Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Active Directory Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 234 237
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +29
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Engineer 19 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 8
City of London median daily rate £413 £319 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -31.08% +32.14%
10th Percentile £163 £183 £155
90th Percentile £553 £534 £529
Central London median daily rate £400 £319 £425
% change year-on-year +25.49% -25.00% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,703 6,569 6,341
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.79% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,302 5,168 5,053
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £307
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £464
% change year-on-year - +7.87% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 87 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £48.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.66% +5.11% -2.72%

Active Directory Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Active Directory Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory Engineer in the City of London

Active Directory Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory Engineer in the City of London

Active Directory Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory Engineer in the City of London

Active Directory Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory Engineer in the City of London

Active Directory Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Active Directory Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Active Directory Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (42.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 7 (36.84%) Banking
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
6 5 (26.32%) Office 365
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (21.05%) Remedy
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Apple
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) MCSE
7 4 (21.05%) MobileIron
8 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (15.79%) IaaS
8 3 (15.79%) Task Automation
8 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
8 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery

Active Directory Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Azure Active Directory
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) Office 365
3 3 (15.79%) IaaS
3 3 (15.79%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) OAuth
1 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (15.79%) Task Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Coaching
4 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Server Building
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) C
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCSE
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) DatAdvantage
1 2 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.26%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Apple
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) MobileIron
3 4 (21.05%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) EMC
4 2 (10.53%) Hitachi
4 2 (10.53%) McAfee
4 2 (10.53%) Varonis
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec