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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Support Analyst
Rank 622 643 602
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -41
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Support Analyst 39 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.035% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.037% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 23
Median daily rate £150 £240 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £202 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £380 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 10
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.30 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +28.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%

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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 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 30 July 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 +35 38 £154 -35.93% 1
East of England +34 17 £185 -22.91%
Essex +15 16 - -
Colchester 0 16 - -
London -4 10 £143 -37.82%
Yorkshire - 4 £118 -
North West - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - -
South East +13 2 £155 -59.97%
West Yorkshire - 2 £118 -
Leeds - 2 £118 -
City of London +46 1 - -
Hampshire +2 1 £160 -
Surrey - 1 £150 -
Dorset - 1 £158 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 £158 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £110 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £158 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £110 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Southampton - 1 £160 -
Spalding - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £185 -
York - 1 £110 -
Sheffield - 1 £300 -
Edinburgh - 1 £118 -
Scotland - 1 £118 -

Active Directory Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 64 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 58 (90.63%) Windows
3 45 (70.31%) Windows 7
4 39 (60.94%) Citrix
5 38 (59.38%) Microsoft
6 35 (54.69%) MS Office
7 34 (53.13%) MS Excel
8 32 (50.00%) Windows 8
9 28 (43.75%) Incident Management
10 15 (23.44%) Windows Server
11 13 (20.31%) MS Exchange
12 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (12.50%) ITIL
14 7 (10.94%) Blackberry
14 7 (10.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (9.38%) Skype for Business
15 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (9.38%) Driving Licence
15 6 (9.38%) Terminal Services
15 6 (9.38%) Service Management
15 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
15 6 (9.38%) SCCM
15 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (7.81%) VMware
17 4 (6.25%) ThinPrint
17 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
17 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
17 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
17 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
17 4 (6.25%) Finance

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 13 (20.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (9.38%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (54.69%) MS Office
2 34 (53.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) DHCP
1 3 (4.69%) DNS
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
1 3 (4.69%) LAN
1 3 (4.69%) WAN
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) SAN
2 2 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (1.56%) LDAP
3 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Back Office
2 1 (1.56%) Online Betting
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.38%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.13%) Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) CMDB
4 1 (1.56%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 58 (90.63%) Windows
2 45 (70.31%) Windows 7
3 32 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 15 (23.44%) Windows Server
5 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.13%) Linux
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Incident Management
2 8 (12.50%) ITIL
3 6 (9.38%) Service Management
4 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.56%) Line Management
6 1 (1.56%) Migration
6 1 (1.56%) Network Management
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.56%) Release Management
6 1 (1.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.56%) CCNA
1 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
1 1 (1.56%) MCP
1 1 (1.56%) MCSE
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.69%) XenApp
4 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.56%) UAG
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) SCOM
2 2 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Citrix
2 38 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) LANDesk
4 4 (6.25%) ThinPrint
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco
5 2 (3.13%) Dell
5 2 (3.13%) HP
5 2 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (1.56%) AppSense
6 1 (1.56%) arcserve
6 1 (1.56%) Avaya
6 1 (1.56%) CA
6 1 (1.56%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Lotus
6 1 (1.56%) NetApp
6 1 (1.56%) Remedy
6 1 (1.56%) Sophos
6 1 (1.56%) Wyse