Period
to 31 July 2021

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 31 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 424 319 416
Rank change year-on-year -105 +97 +112
Contract jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services 100 54 188
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.88% 2.06% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 132
10th Percentile £400 £350 £363
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £550 £575
90th Percentile £656 £600 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +7.60%

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 5,319 2,617 6,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.57% 16.62% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,859 1,892 4,621
10th Percentile £406 £375 £350
25th Percentile £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £540 £550
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £625
90th Percentile £713 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 74
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.42 £12.76
25th Percentile £19.07 £14.07 £17.09
Median hourly rate £25.25 £19.39 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +30.22% -7.67% -4.55%
75th Percentile £46.33 £41.28 £44.54
90th Percentile £65.00 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £18.90
% change year-on-year +6.33% +4.50% +1.07%

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 31 July 2021.

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 31 July 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
Central London -27 7 £525 -12.50% 1
West London - 1 - - 1
Active Directory Federation Services
England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 London region with a requirement for Active Directory Federation Services.

1 79 (79.00%) Active Directory
2 75 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 70 (70.00%) Azure
4 56 (56.00%) Microsoft 365
5 50 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 48 (48.00%) Windows
7 29 (29.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 29 (29.00%) PowerShell
8 25 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
9 24 (24.00%) Social Skills
9 24 (24.00%) Finance
10 23 (23.00%) Windows Server
11 19 (19.00%) Migration
12 18 (18.00%) Identity Management
12 18 (18.00%) Windows 10
13 17 (17.00%) DNS
14 16 (16.00%) SharePoint
14 16 (16.00%) OAuth
15 15 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (15.00%) VPN
15 15 (15.00%) SAML
15 15 (15.00%) VMware
16 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (14.00%) Linux
16 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (13.00%) Android
17 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
17 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
17 13 (13.00%) SaaS
17 13 (13.00%) Apple iOS

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 16 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.00%) Apache
5 2 (2.00%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.00%) Confluence
5 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.00%) JBoss
6 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (70.00%) Azure
2 56 (56.00%) Microsoft 365
3 50 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (13.00%) SaaS
5 9 (9.00%) AWS
6 8 (8.00%) Azure Stack
7 7 (7.00%) OneDrive
7 7 (7.00%) Yammer
8 6 (6.00%) IaaS
9 5 (5.00%) Power Platform
10 4 (4.00%) Mimecast
11 3 (3.00%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (3.00%) PaaS
11 3 (3.00%) Serverless
12 2 (2.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 2 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (2.00%) Azure Service Bus
12 2 (2.00%) Azure Service Fabric
13 1 (1.00%) Azure App Service
13 1 (1.00%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.00%) DNS
2 15 (15.00%) VPN
3 11 (11.00%) Firewall
3 11 (11.00%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (7.00%) DHCP
5 6 (6.00%) Unified Communications
6 5 (5.00%) SAN
7 4 (4.00%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.00%) IPsec
8 3 (3.00%) Network Security
8 3 (3.00%) Skype
8 3 (3.00%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (3.00%) SSL
8 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.00%) LAN
9 2 (2.00%) WAN
9 2 (2.00%) X.509
10 1 (1.00%) POP3
10 1 (1.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) Power BI
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.00%) Big Data
2 2 (2.00%) Data Lake
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.00%) Metadata
3 1 (1.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.00%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.00%) GitLab
3 2 (2.00%) JIRA
3 2 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.00%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.00%) kappa
4 1 (1.00%) MSI
4 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (24.00%) Finance
1 24 (24.00%) Social Skills
2 12 (12.00%) Documentation Skills
2 12 (12.00%) Public Sector
3 10 (10.00%) Electronics
3 10 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (10.00%) Marketing
3 10 (10.00%) Publishing
3 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.00%) Banking
5 8 (8.00%) Influencing Skills
5 8 (8.00%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (6.00%) Digital Economy
7 5 (5.00%) Retail
8 1 (1.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Consultant
2 17 (17.00%) Architect
3 15 (15.00%) Azure Engineer
3 15 (15.00%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 14 (14.00%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
5 13 (13.00%) Azure Architect
6 9 (9.00%) Microsoft 365 Architect
7 8 (8.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) Exchange Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) Messaging Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Active Directory Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Active Directory Specialist
10 4 (4.00%) Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Identity Management Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Management Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Security Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.00%) OAuth
2 15 (15.00%) SAML
3 4 (4.00%) OpenID
4 3 (3.00%) .NET
4 3 (3.00%) LDAP
5 2 (2.00%) ADSI
6 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.00%) JSON
6 1 (1.00%) Kafka
6 1 (1.00%) Middleware
6 1 (1.00%) PySpark
6 1 (1.00%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.00%) Web Services
6 1 (1.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.00%) Social Media
3 9 (9.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (6.00%) PKI
5 5 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 5 (5.00%) BYOD
5 5 (5.00%) iPad
5 5 (5.00%) iPhone
5 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.00%) User Experience
6 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.00%) Replication
8 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.00%) FMCG
8 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.00%) Windows
2 23 (23.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (18.00%) Windows 10
4 14 (14.00%) Linux
5 13 (13.00%) Android
5 13 (13.00%) Apple iOS
6 10 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.00%) HPUX
11 3 (3.00%) Unix
11 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.00%) Migration
2 18 (18.00%) Identity Management
3 15 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (13.00%) DevOps
4 13 (13.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.00%) Cost Reduction
6 10 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 10 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 9 (9.00%) Data Governance
7 9 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (9.00%) Scrum
8 8 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (7.00%) Application Packaging
9 7 (7.00%) Architecture Governance
9 7 (7.00%) Change Management
9 7 (7.00%) Decision-Making
9 7 (7.00%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (7.00%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.00%) Python
3 8 (8.00%) TypeScript
4 7 (7.00%) C
5 4 (4.00%) SQL
6 3 (3.00%) C#
7 2 (2.00%) Scala
7 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.00%) XPath
8 1 (1.00%) Go
8 1 (1.00%) Groovy
8 1 (1.00%) Java
8 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
2 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.00%) DV Cleared
3 11 (11.00%) MCSE
4 10 (10.00%) Degree
5 6 (6.00%) MCSA
6 2 (2.00%) MCITP
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (1.00%) CISSP
7 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) GDPR
1 6 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.00%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 79 (79.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.00%) Docker
3 8 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (7.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 2 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.00%) vSphere
7 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 29 (29.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 25 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
3 10 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 10 (10.00%) SCCM
3 10 (10.00%) Terraform
4 3 (3.00%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (3.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.00%) TrustSec
5 2 (2.00%) Ansible
5 2 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.00%) MIIS
5 2 (2.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.00%) Puppet
5 2 (2.00%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.00%) Istio
6 1 (1.00%) Nessus
6 1 (1.00%) Salt
6 1 (1.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.00%) VMware
3 10 (10.00%) Samsung
3 10 (10.00%) SAP
4 8 (8.00%) Cisco
5 6 (6.00%) Ivanti
6 5 (5.00%) Citrix
6 5 (5.00%) McAfee
7 4 (4.00%) Clearswift
7 4 (4.00%) HP
7 4 (4.00%) MobileIron
7 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.00%) EMC
8 3 (3.00%) Hitachi
8 3 (3.00%) NetApp
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle
8 3 (3.00%) Varonis
9 2 (2.00%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.00%) Databricks