The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 19 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.39% 4.66% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 5.66% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£271 £273 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +31.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £214 £215
% change year-on-year
-6.43% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
159 159 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.83% 82.38% 90.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 93 84
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £551 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) JIRA
3 6 (40.00%) Migration
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) Korn
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) AIX
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) SSH
7 2 (13.33%) IBM

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) WorkSite
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) SSH
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) jQuery
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) EFT
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) AIX
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (26.67%) Korn
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (13.33%) ActionScript
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) NetIQ
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec