The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 11 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.55% 5.38% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 5.49% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £325 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £216 £245
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -11.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.17 £78.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. 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
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48 91 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 90.57% 97.85% 90.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 77
Average daily rate £200 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £130 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £29.17 £16.00 £14.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.31% +7.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.60 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £140.00 £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Analyst across the Aberdeen region.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Analyst across the Aberdeen region.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Document Management
5 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) VCP4
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) VCP4
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) Kofax
1 1 (14.29%) Open Text
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