The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Analyst
Rank 126 119 135
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Analyst 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.081% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.089% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £231 £185
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Support Analyst
South East

Technical Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Support Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Technical Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Support Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Technical Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical 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 Technical Support Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
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Reading - 1 £313 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Technical Support Analyst
South East

Technical Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Technical Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint