The first table below looks at the demand for the Active Directory Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Active Directory Specialist
Rank 397 397 406
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.029% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.031% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £394 £370
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21546 22422 24477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.78% 92.46% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14798 15261 15876
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 472 642
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £42.50 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Active Directory Specialist
England

Active Directory Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Active Directory Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Active Directory Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Active Directory Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Active Directory Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Active Directory Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

Active Directory Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory Specialist across the London region.

Active Directory Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Active Directory Specialist
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Active Directory Specialist
England

Active Directory Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Active Directory Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Active Directory Specialist in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Law
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM

Active Directory Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Active Directory Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Active Directory Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp