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 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 43 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 1147 1245 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.98% 5.24% 5.75%
As % of the System Software category 41.71% 54.34% 59.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 789 821
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 89 163
Median hourly rate £14.48 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.85% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
2750 2291 2352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.95% 9.65% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1943 1493 1453
Median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 97 169
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.73 £43.50 £34.00
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 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -9 193 £425 +13.33% 53
Croydon -7 24 £425 +4.61% 4
Canary Wharf +17 17 £325 -10.34%
Ilford +3 5 £375 -
Uxbridge +3 5 £270 +142.69%
Southwark 0 5 £475 +233.33% 1
Twickenham -1 3 - -
Feltham -2 3 £475 -
Brentford - 3 £145 -
Mayfair 0 2 £363 +15.44%
Bromley -5 2 £293 +18.78%
Westminster -23 2 £575 -
Chiswick - 2 - - 1
Surbiton - 2 £260 - 1
Enfield +1 1 £390 +85.71%
Hounslow +1 1 £415 -
Hammersmith 0 1 £140 -
Chessington -1 1 - -
Romford - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Greenford - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £488 - 1
Barnet - 1 - -
Carshalton - 1 - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 1562 (72.01%) Windows
2 977 (45.04%) Microsoft
3 722 (33.29%) Windows Server
4 690 (31.81%) VMware
5 490 (22.59%) Citrix
6 465 (21.44%) MS Exchange
7 437 (20.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 427 (19.69%) MS Office
9 417 (19.23%) ITIL
9 417 (19.23%) DNS
10 415 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 415 (19.13%) Windows 7
11 383 (17.66%) Office 365
12 380 (17.52%) MS Excel
13 370 (17.06%) Finance
14 364 (16.78%) PowerShell
15 361 (16.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 345 (15.91%) Linux
17 327 (15.08%) SCCM
18 317 (14.62%) Migration
19 309 (14.25%) SQL Server
20 306 (14.11%) Cisco
21 295 (13.60%) Firewall
22 281 (12.96%) SQL
23 272 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
24 227 (10.47%) DHCP
25 211 (9.73%) SAN
26 204 (9.41%) TCP/IP
27 203 (9.36%) Skype for Business
28 200 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 465 (21.44%) MS Exchange
2 203 (9.36%) Skype for Business
3 200 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 191 (8.81%) SharePoint
5 126 (5.81%) IIS
6 107 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 72 (3.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 61 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 59 (2.72%) Apache
9 59 (2.72%) Tomcat
10 41 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 35 (1.61%) IBM Notes
12 33 (1.52%) WebLogic
13 31 (1.43%) Confluence
14 22 (1.01%) WebSphere
15 18 (0.83%) JBoss
15 18 (0.83%) OpenStack
15 18 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
16 14 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
17 11 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 427 (19.69%) MS Office
2 380 (17.52%) MS Excel
3 24 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.65%) MS Project
6 7 (0.32%) Windchill
7 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.14%) HipChat
9 2 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.092%) InDesign
9 2 (0.092%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.55%) Faxination
3 10 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.37%) Eikon
5 5 (0.23%) assyst
5 5 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.092%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 383 (17.66%) Office 365
2 272 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 149 (6.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 133 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
5 66 (3.04%) IaaS
6 56 (2.58%) OneDrive
7 52 (2.40%) Yammer
8 50 (2.31%) Google Apps
9 48 (2.21%) SaaS
10 35 (1.61%) PaaS
11 23 (1.06%) Mimecast
12 15 (0.69%) Trello
13 14 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.37%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.092%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.092%) CloudFront
16 2 (0.092%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 417 (19.23%) DNS
2 295 (13.60%) Firewall
3 227 (10.47%) DHCP
4 211 (9.73%) SAN
5 204 (9.41%) TCP/IP
6 172 (7.93%) LAN
7 168 (7.75%) WAN
8 165 (7.61%) LDAP
9 142 (6.55%) Skype
10 120 (5.53%) VPN
11 75 (3.46%) Internet
12 71 (3.27%) NAS
13 65 (3.00%) VoIP
14 59 (2.72%) Wireless
15 57 (2.63%) HTTP
16 55 (2.54%) Network Security
16 55 (2.54%) VLAN
17 47 (2.17%) NetScaler
18 39 (1.80%) iSCSI
19 38 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 42 (1.94%) MySQL
3 32 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 31 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (1.34%) DB2
6 27 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (1.15%) Hadoop
8 24 (1.11%) Big Data
9 22 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (0.97%) NoSQL
11 18 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (0.65%) Relational Database
13 14 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (0.55%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
17 8 (0.37%) Sybase ASE
18 6 (0.28%) Apache Hive
18 6 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 65 (3.00%) JIRA
2 64 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 57 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 20 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (0.83%) Subversion
6 14 (0.65%) Ant
7 13 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (0.60%) Maven
8 12 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (0.51%) Gerrit
9 11 (0.51%) JIRA Agile
9 11 (0.51%) Visual Studio
10 10 (0.46%) Selenium
11 9 (0.41%) JUnit
11 9 (0.41%) MSI
11 9 (0.41%) MSTest
11 9 (0.41%) NUnit
12 8 (0.37%) JMeter
12 8 (0.37%) SonarQube
12 8 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 370 (17.06%) Finance
2 123 (5.67%) Banking
3 77 (3.55%) Law
4 75 (3.46%) Legal
5 62 (2.86%) Retail
6 47 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.57%) Back Office
8 32 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 30 (1.38%) Advertising
10 24 (1.11%) Publishing
11 17 (0.78%) Marketing
12 16 (0.74%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.65%) Japanese Language
14 13 (0.60%) Billing
15 8 (0.37%) French Language
16 7 (0.32%) Games
17 6 (0.28%) Electronics
17 6 (0.28%) Italian Language
18 5 (0.23%) Manufacturing
19 4 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 402 (18.53%) Analyst
2 223 (10.28%) Support Engineer
3 204 (9.41%) Architect
4 175 (8.07%) Support Analyst
5 168 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 164 (7.56%) Service Analyst
7 160 (7.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 159 (7.33%) Consultant
9 158 (7.28%) Administrator
10 149 (6.87%) Desktop Support
11 147 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
12 126 (5.81%) Windows Engineer
13 105 (4.84%) IT Support
14 101 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
15 90 (4.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 87 (4.01%) Active Directory Engineer
17 84 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support
18 82 (3.78%) Desktop Engineer
19 78 (3.60%) IT Analyst
20 67 (3.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (4.38%) .NET
2 91 (4.20%) HTML
3 74 (3.41%) Web Services
4 38 (1.75%) CSS
5 34 (1.57%) XML
6 32 (1.48%) Middleware
6 32 (1.48%) SAML
7 29 (1.34%) JSON
7 29 (1.34%) REST
8 28 (1.29%) LAMP
9 24 (1.11%) jQuery
9 24 (1.11%) SailPoint
9 24 (1.11%) WCF
10 22 (1.01%) J2EE
10 22 (1.01%) RESTful
11 21 (0.97%) SOAP
12 19 (0.88%) AngularJS
13 15 (0.69%) ASP.NET
13 15 (0.69%) Entity Framework
13 15 (0.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 155 (7.15%) Data Centre
2 130 (5.99%) Blackberry
3 92 (4.24%) Clustering
4 89 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 55 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 44 (2.03%) Replication
7 44 (2.03%) Smartphone
8 39 (1.80%) PKI
9 36 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
10 33 (1.52%) Hedge funds
10 33 (1.52%) iPhone
11 29 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (1.24%) Fat Client
12 27 (1.24%) Thin Client
13 24 (1.11%) NHS
14 23 (1.06%) Public Cloud
15 19 (0.88%) Mobile App
16 18 (0.83%) EMC VNX
17 17 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1562 (72.01%) Windows
2 722 (33.29%) Windows Server
3 437 (20.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 415 (19.13%) Windows 7
5 361 (16.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 345 (15.91%) Linux
7 187 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 170 (7.84%) Unix
9 150 (6.92%) Windows 8
10 113 (5.21%) Windows 10
11 101 (4.66%) Windows XP
12 94 (4.33%) Mac OS X
13 64 (2.95%) Android
14 62 (2.86%) Apple iOS
15 58 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 48 (2.21%) Solaris
17 43 (1.98%) CentOS
18 26 (1.20%) Mac OS
19 24 (1.11%) Ubuntu
19 24 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (19.23%) ITIL
2 317 (14.62%) Migration
3 146 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 105 (4.84%) Service Management
6 98 (4.52%) DevOps
7 96 (4.43%) Project Management
8 93 (4.29%) High Availability
9 76 (3.50%) Change Management
9 76 (3.50%) Identity Management
10 74 (3.41%) Incident Management
11 69 (3.18%) ITIL V3
12 68 (3.14%) Problem Management
13 62 (2.86%) Information Security
14 60 (2.77%) Configuration Management
14 60 (2.77%) ITSM
15 54 (2.49%) PRINCE2
15 54 (2.49%) Workflow
16 52 (2.40%) Service Delivery
17 50 (2.31%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 364 (16.78%) PowerShell
2 281 (12.96%) SQL
3 118 (5.44%) Java
4 108 (4.98%) Perl
5 93 (4.29%) Python
6 86 (3.96%) JavaScript
7 76 (3.50%) Bash Shell
8 71 (3.27%) C#
9 47 (2.17%) PHP
10 42 (1.94%) Shell Script
11 40 (1.84%) C
12 35 (1.61%) VB
13 34 (1.57%) Ruby
14 33 (1.52%) VBScript
15 19 (0.88%) T-SQL
16 16 (0.74%) C++
17 11 (0.51%) Groovy
17 11 (0.51%) Jython
18 7 (0.32%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 184 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 164 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 117 (5.39%) Degree
4 113 (5.21%) MCSE
5 110 (5.07%) SC Cleared
6 94 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
7 72 (3.32%) CCNA
8 64 (2.95%) MCP
9 63 (2.90%) MCSA
10 61 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 42 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
12 39 (1.80%) DV Cleared
13 35 (1.61%) CISSP
14 29 (1.34%) MCITP
15 26 (1.20%) CCNP
16 21 (0.97%) MCTS
17 20 (0.92%) PMI Certification
18 19 (0.88%) A+ Certification
18 19 (0.88%) MCDST
19 17 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (5.16%) SLA
2 19 (0.88%) QA
3 17 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
5 8 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.32%) COBIT
7 5 (0.23%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.14%) BS7799
9 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.092%) DICOM
10 2 (0.092%) HL7
11 1 (0.046%) ISO27002
System Software
1 415 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 176 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 148 (6.82%) XenApp
4 105 (4.84%) VMware ESX
5 104 (4.79%) vSphere
6 79 (3.64%) XenDesktop
7 66 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
8 45 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
9 44 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
10 35 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
11 27 (1.24%) Terminal Services
12 25 (1.15%) Docker
13 23 (1.06%) BitLocker
14 22 (1.01%) VMware Server
14 22 (1.01%) Xen
15 21 (0.97%) DFS Replication
16 19 (0.88%) NFS
16 19 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
17 18 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 18 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 327 (15.08%) SCCM
2 161 (7.42%) SCOM
3 79 (3.64%) Puppet
4 78 (3.60%) WSUS
5 39 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
6 34 (1.57%) Ansible
7 33 (1.52%) Nagios
8 32 (1.48%) Backup Exec
9 25 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 23 (1.06%) NetBackup
10 23 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (1.01%) AirWatch
11 22 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 20 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
13 17 (0.78%) Casper Suite
14 16 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
15 15 (0.69%) SCVMM
16 14 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
16 14 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 13 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 977 (45.04%) Microsoft
2 690 (31.81%) VMware
3 490 (22.59%) Citrix
4 306 (14.11%) Cisco
5 189 (8.71%) HP
6 155 (7.15%) Oracle
7 125 (5.76%) Dell
8 120 (5.53%) NetApp
9 97 (4.47%) Symantec
10 92 (4.24%) Apple
11 76 (3.50%) IBM
12 74 (3.41%) Google
13 67 (3.09%) Red Hat
14 62 (2.86%) EMC
15 56 (2.58%) CheckPoint
16 44 (2.03%) ServiceNow
17 41 (1.89%) Bloomberg
18 35 (1.61%) Intel Security
18 35 (1.61%) Lotus
19 34 (1.57%) Remedy
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
North London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael James Lee Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £385 to £418 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £16 - £20 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Miracle Partners Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £355 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £15.50 - £16.80 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
Fulham Football Club
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £250 - £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £230 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago