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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 80 111 80
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 24 21 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 0.81% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 0.87% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 22
Median daily rate £130 £115 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -49.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £96 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £164 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £250 £190
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.89 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £17.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.00 £17.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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
1581 2415 2460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.64% 93.46% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 1300 1313
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 36 49
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.50 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.40 £36.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +18 16 £130 +19.26% 3
Edinburgh +20 6 £140 +12.00% 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £105 -
Support Analyst
UK

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 11 (24.44%) VMware
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
7 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (15.56%) SCCM
7 7 (15.56%) Citrix
7 7 (15.56%) ITIL
7 7 (15.56%) MS Office
7 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
8 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.33%) Finance
8 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (11.11%) Banking
9 5 (11.11%) Cisco
9 5 (11.11%) VPN
9 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 5 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
10 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.89%) C#
10 4 (8.89%) Internet
11 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
11 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
11 3 (6.67%) .NET

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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Moodle
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) VPN
2 4 (8.89%) Internet
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.44%) DHCP
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) VoIP
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) WAN
5 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.22%) RIA
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.22%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.44%) Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Unix
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
3 2 (4.44%) Data Management
3 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.44%) Migration
3 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.44%) Server Building
3 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.22%) Application Discovery
4 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.22%) Email Migration
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) C#
2 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Server
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) Dell
5 2 (4.44%) EMC
6 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.22%) Blackboard
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Sage
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec
6 1 (2.22%) Veritas
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