The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 94 97 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 31 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 1.21% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.35% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 20
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£228 £238 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% -6.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £137 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £223 £248
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -10.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.70 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £24.50 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
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
2554 2599 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.53% 90.18% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1349 899
Average daily rate £382 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.55% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 97 150
Average hourly rate £17.11 £17.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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 17 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Reading +3 9 £350 +47.36% 4
Slough -2 4 £148 +9.25%
Bracknell +5 3 £131 -
Maidenhead +2 2 £228 -18.75%
Newbury -3 2 £200 -
Hungerford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (22.00%) MS Office
6 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (14.00%) Linux
8 6 (12.00%) Project Management
8 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.00%) Retail
8 6 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (12.00%) Finance
9 5 (10.00%) Data Management
9 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (10.00%) ITIL
9 5 (10.00%) Java
9 5 (10.00%) SQL
9 5 (10.00%) SCCM
10 4 (8.00%) Data Mapping
10 4 (8.00%) AIX
10 4 (8.00%) ETL
10 4 (8.00%) Vitria
10 4 (8.00%) BusinessWare
10 4 (8.00%) webMethods
10 4 (8.00%) Migration
10 4 (8.00%) Ab Initio
11 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
11 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
11 3 (6.00%) Citrix

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Office
2 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) BusinessWare
2 2 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.00%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) DNS
1 3 (6.00%) DHCP
2 2 (4.00%) VoIP
2 2 (4.00%) MPLS
2 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.00%) SSH
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (2.00%) OLAP
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.00%) QlikView
3 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.00%) Automotive
3 2 (4.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) XML
1 1 (2.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) AS400
2 2 (4.00%) iSeries
2 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.00%) DTV
3 1 (2.00%) EPoS
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.00%) Linux
4 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.00%) AIX
6 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Phone
6 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.00%) Windows CE
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) Project Management
1 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (10.00%) Data Management
2 5 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (8.00%) ETL
3 4 (8.00%) Migration
3 4 (8.00%) Data Mapping
4 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (4.00%) Information Management
5 2 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (2.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.00%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) Java
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.00%) RPG/400
3 2 (4.00%) RPG IV
3 2 (4.00%) RPG
4 1 (2.00%) R
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) CCNA
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Vitria
2 4 (8.00%) webMethods
2 4 (8.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (6.00%) Remedy
3 3 (6.00%) Citrix
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) CODA
4 2 (4.00%) Sage
4 2 (4.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (4.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (4.00%) Meru Networks
5 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
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