The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 88 67
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 8 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 0.20% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.21% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Median daily rate £118 - £229
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 - £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £165 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £238 £223
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
800 1405 1295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.79% 95.90% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 721 719
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
6 3 (18.75%) SCCM
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
6 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) MCP
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) assyst
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Banking

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Moodle
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
1 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
1 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
2 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (12.50%) VLE
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Data Management
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Application Discovery
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Blackboard
3 1 (6.25%) Mitel
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