The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 41 54 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.33% 1.57% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.60% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£219 £215 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +28.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £199 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £263 £194
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +3.57%
Support Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 438 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.49% 97.99% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 329 59
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Analyst in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Analyst across the Somerset region.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Analyst across the Somerset region.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Taunton +11 2 £219 +6.70% 1
Support Analyst
South West

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Office 365
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) Toad
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle