The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 97 103 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 24 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 1.08% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.16% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 20
Median daily rate £135 £140 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £107 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £195 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £214 £238 £193
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £9.75 £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.64% +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.78 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% -6.25%
Support Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1881 2681 2699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.43% 93.51% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 1402 1460
Median daily rate £370 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 47 50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +17.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +5 12 £130 -23.52% 4
Edinburgh +20 10 £130 -0.38% 3
Aberdeen -7 1 - -
Support Analyst
UK

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
5 10 (23.81%) SCCM
5 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (23.81%) VMware
5 10 (23.81%) Citrix
6 9 (21.43%) MS Office
6 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
8 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 7 (16.67%) ITIL
9 6 (14.29%) Finance
9 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
10 5 (11.90%) Banking
10 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
10 5 (11.90%) VPN
11 4 (9.52%) Cisco
11 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
11 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (7.14%) XenApp
12 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
12 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
12 3 (7.14%) WSUS

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) assyst
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) VPN
2 2 (4.76%) DHCP
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Law
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.14%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.76%) Linux
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.38%) Android
8 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.38%) Unix
8 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (4.76%) Data Management
3 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.76%) Server Building
3 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.38%) Application Discovery
4 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.38%) Email Migration
4 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.38%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
1 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Server
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Citrix
2 10 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) Dell
4 2 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) BMC
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Mitel
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Remedy
5 1 (2.38%) Sage
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec