The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Middlesex 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 24 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.46% 3.45% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 3.83% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £263 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.11
% change year-on-year
- -4.03%
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
232 183 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 95.08% 90.15% 86.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 103 147
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 19
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +19.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Support Analyst
South East

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 24 April 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Nortel
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) PBX
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) Toad
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 3 (23.08%) Firmware
3 3 (23.08%) Internet
3 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (23.08%) NEC
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (23.08%) SAP IS-U

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (23.08%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) PBX
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
1 3 (23.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Toad
General
1 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Nortel
3 3 (23.08%) NEC
4 1 (7.69%) Ceridian