The table below looks at the statistics for the Active Directory Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Active Directory Specialist
Rank 567 538 530
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 9 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.056% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.060% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £406 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £270
% change year-on-year
- +48.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Active Directory Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Active Directory Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Active Directory Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Active Directory Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Active Directory Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Top 8 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 Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -31 7 £458 +12.61% 4
London -15 5 £490 +3.15% 2
City of London +17 2 £463 -15.90% 1
South East - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Active Directory Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Migration
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
5 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
6 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 6 (25.00%) DNS
6 6 (25.00%) Identity Management
6 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 4 (16.67%) PKI
8 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (16.67%) LDAP
8 4 (16.67%) UNIX
8 4 (16.67%) Office 365
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (8.33%) IPsec
10 2 (8.33%) Internet
10 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 2 (8.33%) Legal
10 2 (8.33%) MCSE
10 2 (8.33%) DHCP
10 2 (8.33%) Kerberos

Active Directory Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) LDAP
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) Kerberos
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 24 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) NetApp
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