The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 28 41 24
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.50% 2.25% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 2.48% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
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£250 £180 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -57.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £156 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £302 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £208 £210
% change year-on-year
+10.84% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.13
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.19%
Support Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
348 403 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.80% 90.77% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 256 106
Average daily rate £390 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.76 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +4 3 £160 - 1
Luton +3 2 £223 +17.10% 3
Dunstable -2 2 £190 -
Support Analyst
East of England

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Statistics
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Data Mapping
3 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) SLA
3 3 (18.75%) Back Office
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
4 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
4 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Statistics
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Data Mapping
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Lotus
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) OpenText
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