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 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 96 83 121
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 35 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.22% 1.47% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.61% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 5
Average daily rate £238 £255 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% +126.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £132 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £378 £267
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £250 £235
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £20.75 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2591 2242 2809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.18% 91.47% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 885 1035
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 150 103
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
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 17 April 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
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 2014.

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 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 13 £238 +6.74% 3
Maidenhead -4 7 £280 +24.44% 2
Slough +2 4 £135 -62.75% 4
Newbury -2 1 - - 2
Bracknell -3 1 - -
Hungerford - - - - 1
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (59.70%) Windows
2 32 (47.76%) Windows 7
3 28 (41.79%) MS Office
4 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
5 24 (35.82%) MS Excel
6 21 (31.34%) ITIL
7 19 (28.36%) Active Directory
8 18 (26.87%) Degree
9 17 (25.37%) SQL
10 16 (23.88%) VPN
11 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (16.42%) Blackberry
12 11 (16.42%) Windows XP
13 10 (14.93%) SCCM
14 9 (13.43%) MobileIron
14 9 (13.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 8 (11.94%) Apple
16 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
16 7 (10.45%) Root Cause Analysis
16 7 (10.45%) WSUS
16 7 (10.45%) VLAN
16 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
16 7 (10.45%) VMware
17 6 (8.96%) Finance
17 6 (8.96%) Validation
17 6 (8.96%) Service Management
17 6 (8.96%) DRM
17 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (8.96%) Citrix

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (13.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.49%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 28 (41.79%) MS Office
2 24 (35.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) VPN
2 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.45%) VLAN
3 5 (7.46%) LAN
4 4 (5.97%) Firewall
5 3 (4.48%) WAN
6 2 (2.99%) DHCP
6 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.99%) Internet
6 2 (2.99%) 3G
6 2 (2.99%) 4G
7 1 (1.49%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.49%) Network Security
7 1 (1.49%) DSL
7 1 (1.49%) Wireless
7 1 (1.49%) ADSL
7 1 (1.49%) DNS
7 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.48%) Firebird
3 1 (1.49%) Xcelsius
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.49%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Back Office
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) J2EE
2 1 (1.49%) CSS
2 1 (1.49%) Dojo
2 1 (1.49%) HTML5
2 1 (1.49%) CSS3
2 1 (1.49%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) FMCG
3 1 (1.49%) iPhone
3 1 (1.49%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 40 (59.70%) Windows
2 32 (47.76%) Windows 7
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.42%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.48%) Linux
8 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (8.96%) DRM
3 6 (8.96%) Service Management
3 6 (8.96%) Validation
3 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.97%) Data Mapping
6 3 (4.48%) Wealth Management
6 3 (4.48%) Supplier Management
6 3 (4.48%) ITSM
7 2 (2.99%) Data Security
7 2 (2.99%) Change Management
7 2 (2.99%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.49%) Data Entry
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.49%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.49%) CRM
8 1 (1.49%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.49%) VBA
3 1 (1.49%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.96%) MCSE
4 5 (7.46%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCITP
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) MCSA
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) GxP
2 4 (5.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.49%) NDS
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) SCCM
2 7 (10.45%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) MobileIron
3 8 (11.94%) Apple
4 7 (10.45%) VMware
5 6 (8.96%) Citrix
6 4 (5.97%) SAP
7 3 (4.48%) Bloomberg
7 3 (4.48%) HP
8 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.99%) Cisco
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle
9 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.49%) Avaya
9 1 (1.49%) BMC
9 1 (1.49%) CA
9 1 (1.49%) Lotus
9 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.49%) Remedy
9 1 (1.49%) Sage
9 1 (1.49%) Royalblue