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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 21 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.47% 0.93% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.04% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£185 - £148
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £205
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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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
121 192 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 88.97% 89.72% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 64 63
Average daily rate £310 £312 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £29.00 £19.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -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
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 22 September 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 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
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%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee
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