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 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) Support Analyst
UK
Rank 582 594 591
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Support Analyst 11 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.036% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.038% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
Median daily rate £175 £250 £129
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +94.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £183 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £325 £177
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £225 £155
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Median hourly rate £10.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% -17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -19.51%

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 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 24 January 2017.

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 14 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 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 +15 11 £175 -30.00%
London +1 6 £175 -30.00%
Surrey - 2 £150 -
South East - 2 £150 -
Colchester +1 1 - -
East of England -4 1 - -
Essex -7 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Farnham - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £150 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

Active Directory Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 34 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 33 (91.67%) Windows
3 26 (72.22%) Windows 7
3 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 22 (61.11%) MS Office
5 18 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 17 (47.22%) Citrix
6 17 (47.22%) Windows 8
7 15 (41.67%) Incident Management
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL
8 5 (13.89%) Law
9 4 (11.11%) Legal
10 3 (8.33%) Dell
11 2 (5.56%) Intel Security
11 2 (5.56%) Perl
11 2 (5.56%) SQL
11 2 (5.56%) VMware
11 2 (5.56%) SCCM
11 2 (5.56%) Video on Demand
11 2 (5.56%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (5.56%) Security Patching
11 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
11 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (2.78%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 1 (2.78%) Data Loss Prevention
12 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
12 1 (2.78%) Office 365
12 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
12 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement

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 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (61.11%) MS Office
2 18 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
General
1 5 (13.89%) Law
2 4 (11.11%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (5.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Windows 7
3 17 (47.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) Security Patching
4 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.78%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.78%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Perl
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) MCITP
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 34 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (5.56%) Intel Security
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Lotus