The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 15 24 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 6 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.17% 4.48% 11.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 4.84% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate £228 £231 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.62% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £166 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £296 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £250 £235
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110 186 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 94.83% 92.54% 88.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 79 87
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.77 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.97% -1.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £44.90 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Support Analyst
Scotland

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) SLA
5 4 (33.33%) Remedy
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Data Management
7 2 (16.67%) Change Control
8 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (8.33%) QA
8 1 (8.33%) Drupal
8 1 (8.33%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (8.33%) Maximo
8 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (8.33%) ETL
8 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (8.33%) ODBC
8 1 (8.33%) Python
8 1 (8.33%) C#
8 1 (8.33%) Java
8 1 (8.33%) JavaScript

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Maximo
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle