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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 56 74 88
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 12 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.38% 0.88% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 0.97% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£163 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £250 £210
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.04 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
788 930 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.68% 91.45% 87.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 449 378
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 34 28
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.83% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.09 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) ITIL
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (31.82%) MCP
5 7 (31.82%) MCSE
6 6 (27.27%) HP
6 6 (27.27%) SLA
7 5 (22.73%) Symantec
7 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
7 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (13.64%) MS Office
9 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.64%) Change Management
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 2 (9.09%) Degree
10 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
10 2 (9.09%) Wealth Management
10 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.55%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Sage 200
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DSL
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) ADSL
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Firebird
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Wealth Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (31.82%) MCP
3 7 (31.82%) MCSE
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) Symantec
4 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) Sage
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Mitel
5 1 (4.55%) Altiris
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