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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 40 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.81% 2.50% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 2.65% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £335 £430 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.09% +168.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £238 £193
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +23.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
234 226 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 94.35% 94.17% 91.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 154 119
Median daily rate £375 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £11.78 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
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 7 December 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
Dartford -2 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £335 -
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) MCP
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (25.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (16.67%) PACS
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 2 (16.67%) Autodesk
5 2 (16.67%) DameWare
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) SLA

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 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) 3G
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) PACS
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (8.33%) HNC
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) DameWare
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Autodesk
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (8.33%) AppSense
2 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Wyse