The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 21 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.74% - 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% - 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£169 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £210 £200
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.89%
Support Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
200 153 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 93.46% 91.62% 90.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 86 76
Average daily rate £363 £313 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £100 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +137.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.56 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £37.50 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 6 - - 2
Poole - 1 £163 - 1
Dorchester - - - -
Support Analyst
South West

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) SCCM
4 5 (33.33%) SCOM
4 5 (33.33%) Clustering
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Spring
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (6.67%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sage
2 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow