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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 45 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 1034 957 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.79% 4.22% 5.32%
As % of the System Software category 37.72% 43.98% 58.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 606 776
Median daily rate £346 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £139 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 96 148
Median hourly rate £16.29 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.35% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £24.50 £23.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Active Directory
England

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
2741 2176 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 9.60% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1891 1525 1379
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 108 161
Median hourly rate £18.33 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 140 £375 -6.25% 44
Canary Wharf +13 11 £375 +36.36%
Feltham +5 9 £513 - 2
Uxbridge +5 8 £118 -39.74% 3
Croydon -21 8 £290 -17.14%
New Malden - 7 - -
Teddington - 5 - -
Bromley +3 4 £325 -31.57%
Docklands, London +2 4 £563 +15.97%
Hammersmith +7 3 £375 - 1
Brentford - 3 £160 -
Kingston Upon Thames -4 2 - - 1
Westminster -5 2 £360 -10.00% 1
Enfield - 2 - -
Wembley +5 1 £160 -
Hounslow 0 1 - - 1
Greenwich -1 1 £113 -47.05%
Chessington -2 1 £115 -71.25%
Southwark -3 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Lewisham - 1 £275 -
Grays - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £120 -
Beckenham - 1 - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 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 London region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 1513 (71.37%) Windows
2 992 (46.79%) Microsoft
3 632 (29.81%) VMware
4 624 (29.43%) Windows Server
5 436 (20.57%) Office 365
6 433 (20.42%) Citrix
7 432 (20.38%) Windows 7
8 419 (19.76%) MS Exchange
9 408 (19.25%) MS Office
10 393 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 384 (18.11%) MS Excel
12 382 (18.02%) ITIL
13 379 (17.88%) Finance
14 362 (17.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 360 (16.98%) DNS
16 347 (16.37%) VMware Infrastructure
17 343 (16.18%) SCCM
18 337 (15.90%) PowerShell
19 312 (14.72%) SQL Server
20 303 (14.29%) Migration
20 303 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
21 291 (13.73%) Linux
22 290 (13.68%) SQL
23 279 (13.16%) Cisco
24 260 (12.26%) Firewall
25 243 (11.46%) DHCP
26 202 (9.53%) SharePoint
27 194 (9.15%) Security Cleared
28 189 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
29 188 (8.87%) SAN

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
1 419 (19.76%) MS Exchange
2 202 (9.53%) SharePoint
3 180 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 180 (8.49%) Skype for Business
4 142 (6.70%) IIS
5 98 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 88 (4.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 71 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 67 (3.16%) Apache
9 52 (2.45%) Tomcat
10 39 (1.84%) WebLogic
11 35 (1.65%) Confluence
11 35 (1.65%) IBM Notes
12 31 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
13 28 (1.32%) WebSphere
14 21 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
15 18 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
16 15 (0.71%) JBoss
16 15 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
17 14 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 408 (19.25%) MS Office
2 384 (18.11%) MS Excel
3 34 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.24%) InDesign
5 5 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.094%) MS Project
7 2 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.094%) Windchill
8 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 43 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.57%) Faxination
4 6 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.24%) Eikon
6 4 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) assyst
7 3 (0.14%) RMDS
8 2 (0.094%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.094%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.094%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.047%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.047%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.047%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 436 (20.57%) Office 365
2 303 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
4 126 (5.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 61 (2.88%) IaaS
6 55 (2.59%) OneDrive
7 49 (2.31%) SaaS
8 46 (2.17%) Yammer
9 40 (1.89%) G Suite
10 35 (1.65%) PaaS
11 16 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.75%) Google Drive
11 16 (0.75%) Mimecast
12 15 (0.71%) Trello
13 14 (0.66%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 8 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 360 (16.98%) DNS
2 260 (12.26%) Firewall
3 243 (11.46%) DHCP
4 188 (8.87%) SAN
5 173 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 142 (6.70%) VPN
7 140 (6.60%) LAN
7 140 (6.60%) LDAP
8 138 (6.51%) WAN
9 124 (5.85%) Skype
10 85 (4.01%) Internet
11 78 (3.68%) VLAN
12 73 (3.44%) Wireless
13 59 (2.78%) VoIP
14 56 (2.64%) NAS
15 54 (2.55%) Network Security
16 48 (2.26%) iSCSI
17 43 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
18 42 (1.98%) HTTP
18 42 (1.98%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 43 (2.03%) MySQL
3 36 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (1.13%) Hadoop
6 24 (1.13%) NoSQL
7 22 (1.04%) Oracle Database
8 19 (0.90%) Big Data
9 17 (0.80%) DB2
10 15 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (0.71%) Sybase ASE
11 13 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (0.57%) MongoDB
12 12 (0.57%) Relational Database
13 11 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (0.42%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 75 (3.54%) JIRA
2 47 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 34 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 23 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (0.94%) TeamCity
6 19 (0.90%) JIRA Agile
7 17 (0.80%) Visual Studio
8 15 (0.71%) Subversion
9 14 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (0.52%) MSI
12 10 (0.47%) Gerrit
13 9 (0.42%) Bower
13 9 (0.42%) gulp
13 9 (0.42%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (0.42%) Mocha
13 9 (0.42%) Protractor
13 9 (0.42%) Sinon.JS
14 8 (0.38%) MSTest
14 8 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 379 (17.88%) Finance
2 101 (4.76%) Banking
3 88 (4.15%) Legal
4 87 (4.10%) Retail
5 74 (3.49%) Law
6 35 (1.65%) Advertising
7 33 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 32 (1.51%) Back Office
8 32 (1.51%) Financial Institution
9 16 (0.75%) Publishing
10 15 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.57%) Billing
11 12 (0.57%) Marketing
12 10 (0.47%) Japanese Language
13 8 (0.38%) Military
14 6 (0.28%) Games
15 5 (0.24%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.24%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 372 (17.55%) Analyst
2 255 (12.03%) Support Engineer
3 210 (9.91%) Architect
4 204 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 190 (8.96%) Desktop Support
6 164 (7.74%) Support Analyst
7 152 (7.17%) Consultant
8 150 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 142 (6.70%) Service Analyst
10 137 (6.46%) Administrator
11 135 (6.37%) Service Desk Analyst
12 128 (6.04%) Windows Engineer
13 117 (5.52%) Desktop Engineer
14 103 (4.86%) IT Support
15 97 (4.58%) Active Directory Engineer
16 94 (4.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 88 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
18 83 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
19 78 (3.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 76 (3.58%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (4.58%) .NET
2 74 (3.49%) HTML
3 58 (2.74%) Web Services
4 38 (1.79%) Middleware
4 38 (1.79%) XML
5 36 (1.70%) CSS
6 28 (1.32%) SAML
6 28 (1.32%) SOAP
7 26 (1.23%) AngularJS
8 25 (1.18%) WCF
9 24 (1.13%) REST
9 24 (1.13%) RESTful
10 23 (1.08%) ASP.NET
11 22 (1.04%) J2EE
11 22 (1.04%) SailPoint
12 21 (0.99%) Node.js
13 20 (0.94%) Software Packaging
14 19 (0.90%) JSON
15 17 (0.80%) jQuery
16 15 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 149 (7.03%) Data Centre
2 142 (6.70%) Blackberry
3 116 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (3.21%) Clustering
5 57 (2.69%) PKI
6 56 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 46 (2.17%) Smartphone
8 40 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 40 (1.89%) Replication
9 37 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 32 (1.51%) iPhone
11 31 (1.46%) Client/Server
12 29 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (1.37%) Hedge funds
13 25 (1.18%) iPad
14 24 (1.13%) Fat Client
14 24 (1.13%) NHS
14 24 (1.13%) Thin Client
15 17 (0.80%) EMC VNX
16 16 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1513 (71.37%) Windows
2 624 (29.43%) Windows Server
3 432 (20.38%) Windows 7
4 393 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 362 (17.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 291 (13.73%) Linux
7 179 (8.44%) Windows 10
8 156 (7.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 147 (6.93%) Windows 8
10 135 (6.37%) Unix
11 88 (4.15%) Android
12 84 (3.96%) Mac OS X
13 82 (3.87%) Apple iOS
13 82 (3.87%) Windows XP
14 52 (2.45%) CentOS
15 45 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 40 (1.89%) Ubuntu
17 32 (1.51%) Solaris
18 30 (1.42%) Mac OS
19 20 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (18.02%) ITIL
2 303 (14.29%) Migration
3 153 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (5.38%) Service Management
5 84 (3.96%) Change Management
6 80 (3.77%) DevOps
7 69 (3.25%) Problem Management
8 64 (3.02%) High Availability
9 62 (2.92%) CRM
10 58 (2.74%) Time Management
11 57 (2.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 57 (2.69%) Identity Management
11 57 (2.69%) Workflow
12 54 (2.55%) TOGAF
13 53 (2.50%) Information Security
14 51 (2.41%) Configuration Management
14 51 (2.41%) Incident Management
15 47 (2.22%) Project Management
15 47 (2.22%) Service Delivery
16 44 (2.08%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 337 (15.90%) PowerShell
2 290 (13.68%) SQL
3 109 (5.14%) Java
4 96 (4.53%) C#
5 94 (4.43%) Python
6 74 (3.49%) Perl
7 71 (3.35%) JavaScript
8 59 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 53 (2.50%) C
10 36 (1.70%) VBScript
11 34 (1.60%) PHP
12 33 (1.56%) VB
13 29 (1.37%) Ruby
14 27 (1.27%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.18%) T-SQL
16 19 (0.90%) Groovy
17 14 (0.66%) Jython
18 13 (0.61%) C++
19 6 (0.28%) BeanShell
19 6 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 194 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 189 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 122 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 121 (5.71%) MCSE
5 104 (4.91%) Degree
6 103 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (3.77%) MCP
8 73 (3.44%) CCNA
9 60 (2.83%) MCSA
10 59 (2.78%) DV Cleared
11 58 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
12 40 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 36 (1.70%) MCITP
14 33 (1.56%) CISSP
15 31 (1.46%) MCDST
16 27 (1.27%) CCNP
17 25 (1.18%) MCTS
18 19 (0.90%) ACDT
18 19 (0.90%) ACHDS
18 19 (0.90%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.57%) SLA
2 18 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.80%) QA
4 11 (0.52%) Government Security Classifications
5 10 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.094%) COBIT
9 1 (0.047%) BS7799
System Software
1 347 (16.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 182 (8.58%) Hyper-V
3 136 (6.42%) XenApp
4 92 (4.34%) vSphere
5 86 (4.06%) VMware ESX
6 76 (3.58%) XenDesktop
7 66 (3.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 54 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
9 34 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
10 32 (1.51%) Terminal Services
10 32 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
11 31 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
12 25 (1.18%) BitLocker
13 24 (1.13%) DFS Replication
14 22 (1.04%) Xen
15 20 (0.94%) vCloud
16 17 (0.80%) NFS
17 15 (0.71%) VMware Server
18 11 (0.52%) Docker
19 9 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 343 (16.18%) SCCM
2 120 (5.66%) SCOM
3 67 (3.16%) WSUS
4 63 (2.97%) Puppet
5 57 (2.69%) Microsoft Clustering
6 35 (1.65%) Nagios
7 33 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 29 (1.37%) Ansible
9 26 (1.23%) AirWatch
9 26 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 24 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 21 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (0.85%) Backup Exec
12 18 (0.85%) NetBackup
13 17 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
14 14 (0.66%) SCVMM
15 13 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
15 13 (0.61%) SCOrch
16 12 (0.57%) Casper Suite
16 12 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 992 (46.79%) Microsoft
2 632 (29.81%) VMware
3 433 (20.42%) Citrix
4 279 (13.16%) Cisco
5 171 (8.07%) HP
6 130 (6.13%) Oracle
7 99 (4.67%) Apple
7 99 (4.67%) Dell
8 88 (4.15%) Symantec
9 82 (3.87%) Google
10 76 (3.58%) NetApp
11 69 (3.25%) CheckPoint
12 58 (2.74%) EMC
13 53 (2.50%) IBM
14 47 (2.22%) Bloomberg
15 45 (2.12%) ServiceNow
16 44 (2.08%) Remedy
17 42 (1.98%) Red Hat
18 37 (1.75%) SAP
19 35 (1.65%) Lotus
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Rate: £175 - 200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £325 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 4 Months +
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Vadis People
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago