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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 27 27 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 24 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.77% 6.02% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.00% 6.16% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 7
Median daily rate £275 £350 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +133.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £470 £170
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £238 £200
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- -5.51%
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
400 552 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.15% 97.70% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 295 310
Median daily rate £365 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 92 48
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £41.25 £35.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +7 15 £275 -
Harlow - 2 - -
Chelmsford -4 1 £200 -42.85%
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Billericay - 1 - -
Support Analyst
East of England

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 48 (72.73%) MS Office
2 47 (71.21%) Microsoft
3 42 (63.64%) Windows
4 41 (62.12%) Active Directory
5 36 (54.55%) MS Excel
6 35 (53.03%) Windows 7
7 34 (51.52%) Citrix
8 28 (42.42%) Windows 8
9 27 (40.91%) Incident Management
10 14 (21.21%) ITIL
11 9 (13.64%) Data Analysis
12 8 (12.12%) SLA
13 7 (10.61%) Mainframe
13 7 (10.61%) J2EE
13 7 (10.61%) Client/Server
13 7 (10.61%) ITSM
13 7 (10.61%) Release Management
14 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
14 6 (9.09%) VBA
14 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (7.58%) Service Management
16 4 (6.06%) Essbase
16 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 4 (6.06%) MOS
16 4 (6.06%) Time Management
16 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
16 4 (6.06%) SQL
16 4 (6.06%) VB
16 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
16 4 (6.06%) MS Access

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 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (72.73%) MS Office
2 36 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.03%) Acrobat
4 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
1 1 (1.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) DHCP
1 4 (6.06%) DNS
1 4 (6.06%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.03%) NAS
3 2 (3.03%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.03%) VoIP
3 2 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (1.52%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) WebEx
4 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Essbase
1 4 (6.06%) MS Access
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.52%) GIS
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (4.55%) Legal
1 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) French Language
3 1 (1.52%) Publishing
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) J2EE
2 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Client/Server
1 7 (10.61%) Mainframe
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.03%) Life Science
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.52%) Handset
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (63.64%) Windows
2 35 (53.03%) Windows 7
3 28 (42.42%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.03%) Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Unix
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Incident Management
2 14 (21.21%) ITIL
3 9 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.61%) ITSM
4 7 (10.61%) Release Management
5 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.58%) Service Management
7 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.06%) Time Management
8 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.03%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.52%) Case Management
10 1 (1.52%) Database Mirroring
10 1 (1.52%) Fault Analysis
10 1 (1.52%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.52%) Software Distribution
10 1 (1.52%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) VBA
2 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) VB
3 3 (4.55%) COBOL
4 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.06%) MOS
2 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.03%) CCNA
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MCSA
3 2 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) CCA
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) MCP
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (62.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) NetApp OnCommand
1 1 (1.52%) vMotion
Vendors
1 47 (71.21%) Microsoft
2 34 (51.52%) Citrix
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) Infor
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com