The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Active Directory Specialist
Rank 420 412 409
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.035% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.038% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate
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£406 £406 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £394 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.46% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22142 23580 24592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15051 16152 16176
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 460 627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp

Active Directory Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
1 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) SAP