Period
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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 May 2022 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)
England > London
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 473 372 352
Rank change year-on-year -101 -20 +46
Contract jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services 116 87 76
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.75% 2.02% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 45 47
10th Percentile £400 £400 £361
25th Percentile £453 £463 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £575 £553 £553
90th Percentile £675 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £475 £468
% change year-on-year - +1.50% +4.00%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,639 4,317 3,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.18% 17.68% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,048 3,196 2,345
10th Percentile £419 £400 £350
25th Percentile £510 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £538 £550
Median % change year-on-year +11.63% -2.27% -
75th Percentile £700 £631 £614
90th Percentile £795 £713 £698
England median daily rate £575 £515 £500
% change year-on-year +11.65% +3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 14 33
10th Percentile £14.98 £15.02 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £17.70 £12.44
Median hourly rate £23.91 £46.28 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -48.34% +143.58% -19.15%
75th Percentile £34.69 £65.00 £26.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £68.00 £47.71
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.40 £19.00
% change year-on-year -11.89% +28.42% +2.70%

Active Directory Federation Services
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory Federation Services in London

Active Directory Federation Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Active Directory Federation Services in London

Active Directory Federation Services
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Active Directory Federation Services in London

Active Directory Federation Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services in London.

Hourly rate trend for Active Directory Federation Services in London

Active Directory Federation Services
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 Federation Services within the London region over the 6 months to 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -26 15 £500 +11.73% 3
West London -3 4 £448 -
Active Directory Federation Services
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Active Directory Federation Services.

1 92 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 87 (75.00%) Azure
3 75 (64.66%) Microsoft
4 61 (52.59%) Windows
5 48 (41.38%) VMware
6 45 (38.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 43 (37.07%) DNS
8 42 (36.21%) PowerShell
9 41 (35.34%) Migration
10 40 (34.48%) Windows Server
11 38 (32.76%) Microsoft 365
12 34 (29.31%) DHCP
12 34 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (26.72%) Finance
14 30 (25.86%) Agile
14 30 (25.86%) PKI
15 28 (24.14%) Linux
16 25 (21.55%) Single Sign-On
17 23 (19.83%) DevOps
18 22 (18.97%) Terraform
19 21 (18.10%) IIS
20 20 (17.24%) Firewall
20 20 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 19 (16.38%) ITIL
21 19 (16.38%) Citrix
21 19 (16.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 18 (15.52%) SIEM
23 17 (14.66%) Cybersecurity
23 17 (14.66%) Technology Roadmap
23 17 (14.66%) Degree

Active Directory Federation Services
Co-occurring 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 21 (18.10%) IIS
2 11 (9.48%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.72%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.86%) Apache
6 1 (0.86%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) Confluence
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.86%) JBoss
6 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 87 (75.00%) Azure
2 45 (38.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 38 (32.76%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (11.21%) AWS
5 12 (10.34%) SaaS
6 10 (8.62%) Azure Monitor
7 8 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (4.31%) GCP
8 5 (4.31%) GitHub
8 5 (4.31%) IaaS
9 3 (2.59%) Mimecast
9 3 (2.59%) PaaS
9 3 (2.59%) Serverless
10 2 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.72%) Azure Service Bus
11 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.86%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (0.86%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.86%) Nutanix
11 1 (0.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (37.07%) DNS
2 34 (29.31%) DHCP
3 20 (17.24%) Firewall
4 13 (11.21%) Network Security
5 10 (8.62%) DMZ
5 10 (8.62%) VPN
6 9 (7.76%) SAN
7 8 (6.90%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.90%) X.509
8 7 (6.03%) IPsec
9 6 (5.17%) iSCSI
9 6 (5.17%) Kerberos
10 5 (4.31%) X.500
11 4 (3.45%) NAS
11 4 (3.45%) Skype
12 2 (1.72%) SSL
12 2 (1.72%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.86%) HTTP
13 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.86%) MySQL
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (8.62%) GitLab
2 5 (4.31%) JIRA
3 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.72%) NUnit
5 2 (1.72%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.72%) StyleCop
5 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (26.72%) Finance
2 16 (13.79%) Social Skills
3 12 (10.34%) Banking
4 11 (9.48%) Influencing Skills
5 10 (8.62%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (6.03%) Public Sector
7 4 (3.45%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.86%) Billing
9 1 (0.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.86%) Marketing
9 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (18.97%) Architect
2 19 (16.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (12.93%) Consultant
5 11 (9.48%) Wintel Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Security Architect
6 9 (7.76%) Security Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Azure Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (5.17%) Security Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) IT Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) IT Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) IT Security Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Active Directory Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) Microsoft 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.07%) SAML
2 9 (7.76%) LDAP
3 5 (4.31%) OAuth
4 4 (3.45%) Web Services
5 3 (2.59%) .NET
6 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.72%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.72%) ARM Templates
6 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.72%) Caliburn.Micro
6 2 (1.72%) HTML
6 2 (1.72%) HTML5
6 2 (1.72%) jQuery
6 2 (1.72%) MSMQ
6 2 (1.72%) OpenID
6 2 (1.72%) PySpark
6 2 (1.72%) REST
6 2 (1.72%) SOAP
6 2 (1.72%) WCF
6 2 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.86%) PKI
2 15 (12.93%) Replication
3 14 (12.07%) Data Centre
4 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.90%) Blackberry
6 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (4.31%) Clustering
7 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (4.31%) Private Cloud
8 4 (3.45%) BYOD
8 4 (3.45%) iPad
8 4 (3.45%) iPhone
9 3 (2.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.72%) CMDB
10 2 (1.72%) NHS
11 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (52.59%) Windows
2 40 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 28 (24.14%) Linux
4 12 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (9.48%) Windows 10
5 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.17%) HPUX
7 6 (5.17%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (5.17%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.72%) CentOS
8 2 (1.72%) Unix
8 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.34%) Migration
2 30 (25.86%) Agile
3 23 (19.83%) DevOps
4 20 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (16.38%) ITIL
6 18 (15.52%) SIEM
7 17 (14.66%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (14.66%) Technology Roadmap
8 16 (13.79%) Problem Management
9 15 (12.93%) CI/CD
10 14 (12.07%) Information Security
11 13 (11.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (11.21%) Scrum
11 13 (11.21%) Server Management
12 12 (10.34%) Patch Management
13 10 (8.62%) Application Security
13 10 (8.62%) Data Loss Prevention
13 10 (8.62%) Security Architecture
13 10 (8.62%) Storage Management
14 9 (7.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.21%) PowerShell
2 15 (12.93%) Python
3 14 (12.07%) SQL
4 13 (11.21%) Bash
5 8 (6.90%) C
6 3 (2.59%) Groovy
7 2 (1.72%) C#
7 2 (1.72%) Java
8 1 (0.86%) Go
8 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.86%) Ruby
8 1 (0.86%) Scala
8 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (14.66%) Degree
2 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 14 (12.07%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.31%) MCSE
6 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.45%) MCSA
7 2 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.72%) MCAD
8 1 (0.86%) CISM
8 1 (0.86%) CISSP
8 1 (0.86%) GIAC
8 1 (0.86%) HPE ATP
8 1 (0.86%) IISP
8 1 (0.86%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.86%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.86%) MCP
8 1 (0.86%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (10.34%) SLA
3 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (2.59%) GDPR
4 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.59%) PSD2
5 1 (0.86%) MiFID
5 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 92 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 34 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.48%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (7.76%) Docker
5 8 (6.90%) Firmware
5 8 (6.90%) XenApp
6 7 (6.03%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 7 (6.03%) Hyper-V
7 6 (5.17%) NFS
7 6 (5.17%) vSphere
8 4 (3.45%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.59%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.72%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.72%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.86%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.86%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (21.55%) Single Sign-On
2 22 (18.97%) Terraform
3 17 (14.66%) SCCM
4 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (7.76%) Kubernetes
6 6 (5.17%) SCOrch
7 5 (4.31%) OfficeScan
8 4 (3.45%) CASB
9 3 (2.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (2.59%) SCOM
10 2 (1.72%) Ansible
10 2 (1.72%) Consul
10 2 (1.72%) Packer
10 2 (1.72%) vRealize
10 2 (1.72%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 1 (0.86%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 75 (64.66%) Microsoft
2 48 (41.38%) VMware
3 19 (16.38%) Citrix
4 16 (13.79%) ServiceNow
5 14 (12.07%) Oracle
6 13 (11.21%) Red Hat
7 12 (10.34%) NetApp
8 11 (9.48%) Cisco
9 10 (8.62%) Splunk
10 9 (7.76%) HP
11 8 (6.90%) Zerto
12 7 (6.03%) McAfee
13 6 (5.17%) CheckPoint
13 6 (5.17%) FireEye
13 6 (5.17%) Forcepoint
13 6 (5.17%) Google
13 6 (5.17%) IBM
13 6 (5.17%) Qualys
13 6 (5.17%) SolarWinds
13 6 (5.17%) Tripwire