The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 36 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 27 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.02% 2.80% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 2.89% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 20
Median daily rate £275 £277 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £255 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £315 £291
UK excluding London median daily rate £209 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-7.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Support Analyst
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
650 797 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.73% 97.08% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 441 509
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 46
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +29.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £40.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Milton Keynes region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (53.49%) ITIL
2 21 (48.84%) Finance
3 16 (37.21%) Linux
3 16 (37.21%) Java
4 14 (32.56%) Windows
5 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (30.23%) J2SE
5 13 (30.23%) Tomcat
6 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
7 9 (20.93%) Incident Management
7 9 (20.93%) MS Office
8 8 (18.60%) XML
8 8 (18.60%) XSLT
8 8 (18.60%) Oracle
8 8 (18.60%) SQL
8 8 (18.60%) Change Management
8 8 (18.60%) XML Schema
8 8 (18.60%) Log4j
8 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
9 7 (16.28%) Banking
9 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (16.28%) Fault Management
9 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
9 7 (16.28%) IBM
9 7 (16.28%) Python
9 7 (16.28%) ATM
10 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (11.63%) Retail
10 5 (11.63%) QA
10 5 (11.63%) Active Directory

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) CICS
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.33%) Staffware
1 1 (2.33%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) ATM
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) SMS
2 1 (2.33%) SNA
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Log4j
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) J2SE
2 8 (18.60%) XML
2 8 (18.60%) XML Schema
2 8 (18.60%) XSLT
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) APPC
3 1 (2.33%) Java EE
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) iPad
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Linux
2 14 (32.56%) Windows
3 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.98%) Unix
6 2 (4.65%) zOS
7 1 (2.33%) MVS
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Incident Management
3 8 (18.60%) Change Management
4 7 (16.28%) Fault Management
4 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Change Control
6 2 (4.65%) Coaching
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.65%) System Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.65%) Workflow
7 1 (2.33%) Line Management
7 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Validation
7 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) JCL
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) RACF
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) CA Endevor
1 1 (2.33%) Control-M
1 1 (2.33%) MAINVIEW
1 1 (2.33%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) IBM
3 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) Remedy
5 2 (4.65%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) BMC
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.33%) VMware
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