The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 38 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 21 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.98% 4.91% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 5.24% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
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£350 £238 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% +37.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £164 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £435 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +3.57%
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
511 553 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.78% 93.57% 90.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 305 195
Average daily rate £388 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 59 65
Average hourly rate £36.25 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.69% -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -5 13 £350 +154.54% 1
Colchester +7 2 - - 1
Harlow - 1 - -
Support Analyst
East of England

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
3 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 12 (31.58%) MS Office
3 12 (31.58%) Windows
4 10 (26.32%) ITIL
4 10 (26.32%) Citrix
5 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
6 8 (21.05%) SQL
6 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 7 (18.42%) Windows Vista
8 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.16%) SLA
10 4 (10.53%) Workflow
10 4 (10.53%) French Language
10 4 (10.53%) Legal
11 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
11 3 (7.89%) Change Management
11 3 (7.89%) Thunderhead
11 3 (7.89%) VMware
11 3 (7.89%) Project Management
11 3 (7.89%) DTS
11 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
11 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
11 3 (7.89%) Document Management
11 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.63%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Office
2 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (2.63%) SunGard AvantGard
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.63%) NAS
2 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.89%) DTS
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.26%) ProClarity
5 1 (2.63%) MS Access
5 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) French Language
2 4 (10.53%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows Vista
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.53%) Workflow
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Document Management
6 2 (5.26%) SDLC
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Coaching
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
7 1 (2.63%) Migration
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (2.63%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.63%) Line Management
7 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.26%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.63%) PMP
1 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.63%) MCP
1 1 (2.63%) MCSA
1 1 (2.63%) MOS
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) ZENworks
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) Thunderhead
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Cognos
4 2 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (5.26%) NetApp
4 2 (5.26%) CODA
5 1 (2.63%) SunGard
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Pega