The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 68 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 10 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.77% 1.38% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.48% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
Average daily rate £143 £210 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -37.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £200 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £232 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £219 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £15.36
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -7.22%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1211 742 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.37% 93.33% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 318 536
Average daily rate £385 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 32
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -38.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.83 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Support Analyst
Scotland

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 23 April 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 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (18.18%) Banking
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.64%) MS Office
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
7 2 (9.09%) Lotus
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.55%) vSphere
8 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.55%) Retail

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.55%) CICS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Essbase
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.55%) zOS
5 1 (4.55%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Migration
1 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITSM
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) Lotus
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Informatica
2 1 (4.55%) Novell
2 1 (4.55%) Apple
2 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
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