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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 46 44 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 22 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.87% 2.57% 5.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 2.81% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Average daily rate
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£316 £130 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.26% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £112 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £265 £251
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £203 £209
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%
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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
726 677 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.65% 91.61% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 369 184
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 60
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 32 (65.31%) ITIL
2 31 (63.27%) SC Cleared
2 31 (63.27%) Security Cleared
3 25 (51.02%) MS Excel
4 19 (38.78%) Service Management
5 18 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (32.65%) Windows
7 15 (30.61%) Management Information System
7 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
8 14 (28.57%) MS Office
8 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (26.53%) MCSE
9 13 (26.53%) MCP
10 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
10 12 (24.49%) C
10 12 (24.49%) Remedy
10 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (22.45%) ITSM
11 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (22.45%) Backup Exec
11 11 (22.45%) SLA
11 11 (22.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (22.45%) Windows 8
12 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
12 10 (20.41%) Windows Vista
12 10 (20.41%) OVSD
13 9 (18.37%) Finance
14 8 (16.33%) SQL
14 8 (16.33%) Incident Management

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (51.02%) MS Excel
2 14 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
1 2 (4.08%) DHCP
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) MPLS
2 1 (2.04%) DSL
2 1 (2.04%) VoIP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) ATM
2 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Toad
2 1 (2.04%) ProC
2 1 (2.04%) PVCS
General
1 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (30.61%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.08%) DTV
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.45%) Windows 8
5 10 (20.41%) Windows Vista
6 6 (12.24%) UNIX
7 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) ITIL
2 19 (38.78%) Service Management
3 11 (22.45%) ITSM
4 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.16%) Project Management
8 3 (6.12%) Migration
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.08%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.08%) Software Distribution
10 1 (2.04%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Build Automation
10 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) C
2 8 (16.33%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) VBScript
3 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) SC Cleared
1 31 (63.27%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (26.53%) MCSE
2 13 (26.53%) MCP
3 11 (22.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.08%) CNA
6 2 (4.08%) CNE
6 2 (4.08%) Novell Certification
6 2 (4.08%) CCNA
7 1 (2.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Backup Exec
2 10 (20.41%) OVSD
3 3 (6.12%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) Remedy
3 7 (14.29%) HP
3 7 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) CA
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Computacenter