The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 59 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 11 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.30% 2.22% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.32% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 12
Median daily rate £280 £295 £159
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +85.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £183 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £388 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £250 £198
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +26.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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
787 907 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.81% 95.78% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 446 551
Median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 68
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 10 £280 -7.43% 1
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
3 9 (31.03%) MS Office
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL
4 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
5 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) Retail
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) SLA
6 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) SAP
7 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.79%) Change Management
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
8 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.34%) Firewall
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (10.34%) Remedy
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.34%) DNS
8 3 (10.34%) C#

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) ATM
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) Multicast
3 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.90%) PowerCenter
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Automotive
4 2 (6.90%) Cantonese Language
4 2 (6.90%) German Language
4 2 (6.90%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.45%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Unix
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.90%) B2C
5 2 (6.90%) Disk Encryption
5 2 (6.90%) Email Filtering
5 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Web Filtering
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) ITSM
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) System Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (6.90%) UAG
4 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) Control-M
2 1 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Remedy
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Forcepoint
4 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
4 2 (6.90%) Lumension
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Computacenter
5 1 (3.45%) Meraki
5 1 (3.45%) NCR
5 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.45%) VMware