The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 54 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 39 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.99% 4.26% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 4.58% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 11
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£159 £135 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £106 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £214 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £198 £200
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Support Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1225 983 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.80% 93.09% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 499 313
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 84 78
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £28.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -16 33 £145 +7.40% 6
High Wycombe -2 1 £150 +11.11% 3
Marlow - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 37 (56.92%) ITIL
2 32 (49.23%) SC Cleared
2 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
3 27 (41.54%) MS Excel
4 25 (38.46%) Windows
5 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
5 18 (27.69%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (27.69%) Service Management
6 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
7 16 (24.62%) Remedy
7 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (23.08%) SLA
8 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (21.54%) MCSE
9 14 (21.54%) MCP
9 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
9 14 (21.54%) MS Office
10 13 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 13 (20.00%) Finance
11 12 (18.46%) Backup Exec
11 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (16.92%) Windows 8
12 11 (16.92%) OVSD
12 11 (16.92%) SQL
12 11 (16.92%) UNIX
13 10 (15.38%) C
13 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
13 10 (15.38%) Windows Vista
14 9 (13.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (13.85%) ITSM

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (41.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.54%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Agresso
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) LAN
2 5 (7.69%) WAN
3 3 (4.62%) DHCP
3 3 (4.62%) DNS
4 2 (3.08%) Firewall
5 1 (1.54%) VoIP
5 1 (1.54%) ATM
5 1 (1.54%) MPLS
5 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.54%) VPN
5 1 (1.54%) DSL
5 1 (1.54%) Wireless
5 1 (1.54%) Network Security
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.08%) QlikView
2 2 (3.08%) PowerCenter
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Toad
2 1 (1.54%) PVCS
2 1 (1.54%) ProC
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) Java EE
2 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.08%) EPoS
4 1 (1.54%) VLE
4 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) DTV
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
3 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.92%) Windows 8
4 11 (16.92%) UNIX
5 10 (15.38%) Windows Vista
6 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.08%) Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) ITIL
2 18 (27.69%) Service Management
3 9 (13.85%) ITSM
4 8 (12.31%) Incident Management
5 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.77%) Migration
6 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (3.08%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.08%) Software Distribution
8 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.08%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.08%) Data Management
9 1 (1.54%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.54%) Information Management
9 1 (1.54%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.54%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.54%) Change Management
9 1 (1.54%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) C
3 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.15%) VBScript
5 3 (4.62%) VB
6 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.08%) C++
6 2 (3.08%) Java
6 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) SC Cleared
1 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (21.54%) MCSE
3 14 (21.54%) MCP
4 9 (13.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.62%) CCNA
8 2 (3.08%) Degree
8 2 (3.08%) CCNP
8 2 (3.08%) CNA
8 2 (3.08%) CNE
8 2 (3.08%) Novell Certification
9 1 (1.54%) MCSA
9 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.54%) UAG
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Backup Exec
2 11 (16.92%) OVSD
3 2 (3.08%) SCCM
3 2 (3.08%) Control-M
4 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.62%) Remedy
3 8 (12.31%) Citrix
4 7 (10.77%) HP
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco
6 3 (4.62%) VMware
7 2 (3.08%) CA
7 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.08%) SAP
8 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.54%) Informatica
8 1 (1.54%) Juniper
8 1 (1.54%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.54%) Websense
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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