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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Support Analyst
Rank 618 600 582
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Support Analyst 30 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.050% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.053% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 19
Median daily rate £150 £150 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £96 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £217 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £110 £160
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 20 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 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 -6 30 £150 - 4
East of England +22 14 £185 - 1
Essex +10 13 - -
Colchester - 13 - -
South East -4 7 £150 - 1
London -15 7 £116 -36.43% 1
Surrey - 4 £150 -
Hampshire +1 2 £160 -
Southampton - 2 £160 -
City of London +36 1 - - 1
East Midlands +10 1 - -
Spalding - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £413 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £125 -
Yorkshire - 1 £125 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £185 -
Norwich - 1 £185 -
Crawley - 1 £413 -
Leeds - 1 £125 -

Active Directory Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 48 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 44 (91.67%) Windows
3 31 (64.58%) Windows 7
3 31 (64.58%) Citrix
4 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 22 (45.83%) MS Office
6 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 20 (41.67%) Windows 8
7 18 (37.50%) Incident Management
8 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
10 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (16.67%) VMware
11 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
11 8 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (14.58%) Skype for Business
13 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (10.42%) Service Management
14 5 (10.42%) Terminal Services
14 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
14 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
14 5 (10.42%) ITIL
14 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
14 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (10.42%) Driving Licence
15 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
15 4 (8.33%) ThinPrint
15 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (8.33%) XenApp

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 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (14.58%) Skype for Business
4 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
6 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (45.83%) MS Office
2 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
1 2 (4.17%) LAN
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
1 2 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) VoIP
2 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
2 1 (2.08%) Online Betting
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.42%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.08%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (91.67%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Windows 7
3 20 (41.67%) Windows 8
4 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 5 (10.42%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Service Management
3 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.08%) Change Control
5 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.08%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (2.08%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.08%) Line Management
5 1 (2.08%) Migration
5 1 (2.08%) Network Management
5 1 (2.08%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (2.08%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
1 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) MCP
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) Terminal Services
3 4 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 3 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Citrix
2 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (8.33%) ThinPrint
5 3 (6.25%) LANDesk
5 3 (6.25%) Symantec
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) arcserve
7 1 (2.08%) CA
7 1 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Veeam