Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Active Directory Federation Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory Federation Services over the 6 months to 1 August 2021 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.

Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 160 128 181
Rank change year-on-year -32 +53 +50
Contract jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services 7 7 58
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.30% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.52% 1.71% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 46
10th Percentile £316 " £393
25th Percentile £431 £513 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £600 £475
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +26.32% +5.56%
75th Percentile £572 " £534
90th Percentile £606 £623 £575
Central London median daily rate £525 £600 £475
% change year-on-year -12.50% +26.32% +5.56%

Active Directory Federation Services is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 462 409 1,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.52% 17.53% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 312 952
10th Percentile £383 £411 £350
25th Percentile £463 £463 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £555 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +0.91% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £644 £625 £625
90th Percentile £710 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £555 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +0.91% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 24
10th Percentile £30.13 " £12.76
25th Percentile £40.81 £12.42 £15.64
Median hourly rate £60.75 £13.08 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +364.63% -37.74% +12.30%
75th Percentile £82.81 £13.83 £21.81
90th Percentile £94.78 £14.00 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £13.26 £21.00
% change year-on-year +73.49% -36.87% +12.30%

Active Directory Federation Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Active Directory Federation Services as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory Federation Services in the City of London

Active Directory Federation Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Active Directory Federation Services in the City of London

Active Directory Federation Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Active Directory Federation Services in the City of London

Active Directory Federation Services
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services within the City of London region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £220 -
Active Directory Federation Services
Central London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Active Directory Federation Services.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) iPad
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (28.57%) BYOD
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Break/Fix
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Proactive Maintenance
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) iPhone
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (14.29%) SAML
5 1 (14.29%) Intranet
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
5 1 (14.29%) SQL

Active Directory Federation Services
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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (42.86%) Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Azure App Service
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Service Fabric
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Collaboration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Messaging Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) BYOD
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Break/Fix
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (28.57%) Proactive Maintenance
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) E-Discovery
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) AlgoSec
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) Meraki