The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 68 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 10 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.82% 1.45% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.56% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£190 £250 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £175 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £378 £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £205
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.60 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £19.40 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Support Analyst
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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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1152 1088 988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.58% 92.91% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 487 457
Average daily rate £388 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 31
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.33 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £33.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (51.85%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) MS Office
3 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) VBA
8 4 (14.81%) VPN
8 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
8 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
8 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.11%) Banking
9 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) Apple
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 2 (7.41%) VB
10 2 (7.41%) Linux
10 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
10 2 (7.41%) CRM
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (7.41%) Symantec

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
1 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Office
2 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (3.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) PowerCenter
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) CRM
3 2 (7.41%) ERP
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.70%) Fund Management
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) VBA
3 2 (7.41%) VB6
3 2 (7.41%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Apple
3 2 (7.41%) Informatica
3 2 (7.41%) Lotus
3 2 (7.41%) Symantec
4 1 (3.70%) Charles River
4 1 (3.70%) Altiris
4 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) CA
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Eden Scott
Rate: 2 days per week
Posted: 12 hours ago