The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 36 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 22 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.81% 3.85% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 3.89% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
Median daily rate £319 £350 £204
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +71.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £240 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £355 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £220 £200
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.41 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -7.55%
Support Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
447 540 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.81% 98.90% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 301 320
Median daily rate £348 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 39 61
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -3 13 - -
Chelmsford +3 4 £338 -3.57%
Thurrock - 2 £133 -
Support Analyst
East of England

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Essex region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 29 (51.79%) Incident Management
3 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
4 26 (46.43%) MS Office
5 24 (42.86%) Citrix
6 23 (41.07%) Finance
6 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
7 22 (39.29%) Windows 7
8 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 20 (35.71%) Windows 8
10 15 (26.79%) SQL
11 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (12.50%) .NET
12 7 (12.50%) Change Management
12 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
13 6 (10.71%) IIS
13 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (8.93%) Apache
14 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
14 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
14 5 (8.93%) ITIL
14 5 (8.93%) Internet
15 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
15 4 (7.14%) JBoss
16 3 (5.36%) SLA
16 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
16 3 (5.36%) Java
16 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
16 3 (5.36%) Time Management
17 2 (3.57%) DataPower

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (10.71%) IIS
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (46.43%) MS Office
2 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (1.79%) SunGard AvantGard
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) MS Access
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) VisualVM
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Automotive
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.57%) COM+
2 2 (3.57%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.79%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.57%) DataPower
1 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.79%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 20 (35.71%) Windows 8
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.79%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Incident Management
2 7 (12.50%) Change Management
3 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.93%) ITIL
5 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.36%) Time Management
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.57%) Defect Management
6 2 (3.57%) Document Management
6 2 (3.57%) High Availability
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.57%) SDLC
6 2 (3.57%) Test Management
6 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.57%) Workflow
7 1 (1.79%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.57%) Nagios
1 2 (3.57%) Opsview
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
1 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Citrix
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) HP
3 2 (3.57%) IBM
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Splunk
3 2 (3.57%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.79%) CODA
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) SunGard
4 1 (1.79%) VMware