The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 112 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 19 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 1.62% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.69% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 12
Average daily rate £109 £191 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.78% +1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £96 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £215 £213
% change year-on-year
+8.13% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.82 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -13.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
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
2398 2541 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.86% 95.78% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1415 1062
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 54 66
Average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow +6 9 £109 -21.15% 1
Edinburgh -22 4 £120 -58.26% 4
Stirling - 2 £181 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £100 - 1
Inverclyde -3 1 - -
Renfrewshire -7 1 £96 -42.00%
Support Analyst
UK

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 17 (30.91%) Windows 7
4 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
5 12 (21.82%) ITIL
6 10 (18.18%) SQL
6 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 10 (18.18%) Banking
6 10 (18.18%) SCCM
7 9 (16.36%) Service Management
7 9 (16.36%) Finance
7 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (14.55%) Citrix
9 6 (10.91%) DNS
9 6 (10.91%) DHCP
9 6 (10.91%) MS Office
9 6 (10.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (10.91%) PDA
10 5 (9.09%) Degree
10 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
10 5 (9.09%) ITSM
10 5 (9.09%) Oracle
10 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 5 (9.09%) IIS
10 5 (9.09%) MCSE
10 5 (9.09%) Project Management
11 4 (7.27%) Cisco
11 4 (7.27%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (7.27%) Linux
11 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) IIS
3 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.82%) CICS
5 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Summit
2 1 (1.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) DHCP
1 6 (10.91%) DNS
2 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.82%) BGP
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) IPsec
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) MPLS
4 1 (1.82%) NAS
4 1 (1.82%) OSPF
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) SNMP
4 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (18.18%) Banking
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Norwegian Language
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
4 1 (1.82%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) HTML
2 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) PDA
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) NHS
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) AS400
3 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.64%) iSeries
3 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) BYOD
4 1 (1.82%) Celerra
4 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) Handset
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.27%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.64%) Unix
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) AIX
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) Service Management
3 5 (9.09%) ITSM
3 5 (9.09%) Project Management
4 4 (7.27%) Application Packaging
4 4 (7.27%) Content Management
4 4 (7.27%) Migration
5 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.45%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.64%) Change Management
6 2 (3.64%) CRM
7 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.82%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.82%) Logistics
7 1 (1.82%) Process Management
7 1 (1.82%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.64%) C
3 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) COBOL
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) MCSE
3 4 (7.27%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.64%) MCDST
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) MCTS
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.64%) XenApp
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.82%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Citrix
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) Avaya
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.82%) Brocade
6 1 (1.82%) Charles River
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (1.82%) EMC
6 1 (1.82%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.82%) Veeam
6 1 (1.82%) VMware
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