The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 31 48 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 7 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.59% 1.26% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 1.31% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 11
Median daily rate £178 £130 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £130 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £130 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £250 £195
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £11.88 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -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 Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
254 381 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 94.07% 95.97% 99.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 294 239
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 18
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cardiff region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (45.45%) Fiorano
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) HL7
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
3 4 (36.36%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) InterSystems
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) XSLT
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
3 4 (36.36%) JCAPS
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) ITSM
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) iPhone
4 3 (27.27%) iPad
4 3 (27.27%) Network Management

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 4 (36.36%) JCAPS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
1 3 (27.27%) iPhone
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Fiorano
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) InterSystems
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix