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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 79 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 7 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 0.60% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.63% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Median daily rate £130 £150 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £118 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £211 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
-23.18% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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
1128 1594 1147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.66% 94.99% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 855 627
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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
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 28 August 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 6 (27.27%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
6 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 4 (18.18%) Toad
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) MS Office
8 3 (13.64%) SQLPlus
8 3 (13.64%) Banking
8 3 (13.64%) Retail
8 3 (13.64%) Law
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) SCCM
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (9.09%) Software Testing

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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Project
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (9.09%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (13.64%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.55%) Spotfire
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Toad
2 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Law
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
2 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Apple
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Mitel
2 1 (4.55%) Planview