The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 34 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 8 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.82% 4.56% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 4.68% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Average daily rate
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£145 £160 £133
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £110 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £184 £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £208 £210
% change year-on-year
+10.84% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.13
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.19%
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
264 235 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 92.96% 97.51% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 149 134
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 26
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.82 £47.00 £30.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
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 3 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Canterbury - 2 £148 -
Sevenoaks - 1 - -
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) MS Office
4 9 (52.94%) Citrix
5 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) XenApp
6 5 (29.41%) LAN
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
6 5 (29.41%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
7 4 (23.53%) WAN
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) SLA
7 4 (23.53%) SCCM
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Firewall
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Advertising
8 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
8 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
8 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
8 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
8 3 (17.65%) MPLS
8 3 (17.65%) OSPF

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) MPLS
3 3 (17.65%) OSPF
3 3 (17.65%) BGP
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) SNMP
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.88%) Foglight
3 1 (5.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) F5
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