The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
South East / Kent
Rank 39 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 6 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.26% 3.24% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 3.47% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Median daily rate £175 £286 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.86% +129.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £238 £225
% change year-on-year
-28.42% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.13 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -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 Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
257 317 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 96.98% 93.51% 97.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 246 155
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 19
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 20 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
Dartford - 1 - -
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 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 Kent region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) NHS
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
4 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) PACS
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
1 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) AppSense
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) Wyse