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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Support Analyst
UK
Rank 584 604 598
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Support Analyst 12 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.039% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.041% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Median daily rate £175 £296 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.92% +152.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £189 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £193
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £284 £158
% change year-on-year
-51.54% +80.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 15 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 21 February 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 +24 12 £175 -22.22% 5
London +8 6 £175 -44.00% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £125 -
South East +17 2 £275 +83.33% 3
Surrey +15 1 £150 - 1
Colchester 0 1 - -
East of England -3 1 - -
Essex -8 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £125 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £125 -
York - 1 £125 -
Staines - 1 £150 -
Leeds - 1 £125 -
Crawley - 1 £400 -

Active Directory Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 31 (93.94%) Active Directory
2 30 (90.91%) Windows
3 22 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
5 17 (51.52%) MS Office
6 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 12 (36.36%) Windows 8
7 11 (33.33%) Citrix
8 9 (27.27%) Incident Management
9 7 (21.21%) ITIL
10 5 (15.15%) Law
11 4 (12.12%) Legal
12 3 (9.09%) SCCM
12 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (9.09%) VMware
13 2 (6.06%) Migration
13 2 (6.06%) Dell
13 2 (6.06%) Intel Security
13 2 (6.06%) Perl
13 2 (6.06%) SQL
13 2 (6.06%) Video on Demand
13 2 (6.06%) Security Patching
13 2 (6.06%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
14 1 (3.03%) Server Building
14 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
14 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
14 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications

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 (3.03%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Office
2 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
General
1 5 (15.15%) Law
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Online Betting
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (6.06%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.03%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.03%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Server Building
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Perl
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) MCITP
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 31 (93.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Dell
4 2 (6.06%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Lotus
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec