The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 31 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.85% 1.18% 3.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.23% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£120 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £198 £200
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £11.17 £18.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.79% +65.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
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Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
247 162 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 91.48% 95.86% 90.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 74 68
Average daily rate £425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.17 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) XenServer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 2 (18.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (18.18%) Google Apps
5 1 (9.09%) iPad
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
2 1 (9.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) SMTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Lotus
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 1 (9.09%) SAP