The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Berkshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 96 89 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 24 37 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 1.52% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.67% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 23
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£245 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £125 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £230 £215
% change year-on-year
-11.95% +6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 13
Average hourly rate £17.07 £27.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.48% +85.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £25.95 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.84 £29.55 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2243 2221 2782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.51% 91.02% 88.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 958 1043
Average daily rate £365 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 83 95
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Analyst
South East

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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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 +10 7 £280 -6.66% 2
Bracknell +4 6 £318 +5.83%
Wokingham - 3 £220 -
Maidenhead -3 2 £270 - 2
Slough -10 2 - - 1
Newbury - 1 - - 2
Windsor - - - - 1
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) ITIL
3 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 13 (25.49%) MS Office
6 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 12 (23.53%) SLA
7 10 (19.61%) ITSM
7 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
8 9 (17.65%) Finance
8 9 (17.65%) Oracle
9 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
9 8 (15.69%) UNIX
9 8 (15.69%) Windows XP
9 8 (15.69%) Citrix
9 8 (15.69%) BMC
9 8 (15.69%) Remedy
9 8 (15.69%) Degree
10 7 (13.73%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (13.73%) Remedy AR System
10 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
11 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
11 6 (11.76%) SQL
11 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
11 6 (11.76%) Workflow
12 5 (9.80%) VMware
12 5 (9.80%) Service Management
12 5 (9.80%) LAN

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (3.92%) IBM Notes
1 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.96%) WorkSite
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Office
2 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (13.73%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.96%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) LAN
1 5 (9.80%) VPN
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) WAN
4 2 (3.92%) Firewall
4 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
5 1 (1.96%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.96%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.96%) HTTP
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Firebird
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) QlikView
4 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Publishing
4 2 (3.92%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) Handset
4 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 8 (15.69%) Windows XP
3 8 (15.69%) UNIX
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.88%) Linux
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.96%) HPUX
7 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) ITIL
2 10 (19.61%) ITSM
3 6 (11.76%) Workflow
4 5 (9.80%) Service Management
5 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.84%) Change Management
6 3 (5.88%) Project Management
6 3 (5.88%) Wealth Management
7 2 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.92%) Data Security
7 2 (3.92%) CRM
7 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.96%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.96%) Security Management
8 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.96%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
1 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) Degree
3 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) MCP
5 2 (3.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MCITP
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) Citrix
3 8 (15.69%) BMC
3 8 (15.69%) Remedy
4 5 (9.80%) VMware
5 4 (7.84%) HP
6 3 (5.88%) Bloomberg
7 2 (3.92%) Symantec
7 2 (3.92%) Lotus
7 2 (3.92%) SAP
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco
7 2 (3.92%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.96%) Altiris
8 1 (1.96%) IBM
8 1 (1.96%) Unisys
8 1 (1.96%) Avaya
8 1 (1.96%) Apple
8 1 (1.96%) Sage
8 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
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