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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 68 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 3 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.95% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.98% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Median daily rate £130 £217 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.08% -4.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £17.38 £15.75 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £15.15 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £16.35 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.68 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+1.24% -1.69%
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
753 717 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.04% 97.15% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 448 398
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 45
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.93 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
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 31 August 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
7 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (9.09%) Java

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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Documentum
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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