The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 50 28 47
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 12 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.79% 4.02% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 4.24% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Median daily rate £200 £264 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £360 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £186 £250 £220
% change year-on-year
-25.80% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.75 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
640 613 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.52% 94.74% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 307 350
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 51
Median hourly rate £35.25 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.31% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.23 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £49.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Stevenage +1 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £138 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £180 - 1
Support Analyst
East of England

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (16.67%) Software Deployment
7 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (12.50%) Java SE
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (12.50%) QA
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.50%) Lotus
7 3 (12.50%) NHS
7 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
7 3 (12.50%) WAN
8 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 2 (8.33%) Internet
8 2 (8.33%) EPoS
8 2 (8.33%) SAN

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) OSPF
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (12.50%) NHS
3 2 (8.33%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
4 1 (4.17%) EFT
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Clinical Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.17%) Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.17%) SDLC
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCDST
1 1 (4.17%) MCP
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) NetApp
3 1 (4.17%) SAP