The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 36 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 10 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.79% 8.43% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 8.97% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Average daily rate £400 £375 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +257.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £172 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £250 £235
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -6.45%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
332 156 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 92.48% 93.98% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 103 95
Average daily rate £375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £213 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.91 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Analyst
South Wales

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) SLA
4 4 (30.77%) iSeries
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) AS400
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (15.38%) OS/400
6 2 (15.38%) AIX
6 2 (15.38%) UNIX
6 2 (15.38%) COBOL
6 2 (15.38%) RPG
6 2 (15.38%) DB2
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) QA
7 1 (7.69%) MS Project

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) iSeries
2 3 (23.08%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) OS/400
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) COBOL
2 2 (15.38%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
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