The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 23 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.45% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.52% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£293 - £148
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £200
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Support Analyst
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
116 191 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.06% 92.27% 97.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 74
Average daily rate £363 £312 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.18% -10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 5
Average hourly rate £31.56 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Chester region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee
1 1 (25.00%) VMware