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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 192 315 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.47% 5.76% 6.07%
As % of the System Software category 47.76% 58.33% 59.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 219 242
Median daily rate £425 £370 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +29.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 44
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £22.50 £128.50
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
402 540 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.44% 9.87% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 393 418
Median daily rate £473 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% +15.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 47
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.65% +15.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.56 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £30.73 £121.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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 26 August 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 26 August 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 26 August 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.

1 238 (68.39%) Windows
2 151 (43.39%) Microsoft
3 123 (35.34%) Windows Server
4 117 (33.62%) VMware
5 107 (30.75%) Finance
6 84 (24.14%) ITIL
7 82 (23.56%) Citrix
8 78 (22.41%) SQL Server
8 78 (22.41%) PowerShell
9 77 (22.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 77 (22.13%) DNS
10 73 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 67 (19.25%) Firewall
12 66 (18.97%) Windows 7
13 65 (18.68%) Migration
14 63 (18.10%) MS Exchange
15 62 (17.82%) MS Office
16 58 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 56 (16.09%) MS Excel
18 55 (15.80%) Linux
19 54 (15.52%) SQL
19 54 (15.52%) Cisco
20 49 (14.08%) Unix
21 48 (13.79%) SCCM
22 43 (12.36%) Office 365
23 40 (11.49%) LDAP
23 40 (11.49%) HP
24 38 (10.92%) SharePoint
25 37 (10.63%) HTML
26 36 (10.34%) Banking

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 (18.10%) MS Exchange
2 38 (10.92%) SharePoint
3 34 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (8.62%) Skype for Business
5 25 (7.18%) IIS
6 19 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (2.59%) Apache
8 9 (2.59%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.30%) Confluence
10 7 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.72%) JBoss
12 5 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.44%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.86%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.86%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 62 (17.82%) MS Office
2 56 (16.09%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.44%) MS Project
4 2 (0.57%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) HipChat
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Faxination
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.36%) Office 365
2 34 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (2.87%) IaaS
6 8 (2.30%) PaaS
7 7 (2.01%) SaaS
8 6 (1.72%) OneDrive
8 6 (1.72%) Yammer
9 5 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.44%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.15%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 77 (22.13%) DNS
2 67 (19.25%) Firewall
3 40 (11.49%) LDAP
4 34 (9.77%) TCP/IP
5 33 (9.48%) SAN
6 32 (9.20%) DHCP
6 32 (9.20%) LAN
7 28 (8.05%) WAN
8 21 (6.03%) HTTP
9 14 (4.02%) VPN
10 13 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (3.74%) Internet
10 13 (3.74%) Skype
11 12 (3.45%) Kerberos
12 11 (3.16%) NAS
13 10 (2.87%) Network Security
13 10 (2.87%) VLAN
14 9 (2.59%) DMZ
14 9 (2.59%) SSL
14 9 (2.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.87%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.01%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.72%) Big Data
4 6 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.44%) Couchbase
5 5 (1.44%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.15%) MySQL
6 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.57%) DB2
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.29%) Mahout
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (4.02%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.74%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.74%) JIRA
3 10 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.44%) Artifactory
6 5 (1.44%) Bower
6 5 (1.44%) gulp
6 5 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (1.44%) Mocha
6 5 (1.44%) Protractor
6 5 (1.44%) Sinon.JS
6 5 (1.44%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.57%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.57%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.29%) MSI
9 1 (0.29%) VisualVM
General
1 107 (30.75%) Finance
2 36 (10.34%) Banking
3 18 (5.17%) Financial Institution
4 17 (4.89%) Legal
5 8 (2.30%) Law
6 6 (1.72%) Retail
7 5 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.86%) Back Office
8 3 (0.86%) French Language
8 3 (0.86%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Games
9 2 (0.57%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Military
10 1 (0.29%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (18.68%) Analyst
2 36 (10.34%) Administrator
3 25 (7.18%) Systems Administrator
4 24 (6.90%) Architect
4 24 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 22 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (6.03%) Desktop Support
6 21 (6.03%) Service Analyst
7 19 (5.46%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
9 17 (4.89%) Support Analyst
10 15 (4.31%) Desktop Engineer
10 15 (4.31%) Developer
11 14 (4.02%) IT Analyst
12 13 (3.74%) Consultant
13 12 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
13 12 (3.45%) IT Support
14 11 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (3.16%) Server Engineer
15 10 (2.87%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.63%) HTML
2 30 (8.62%) .NET
3 15 (4.31%) XML
4 14 (4.02%) CSS
5 11 (3.16%) Web Services
6 10 (2.87%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.87%) Middleware
6 10 (2.87%) RESTful
7 9 (2.59%) Ajax
8 7 (2.01%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.72%) SOAP
9 6 (1.72%) XMPP
10 5 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (1.44%) Chai
10 5 (1.44%) CSS3
10 5 (1.44%) HTML5
10 5 (1.44%) LINQ
10 5 (1.44%) Node.js
10 5 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.62%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.75%) Clustering
3 17 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.31%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 12 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.45%) Replication
5 12 (3.45%) Thin Client
6 11 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.87%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.87%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.01%) Device Driver
8 7 (2.01%) NHS
9 6 (1.72%) Equities
9 6 (1.72%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.72%) IVR
9 6 (1.72%) User Experience
9 6 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.44%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 238 (68.39%) Windows
2 123 (35.34%) Windows Server
3 77 (22.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (18.97%) Windows 7
5 58 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (15.80%) Linux
7 49 (14.08%) Unix
8 26 (7.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (4.89%) Windows XP
10 15 (4.31%) Windows 8
11 12 (3.45%) Mac OS X
11 12 (3.45%) Windows 10
12 7 (2.01%) Android
12 7 (2.01%) CentOS
13 6 (1.72%) AIX
13 6 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.44%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.15%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (24.14%) ITIL
2 65 (18.68%) Migration
3 28 (8.05%) Service Management
4 27 (7.76%) Project Management
5 25 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (6.61%) High Availability
6 23 (6.61%) ITIL V3
7 22 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (6.32%) Incident Management
8 20 (5.75%) Configuration Management
8 20 (5.75%) DevOps
9 19 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (5.17%) Problem Management
11 17 (4.89%) Change Management
12 16 (4.60%) Data Management
13 14 (4.02%) Asset Management
14 13 (3.74%) ITSM
14 13 (3.74%) PRINCE2
15 12 (3.45%) Identity Management
15 12 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 78 (22.41%) PowerShell
2 54 (15.52%) SQL
3 26 (7.47%) Perl
4 24 (6.90%) C#
4 24 (6.90%) Java
5 18 (5.17%) Python
6 17 (4.89%) JavaScript
7 15 (4.31%) Bash Shell
8 12 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.30%) C++
10 7 (2.01%) VBScript
11 5 (1.44%) PHP
12 4 (1.15%) C
12 4 (1.15%) VB
13 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.29%) R
13 1 (0.29%) Ruby
13 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (8.05%) Degree
3 24 (6.90%) MCSE
4 20 (5.75%) Security Cleared
5 19 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (5.17%) CCNA
7 17 (4.89%) MCP
8 13 (3.74%) CISSP
9 12 (3.45%) PMI Certification
10 11 (3.16%) PMP
10 11 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (2.87%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.59%) MCITP
13 8 (2.30%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (1.15%) CCNP
15 4 (1.15%) MCSA
16 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.86%) RHCA
16 3 (0.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.16%) SLA
2 5 (1.44%) QA
3 4 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (6.32%) XenApp
3 19 (5.46%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (5.17%) VMware ESX
5 17 (4.89%) Hyper-V
6 16 (4.60%) vSphere
7 14 (4.02%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (4.02%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.87%) Terminal Services
9 8 (2.30%) Docker
10 7 (2.01%) DFS Replication
11 6 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (1.15%) BitLocker
13 4 (1.15%) NFS
13 4 (1.15%) UAG
14 3 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.86%) Xen
14 3 (0.86%) XenServer
15 2 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 48 (13.79%) SCCM
2 34 (9.77%) SCOM
3 21 (6.03%) Puppet
4 10 (2.87%) Ansible
4 10 (2.87%) WSUS
5 9 (2.59%) Backup Exec
5 9 (2.59%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (2.59%) Nagios
6 6 (1.72%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.44%) HP SIM
7 5 (1.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.15%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.15%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.15%) IBM BigFix
8 4 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.15%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.15%) SCSM
8 4 (1.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 151 (43.39%) Microsoft
2 117 (33.62%) VMware
3 82 (23.56%) Citrix
4 54 (15.52%) Cisco
5 40 (11.49%) HP
6 34 (9.77%) Dell
7 28 (8.05%) Oracle
8 24 (6.90%) Symantec
9 19 (5.46%) IBM
10 18 (5.17%) CheckPoint
11 16 (4.60%) NetApp
12 15 (4.31%) Intel Security
13 13 (3.74%) Cyber-Ark
13 13 (3.74%) Qualys
14 12 (3.45%) Bloomberg
15 10 (2.87%) Apple
15 10 (2.87%) Red Hat
16 9 (2.59%) Avaya
16 9 (2.59%) Reuters
17 8 (2.30%) Juniper
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