The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Active Directory Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Consultant
UK
Rank 572 581 561
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Consultant 21 31 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.062% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.065% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 24
Median daily rate £450 £419 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £313 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £650 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42518 47379 47264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.78% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27667 30205 29656
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1737 1864
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Active Directory Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Active Directory Consultant in the job title.

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 24 January 2017.

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 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
England +11 17 £450 +5.88% 6
Scotland +26 4 - -
Edinburgh +23 4 - -
London -5 4 £475 +11.76% 2
North West +23 3 £375 -
Cheshire +25 2 £375 -
South East +12 2 £444 +10.93%
East of England +1 2 £450 -25.00%
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
South West - 2 £338 - 1
Berkshire +15 1 £513 +13.88%
East Midlands 0 1 £550 +37.50%
Manchester - 1 £338 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -
Bristol - 1 £338 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £338 -
Bracknell - 1 £513 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £375 -
Derby - 1 £550 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £450 -
Watford - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £550 -

Active Directory Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Active Directory Consultant 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 featuring Active Directory Consultant in the job title.

1 59 (95.16%) Active Directory
2 35 (56.45%) Windows
3 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (45.16%) DNS
5 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (32.26%) Office 365
7 19 (30.65%) Migration
7 19 (30.65%) Windows Server
8 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
10 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (22.58%) DHCP
12 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
14 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
15 10 (16.13%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
16 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (12.90%) VMware
17 8 (12.90%) SCCM
17 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
18 7 (11.29%) Symantec
18 7 (11.29%) Skype for Business
18 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 7 (11.29%) Skype
18 7 (11.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
19 6 (9.68%) AirWatch
19 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Monitoring

Active Directory Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.26%) Office 365
2 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (16.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.23%) PaaS
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (45.16%) DNS
2 14 (22.58%) DHCP
3 7 (11.29%) Skype
4 6 (9.68%) LAN
4 6 (9.68%) WAN
5 5 (8.06%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (8.06%) Kerberos
5 5 (8.06%) SMTP
6 3 (4.84%) Firewall
7 2 (3.23%) LDAP
7 2 (3.23%) Network Security
7 2 (3.23%) X.500
8 1 (1.61%) IPsec
8 1 (1.61%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.61%) VPN
8 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
1 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.84%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) PKI
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.06%) Replication
3 1 (1.61%) BYOD
3 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (56.45%) Windows
2 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (30.65%) Windows Server
4 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.06%) Android
7 4 (6.45%) VMS
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.61%) Linux
9 1 (1.61%) SUSE
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Migration
2 7 (11.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 6 (9.68%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (8.06%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (8.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (8.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (4.84%) Build Automation
5 3 (4.84%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.23%) DevOps
6 2 (3.23%) Document Management
6 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.61%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.61%) Coaching
7 1 (1.61%) Data Management
7 1 (1.61%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.61%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.06%) VB
3 4 (6.45%) Java
4 3 (4.84%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) C++
4 3 (4.84%) VBScript
5 2 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.68%) MCSE
5 5 (8.06%) MCP
5 5 (8.06%) MCTS
6 4 (6.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 59 (95.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) NDS
4 1 (1.61%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (1.61%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 6 (9.68%) AirWatch
2 6 (9.68%) SCOM
3 5 (8.06%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (8.06%) WSUS
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Ansible
5 1 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.61%) Puppet
5 1 (1.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) VMware
3 7 (11.29%) Symantec
4 5 (8.06%) Cisco
4 5 (8.06%) HP
4 5 (8.06%) MobileIron
5 3 (4.84%) Citrix
5 3 (4.84%) Intel
5 3 (4.84%) IronPort
5 3 (4.84%) RightFax
6 2 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (1.61%) Apple
7 1 (1.61%) Mercator
7 1 (1.61%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.61%) Novell
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
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