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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 71 88 58
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 59 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.92% 1.58% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.70% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 28
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£216 £183 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.49% -39.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £131 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £324 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £221 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Average hourly rate £13.07 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.65% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.90 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £24.40 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
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
2893 2464 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 92.81% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1289 1063
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 63 55
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 April 2015. 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 +13 27 £216 +44.16% 3
Glasgow -9 11 £238 +4.16% 4
Aberdeen +5 8 £230 +1.09%
West Lothian -3 3 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Perthshire - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Falkirk - - - -
Support Analyst
UK

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 44 (42.31%) Windows
2 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
3 30 (28.85%) SQL
4 29 (27.88%) Active Directory
5 26 (25.00%) Finance
6 24 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 20 (19.23%) MS Office
8 16 (15.38%) ITIL
9 15 (14.42%) UNIX
10 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
11 13 (12.50%) Linux
11 13 (12.50%) Oracle
11 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 13 (12.50%) Service Management
12 12 (11.54%) Java
12 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (11.54%) DNS
13 11 (10.58%) MS Exchange
13 11 (10.58%) ITSM
14 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (9.62%) SharePoint
15 9 (8.65%) HP
15 9 (8.65%) IIS
15 9 (8.65%) XML
15 9 (8.65%) XSLT
15 9 (8.65%) Migration
15 9 (8.65%) Windows 8
15 9 (8.65%) Subversion
16 8 (7.69%) Banking
16 8 (7.69%) Data Analysis

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 11 (10.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.65%) IIS
4 4 (3.85%) Lync
4 4 (3.85%) JBoss
5 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.92%) Apache
6 2 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.96%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (19.23%) MS Office
2 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.96%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) DNS
2 8 (7.69%) DHCP
2 8 (7.69%) SMS
3 6 (5.77%) LAN
3 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.81%) LDAP
5 3 (2.88%) VPN
5 3 (2.88%) WAN
5 3 (2.88%) VoIP
5 3 (2.88%) Internet
6 2 (1.92%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.92%) Firewall
6 2 (1.92%) SAN
6 2 (1.92%) WLAN
7 1 (0.96%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.96%) Intranet
7 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.96%) Wireless
7 1 (0.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.96%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Subversion
2 2 (1.92%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.96%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.96%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.96%) Introscope
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 26 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) French Language
4 3 (2.88%) German Language
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) XML
1 9 (8.65%) XSLT
2 5 (4.81%) .NET
3 3 (2.88%) Middleware
3 3 (2.88%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.96%) JSP
4 1 (0.96%) SOAP
4 1 (0.96%) Struts
4 1 (0.96%) J2EE
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.96%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.96%) JAX-RS
4 1 (0.96%) REST
4 1 (0.96%) RichFaces
4 1 (0.96%) jQuery
4 1 (0.96%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (0.96%) Java EE 5
4 1 (0.96%) Drools
4 1 (0.96%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.92%) PDA
4 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.92%) iSeries
4 2 (1.92%) AS400
4 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) NHS
5 1 (0.96%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.96%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 44 (42.31%) Windows
2 24 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 15 (14.42%) UNIX
4 13 (12.50%) Linux
5 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.65%) Windows 8
7 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.77%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.38%) ITIL
2 13 (12.50%) Service Management
3 11 (10.58%) ITSM
4 9 (8.65%) Migration
5 8 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.85%) Investment Management
7 4 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.88%) ETL
8 3 (2.88%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.88%) CRM
8 3 (2.88%) Change Management
8 3 (2.88%) Change Control
8 3 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.88%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.88%) Programme Management
9 2 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.92%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.85%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) Java
3 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.77%) Perl
4 3 (2.88%) C++
4 3 (2.88%) VBA
4 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.92%) Python
5 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.96%) VBScript
6 1 (0.96%) VB
6 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.96%) Groovy
6 1 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.73%) MCSE
3 4 (3.85%) Degree
3 4 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) MCDST
5 2 (1.92%) MCP
6 1 (0.96%) HND
6 1 (0.96%) CCNP
6 1 (0.96%) CCNA
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.96%) CCSA
6 1 (0.96%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (27.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.88%) XenApp
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.92%) vSphere
3 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.96%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) SCCM
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.96%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.50%) Oracle
3 9 (8.65%) HP
4 8 (7.69%) Citrix
5 7 (6.73%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.85%) Cisco
7 3 (2.88%) Sybase
7 3 (2.88%) VMware
8 2 (1.92%) Symantec
8 2 (1.92%) Charles River
8 2 (1.92%) Lotus
8 2 (1.92%) SAP
9 1 (0.96%) Avaya
9 1 (0.96%) Juniper
9 1 (0.96%) Cognos
9 1 (0.96%) Informatica
9 1 (0.96%) Nokia
9 1 (0.96%) Novell
9 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
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