The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Luton region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 29 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.05% 5.00% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 5.33% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
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£190 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £230 £215
% change year-on-year
-10.86% +6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
Job Titles Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
187 75 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 94.92% 93.75% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 44 47
Average daily rate £425 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £13.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £19.38 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 1 August 2014.

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 23 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Northgate
2 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agresso
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) Capita
3 1 (12.50%) Orchard
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Statistics
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Northgate
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Capita
2 1 (12.50%) Orchard
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow