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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 71 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 17 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.06% 1.25% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.32% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
Average daily rate
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£145 £350 £102
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +243.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £205 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
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
1498 1209 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.33% 94.16% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 699 449
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 23
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 2015, 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 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) MS Office
3 17 (38.64%) Windows
3 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
4 15 (34.09%) Windows 7
5 13 (29.55%) SharePoint
6 8 (18.18%) SQL
7 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
7 7 (15.91%) Finance
7 7 (15.91%) Banking
8 6 (13.64%) SCCM
8 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (13.64%) Lync
8 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco
8 6 (13.64%) LAN
8 6 (13.64%) ITIL
8 6 (13.64%) MS Project
9 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
9 5 (11.36%) HP
9 5 (11.36%) Citrix
9 5 (11.36%) DNS
10 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
10 4 (9.09%) WAN
10 4 (9.09%) DHCP
10 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 13 (29.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.64%) Lync
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (40.91%) MS Office
2 6 (13.64%) MS Project
3 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) LAN
2 5 (11.36%) DNS
3 4 (9.09%) WAN
3 4 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (6.82%) VoIP
4 3 (6.82%) VPN
5 2 (4.55%) WLAN
5 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.55%) SAN
5 2 (4.55%) Internet
5 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
1 7 (15.91%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) French Language
2 3 (6.82%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.27%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.27%) Social Media
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.55%) Android
7 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) ITIL
2 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Management
4 2 (4.55%) Demand Management
4 2 (4.55%) Migration
4 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.27%) ERP
5 1 (2.27%) Logistics
5 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.27%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.55%) CCNP
2 2 (4.55%) CCNA
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) XenApp
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Control-M
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco
3 5 (11.36%) HP
3 5 (11.36%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) Lotus
4 2 (4.55%) Charles River
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Sybase
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