The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Bristol 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 58 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 10 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.36% 0.21% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.22% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate
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£310 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £260 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £213 £220
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
690 446 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.88% 92.53% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 274 486
Average daily rate £370 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £195 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.60 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -20.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Support Analyst
South West

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 11 July 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) XenApp
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) MCITP

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Apple
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Meru Networks
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) RightFax
4 1 (8.33%) Becrypt