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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 71 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 16 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% 0.78% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.82% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £251 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.44% +43.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £132 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £370 £195
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £230 £215
% change year-on-year
-10.86% +6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1196 972 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.83% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 454 439
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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
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 1 August 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) MS Office
3 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (21.43%) Migration
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL
7 4 (14.29%) VBA
7 4 (14.29%) VPN
7 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
7 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
8 3 (10.71%) Banking
8 3 (10.71%) Apple
8 3 (10.71%) .NET
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
9 2 (7.14%) VB
9 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
9 2 (7.14%) CRM
9 2 (7.14%) C#
9 2 (7.14%) ERP
9 2 (7.14%) Lotus
9 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Office
2 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) assyst
1 1 (3.57%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) MS Access
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) ERP
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.57%) Fund Management
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) VBA
3 2 (7.14%) VB
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Apple
3 2 (7.14%) Lotus
4 1 (3.57%) Altiris
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) Charles River
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com