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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 124 76 84
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 20 62 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 2.04% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 2.14% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 25
Median daily rate £194 £222 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% +22.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £110 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £444 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £225 £195
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 6
Median hourly rate £10.20 £13.07 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% -38.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2784 2894 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.11% 95.42% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 1539 1333
Median daily rate £375 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 98 77
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £40.00 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Edinburgh -27 13 £244 +25.80% 2
Glasgow +1 3 £125 -57.26% 3
Lanarkshire 0 1 £115 +15.00% 1
Highlands - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £150 -
Support Analyst
UK

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
3 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
4 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
4 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
4 7 (18.92%) ITIL
5 6 (16.22%) MS Office
5 6 (16.22%) SCCM
5 6 (16.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (13.51%) Office 365
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
6 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) SQL
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle
7 4 (10.81%) PDA
7 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (8.11%) Retail
8 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (8.11%) Service Management
8 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management

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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
3 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (5.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.41%) assyst
3 1 (2.70%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) DHCP
1 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) BGP
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.70%) IPsec
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) MPLS
3 1 (2.70%) OSPF
3 1 (2.70%) SNMP
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (8.11%) SQLPlus
2 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Toad
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) PDA
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) AS400
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) iSeries
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
2 3 (8.11%) Project Management
2 3 (8.11%) Service Management
3 2 (5.41%) Migration
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.70%) Change Control
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) IT Audit
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.70%) Software Delivery
4 1 (2.70%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Avaya
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Planview
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec
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