The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical 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
Technical Support Analyst
Rank 84 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Analyst 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £238 £203
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +17.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.02 £12.75 £14.67
% change year-on-year
+41.31% -13.08%
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%
Technical Support Analyst
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Technical Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Support Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Support Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Technical Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Support Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Technical Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Technical 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 Technical 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 Technical Support Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V

Technical 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 Technical 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 Technical Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware