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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 52 63 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 21 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.19% 1.98% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.06% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 17
Average daily rate £310 £231 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.05% +49.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £501 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £215 £214
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.40 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £18.50 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
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
913 1115 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.20% 96.20% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 556 488
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 18 £330 -18.81% 3
High Wycombe +6 1 £113 -25.00% 2
Marlow - 1 - -
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Windows
3 11 (23.91%) MS Office
4 9 (19.57%) Unix
5 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.22%) ITIL
6 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
6 7 (15.22%) Incident Management
7 6 (13.04%) Linux
7 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
8 5 (10.87%) Mainframe
8 5 (10.87%) Banking
8 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
9 4 (8.70%) Workflow
9 4 (8.70%) Fault Management
9 4 (8.70%) Informatica
9 4 (8.70%) PowerCenter
9 4 (8.70%) Control-M
9 4 (8.70%) Internet
9 4 (8.70%) Remedy
9 4 (8.70%) ATM
9 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
9 4 (8.70%) DB2
9 4 (8.70%) Java
10 3 (6.52%) SQL
10 3 (6.52%) .NET
10 3 (6.52%) Oracle
10 3 (6.52%) C#
10 3 (6.52%) SLA

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.35%) CICS
2 2 (4.35%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.17%) Documentum
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Office
2 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.35%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (2.17%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) ATM
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) IPX
2 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.17%) SMS
2 1 (2.17%) SNA
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) DB2
2 4 (8.70%) PowerCenter
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) APPC
3 1 (2.17%) Java EE
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
3 2 (4.35%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.17%) EPoS
4 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.17%) PDA
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Unix
3 6 (13.04%) Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) zOS
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.17%) MVS
7 1 (2.17%) NetWare
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Incident Management
1 7 (15.22%) ITIL
2 4 (8.70%) Fault Management
2 4 (8.70%) Workflow
3 3 (6.52%) Change Management
3 3 (6.52%) CRM
3 3 (6.52%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (6.52%) Project Management
3 3 (6.52%) Workflow Management
4 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.17%) System Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.17%) Time Management
5 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) C#
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) JCL
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) RACF
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Control-M
2 1 (2.17%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.17%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (2.17%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Informatica
2 4 (8.70%) Remedy
3 3 (6.52%) Lotus
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Novell
5 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.17%) VMware