The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Analyst
Rank 73 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Analyst 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £238 £203
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +17.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £12.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+33.88% -5.55%
Technical Support Analyst
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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
1123 1035 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.58% 93.83% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 455 448
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) SCOM
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) iPhone
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SAN

Technical Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk