The median contractor rate for an Active Directory Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Consultant
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 164 205
Rank change year-on-year 0 +41  
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Consultant 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.030% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.031% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £56.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3166 3182 5507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.70% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2430 2585 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 97
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Active Directory Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Active Directory Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory Consultant in the City of London

Active Directory Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory Consultant in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory Consultant in the City of London

Active Directory Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory Consultant in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory Consultant in the City of London

Active Directory Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory Consultant in the City of London

Active Directory Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the City of London region featuring Active Directory Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) SCOM
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management

Active Directory Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft