The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 23 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 Kent 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 31 38 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 3 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.43% 1.38% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.47% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 17
Average daily rate £190 £213 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £219 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £15.36
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -7.22%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
198 339 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 94.29% 93.65% 92.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 155 147
Average daily rate £360 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 26
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.21 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £90.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

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 23 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 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
Maidstone +9 1 £260 -
Stansted - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (10.00%) SCCM
8 1 (10.00%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (10.00%) Service Management
8 1 (10.00%) Change Management
8 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
8 1 (10.00%) WAN
8 1 (10.00%) DHCP
8 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (10.00%) VPN
8 1 (10.00%) DNS

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) EPoS
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
1 1 (10.00%) Change Management
1 1 (10.00%) CRM
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware