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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 95 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 33 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 0.92% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.00% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 10
Average daily rate
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£265 £238 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £386 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £230 £200
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £17.50 £13.50
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
2268 2407 2615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.29% 92.12% 90.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1204 1166 981
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 97 110
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.15 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +18 14 £115 -41.77% 6
Slough -1 8 £300 +71.42% 2
Bracknell - 6 £300 -
Maidenhead -1 1 - - 3
Newbury - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - - 4
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 2
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) ITIL
3 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 17 (29.82%) SC Cleared
4 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
5 15 (26.32%) SLA
5 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (19.30%) DV Cleared
7 11 (19.30%) MS Office
7 11 (19.30%) SQL
8 10 (17.54%) MCP
8 10 (17.54%) MCSE
8 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (15.79%) UNIX
9 9 (15.79%) Oracle
9 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 9 (15.79%) Symantec
10 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
11 7 (12.28%) MS Visio
11 7 (12.28%) HP
11 7 (12.28%) Remedy
11 7 (12.28%) VMware
11 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (10.53%) Remedy AR System
12 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
12 6 (10.53%) Change Management
12 6 (10.53%) ITSM

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (10.53%) IIS
1 6 (10.53%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.02%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (7.02%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.51%) Apache
3 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) Lync
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Office
2 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
3 7 (12.28%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
1 6 (10.53%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) DNS
2 5 (8.77%) LAN
2 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) VPN
3 3 (5.26%) DSL
3 3 (5.26%) Firewall
3 3 (5.26%) Wireless
3 3 (5.26%) WAN
3 3 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (3.51%) SSL
4 2 (3.51%) ADSL
5 1 (1.75%) DMZ
5 1 (1.75%) Internet
5 1 (1.75%) HTTP
5 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.75%) QlikView
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
3 2 (3.51%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Flash
2 2 (3.51%) LAMP
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) CLARiiON
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) VLE
3 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.79%) UNIX
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.51%) Linux
8 2 (3.51%) HPUX
9 1 (1.75%) Solaris
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Change Management
2 6 (10.53%) ITSM
2 6 (10.53%) Workflow
3 5 (8.77%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.77%) Service Management
4 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.02%) Project Management
4 4 (7.02%) Web Development
4 4 (7.02%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Data Management
6 2 (3.51%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.75%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.02%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.75%) R
5 1 (1.75%) sed
5 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.75%) AWK
5 1 (1.75%) Korn
5 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.82%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) DV Cleared
4 10 (17.54%) MCP
4 10 (17.54%) MCSE
4 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.51%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) Symantec
3 7 (12.28%) Remedy
3 7 (12.28%) HP
3 7 (12.28%) VMware
4 6 (10.53%) Lotus
4 6 (10.53%) Citrix
4 6 (10.53%) BMC
5 4 (7.02%) EMC
5 4 (7.02%) Adobe
6 3 (5.26%) SAP
7 2 (3.51%) IBM
7 2 (3.51%) Blackboard
8 1 (1.75%) Mitel
8 1 (1.75%) Unisys
8 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.75%) CA
8 1 (1.75%) Informatica
8 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
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