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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 109 108 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 57 112 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 1.90% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 2.00% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 82 105
Median daily rate £393 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.83% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £146 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £216 £250 £200
% change year-on-year
-13.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 20
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
3212 5598 5518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.57% 94.72% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 4350 4016
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 87 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.71 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.90 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 47 (41.23%) SQL
2 38 (33.33%) Finance
3 34 (29.82%) Windows
4 32 (28.07%) Banking
5 27 (23.68%) Unix
6 23 (20.18%) MS Office
7 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
8 20 (17.54%) Active Directory
8 20 (17.54%) ITIL
9 19 (16.67%) Front Office
10 18 (15.79%) Control-M
10 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 18 (15.79%) Windows 7
11 14 (12.28%) Investment Banking
12 13 (11.40%) Derivative
12 13 (11.40%) Fixed Income
12 13 (11.40%) Oracle
13 11 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (9.65%) Java
13 11 (9.65%) Equities
13 11 (9.65%) Investment Management
14 10 (8.77%) Asset Management
15 9 (7.89%) C++
15 9 (7.89%) Shell Script
15 9 (7.89%) Markit EDM
16 8 (7.02%) Windows Server
16 8 (7.02%) Remedy
16 8 (7.02%) Citrix
16 8 (7.02%) T-SQL
16 8 (7.02%) SLA

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 (6.14%) IIS
2 6 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.39%) Apache
4 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.51%) MQSeries
4 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.88%) Jetty
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.88%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 23 (20.18%) MS Office
2 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.75%) Hi Portfolio
3 1 (0.88%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.88%) Minerva
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.88%) RMDS
3 1 (0.88%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.88%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.88%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) LAN
1 6 (5.26%) VPN
2 5 (4.39%) VoIP
2 5 (4.39%) WAN
3 4 (3.51%) PuTTY
4 3 (2.63%) SAN
4 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.75%) BGP
5 2 (1.75%) DNS
5 2 (1.75%) Firewall
5 2 (1.75%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) DHCP
6 1 (0.88%) HTTP
6 1 (0.88%) Intranet
6 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.88%) MPLS
6 1 (0.88%) OSPF
6 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.26%) QlikView
4 5 (4.39%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.88%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) MS Access
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) JIRA
2 4 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (3.51%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.88%) Ant
3 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.88%) Maven
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 38 (33.33%) Finance
2 32 (28.07%) Banking
3 19 (16.67%) Front Office
4 14 (12.28%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.26%) Legal
6 5 (4.39%) Law
7 4 (3.51%) Retail
8 3 (2.63%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.75%) Back Office
9 2 (1.75%) French Language
10 1 (0.88%) Advertising
10 1 (0.88%) Billing
10 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.88%) Marketing
10 1 (0.88%) Publishing
10 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (4.39%) .NET
2 5 (4.39%) Spring
3 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.51%) Django
3 4 (3.51%) Velocity
4 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.75%) XML
6 1 (0.88%) Ajax
6 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.88%) HTML
6 1 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) JBoss Seam
6 1 (0.88%) JDBC
6 1 (0.88%) Middleware
6 1 (0.88%) Murex Flex
6 1 (0.88%) SOAP
6 1 (0.88%) Web Services
6 1 (0.88%) WinForms
6 1 (0.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Derivative
1 13 (11.40%) Fixed Income
2 11 (9.65%) Equities
3 7 (6.14%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.39%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.51%) Fintech
6 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.75%) iPhone
7 2 (1.75%) NHS
8 1 (0.88%) CMDB
8 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.82%) Windows
2 27 (23.68%) Unix
3 18 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.02%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.14%) Linux
6 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.39%) Solaris
8 4 (3.51%) Mac OS
8 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.51%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.63%) Android
9 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.54%) ITIL
2 11 (9.65%) Investment Management
3 10 (8.77%) Asset Management
4 6 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 5 (4.39%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (3.51%) Data Management
6 4 (3.51%) Database Tuning
6 4 (3.51%) OO
6 4 (3.51%) OOP
6 4 (3.51%) SDLC
6 4 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.63%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (1.75%) Business Analysis
8 2 (1.75%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.75%) Load Testing
8 2 (1.75%) Release Management
8 2 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (1.75%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.23%) SQL
2 11 (9.65%) Java
3 9 (7.89%) C++
3 9 (7.89%) Shell Script
4 8 (7.02%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.26%) Python
5 6 (5.26%) VBA
6 5 (4.39%) C
6 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.51%) Perl
7 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.51%) VB
8 3 (2.63%) C#
9 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) CCNA
1 6 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.39%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) MOS
3 4 (3.51%) MCP
4 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.75%) CCNP
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCDST
6 1 (0.88%) MCSA
6 1 (0.88%) MCSE
6 1 (0.88%) MCTS
6 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.63%) vSphere
4 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (15.79%) Control-M
2 4 (3.51%) BladeLogic
2 4 (3.51%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) Kibana
4 1 (0.88%) logstash
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) SCOM
4 1 (0.88%) SCSM
4 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.88%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) Oracle
3 8 (7.02%) Citrix
3 8 (7.02%) Remedy
3 8 (7.02%) VMware
4 7 (6.14%) Sybase
5 5 (4.39%) Apple
5 5 (4.39%) Bloomberg
6 4 (3.51%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.51%) Cisco
6 4 (3.51%) IBM
7 3 (2.63%) Charles River
7 3 (2.63%) Fidessa
7 3 (2.63%) Reuters
7 3 (2.63%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.75%) HP
8 2 (1.75%) Murex
8 2 (1.75%) Samsung
8 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.75%) Sophos
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