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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 44 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 20 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.27% 2.02% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 2.13% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 9
Median daily rate £190 £283 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.86% +66.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £220 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £355 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £283 £205
% change year-on-year
-23.89% +37.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £18.75 £10.19 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.00% -24.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £9.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £11.14 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
563 987 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.99% 95.09% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 544 443
Median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% +18.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £30.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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
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 29 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 25 (52.08%) ITIL
2 21 (43.75%) Finance
3 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) Windows
4 14 (29.17%) Linux
4 14 (29.17%) Java
5 13 (27.08%) Tomcat
5 13 (27.08%) J2SE
5 13 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (22.92%) Change Management
7 11 (22.92%) MS Office
7 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
8 10 (20.83%) Retail
9 9 (18.75%) SAP
10 8 (16.67%) XML
10 8 (16.67%) XSLT
10 8 (16.67%) Oracle
10 8 (16.67%) XML Schema
10 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (16.67%) Log4j
10 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
11 7 (14.58%) Banking
11 7 (14.58%) SAP BI
11 7 (14.58%) SLA
11 7 (14.58%) IBM
11 7 (14.58%) Python

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 (27.08%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Network Security
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.58%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Log4j
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Retail
3 7 (14.58%) Banking
4 5 (10.42%) Automotive
4 5 (10.42%) German Language
5 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.17%) Electronics
6 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.17%) Marketing
6 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) J2SE
2 8 (16.67%) XML
2 8 (16.67%) XML Schema
2 8 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.17%) iPad
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Linux
3 13 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Unix
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Change Management
3 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (10.42%) B2C
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.25%) Email Filtering
6 3 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.25%) Web Filtering
7 2 (4.17%) Coaching
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.17%) Fault Management
7 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Release Management
7 2 (4.17%) Service Management
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) System Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
4 7 (14.58%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) MCP
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 5 (10.42%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) PaperCut
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) SAP
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 7 (14.58%) IBM
4 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.25%) Remedy
6 2 (4.17%) Apple
6 2 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) Computacenter