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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
Rank 43 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 12 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.07% 5.93% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 6.17% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 8
Median daily rate £200 £263 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +94.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £173 £238 £225
% change year-on-year
-27.36% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.13 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -6.25%

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
374 470 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.65% 96.11% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 266 234
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 56 61
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 4 £275 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £155 -
Brentwood 0 1 £300 -17.24%
Harlow - 1 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Witham - 1 £270 -
Support Analyst
East of England

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 27 (64.29%) Windows
3 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 25 (59.52%) MS Office
5 19 (45.24%) Citrix
5 19 (45.24%) Windows 7
6 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
7 15 (35.71%) Windows 8
8 13 (30.95%) Incident Management
9 7 (16.67%) ITIL
10 6 (14.29%) SLA
11 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (9.52%) MOS
12 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
12 4 (9.52%) Internet
12 4 (9.52%) Service Management
12 4 (9.52%) DNS
12 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
12 4 (9.52%) DHCP
13 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
13 3 (7.14%) VPN
13 3 (7.14%) SQL
13 3 (7.14%) VBA
13 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
13 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing

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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (59.52%) MS Office
2 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.76%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) DHCP
1 4 (9.52%) DNS
1 4 (9.52%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.76%) NAS
3 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.76%) VoIP
3 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.38%) Essbase
3 1 (2.38%) GIS
3 1 (2.38%) MS Access
General
1 2 (4.76%) Legal
1 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Law
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.76%) Life Science
2 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.38%) Handset
3 1 (2.38%) LIMS
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) PACS
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows 7
3 15 (35.71%) Windows 8
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.76%) Linux
7 2 (4.76%) Unix
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Incident Management
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) Service Management
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) ERP
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.76%) ITSM
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.76%) Process Management
5 2 (4.76%) Release Management
5 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Change Control
6 1 (2.38%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
1 3 (7.14%) VBA
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) COBOL
3 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) MOS
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.76%) MCSA
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) NetApp OnCommand
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
1 1 (2.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) Citrix
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Extreme Networks