Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 443 328 391
Rank change year-on-year -115 +63 +80
Contract jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services 134 53 153
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.99% 2.00% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 30 109
10th Percentile £341 £361 £358
25th Percentile £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £463 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.35% -2.63% +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £519 £556
90th Percentile £682 £555 £588
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
England median hourly rate - £59.25 -

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 6,739 2,656 5,360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.86% 16.82% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,082 1,933 3,967
10th Percentile £413 £350 £313
25th Percentile £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +2.80%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £631
90th Percentile £738 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 53
10th Percentile £19.63 £12.50 £12.44
25th Percentile £22.27 £12.75 £12.76
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.70 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.39% +3.48% +6.95%
75th Percentile £60.50 £26.63 £22.00
90th Percentile £79.38 £36.38 £42.98
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -8.05% +24.29% -

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -50 12 £488 -7.14% 7
West London - 2 £350 - 2
Active Directory Federation Services
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 120 (89.55%) Active Directory
2 92 (68.66%) Azure
3 83 (61.94%) Microsoft
4 73 (54.48%) Windows
5 68 (50.75%) Microsoft 365
6 66 (49.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 54 (40.30%) PowerShell
8 43 (32.09%) SAML
8 43 (32.09%) Windows Server
9 37 (27.61%) Social Skills
10 36 (26.87%) DNS
11 33 (24.63%) VMware
12 29 (21.64%) Single Sign-On
13 28 (20.90%) Migration
14 27 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (19.40%) Finance
16 24 (17.91%) SCCM
17 23 (17.16%) Banking
17 23 (17.16%) AWS
17 23 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (16.42%) PKI
19 20 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (14.93%) Firewall
19 20 (14.93%) DHCP
19 20 (14.93%) Windows 10
20 19 (14.18%) DevOps
21 18 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 18 (13.43%) Linux
21 18 (13.43%) Citrix
21 18 (13.43%) Identity Management

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 9 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.99%) Confluence
3 3 (2.24%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.24%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (68.66%) Azure
2 68 (50.75%) Microsoft 365
3 66 (49.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (17.16%) AWS
5 11 (8.21%) SaaS
6 9 (6.72%) IaaS
7 6 (4.48%) Serverless
8 5 (3.73%) Mimecast
8 5 (3.73%) PaaS
9 4 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (2.99%) OneDrive
10 3 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (2.24%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.49%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (1.49%) Azure Service Fabric
11 2 (1.49%) Azure Stack
11 2 (1.49%) Datadog
11 2 (1.49%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.87%) DNS
2 20 (14.93%) DHCP
2 20 (14.93%) Firewall
3 15 (11.19%) SSL
4 13 (9.70%) Kerberos
5 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.97%) Unified Communications
7 7 (5.22%) Network Security
7 7 (5.22%) VPN
7 7 (5.22%) X.509
8 6 (4.48%) SAN
9 4 (2.99%) LAN
10 3 (2.24%) IPsec
10 3 (2.24%) NAS
10 3 (2.24%) Skype
10 3 (2.24%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (1.49%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.49%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.49%) Big Data
3 2 (1.49%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.49%) FileMaker
3 2 (1.49%) Power BI
4 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.75%) Metadata
4 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.75%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.99%) JIRA
3 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.24%) GitLab
4 2 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.75%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.75%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.75%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.75%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.75%) kappa
5 1 (0.75%) MSI
5 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (27.61%) Social Skills
2 26 (19.40%) Finance
3 23 (17.16%) Banking
4 14 (10.45%) Documentation Skills
5 8 (5.97%) Digital Economy
6 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.22%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (4.48%) Public Sector
8 3 (2.24%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (1.49%) Local Government
10 1 (0.75%) Electronics
10 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.75%) Marketing
10 1 (0.75%) Publishing
10 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (20.90%) Architect
2 15 (11.19%) Active Directory Engineer
2 15 (11.19%) Azure Architect
2 15 (11.19%) Consultant
3 14 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.21%) Azure Engineer
4 11 (8.21%) Technical Architect
5 10 (7.46%) Microsoft 365 Architect
6 9 (6.72%) Security Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Active Directory Specialist
7 6 (4.48%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Security Architect
7 6 (4.48%) Security Consultant
7 6 (4.48%) Server Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Active Directory Architect
8 5 (3.73%) Administrator
8 5 (3.73%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
8 5 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (32.09%) SAML
2 18 (13.43%) OAuth
3 14 (10.45%) LDAP
4 10 (7.46%) OpenID
4 10 (7.46%) SPNEGO
5 3 (2.24%) .NET
6 2 (1.49%) ARM Templates
6 2 (1.49%) YAML
7 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.75%) Kafka
7 1 (0.75%) PySpark
7 1 (0.75%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.75%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) PKI
2 11 (8.21%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.97%) Private Cloud
3 8 (5.97%) Replication
4 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.49%) Clustering
7 2 (1.49%) CMDB
7 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.75%) BYOD
8 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) FMCG
8 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.75%) NHS
8 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (54.48%) Windows
2 43 (32.09%) Windows Server
3 23 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (14.93%) Windows 10
4 20 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (13.43%) Linux
6 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (3.73%) Unix
10 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.24%) Android
11 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.24%) HPUX
11 3 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.49%) SUSE
13 1 (0.75%) AIX
13 1 (0.75%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) Migration
2 19 (14.18%) DevOps
3 18 (13.43%) Identity Management
3 18 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (12.69%) ITIL
5 13 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.46%) Data Governance
6 10 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (7.46%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (6.72%) Application Packaging
7 9 (6.72%) Security Architecture
7 9 (6.72%) SIEM
8 8 (5.97%) Application Rationalisation
8 8 (5.97%) Architectural Design
8 8 (5.97%) Architecture Governance
8 8 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.97%) Server Management
8 8 (5.97%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (5.97%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.30%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.70%) SQL
3 9 (6.72%) C
4 7 (5.22%) Python
5 2 (1.49%) Perl
5 2 (1.49%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.75%) C#
6 1 (0.75%) Java
6 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.75%) Scala
6 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.19%) Degree
2 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.97%) MCSE
4 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.99%) MCSA
6 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.49%) HPE ATP
6 2 (1.49%) MCITP
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) GDPR
1 10 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.49%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.75%) NIST
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (89.55%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.96%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 9 (6.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (6.72%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.73%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.99%) Docker
6 4 (2.99%) vSphere
7 3 (2.24%) DFS Replication
7 3 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.49%) NFS
8 2 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.75%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 29 (21.64%) Single Sign-On
2 24 (17.91%) SCCM
3 15 (11.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (5.22%) Terraform
5 6 (4.48%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.48%) SCOM
6 4 (2.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (2.24%) Ansible
7 3 (2.24%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.24%) DatAdvantage
7 3 (2.24%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.24%) TrustSec
8 2 (1.49%) EdgeSight
8 2 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.49%) Puppet
8 2 (1.49%) WSUS
9 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 83 (61.94%) Microsoft
2 33 (24.63%) VMware
3 18 (13.43%) Citrix
4 12 (8.96%) Cisco
5 9 (6.72%) McAfee
6 8 (5.97%) EMC
6 8 (5.97%) Ivanti
7 7 (5.22%) HP
7 7 (5.22%) Oracle
7 7 (5.22%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.48%) Dell
8 6 (4.48%) NetApp
8 6 (4.48%) ServiceNow
8 6 (4.48%) SolarWinds
8 6 (4.48%) Zerto
9 4 (2.99%) CA
9 4 (2.99%) Hitachi
9 4 (2.99%) IBM
9 4 (2.99%) MobileIron
10 3 (2.24%) Bloomberg