The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 31 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.42% 3.31% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 3.56% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +85.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £238 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £163
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £205 £210
% change year-on-year
+10.97% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.13
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.19%
Support Analyst
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
299 337 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 90.33% 92.84% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 158 54
Average daily rate £350 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 61 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.75 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -14.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) IBM Notes
5 4 (26.67%) Lotus
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) NHS
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) vSphere
7 2 (13.33%) Change Control
7 2 (13.33%) XenApp
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) MCITP
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Tomcat

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (26.67%) IBM Notes
2 3 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
3 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) BCP
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) DameWare
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Citrix
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) Lotus
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Sophos
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Sybase
6 1 (6.67%) Cognos