The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 46 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 27 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.15% 3.44% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 3.79% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 13
Average daily rate
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£258 £231 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% +9.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £283 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £200 £228
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
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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 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
826 817 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.50% 90.78% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 495 329
Average daily rate £375 £350 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 56
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 17 (32.69%) Remedy
2 17 (32.69%) Windows
3 15 (28.85%) UNIX
4 14 (26.92%) ITIL
4 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (25.00%) Control-M
6 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
6 9 (17.31%) SLA
6 9 (17.31%) Cisco
6 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
7 8 (15.38%) CCNA
7 8 (15.38%) LAN
7 8 (15.38%) WAN
7 8 (15.38%) Ethernet
7 8 (15.38%) SQL
7 8 (15.38%) JCL
7 8 (15.38%) Internet
7 8 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (15.38%) Wireless
7 8 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (13.46%) Change Management
8 7 (13.46%) Banking
8 7 (13.46%) MVS
8 7 (13.46%) Mainframe
8 7 (13.46%) MS Office
8 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
9 6 (11.54%) IBM
9 6 (11.54%) MPLS
9 6 (11.54%) ADSL

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Lync
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (5.77%) Staffware
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) LAN
1 8 (15.38%) WAN
1 8 (15.38%) Ethernet
1 8 (15.38%) Internet
1 8 (15.38%) Wireless
2 6 (11.54%) ADSL
2 6 (11.54%) MPLS
3 2 (3.85%) FTP
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) PowerCenter
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.77%) DB2
4 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) ChangeMan
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
1 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 4 (7.69%) Web Services
1 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 4 (7.69%) WCF
1 4 (7.69%) jQuery
1 4 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.85%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.46%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.69%) e-Health
3 4 (7.69%) CMDB
4 3 (5.77%) VSAM
5 2 (3.85%) AS400
6 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) UNIX
3 7 (13.46%) MVS
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
3 8 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (13.46%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) Network Management
6 5 (9.62%) Migration
6 5 (9.62%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) MVC
8 3 (5.77%) ITSM
8 3 (5.77%) Service Management
8 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.77%) Line Management
9 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.92%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.92%) Change Control
10 1 (1.92%) Supplier Management
10 1 (1.92%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
1 8 (15.38%) JCL
2 4 (7.69%) Korn
2 4 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) REXX
3 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) CCNA
1 8 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) MCP
4 2 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.85%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) Control-M
2 4 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (5.77%) MAINVIEW
3 3 (5.77%) OVSD
3 3 (5.77%) CA Endevor
4 2 (3.85%) SCCM
4 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.92%) WSUS
5 1 (1.92%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Remedy
2 9 (17.31%) Cisco
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) IBM
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle
5 4 (7.69%) CA
5 4 (7.69%) Informatica
6 3 (5.77%) TIBCO
6 3 (5.77%) HP
6 3 (5.77%) Citrix
7 2 (3.85%) VMware
7 2 (3.85%) Lumension
8 1 (1.92%) McAfee
8 1 (1.92%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) NetApp