The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 57 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 9 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 1.33% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.42% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Median daily rate £100 £190 £133
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +43.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £125 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £279 £139
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £7.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
Support Analyst
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
708 774 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.07% 93.70% 91.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 528 337
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 26
Median hourly rate £15.48 £13.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £26.00 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) MS Office
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Office 365
4 5 (21.74%) Front Office
5 4 (17.39%) SLA
5 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) Unix
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
5 4 (17.39%) Fintech
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
5 4 (17.39%) Data Management
5 4 (17.39%) Derivative
5 4 (17.39%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (13.04%) Billing
6 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
6 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Documentum
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) IMAP
3 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.35%) SMTP
3 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
1 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Front Office
3 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 3 (13.04%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Derivative
1 4 (17.39%) Fintech
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Equities
2 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Fedora
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Data Management
2 4 (17.39%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Facilities Management
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
3 2 (8.70%) Lotus
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (4.35%) Mitel
4 1 (4.35%) Veeam