The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 41 57 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 11 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.34% 0.42% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 0.43% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £155 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £225 £211
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Support Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
456 462 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.02% 96.86% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 270 189
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £285 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 47
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £20.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Analyst across the Gloucestershire region.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Analyst across the Gloucestershire region.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucester +8 7 £129 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Fairford - 1 £250 -
Support Analyst
South West

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) CRM
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) BitLocker
3 3 (16.67%) Canon
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (16.67%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) UAG
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (16.67%) AppSense
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITSM
3 3 (16.67%) SLA
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Internet
3 3 (16.67%) Sophos
3 3 (16.67%) EDI
3 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (16.67%) LAN

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) VoIP
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) EDI
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (16.67%) ITSM
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) BitLocker
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (16.67%) UAG
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
2 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) AppSense
2 3 (16.67%) Canon
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.56%) webMethods