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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / London
Rank 57 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 711 950 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.68% 4.50% 5.14%
As % of the System Software category 32.33% 46.52% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 606 663
Median daily rate £363 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £140 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 79 107
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £29.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
2199 2042 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.38% 9.68% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1371 1318
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 92 109
Median hourly rate £22.34 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.80% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £33.55 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -18 117 £375 -6.25% 60
Croydon -2 10 £400 -21.95% 2
Uxbridge +4 6 £175 +15.70%
Kingston Upon Thames -8 4 £300 -7.69% 4
Docklands, London -1 3 £588 +11.90%
Hammersmith -3 3 £158 +31.25% 3
Twickenham - 3 £400 - 1
Bromley +8 2 - - 1
Feltham +5 2 £438 -7.89%
Chiswick +1 2 £185 -53.75% 2
Enfield - 2 - -
Beckenham - 2 - -
Wembley 0 1 £160 +33.33%
Canary Wharf -3 1 £550 +81.81%
Chessington -4 1 £115 - 1
Wimbledon -7 1 - - 1
Hayes - 1 £135 -
Romford - 1 £145 -
Barnet - 1 - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1295 (72.59%) Windows
2 832 (46.64%) Microsoft
3 519 (29.09%) VMware
4 518 (29.04%) Windows Server
5 392 (21.97%) Windows 7
6 388 (21.75%) Office 365
7 344 (19.28%) Citrix
8 343 (19.23%) MS Office
9 330 (18.50%) MS Excel
10 326 (18.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 324 (18.16%) MS Exchange
12 315 (17.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 304 (17.04%) ITIL
14 297 (16.65%) SCCM
14 297 (16.65%) Microsoft Azure
15 296 (16.59%) Finance
16 294 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 284 (15.92%) PowerShell
18 280 (15.70%) DNS
19 275 (15.41%) Migration
20 266 (14.91%) SQL Server
21 261 (14.63%) SQL
22 226 (12.67%) Cisco
23 211 (11.83%) Linux
24 210 (11.77%) Windows 10
25 206 (11.55%) Firewall
26 201 (11.27%) DHCP
27 186 (10.43%) Security Cleared
28 177 (9.92%) SharePoint
28 177 (9.92%) 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
1 324 (18.16%) MS Exchange
2 177 (9.92%) SharePoint
3 146 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 146 (8.18%) Skype for Business
4 114 (6.39%) IIS
5 94 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 70 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 69 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (2.19%) Apache
9 29 (1.63%) Confluence
10 27 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 25 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 24 (1.35%) WebLogic
13 23 (1.29%) IBM Notes
13 23 (1.29%) Tomcat
14 18 (1.01%) WebSphere
15 16 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
17 12 (0.67%) OpenStack
18 11 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 343 (19.23%) MS Office
2 330 (18.50%) MS Excel
3 26 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.22%) InDesign
5 4 (0.22%) MS Project
5 4 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.17%) RMDS
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.056%) Eikon
7 1 (0.056%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.056%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.056%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.056%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 388 (21.75%) Office 365
2 297 (16.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 121 (6.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 116 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
5 70 (3.92%) IaaS
6 49 (2.75%) PaaS
7 47 (2.63%) SaaS
8 41 (2.30%) OneDrive
9 33 (1.85%) Yammer
10 18 (1.01%) G Suite
11 16 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (0.84%) Google Drive
13 12 (0.67%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (0.56%) GitHub
16 8 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 6 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
17 6 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 280 (15.70%) DNS
2 206 (11.55%) Firewall
3 201 (11.27%) DHCP
4 146 (8.18%) TCP/IP
5 144 (8.07%) LAN
6 139 (7.79%) VPN
6 139 (7.79%) WAN
7 133 (7.46%) SAN
8 102 (5.72%) LDAP
9 96 (5.38%) Skype
10 79 (4.43%) Wireless
11 75 (4.20%) Internet
12 60 (3.36%) VLAN
13 51 (2.86%) Network Security
14 49 (2.75%) VoIP
15 45 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
16 41 (2.30%) NAS
17 39 (2.19%) MPLS
18 38 (2.13%) SSL
19 36 (2.02%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.74%) MySQL
3 30 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 15 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (0.78%) Big Data
10 13 (0.73%) Oracle Database
10 13 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (0.67%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.56%) Relational Database
13 9 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.45%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.45%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.45%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 53 (2.97%) JIRA
2 50 (2.80%) Git (software)
3 47 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 31 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (1.74%) TeamCity
5 23 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (0.56%) MSI
6 10 (0.56%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.45%) JIRA Agile
7 8 (0.45%) MSTest
7 8 (0.45%) NUnit
8 7 (0.39%) Subversion
8 7 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (0.34%) Artifactory
9 6 (0.34%) CruiseControl
9 6 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.22%) Bower
10 4 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (0.22%) Sinon.JS
General
1 296 (16.59%) Finance
2 93 (5.21%) Legal
3 91 (5.10%) Retail
4 74 (4.15%) Banking
5 62 (3.48%) Law
6 31 (1.74%) Back Office
7 28 (1.57%) Advertising
8 18 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 15 (0.84%) Military
9 15 (0.84%) Publishing
10 14 (0.78%) Telecoms
11 12 (0.67%) Marketing
12 10 (0.56%) Games
13 9 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.34%) Japanese Language
15 4 (0.22%) Billing
15 4 (0.22%) Front Office
15 4 (0.22%) Local Government
15 4 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 345 (19.34%) Analyst
2 212 (11.88%) Support Engineer
3 177 (9.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 171 (9.59%) Architect
5 155 (8.69%) Support Analyst
6 151 (8.46%) Desktop Support
7 148 (8.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 133 (7.46%) Consultant
8 133 (7.46%) Service Analyst
9 124 (6.95%) Service Desk Analyst
9 124 (6.95%) Windows Engineer
10 98 (5.49%) Desktop Engineer
11 97 (5.44%) Administrator
12 96 (5.38%) IT Support
13 80 (4.48%) Active Directory Engineer
14 78 (4.37%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 74 (4.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 68 (3.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 66 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 64 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (4.76%) .NET
2 51 (2.86%) HTML
3 44 (2.47%) Web Services
4 28 (1.57%) ASP.NET
5 24 (1.35%) Software Packaging
5 24 (1.35%) XML
6 22 (1.23%) WCF
7 21 (1.18%) CSS
7 21 (1.18%) SOAP
8 19 (1.07%) Middleware
9 18 (1.01%) JSON
10 16 (0.90%) REST
10 16 (0.90%) SAML
11 15 (0.84%) COM
11 15 (0.84%) Node.js
11 15 (0.84%) RESTful
12 13 (0.73%) 802.1X
13 12 (0.67%) .NET Framework
13 12 (0.67%) AngularJS
14 10 (0.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 129 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 117 (6.56%) Blackberry
3 116 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (3.87%) PKI
5 60 (3.36%) Clustering
6 48 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 41 (2.30%) Smartphone
8 33 (1.85%) iPhone
9 32 (1.79%) Replication
10 29 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
11 28 (1.57%) Computer Science
12 27 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.51%) iPad
12 27 (1.51%) NHS
13 18 (1.01%) Fat Client
13 18 (1.01%) Thin Client
14 15 (0.84%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.78%) Private Cloud
15 14 (0.78%) User Experience
15 14 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1295 (72.59%) Windows
2 518 (29.04%) Windows Server
3 392 (21.97%) Windows 7
4 326 (18.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 315 (17.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 211 (11.83%) Linux
7 210 (11.77%) Windows 10
8 129 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 116 (6.50%) Windows 8
10 113 (6.33%) Unix
11 74 (4.15%) Mac OS X
12 71 (3.98%) Android
13 62 (3.48%) Windows XP
14 51 (2.86%) Apple iOS
15 50 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 35 (1.96%) CentOS
17 33 (1.85%) Ubuntu
18 24 (1.35%) Solaris
19 23 (1.29%) Mac OS
20 18 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (17.04%) ITIL
2 275 (15.41%) Migration
3 107 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (4.93%) Service Management
5 81 (4.54%) Change Management
6 76 (4.26%) DevOps
7 74 (4.15%) Problem Management
8 68 (3.81%) CRM
9 63 (3.53%) High Availability
10 60 (3.36%) TOGAF
11 55 (3.08%) Information Security
12 50 (2.80%) Configuration Management
13 49 (2.75%) Service Delivery
14 46 (2.58%) Identity Management
14 46 (2.58%) Project Management
15 44 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
16 43 (2.41%) Time Management
17 42 (2.35%) Stakeholder Management
18 41 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
19 40 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 284 (15.92%) PowerShell
2 261 (14.63%) SQL
3 83 (4.65%) C#
4 74 (4.15%) Python
5 66 (3.70%) Java
6 61 (3.42%) C
7 51 (2.86%) Perl
8 46 (2.58%) JavaScript
9 43 (2.41%) Bash Shell
10 30 (1.68%) VB
10 30 (1.68%) VBScript
11 21 (1.18%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.12%) PHP
12 20 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 17 (0.95%) Ruby
14 9 (0.50%) Jython
15 8 (0.45%) C++
15 8 (0.45%) Groovy
16 6 (0.34%) BeanShell
16 6 (0.34%) Korn
Qualifications
1 186 (10.43%) Security Cleared
2 177 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 117 (6.56%) MCSE
4 105 (5.89%) SC Cleared
5 71 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
6 68 (3.81%) Degree
7 67 (3.76%) DV Cleared
8 58 (3.25%) MCP
9 56 (3.14%) CCNA
10 48 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
11 47 (2.63%) MCSA
12 41 (2.30%) MCITP
13 26 (1.46%) MCDST
14 25 (1.40%) CCNP
14 25 (1.40%) MCTS
15 21 (1.18%) CISSP
16 19 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (0.78%) DBS Check
17 14 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
18 13 (0.73%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.72%) SLA
2 18 (1.01%) QA
3 14 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.28%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.11%) BS25999
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
9 1 (0.056%) BS7799
9 1 (0.056%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.056%) ISO27005
System Software
1 294 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (8.74%) Hyper-V
3 105 (5.89%) XenApp
4 70 (3.92%) vSphere
5 55 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 54 (3.03%) XenDesktop
7 52 (2.91%) VMware ESX
8 51 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
10 37 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
11 31 (1.74%) Terminal Services
12 26 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
13 18 (1.01%) BitLocker
14 15 (0.84%) Docker
14 15 (0.84%) NFS
14 15 (0.84%) vCloud
15 10 (0.56%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.45%) Xen
17 6 (0.34%) DFS Replication
17 6 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 297 (16.65%) SCCM
2 102 (5.72%) SCOM
3 51 (2.86%) Puppet
4 43 (2.41%) WSUS
5 40 (2.24%) Ansible
6 39 (2.19%) Microsoft Clustering
7 35 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
8 29 (1.63%) Nagios
9 23 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 22 (1.23%) AirWatch
11 21 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
12 20 (1.12%) Backup Exec
12 20 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
13 18 (1.01%) NetBackup
13 18 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 13 (0.73%) Nessus
15 12 (0.67%) SCOrch
15 12 (0.67%) WMI
16 10 (0.56%) SCVMM
17 8 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 832 (46.64%) Microsoft
2 519 (29.09%) VMware
3 344 (19.28%) Citrix
4 226 (12.67%) Cisco
5 119 (6.67%) HP
6 94 (5.27%) Oracle
7 85 (4.76%) Apple
8 74 (4.15%) Dell
9 58 (3.25%) Symantec
10 55 (3.08%) Google
11 49 (2.75%) Red Hat
12 48 (2.69%) CheckPoint
13 43 (2.41%) LANDesk
14 39 (2.19%) NetApp
15 36 (2.02%) SAP
16 33 (1.85%) EMC
16 33 (1.85%) Juniper
17 32 (1.79%) Bloomberg
18 30 (1.68%) Remedy
19 28 (1.57%) IBM
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