The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / London
Rank 54 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 806 893 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.16% 4.35% 5.06%
As % of the System Software category 33.68% 43.41% 55.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 569 661
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 70 115
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.34 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.48% -11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.49 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2393 2057 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.35% 10.02% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1668 1421 1268
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £214 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 83 121
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.40 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.82% +35.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 London

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in London

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in London

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in London

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -19 114 £388 -3.12% 37
Uxbridge -1 9 £118 -34.72%
Croydon -14 9 £350 -
Feltham +1 5 £475 - 1
New Malden - 5 - - 1
Docklands, London +3 4 £563 +15.97%
Canary Wharf +1 3 £500 +81.81%
Hammersmith -1 3 £165 +10.00%
Brentford - 3 £160 -
Bromley - 3 £325 -
Twickenham - 3 £400 -
Beckenham - 2 - -
Wembley +2 1 £160 +33.33%
Greenwich +1 1 £113 -
Southwark 0 1 - -
Chiswick -1 1 - - 1
Chessington -1 1 £115 -71.25%
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 - - 1
Westminster -10 1 £400 -11.11%
Lewisham - 1 £275 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £135 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 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 London region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 1352 (71.53%) Windows
2 882 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 559 (29.58%) VMware
4 540 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 394 (20.85%) Office 365
6 392 (20.74%) Windows 7
7 369 (19.52%) MS Exchange
8 365 (19.31%) Citrix
9 361 (19.10%) MS Office
10 348 (18.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 338 (17.88%) MS Excel
12 330 (17.46%) ITIL
12 330 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 328 (17.35%) DNS
13 328 (17.35%) Finance
14 306 (16.19%) PowerShell
15 300 (15.87%) SCCM
16 298 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
16 298 (15.77%) Microsoft Azure
17 296 (15.66%) SQL Server
18 294 (15.56%) Migration
19 263 (13.92%) SQL
20 250 (13.23%) Cisco
21 231 (12.22%) Linux
22 225 (11.90%) DHCP
23 220 (11.64%) Firewall
24 197 (10.42%) Security Cleared
25 195 (10.32%) SharePoint
26 178 (9.42%) Windows 10
27 173 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 369 (19.52%) MS Exchange
2 195 (10.32%) SharePoint
3 161 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 148 (7.83%) Skype for Business
5 124 (6.56%) IIS
6 90 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 74 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 70 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 47 (2.49%) Apache
10 29 (1.53%) IBM Notes
11 28 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
12 25 (1.32%) Confluence
12 25 (1.32%) Tomcat
13 24 (1.27%) WebLogic
14 23 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
15 20 (1.06%) WebSphere
16 18 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
17 17 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
18 12 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
19 11 (0.58%) JBoss
Applications
1 361 (19.10%) MS Office
2 338 (17.88%) MS Excel
3 30 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.21%) InDesign
5 4 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) MS Project
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 47 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.16%) RMDS
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.11%) Eikon
6 2 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.053%) assyst
7 1 (0.053%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.053%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.053%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 394 (20.85%) Office 365
2 298 (15.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 127 (6.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 117 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
5 62 (3.28%) IaaS
6 52 (2.75%) OneDrive
7 46 (2.43%) Yammer
8 44 (2.33%) SaaS
9 37 (1.96%) PaaS
10 26 (1.38%) G Suite
11 15 (0.79%) Google Drive
12 14 (0.74%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (0.58%) GitHub
16 10 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
17 8 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 8 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
18 6 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 328 (17.35%) DNS
2 225 (11.90%) DHCP
3 220 (11.64%) Firewall
4 157 (8.31%) TCP/IP
5 155 (8.20%) SAN
6 135 (7.14%) WAN
7 134 (7.09%) VPN
8 133 (7.04%) LAN
9 112 (5.93%) Skype
10 103 (5.45%) LDAP
11 73 (3.86%) VLAN
12 72 (3.81%) Wireless
13 71 (3.76%) Internet
14 53 (2.80%) Network Security
15 52 (2.75%) VoIP
16 46 (2.43%) NAS
17 42 (2.22%) MPLS
18 41 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
19 40 (2.12%) iSCSI
20 33 (1.75%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.96%) MySQL
3 33 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (1.06%) Hadoop
7 20 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 15 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (0.79%) Big Data
9 14 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 13 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (0.63%) MongoDB
11 12 (0.63%) Relational Database
12 11 (0.58%) Sybase ASE
13 9 (0.48%) Couchbase
13 9 (0.48%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (2.91%) JIRA
2 44 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 35 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 32 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (1.16%) TeamCity
6 18 (0.95%) Visual Studio
7 16 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (0.58%) MSI
9 10 (0.53%) Subversion
10 9 (0.48%) Bower
10 9 (0.48%) gulp
10 9 (0.48%) JIRA Agile
10 9 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
10 9 (0.48%) Mocha
10 9 (0.48%) Protractor
10 9 (0.48%) Sinon.JS
11 7 (0.37%) MSTest
11 7 (0.37%) NUnit
12 5 (0.26%) InstallShield
General
1 328 (17.35%) Finance
2 89 (4.71%) Legal
3 80 (4.23%) Banking
3 80 (4.23%) Retail
4 68 (3.60%) Law
5 38 (2.01%) Advertising
6 28 (1.48%) Back Office
6 28 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 24 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 18 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 16 (0.85%) Publishing
10 12 (0.63%) Marketing
11 11 (0.58%) Military
12 8 (0.42%) Games
13 7 (0.37%) Billing
13 7 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.26%) Japanese Language
15 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.21%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 347 (18.36%) Analyst
2 228 (12.06%) Support Engineer
3 189 (10.00%) Architect
4 178 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 167 (8.84%) Desktop Support
6 156 (8.25%) Support Analyst
7 152 (8.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 133 (7.04%) Consultant
8 133 (7.04%) Service Analyst
9 126 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
10 121 (6.40%) Administrator
11 115 (6.08%) Windows Engineer
12 104 (5.50%) IT Support
13 101 (5.34%) Desktop Engineer
14 83 (4.39%) Active Directory Engineer
15 81 (4.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 77 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
17 75 (3.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
18 74 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
19 72 (3.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (4.55%) .NET
2 58 (3.07%) HTML
3 49 (2.59%) Web Services
4 30 (1.59%) CSS
4 30 (1.59%) Middleware
5 29 (1.53%) XML
6 23 (1.22%) SAML
7 22 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 22 (1.16%) SOAP
7 22 (1.16%) WCF
8 21 (1.11%) AngularJS
9 20 (1.06%) Software Packaging
10 19 (1.01%) RESTful
11 17 (0.90%) J2EE
11 17 (0.90%) Node.js
12 16 (0.85%) REST
13 14 (0.74%) jQuery
13 14 (0.74%) JSON
14 13 (0.69%) COM
14 13 (0.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 133 (7.04%) Data Centre
2 124 (6.56%) Blackberry
3 106 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (3.23%) PKI
5 59 (3.12%) Clustering
6 51 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 42 (2.22%) Smartphone
8 32 (1.69%) Replication
9 31 (1.64%) Computer Science
9 31 (1.64%) iPhone
9 31 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
10 28 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.38%) iPad
12 24 (1.27%) NHS
13 22 (1.16%) Hedge funds
14 21 (1.11%) Fat Client
14 21 (1.11%) Thin Client
15 20 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.01%) Mobile App
17 18 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1352 (71.53%) Windows
2 540 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 392 (20.74%) Windows 7
4 348 (18.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 330 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 231 (12.22%) Linux
7 178 (9.42%) Windows 10
8 143 (7.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 122 (6.46%) Unix
10 117 (6.19%) Windows 8
11 74 (3.92%) Mac OS X
12 67 (3.54%) Android
13 65 (3.44%) Windows XP
14 54 (2.86%) Apple iOS
15 42 (2.22%) CentOS
16 39 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 29 (1.53%) Solaris
17 29 (1.53%) Ubuntu
18 24 (1.27%) Mac OS
19 17 (0.90%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (17.46%) ITIL
2 294 (15.56%) Migration
3 124 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (5.24%) Service Management
5 78 (4.13%) Change Management
6 76 (4.02%) Problem Management
7 70 (3.70%) DevOps
8 63 (3.33%) High Availability
9 62 (3.28%) CRM
10 54 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 54 (2.86%) TOGAF
11 53 (2.80%) Service Delivery
12 52 (2.75%) Information Security
12 52 (2.75%) Time Management
13 49 (2.59%) Identity Management
14 43 (2.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (2.28%) Technical Architecture
14 43 (2.28%) Workflow
15 41 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
16 40 (2.12%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 306 (16.19%) PowerShell
2 263 (13.92%) SQL
3 89 (4.71%) C#
4 85 (4.50%) Java
5 77 (4.07%) Python
6 59 (3.12%) C
7 58 (3.07%) JavaScript
8 54 (2.86%) Perl
9 43 (2.28%) Bash Shell
10 33 (1.75%) VB
11 31 (1.64%) VBScript
12 26 (1.38%) T-SQL
13 24 (1.27%) PHP
13 24 (1.27%) Ruby
14 22 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.53%) Jython
16 9 (0.48%) C++
16 9 (0.48%) Groovy
17 6 (0.32%) BeanShell
17 6 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 197 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 173 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 125 (6.61%) SC Cleared
4 112 (5.93%) MCSE
5 88 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (4.23%) Degree
7 65 (3.44%) MCP
8 63 (3.33%) CCNA
9 62 (3.28%) DV Cleared
10 54 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
11 50 (2.65%) MCSA
12 34 (1.80%) MCITP
13 31 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 29 (1.53%) MCDST
15 28 (1.48%) CISSP
16 27 (1.43%) CCNP
17 21 (1.11%) MCTS
18 16 (0.85%) ACDT
18 16 (0.85%) ACHDS
18 16 (0.85%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (6.24%) SLA
2 18 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 16 (0.85%) QA
4 10 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.53%) Government Security Classifications
5 9 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.11%) COBIT
7 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.053%) BS25999
8 1 (0.053%) BS7799
8 1 (0.053%) ISO27005
System Software
1 298 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 163 (8.62%) Hyper-V
3 105 (5.56%) XenApp
4 73 (3.86%) vSphere
5 65 (3.44%) VMware ESX
6 55 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 55 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (2.54%) XenDesktop
8 38 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
9 36 (1.90%) Terminal Services
10 35 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
11 27 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (0.90%) NFS
13 15 (0.79%) vCloud
14 13 (0.69%) BitLocker
15 11 (0.58%) DFS Replication
15 11 (0.58%) Docker
16 9 (0.48%) VMware Server
17 8 (0.42%) XenServer
18 7 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 300 (15.87%) SCCM
2 91 (4.81%) SCOM
3 54 (2.86%) Puppet
4 51 (2.70%) WSUS
5 41 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 34 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
7 29 (1.53%) Ansible
8 27 (1.43%) Nagios
9 22 (1.16%) AirWatch
9 22 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 21 (1.11%) NetBackup
11 19 (1.01%) Backup Exec
12 17 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
13 14 (0.74%) SCOrch
14 13 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
14 13 (0.69%) Nessus
14 13 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 11 (0.58%) Tivoli
16 10 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 882 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 559 (29.58%) VMware
3 365 (19.31%) Citrix
4 250 (13.23%) Cisco
5 137 (7.25%) HP
6 105 (5.56%) Oracle
7 81 (4.29%) Apple
7 81 (4.29%) Dell
8 63 (3.33%) Google
9 61 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 57 (3.02%) Symantec
11 49 (2.59%) NetApp
12 42 (2.22%) Remedy
13 39 (2.06%) Red Hat
14 37 (1.96%) EMC
14 37 (1.96%) LANDesk
15 35 (1.85%) IBM
16 32 (1.69%) Bloomberg
16 32 (1.69%) Juniper
16 32 (1.69%) SAP
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