Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Active Directory Specialist was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 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) Specialist
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 606 602
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 23 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.038% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.039% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 8
London median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.07%
10th Percentile £391 £310 £266
90th Percentile £518 £522 £443
England median daily rate £288 £388 £413
% change year-on-year -25.81% -6.06% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £55.65 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44411 43038 44839
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.01% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32161 30620 31621
London median daily rate £492 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £265
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 556 694
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.75% +7.40%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Active Directory Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Active Directory Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory Specialist in London

Active Directory Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory Specialist in London

Active Directory Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory Specialist in London

Active Directory Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory Specialist in London

Active Directory Specialist
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist within the London region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +1 3 £425 +4.62%
Active Directory Specialist
England

Active Directory Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (78.26%) Banking
3 18 (78.26%) Finance
3 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 18 (78.26%) PowerShell
4 17 (73.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
4 17 (73.91%) Migration
5 16 (69.57%) Office 365
6 15 (65.22%) Task Automation
7 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (8.70%) VB
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) EMC
8 2 (8.70%) DNS
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) SAN
8 2 (8.70%) Hitachi
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
9 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
9 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (4.35%) vRealize
9 1 (4.35%) Service Design
9 1 (4.35%) Change Management
9 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (4.35%) Identity Management

Active Directory Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (73.91%) Azure Active Directory
3 16 (69.57%) Office 365
4 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
General
1 18 (78.26%) Banking
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Migration
2 15 (65.22%) Task Automation
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Service Design
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) EMC
1 2 (8.70%) Hitachi
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) VMware