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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 57 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 30 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.36% 2.43% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.60% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £220 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £159 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £315 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £190 £239
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £19.30 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
1175 1117 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.45% 93.79% 91.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 607 399
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 61 67
Average hourly rate £16.14 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £21.70 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +12 23 £300 +20.00% 3
High Wycombe -5 3 £160 +0.78% 1
Gerrards Cross - 1 - -
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 22 (38.60%) ITIL
2 21 (36.84%) Finance
3 18 (31.58%) Remedy
3 18 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
4 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
4 16 (28.07%) Windows
5 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
6 13 (22.81%) MS Office
6 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
7 10 (17.54%) SLA
8 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 9 (15.79%) Cisco
8 9 (15.79%) UNIX
8 9 (15.79%) LAN
8 9 (15.79%) WAN
8 9 (15.79%) SQL
9 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
9 8 (14.04%) Internet
9 8 (14.04%) Service Management
9 8 (14.04%) ITSM
9 8 (14.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (14.04%) WebSphere
10 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
10 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
10 7 (12.28%) Migration
10 7 (12.28%) CCNA
10 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (12.28%) C
11 6 (10.53%) Ethernet

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 8 (14.04%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.51%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.81%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Staffware
2 3 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) LAN
1 9 (15.79%) WAN
2 8 (14.04%) Internet
3 6 (10.53%) Wireless
3 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
4 4 (7.02%) DNS
4 4 (7.02%) DHCP
4 4 (7.02%) ADSL
4 4 (7.02%) MPLS
5 2 (3.51%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.75%) LDAP
6 1 (1.75%) Firewall
6 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.75%) 3G
6 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.75%) Network Security
6 1 (1.75%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.51%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.75%) QlikView
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Toad
2 1 (1.75%) ProC
2 1 (1.75%) PVCS
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.75%) Java EE
3 1 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) e-Health
3 3 (5.26%) CMDB
4 2 (3.51%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.51%) DTV
4 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.51%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) VLE
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.75%) FMCG
5 1 (1.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) UNIX
3 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.75%) Solaris
6 1 (1.75%) Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 8 (14.04%) Service Management
3 8 (14.04%) ITSM
4 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 6 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (7.02%) Network Management
6 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.02%) Change Management
7 2 (3.51%) Project Management
7 2 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.75%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Line Management
8 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) C
3 4 (7.02%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.51%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) C++
4 2 (3.51%) VBScript
4 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.51%) JCL
4 2 (3.51%) Korn
4 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
1 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (12.28%) CCNA
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.51%) MCP
5 2 (3.51%) MCSE
5 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
2 4 (7.02%) Control-M
3 3 (5.26%) OVSD
3 3 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Remedy
2 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.79%) Cisco
4 5 (8.77%) HP
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle
6 3 (5.26%) SAP
6 3 (5.26%) IBM
6 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 3 (5.26%) CA
7 2 (3.51%) Informatica
8 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.75%) Cognos
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix
8 1 (1.75%) Juniper
8 1 (1.75%) Sun