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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 61 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 10 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 0.93% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.97% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Median daily rate £130 £130 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £123 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £225 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £238 £193
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +23.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
882 1441 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.60% 95.68% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 708 755
Median daily rate £400 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £12.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) MS Office
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
4 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) SCCM
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
6 3 (16.67%) VPN
6 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
6 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
7 2 (11.11%) SLA
7 2 (11.11%) Law
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (11.11%) Retail
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Management

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 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Law
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Data Management
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Application Discovery
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Mitel