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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 29 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 8 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.04% 1.04% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 1.06% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
Median daily rate £174 £248 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.79% +41.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £146 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £350 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £211 £273 £200
% change year-on-year
-22.47% +36.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
Support Analyst
South East

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
262 284 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 99.62% 98.27% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 171 181
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 9
Median hourly rate £20.83 £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.44% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £16.50 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Rochester - 2 £148 -
Cranbrook - 1 £225 - 1
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) NHS
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) MCP
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (18.75%) Office 365
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) PACS
4 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) DameWare
4 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) SLA
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec
4 2 (12.50%) Autodesk
5 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.25%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DataStage
1 1 (6.25%) DTS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (25.00%) NHS
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) PACS
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) DameWare
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Autodesk
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) Intel
3 1 (6.25%) Netezza
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
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