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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 55 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 1 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.29% 2.97% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 3.08% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £10.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -35.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
Support Analyst
South Wales

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
341 260 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.55% 96.65% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 200 244
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 12 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft