The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 114 84 65
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 52 108 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.51% 2.30% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.42% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 81 118
Median daily rate £413 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £160 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £216 £278 £200
% change year-on-year
-22.07% +38.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 18
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% +18.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Support Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3261 4465 5494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.96% 95.22% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2594 3520 4023
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (43.81%) SQL
2 40 (38.10%) Finance
3 39 (37.14%) Windows
4 30 (28.57%) Banking
5 23 (21.90%) MS Office
6 22 (20.95%) Unix
6 22 (20.95%) Windows 7
7 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
8 18 (17.14%) Oracle
9 16 (15.24%) ITIL
9 16 (15.24%) Control-M
10 15 (14.29%) Front Office
10 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 11 (10.48%) Markit EDM
11 11 (10.48%) Linux
11 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (10.48%) Asset Management
12 10 (9.52%) Derivative
12 10 (9.52%) Investment Management
12 10 (9.52%) T-SQL
12 10 (9.52%) Java
13 9 (8.57%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (7.62%) Electronic Trading
14 8 (7.62%) Investment Banking
14 8 (7.62%) SLA
14 8 (7.62%) VMware
14 8 (7.62%) Fixed Income
14 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database
15 7 (6.67%) Windows Server

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.67%) IIS
2 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.76%) Apache
3 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.81%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.95%) CMS
7 1 (0.95%) Drupal
7 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.95%) Jetty
7 1 (0.95%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (21.90%) MS Office
2 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.81%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.95%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.95%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) VoIP
2 5 (4.76%) LAN
3 4 (3.81%) VPN
3 4 (3.81%) WAN
4 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.90%) Firewall
5 2 (1.90%) Internet
5 2 (1.90%) SAN
6 1 (0.95%) BGP
6 1 (0.95%) DHCP
6 1 (0.95%) DNS
6 1 (0.95%) HTTP
6 1 (0.95%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.95%) MPLS
6 1 (0.95%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.71%) QlikView
5 4 (3.81%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) JIRA
2 4 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (3.81%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.95%) Ant
3 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.95%) Maven
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 40 (38.10%) Finance
2 30 (28.57%) Banking
3 15 (14.29%) Front Office
4 8 (7.62%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.67%) Legal
6 6 (5.71%) Financial Institution
6 6 (5.71%) Law
7 5 (4.76%) Back Office
7 5 (4.76%) Retail
8 4 (3.81%) French Language
9 3 (2.86%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.95%) Advertising
10 1 (0.95%) Billing
10 1 (0.95%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.95%) Marketing
10 1 (0.95%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (4.76%) .NET
2 5 (4.76%) Spring
3 4 (3.81%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.81%) Django
3 4 (3.81%) Velocity
4 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.90%) HTML
5 2 (1.90%) XML
6 1 (0.95%) Ajax
6 1 (0.95%) CSS
6 1 (0.95%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.95%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.95%) J2EE
6 1 (0.95%) JDBC
6 1 (0.95%) Middleware
6 1 (0.95%) SOAP
6 1 (0.95%) Web Services
6 1 (0.95%) WinForms
6 1 (0.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Derivative
2 8 (7.62%) Fixed Income
3 7 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.71%) Equities
4 6 (5.71%) Fintech
4 6 (5.71%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.76%) iPhone
6 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.86%) iPad
6 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.95%) CMDB
8 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.95%) NHS
8 1 (0.95%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.14%) Windows
2 22 (20.95%) Unix
2 22 (20.95%) Windows 7
3 11 (10.48%) Linux
4 7 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.76%) Mac OS
6 4 (3.81%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.81%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.90%) Android
8 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.24%) ITIL
2 11 (10.48%) Asset Management
3 10 (9.52%) Investment Management
4 8 (7.62%) Electronic Trading
5 6 (5.71%) Data Management
6 5 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.81%) Database Tuning
7 4 (3.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.81%) OO
7 4 (3.81%) OOP
8 3 (2.86%) Release Management
8 3 (2.86%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.86%) Wealth Management
9 2 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.90%) E-Commerce
9 2 (1.90%) Migration
9 2 (1.90%) Server Monitoring
10 1 (0.95%) Content Management
10 1 (0.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.81%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) Java
2 10 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.71%) Python
4 5 (4.76%) C
4 5 (4.76%) C++
4 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.76%) VBA
5 4 (3.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.81%) VB
6 3 (2.86%) C#
6 3 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.95%) PHP
8 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) CCNA
2 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.81%) MOS
3 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.90%) MCP
5 1 (0.95%) CCNP
5 1 (0.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) SLA
2 5 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.90%) SEPA
System Software
1 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (15.24%) Control-M
2 4 (3.81%) BladeLogic
2 4 (3.81%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (3.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.95%) Kibana
3 1 (0.95%) logstash
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.95%) Nagios
3 1 (0.95%) Puppet
3 1 (0.95%) SCOM
3 1 (0.95%) SCSM
3 1 (0.95%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.95%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.14%) Oracle
3 8 (7.62%) VMware
4 7 (6.67%) Apple
5 6 (5.71%) Bloomberg
5 6 (5.71%) Citrix
6 5 (4.76%) Cisco
7 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.81%) Remedy
8 3 (2.86%) FactSet
8 3 (2.86%) IBM
8 3 (2.86%) ION Trading
8 3 (2.86%) Murex
8 3 (2.86%) Reuters
8 3 (2.86%) Samsung
8 3 (2.86%) Sophos
9 2 (1.90%) Calypso
9 2 (1.90%) HP
9 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.90%) Sybase
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