The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 29 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 14 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.49% 3.40% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.58% 3.59% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 7
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£175 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £281 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £214 £215
% change year-on-year
-6.43% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
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
306 223 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.08% 94.89% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 155 125
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 18
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £190.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) Finance
1 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
2 5 (29.41%) AS400
3 4 (23.53%) IT Governance
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) MS Office
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
4 3 (17.65%) iSeries
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) OS/400
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) TestDirector
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.76%) MS Project
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) COBOL
5 2 (11.76%) RPG
5 2 (11.76%) DB2
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) MPLS
1 1 (5.88%) DSL
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) AS400
2 3 (17.65%) iSeries
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) OS/400
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
2 4 (23.53%) IT Governance
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
1 2 (11.76%) COBOL
1 2 (11.76%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
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