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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Specialist
Rank 156 197 209
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.071% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.075% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £410 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.08% -23.33%
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
3313 5358 5910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.63% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 4077 4318
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 82 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.95 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

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 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft