The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 84 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 47 51 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 2.09% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.23% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 26
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £356 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £230 £215
% change year-on-year
-10.86% +6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £84.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2532 2292 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.38% 93.74% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 1117 1130
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 77 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Analyst
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Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 16 £350 +39.44% 4
Glasgow -15 14 £171 -37.72% 6
Aberdeen +5 4 £250 +40.84%
Inverclyde 0 2 - -
West Lothian +1 1 £350 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £250 - 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
Lothian - - - -
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Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 45 (48.39%) Windows
2 36 (38.71%) SQL
3 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
4 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
4 26 (27.96%) ITIL
5 21 (22.58%) Finance
6 19 (20.43%) MS Office
6 19 (20.43%) Active Directory
7 16 (17.20%) .NET
7 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (17.20%) Windows 7
8 15 (16.13%) IIS
8 15 (16.13%) UNIX
9 14 (15.05%) Windows XP
10 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
11 10 (10.75%) Oracle
11 10 (10.75%) Migration
12 9 (9.68%) Service Management
12 9 (9.68%) Java
12 9 (9.68%) Linux
13 8 (8.60%) WebSphere
13 8 (8.60%) MS Exchange
13 8 (8.60%) SLA
13 8 (8.60%) DNS
13 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
14 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
14 6 (6.45%) Banking
14 6 (6.45%) InterSystems Cache
14 6 (6.45%) Degree

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (16.13%) IIS
2 8 (8.60%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.60%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.38%) IBM Notes
3 5 (5.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.15%) CMS
6 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (20.43%) MS Office
2 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.08%) Maximo
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.08%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (1.08%) assyst
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) DNS
2 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.38%) VPN
2 5 (5.38%) Firewall
3 4 (4.30%) SAN
3 4 (4.30%) DHCP
3 4 (4.30%) LAN
4 3 (3.23%) Wireless
4 3 (3.23%) DMZ
4 3 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.15%) WAN
6 1 (1.08%) Intranet
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.08%) NAS
6 1 (1.08%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.45%) InterSystems Cache
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.08%) MS Access
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 21 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) .NET
2 3 (3.23%) JSP
2 3 (3.23%) Web Services
2 3 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (2.15%) Middleware
4 1 (1.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.08%) XML
4 1 (1.08%) SOAP
4 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.38%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.23%) NHS
2 3 (3.23%) DataPower
3 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.08%) IVR
3 1 (1.08%) AS400
3 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) Statistics
3 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.08%) iSeries
3 1 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 45 (48.39%) Windows
2 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (17.20%) Windows 7
3 15 (16.13%) UNIX
4 14 (15.05%) Windows XP
5 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.68%) Linux
7 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) ITIL
2 10 (10.75%) Migration
3 9 (9.68%) Service Management
4 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.45%) ITSM
5 6 (6.45%) ETL
6 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.30%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.30%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.23%) ERP
8 3 (3.23%) Change Management
8 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.23%) Database Security
9 2 (2.15%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.15%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.15%) Investment Management
9 2 (2.15%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.71%) SQL
2 9 (9.68%) Java
3 4 (4.30%) VBA
4 2 (2.15%) VB6
4 2 (2.15%) C#
4 2 (2.15%) VB
5 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.08%) Perl
5 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
1 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.08%) PMP
5 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.08%) MCP
5 1 (1.08%) MCSE
5 1 (1.08%) MCSA
5 1 (1.08%) MCITP
5 1 (1.08%) MCTS
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (20.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.15%) XenApp
5 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle
3 6 (6.45%) VMware
3 6 (6.45%) Citrix
4 5 (5.38%) Lotus
4 5 (5.38%) IBM
5 3 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (3.23%) InterSystems
5 3 (3.23%) Apple
5 3 (3.23%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.15%) Symantec
6 2 (2.15%) Remedy
6 2 (2.15%) Charles River
6 2 (2.15%) Sybase
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco
7 1 (1.08%) Avaya
7 1 (1.08%) Genesys
7 1 (1.08%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.08%) Cognos
7 1 (1.08%) SAP
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