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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 32 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.57% 0.82% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 0.85% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
183 236 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.81% 96.72% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 152 84
Average daily rate £365 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.63% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.00 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 30 April 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MCSE
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Local Government
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Confluence
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft