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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 39 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 8 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.39% 5.43% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 5.77% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate
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£269 £150 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £150 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £194 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 1
Average hourly rate £14.15 £21.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.20% +53.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +5.08%
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
313 208 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.43% 94.12% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 136 91
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £33.44 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
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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
Bath +3 4 £288 +91.66%
Taunton -14 2 £250 -
Cheddar - - - -
Clevedon - - - -
Support Analyst
South West

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) WSUS
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project
6 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (10.00%) MCSE
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) DTS
6 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (10.00%) LAN

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DTS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) TOWER Software