The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 47 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 19 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.41% 3.30% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 3.49% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate
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£210 £96 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -48.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £90 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £136 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £9.35 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £55.33 £113.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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 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
731 746 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.77% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 424 227
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 52 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 4 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Watford -4 5 £210 +118.18%
Rickmansworth +13 4 - - 2
Stevenage - 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead +6 2 £340 - 1
Letchworth - 1 - -
Support Analyst
East of England

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) MS Office
4 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
5 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 6 (15.38%) German Language
6 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.26%) Analytics
7 4 (10.26%) SQL
7 4 (10.26%) Oracle
7 4 (10.26%) Lync
7 4 (10.26%) Degree
7 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
8 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) MCTS
8 3 (7.69%) MCITP
8 3 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (7.69%) SCCM
8 3 (7.69%) Change Control
8 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 3 (7.69%) UNIX
8 3 (7.69%) SLA
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (10.26%) Lync
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) JBoss
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Office
2 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.56%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
General
1 6 (15.38%) German Language
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Automotive
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) French Language
5 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.13%) iPhone
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.69%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
1 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.26%) Analytics
3 3 (7.69%) Change Control
3 3 (7.69%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 1 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.56%) Web Development
5 1 (2.56%) Time Management
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) Document Management
5 1 (2.56%) Network Design
5 1 (2.56%) Logistics
5 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) MCSE
2 3 (7.69%) MCSA
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.69%) MCTS
2 3 (7.69%) MCITP
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Firmware
3 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) BMC
3 3 (7.69%) Remedy
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.56%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.56%) Sophos
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) Lotus
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) IBM