The first table below looks at the demand for the Active Directory Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Active Directory Consultant
Rank 558 538 582
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +44
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Consultant 29 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.013% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.014% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate £356 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £335 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £415 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Active Directory Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Active Directory Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Active Directory Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory Consultant within the UK.

Active Directory Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Active Directory Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Active Directory Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Active Directory Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory Consultant within the UK.

Active Directory Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Active Directory Consultant
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -64 29 £356 -5.00% 3
West Midlands -14 2 £348 -
Birmingham - 1 £375 -

Active Directory Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Active Directory Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 29 (54.72%) Windows
3 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
3 18 (33.96%) Migration
4 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (22.64%) Office 365
6 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
7 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (13.21%) DNS
8 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
8 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
9 6 (11.32%) Windows Intune
9 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
9 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
10 5 (9.43%) Finance
11 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
11 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
11 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (7.55%) Replication
12 3 (5.66%) Citrix
12 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
12 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
12 3 (5.66%) DHCP
12 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
12 3 (5.66%) SCCM
12 3 (5.66%) Application Packaging
13 2 (3.77%) PKI
13 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery

Active Directory Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Active Directory Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Lync
3 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (22.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) DNS
2 3 (5.66%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Replication
2 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
5 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Migration
2 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (3.77%) ITIL
3 1 (1.89%) Project Management
3 1 (1.89%) Information Security
3 1 (1.89%) Service Management
3 1 (1.89%) Identity Management
3 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
3 1 (1.89%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) OCA
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 53 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) UAG
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Windows Intune
2 3 (5.66%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) MIIS
4 1 (1.89%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Citrix
3 2 (3.77%) Mercator
4 1 (1.89%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) HP
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