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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 85 97 97
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 37 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 1.17% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.28% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 10
Average daily rate
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£265 £238 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% -1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £384 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.38 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.79% -0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.75 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.75 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
2320 2272 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.85% 91.84% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1140 969
Average daily rate £382 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 82 113
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +20 17 £115 -4.16% 6
Slough -8 9 £300 +84.61% 2
Bracknell -4 6 £300 -3.22%
Maidenhead +1 1 - - 2
Newbury 0 1 £320 - 1
Hungerford - - - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (24.00%) SQL
5 12 (24.00%) ITIL
6 11 (22.00%) MS Office
6 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
7 10 (20.00%) MCP
7 10 (20.00%) MCSE
7 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (18.00%) Symantec
9 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
10 7 (14.00%) HP
10 7 (14.00%) SLA
11 6 (12.00%) Change Management
11 6 (12.00%) DNS
11 6 (12.00%) IIS
12 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (10.00%) Service Management
12 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 5 (10.00%) VMware
12 5 (10.00%) Finance

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (12.00%) IIS
2 4 (8.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (8.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (8.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) Lync
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) DHCP
3 3 (6.00%) LAN
3 3 (6.00%) VPN
3 3 (6.00%) DSL
3 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) Wireless
4 2 (4.00%) SSL
4 2 (4.00%) ADSL
5 1 (2.00%) HTTP
5 1 (2.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) DMZ
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) QlikView
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Flash
2 2 (4.00%) LAMP
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) VLE
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.00%) UNIX
8 2 (4.00%) HPUX
8 2 (4.00%) Linux
9 1 (2.00%) Solaris
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) Change Management
3 5 (10.00%) Service Management
3 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.00%) Web Development
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (8.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) Data Management
6 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.00%) CRM
7 1 (2.00%) RUP
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.00%) Workflow
7 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) AWK
4 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.00%) sed
4 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.00%) R
4 1 (2.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
3 10 (20.00%) MCP
3 10 (20.00%) MCSE
3 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Symantec
3 7 (14.00%) HP
4 5 (10.00%) VMware
5 4 (8.00%) EMC
5 4 (8.00%) Lotus
5 4 (8.00%) Adobe
5 4 (8.00%) SAP
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle
6 3 (6.00%) Citrix
7 2 (4.00%) Blackboard
7 2 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Cognos
8 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.00%) Unisys
8 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.00%) Remedy
8 1 (2.00%) CA
8 1 (2.00%) Informatica
8 1 (2.00%) Mitel
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