The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 57 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 9 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 0.72% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.79% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£115 £120 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £198 £200
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -56.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
814 1017 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.85% 91.13% 91.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 530 381
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 50
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -13.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £19.00 £29.75
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 Reading

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) MCSE
3 10 (47.62%) MCP
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) MS Office
5 6 (28.57%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) SLA
6 5 (23.81%) Symantec
6 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
6 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
7 4 (19.05%) Service Management
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 3 (14.29%) DSL
8 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (14.29%) VPN
8 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless
9 2 (9.52%) Change Management
9 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
9 2 (9.52%) ADSL

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DSL
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) ADSL
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) QlikView
General
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Automotive
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) DTV
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) MCSE
2 10 (47.62%) MCP
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) HP
3 5 (23.81%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Mitel
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
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