The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 108 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 12 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.93% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.02% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 8
Median daily rate £287 £450 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.33% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £208 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £240 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £12.25 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.45 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -3.66%
Support Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2213 2363 2281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.05% 91.98% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1251 1069
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 108 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Reading +3 3 £145 -63.75% 2
Newbury -3 1 £275 - 3
Bracknell -10 1 £298 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) IIS
5 5 (18.52%) MS Office
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
6 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
6 4 (14.81%) SCCM
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 3 (11.11%) VMware
7 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
7 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 3 (11.11%) Linux
7 3 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.11%) Remedy
7 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
8 2 (7.41%) HP
8 2 (7.41%) Dell

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (18.52%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Documentum
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) S/MIME
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) SMTP
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
4 1 (3.70%) German Language
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.70%) COM
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.70%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.41%) Change Control
2 2 (7.41%) ETL
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Data Security
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.70%) MVC
3 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.70%) Release Management
3 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Korn
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ACCA
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) MOS
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) Netcool
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.70%) Unicenter
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Remedy
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Meridio
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas