%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.96%) SCSM
Vendors
1 141 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 103 (32.80%) VMware
3 70 (22.29%) Citrix
4 47 (14.97%) Cisco
5 26 (8.28%) HP
6 24 (7.64%) Oracle
7 20 (6.37%) CheckPoint
8 18 (5.73%) Symantec
9 17 (5.41%) Dell
10 16 (5.10%) Bloomberg
11 12 (3.82%) Apple
11 12 (3.82%) Reuters
12 10 (3.18%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.87%) Remedy
14 8 (2.55%) NetApp
15 7 (2.23%) Google
15 7 (2.23%) IBM
15 7 (2.23%) Intel Security
16 6 (1.91%) Cyber-Ark
17 5 (1.59%) FactSet
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