The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Active Directory Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Specialist
Rank 163 208 -
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.084% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.089% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £344 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Active Directory Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3237 5622 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.60% 94.71% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 4375 4031
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 91 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Active Directory Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Active Directory Specialist in the job title.

Active Directory Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Active Directory Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Active Directory Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Active Directory Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Active Directory Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Active Directory Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Active Directory Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Active Directory Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management

Active Directory Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware