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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 30 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 24 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.01% 8.36% 5.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 8.57% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 35 8
Median daily rate £268 £350 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £325 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £225 £211
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
466 630 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.29% 97.52% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 380 259
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 50 70
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 July 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 0 15 £220 -
Basildon - 4 £250 -
Chelmsford -12 1 £410 +17.14%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £300 -
Support Analyst
East of England

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 36 (63.16%) MS Office
2 35 (61.40%) Windows
3 30 (52.63%) MS Excel
3 30 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 30 (52.63%) Incident Management
4 28 (49.12%) Windows 7
4 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
4 28 (49.12%) Citrix
5 25 (43.86%) Windows 8
6 16 (28.07%) Finance
7 10 (17.54%) SQL
8 9 (15.79%) ITIL
9 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (8.77%) Change Management
10 5 (8.77%) Internet
10 5 (8.77%) Time Management
10 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
11 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
11 4 (7.02%) Release Management
11 4 (7.02%) Mainframe
11 4 (7.02%) ITSM
11 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
11 4 (7.02%) MS Access
11 4 (7.02%) .NET
11 4 (7.02%) J2EE
11 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
11 4 (7.02%) IIS
11 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (7.02%) Windows Server

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 (7.02%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.75%) JBoss
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (63.16%) MS Office
2 30 (52.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.75%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.75%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
1 1 (1.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.02%) MS Access
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) Essbase
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.75%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) VisualVM
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Automotive
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) French Language
3 1 (1.75%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) .NET
1 4 (7.02%) J2EE
2 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) XML
2 2 (3.51%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.75%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.75%) COM
3 1 (1.75%) COM+
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
1 4 (7.02%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.75%) DataPower
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 28 (49.12%) Windows 7
3 25 (43.86%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Incident Management
2 9 (15.79%) ITIL
3 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.77%) Change Management
4 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
4 5 (8.77%) Time Management
5 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.02%) ITSM
5 4 (7.02%) Release Management
6 3 (5.26%) Document Management
7 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.51%) Defect Management
7 2 (3.51%) SDLC
7 2 (3.51%) Test Management
7 2 (3.51%) Workflow
8 1 (1.75%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.75%) Case Management
8 1 (1.75%) High Availability
8 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (1.75%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) VB
3 2 (3.51%) COBOL
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) CCNA
1 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.75%) MCSE
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) Opsview
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Citrix
1 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) HP
2 2 (3.51%) SAP
2 2 (3.51%) Thunderhead
3 1 (1.75%) CODA
3 1 (1.75%) Cognos
3 1 (1.75%) IBM
3 1 (1.75%) Infor
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.75%) Splunk
3 1 (1.75%) SunGard