The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 25 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.29% 0.63% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 0.64% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £140 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £225 £211
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Support Analyst
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
171 156 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 97.71% 98.73% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 119 124
Average daily rate £450 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
Average hourly rate £46.07 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.75% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £11.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Luton region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Skype
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) E-business
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix