The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 43 36 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 23 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.94% 2.83% 7.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 3.09% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 19
Average daily rate £170 £125 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £101 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £305 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £248 £236
% change year-on-year
-10.10% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
731 388 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.48% 91.51% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 186 198
Average daily rate £375 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 73 60
Average hourly rate £33.98 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Support Analyst
East of England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +6 7 £170 -51.42% 1
Chelmsford -2 5 £138 -
Brentwood - 4 £400 - 2
Basildon - - - - 1
Maldon - - - -
Support Analyst
East of England

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Finance
3 14 (38.89%) MS Office
4 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
5 12 (33.33%) Citrix
5 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 10 (27.78%) Blackberry
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 8 (22.22%) Oracle
8 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 7 (19.44%) SLA
9 7 (19.44%) ITIL
9 7 (19.44%) Document Management
10 6 (16.67%) Law
11 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
12 4 (11.11%) Banking
12 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
12 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 4 (11.11%) Java
12 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
13 3 (8.33%) Apple
13 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
13 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.56%) Lync
5 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) FormScape
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Office
2 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) VoIP
2 2 (5.56%) DHCP
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) FTP
3 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
4 1 (2.78%) QlikView
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Law
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) AS400
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.33%) Android
5 2 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Document Management
3 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) Release Management
5 2 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) CRM
6 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.78%) System Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.78%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Citrix
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Apple
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.78%) Northgate