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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 23 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 2 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.12% 4.26% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 4.61% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate
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£294 £263 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £233 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £272 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £223 £250
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +8.77%
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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
170 217 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 95.51% 92.34% 89.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 127 82
Average daily rate £369 £410 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -49.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 April 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 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) MS Office
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 5 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) AIX
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Korn
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (12.50%) EFT
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) SSH
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) AIX
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) Korn
5 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (12.50%) ActionScript
5 2 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Pegasus
4 1 (6.25%) Cadence