The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 25 18 22
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.50% 4.88% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 54.55% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £350 £563 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.77% +18.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12 11 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 9.02% 8.94% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
Median daily rate £548 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.86% +13.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Canary Wharf

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Canary Wharf

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Canary Wharf

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Confluence
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) VB Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM+
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
1 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB6
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ACDT
1 1 (12.50%) ACHDS
1 1 (12.50%) ACTC
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) MCDST
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) vCloud
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Trustwave
3 1 (12.50%) VMware