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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Specialist
Rank 431 443 427
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.013% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.013% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Median daily rate £325 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £311 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £413 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.96% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.25
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
21551 22395 23085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.71% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15332 15718 15678
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 329 439
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Migration
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
4 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
7 5 (23.81%) DHCP
7 5 (23.81%) DNS
7 5 (23.81%) Office 365
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
8 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
9 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (14.29%) Dell
9 3 (14.29%) Citrix
9 3 (14.29%) LDAP
9 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
10 2 (9.52%) Apple
10 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (9.52%) Skype
10 2 (9.52%) Mimecast

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 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
3 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.76%) Google Apps
3 1 (4.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) LDAP
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.52%) Skype
4 1 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) SMTP
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) High Availability
3 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSA
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) Apple
4 2 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.76%) Mercator
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec