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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 89 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 4 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 1.03% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.07% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate £120 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £200 £215
% change year-on-year
+19.87% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Support Analyst
Scotland

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
1362 1306 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.10% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 713 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 12 February 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Banking
4 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) MS Office
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 2 (9.09%) XenApp
7 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) Unix
7 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 2 (9.09%) C
7 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.09%) SCCM
7 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
8 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (4.55%) Logistics
8 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (4.55%) assyst

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) CICS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Handset
1 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.55%) ITSM
3 1 (4.55%) Logistics
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Process Management
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) COBOL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Charles River
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.55%) SAP