The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Specialist
Rank 420 414 413
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 11 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.051% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.054% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Median daily rate £406 £413 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £326 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Active Directory Specialist
England

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
21061 22369 21797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.77% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15700 14988
Median daily rate £455 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 376 408
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £41.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Active Directory Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +39 2 £344 -16.66%
Active Directory Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Active Directory Specialist in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Migration
4 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) Office 365
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
10 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
10 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) Dell
10 3 (15.00%) Citrix
10 3 (15.00%) LDAP
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (10.00%) Skype
11 2 (10.00%) Mimecast
11 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (10.00%) Apple

Active Directory Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
3 1 (5.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) LDAP
3 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (10.00%) Skype
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) SMTP
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSA
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.00%) Mercator
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec