The table below looks at the statistics for the Active Directory Support Analyst 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Support Analyst
Rank 633 603 593
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Support Analyst 25 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.050% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.053% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 10
Average daily rate £150 £150 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £90 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £215 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £110 £204
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -46.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%

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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Active Directory Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 30 April 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 14 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 Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -34 23 £150 - 5
Essex +14 11 - - 1
East of England +11 11 - - 1
Colchester - 11 - - 1
London -11 6 £116 -22.66% 1
South East -20 6 £150 - 2
Surrey - 4 £150 -
Edinburgh - 2 £363 -
Scotland - 2 £363 -
Hampshire 0 1 £160 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £413 -
Southampton - 1 £160 - 1
Crawley - 1 £413 -
Paddington - 1 - -

Active Directory Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Active Directory Support Analyst 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 40 (93.02%) Windows
3 31 (72.09%) Citrix
4 29 (67.44%) Windows 7
5 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
6 21 (48.84%) Windows 8
7 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
7 19 (44.19%) MS Office
8 17 (39.53%) Incident Management
9 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
10 11 (25.58%) VMware
11 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
11 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (20.93%) Skype for Business
13 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
13 7 (16.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (11.63%) SCCM
14 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
14 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
14 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
15 4 (9.30%) Service Management
15 4 (9.30%) Terminal Services
15 4 (9.30%) XenApp
15 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
15 4 (9.30%) ThinPrint
15 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
16 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Active Directory Support Analyst 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) Skype for Business
3 7 (16.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
1 19 (44.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (93.02%) Windows
2 29 (67.44%) Windows 7
3 21 (48.84%) Windows 8
4 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
5 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Incident Management
2 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (9.30%) Service Management
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.33%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (2.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.33%) Migration
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) MCP
1 1 (2.33%) MCSA
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Terminal Services
2 4 (9.30%) XenApp
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) SCOM
2 3 (6.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Citrix
2 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.58%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) ThinPrint
5 3 (6.98%) Symantec
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) Veeam
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