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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 10 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 64 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.88% 5.03% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.29% 5.56% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 7 4
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£350 £165 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £121 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £238 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +1.72%
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
622 432 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.99% 90.57% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 215 198
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 59 63
Average hourly rate £29.50 £24.12 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% +50.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £41.95 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 - 32 £350 - 1
Colchester +2 4 - -
Support Analyst
East of England

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 46 (54.12%) Finance
2 28 (32.94%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (27.06%) Incident Management
4 20 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (22.35%) Change Management
6 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 16 (18.82%) SQL
7 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
8 15 (17.65%) Workflow
8 15 (17.65%) ITIL
9 14 (16.47%) Service Management
10 13 (15.29%) MicroStrategy
11 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
11 11 (12.94%) CODA
11 11 (12.94%) Project Management
11 11 (12.94%) Thunderhead
11 11 (12.94%) Windows
11 11 (12.94%) Cognos
12 10 (11.76%) VBA
12 10 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (10.59%) DTS
13 9 (10.59%) Internet
13 9 (10.59%) Citrix
14 8 (9.41%) MS Office
14 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
14 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (9.41%) SDLC
15 7 (8.24%) Windows 7
15 7 (8.24%) Crystal Reports

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.18%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Office
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) CODA-Financials
2 3 (3.53%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) Internet
2 2 (2.35%) SAN
3 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.18%) NAS
3 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.18%) VoIP
3 1 (1.18%) DHCP
3 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.59%) DTS
5 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (8.24%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (4.71%) ProClarity
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.53%) MS Access
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Eclipse
General
1 46 (54.12%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) MDX
2 2 (2.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.18%) Life Science
2 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Incident Management
2 20 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (22.35%) Change Management
4 15 (17.65%) Workflow
4 15 (17.65%) ITIL
5 14 (16.47%) Service Management
6 11 (12.94%) Project Management
7 8 (9.41%) SDLC
8 7 (8.24%) Document Management
9 6 (7.06%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.53%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.53%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (1.18%) Test Planning
11 1 (1.18%) Software Deployment
11 1 (1.18%) Analytics
11 1 (1.18%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.82%) SQL
2 10 (11.76%) VBA
3 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.18%) VB
4 1 (1.18%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.18%) MOS
2 1 (1.18%) MCP
2 1 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.18%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) MicroStrategy
3 11 (12.94%) Cognos
3 11 (12.94%) Thunderhead
3 11 (12.94%) CODA
4 9 (10.59%) Citrix
5 7 (8.24%) SunGard
6 3 (3.53%) Pega
6 3 (3.53%) VMware
7 2 (2.35%) NetApp
8 1 (1.18%) Software AG
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle
8 1 (1.18%) Google
8 1 (1.18%) FINEOS
8 1 (1.18%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.18%) webMethods