The table below looks at the statistics for the Production Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Production Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Production Support Analyst
Rank 411 410 405
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Production Support Analyst 13 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.043% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.047% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 9
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£550 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £365 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.40
Production Support Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22142 23580 24592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15051 16152 16176
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 460 627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Production Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Production Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Production Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Production Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Production Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Production Support Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Production Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Production Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Production Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Production Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Production Support Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 3 £436 +3.25% 2
Production Support Analyst
England

Production Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Production 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 Production Support Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (83.87%) UNIX
2 19 (61.29%) Perl
2 19 (61.29%) Front Office
3 18 (58.06%) Low Latency
4 17 (54.84%) Python
5 13 (41.94%) Linux
5 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
6 12 (38.71%) ITRS Geneos
6 12 (38.71%) Migration
6 12 (38.71%) Derivative
7 10 (32.26%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) Oracle
8 8 (25.81%) Fixed Income
8 8 (25.81%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (19.35%) Banking
9 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
9 6 (19.35%) Sybase
9 6 (19.35%) Java
10 5 (16.13%) C#
10 5 (16.13%) C++
10 5 (16.13%) Equities
10 5 (16.13%) Finance
11 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
11 3 (9.68%) Open Source
11 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
11 3 (9.68%) Credit Risk
11 3 (9.68%) ITIL
11 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
11 3 (9.68%) Nagios
11 3 (9.68%) SLA

Production Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Production 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 Production Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) DataStage
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) ClearCase
1 2 (6.45%) Toad
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 19 (61.29%) Front Office
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Derivative
2 8 (25.81%) Fixed Income
3 5 (16.13%) Equities
4 3 (9.68%) Credit Risk
4 3 (9.68%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) GIS
6 1 (3.23%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) UNIX
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Low Latency
2 12 (38.71%) Migration
3 8 (25.81%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Release Management
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) CAD
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Perl
2 17 (54.84%) Python
3 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) Java
6 5 (16.13%) C#
6 5 (16.13%) C++
7 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) MapBasic
8 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (9.68%) Nagios
3 2 (6.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Sybase
3 2 (6.45%) Cognos
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.23%) ESRI