The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Active Directory Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Support Analyst
Rank 613 613 571
Rank change year-on-year
0 -42
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Support Analyst 33 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.045% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.048% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 24
Median daily rate £150 £220 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £138 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £308 £200
% change year-on-year
-51.21% +53.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 17
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.30 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +8.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £22.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Active Directory Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Active Directory Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Active Directory Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Active Directory Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Active Directory Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Active Directory Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Active Directory Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Active Directory Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Active Directory Support Analyst
Top 24 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 Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
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 +5 32 £150 -31.81% 4
East of England +22 15 £185 -22.91% 1
Essex +15 14 - -
Colchester -1 14 - -
London -13 8 £143 -35.00% 1
South East -6 5 £150 -60.00%
Surrey - 3 £150 -
North West -7 2 - -
Manchester -14 2 - -
City of London +32 1 - -
Hampshire +10 1 £160 -
Crawley 0 1 £413 +10.00%
West Sussex -12 1 £413 +10.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £125 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £125 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £125 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £160 -
Spalding - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £185 -
Edinburgh - 1 £118 -
Scotland - 1 £118 -
Norfolk - 1 £185 -

Active Directory Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Active Directory Support Analyst 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 56 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 52 (92.86%) Windows
3 40 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 37 (66.07%) Citrix
5 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
6 32 (57.14%) MS Office
7 29 (51.79%) Windows 8
8 28 (50.00%) MS Excel
9 24 (42.86%) Incident Management
10 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
10 15 (26.79%) MS Exchange
11 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (14.29%) Blackberry
12 8 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (12.50%) VMware
13 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (10.71%) Skype for Business
14 6 (10.71%) SCCM
14 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (10.71%) Terminal Services
14 6 (10.71%) ITIL
15 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
15 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
15 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
15 5 (8.93%) Service Management
15 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (8.93%) Driving Licence
16 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
16 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis

Active Directory Support Analyst 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 15 (26.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (10.71%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (57.14%) MS Office
2 28 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) DHCP
1 3 (5.36%) DNS
1 3 (5.36%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) LAN
2 2 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) LDAP
3 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Back Office
2 1 (1.79%) Online Betting
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.93%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) CMDB
5 1 (1.79%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (92.86%) Windows
2 40 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 29 (51.79%) Windows 8
4 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
5 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.36%) Linux
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 6 (10.71%) ITIL
3 5 (8.93%) Service Management
4 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.79%) Change Control
6 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.79%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (1.79%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.79%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.79%) Line Management
6 1 (1.79%) Migration
6 1 (1.79%) Network Management
6 1 (1.79%) Open Source
6 1 (1.79%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.79%) CCNA
1 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.79%) MCP
1 1 (1.79%) MCSE
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 56 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) Terminal Services
3 4 (7.14%) XenApp
4 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.79%) UAG
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (5.36%) SCOM
2 3 (5.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (66.07%) Citrix
2 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (7.14%) ThinPrint
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco
5 3 (5.36%) LANDesk
5 3 (5.36%) Symantec
6 2 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) AppSense
7 1 (1.79%) arcserve
7 1 (1.79%) Avaya
7 1 (1.79%) CA
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Lotus
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) Red Box
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) Sophos
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