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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 84 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 44 64 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.62% 2.71% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.91% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 38
Average daily rate £183 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £125 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £338 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £248 £236
% change year-on-year
-10.10% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.40 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £16.80 £88.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2533 2196 2633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.99% 93.09% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 1083 1323
Average daily rate £372 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 55 105
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Support Analyst
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -5 16 £228 -24.00% 6
Edinburgh -31 12 £150 -25.00% 6
Aberdeen +9 6 £228 -1.62% 3
West Lothian - 3 £190 - 1
Inverclyde - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Support Analyst
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Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 47 (53.41%) Windows
2 30 (34.09%) SQL
3 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
4 25 (28.41%) Finance
5 23 (26.14%) Windows XP
5 23 (26.14%) MS Office
6 21 (23.86%) ITIL
7 19 (21.59%) Windows 7
8 18 (20.45%) UNIX
8 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
9 14 (15.91%) Oracle
10 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (13.64%) RDBMS
11 12 (13.64%) Relational Database
12 11 (12.50%) Degree
12 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (11.36%) WebSphere
13 10 (11.36%) SLA
13 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
13 10 (11.36%) Linux
14 9 (10.23%) ETL
14 9 (10.23%) LAN
15 8 (9.09%) Java
16 7 (7.95%) Windows Vista
16 7 (7.95%) Banking
17 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (6.82%) .NET
17 6 (6.82%) IIS
17 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
17 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.82%) IIS
3 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) Confluence
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.27%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.14%) Apache
6 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.14%) CICS
6 1 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.14%) Drupal
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (26.14%) MS Office
2 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Maximo
1 2 (2.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) LAN
2 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.68%) WAN
4 4 (4.55%) Firewall
4 4 (4.55%) VPN
5 3 (3.41%) DNS
5 3 (3.41%) SAN
5 3 (3.41%) DHCP
5 3 (3.41%) Wireless
6 2 (2.27%) VoIP
7 1 (1.14%) PBX
7 1 (1.14%) SMTP
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) RDBMS
1 12 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.27%) MS Access
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.14%) DB2
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) Essbase
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (2.27%) Subversion
1 2 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 25 (28.41%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) Middleware
3 2 (2.27%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) ODBC
4 1 (1.14%) XML
4 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.14%) SOAP
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) NHS
4 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.14%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 47 (53.41%) Windows
2 23 (26.14%) Windows XP
3 19 (21.59%) Windows 7
4 18 (20.45%) UNIX
5 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (11.36%) Linux
8 7 (7.95%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.14%) NetWare
9 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.14%) zOS
9 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) ITIL
2 9 (10.23%) ETL
3 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (4.55%) Service Management
4 4 (4.55%) Change Management
4 4 (4.55%) ITSM
5 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.41%) Data Modelling
5 3 (3.41%) Migration
5 3 (3.41%) Document Management
5 3 (3.41%) Data Management
5 3 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.27%) Change Control
6 2 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.27%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.27%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.27%) ERP
7 1 (1.14%) CRM
7 1 (1.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (1.14%) Python
3 1 (1.14%) C#
3 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.14%) PHP
3 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.55%) MCP
3 4 (4.55%) MCSE
4 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) MCDST
5 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) HNC
6 1 (1.14%) MCSA
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.27%) vSphere
3 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.14%) RACF
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.91%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Remedy
3 4 (4.55%) VMware
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco
3 4 (4.55%) IBM
4 3 (3.41%) Sybase
4 3 (3.41%) Kofax
4 3 (3.41%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.27%) Lotus
5 2 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.14%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) Informatica
6 1 (1.14%) Novell
6 1 (1.14%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.14%) Citrix
6 1 (1.14%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.14%) Apple
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