The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 36 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.63% 1.07% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.13% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£210 £300 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +160.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £216 £245
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -11.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £11.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
304 266 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.00% 95.00% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 135 175
Average daily rate £380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 58
Average hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) MS Office
4 5 (26.32%) CentOS
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (10.53%) Polycom
7 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.53%) MobileIron

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Lync
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) Intranet
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.26%) ISDN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) CentOS
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Information Management
4 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Dell
3 2 (10.53%) Polycom
3 2 (10.53%) MobileIron
3 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Imperva
4 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard