The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 66 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 0.71% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.76% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£145 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.75 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +1.72%
Support Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
865 788 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.12% 92.60% 89.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 566 354
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 36
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (9.09%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) PDA
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
5 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Drupal
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) Finance

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
1 1 (9.09%) Drupal
1 1 (9.09%) Liferay
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) PDA
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Software Distribution
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) BEA
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
3 1 (9.09%) Ektron
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) ForgeRock
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sun