The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 11 July 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 South East 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 79 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 203 171 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.27% 2.05% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 2.21% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 74 72
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£218 £210 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £127 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £213 £220
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 55
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.79 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8253 7745 8944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.13% 92.81% 91.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4468 3985 4072
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 570 660
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Support Analyst
England

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Buckinghamshire -1 58 £221 +5.35% 6
Surrey +14 37 £230 +64.28% 22
Berkshire -12 25 £270 +8.00% 13
Oxfordshire +14 18 £218 +27.94% 10
West Sussex +11 17 £278 -34.70% 5
Hampshire -27 16 £200 -16.66% 6
East Sussex +8 15 £99 -52.97% 7
Kent -8 10 £145 +9.43% 3
Middlesex -3 4 £250 -13.04%
Support Analyst
England

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 189 (48.84%) Windows
2 118 (30.49%) Active Directory
3 103 (26.61%) Microsoft
4 91 (23.51%) Windows 7
5 90 (23.26%) MS Office
6 86 (22.22%) SQL
7 83 (21.45%) ITIL
8 80 (20.67%) MS Excel
9 59 (15.25%) Windows XP
10 53 (13.70%) Citrix
11 51 (13.18%) Finance
12 50 (12.92%) MS Exchange
12 50 (12.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 45 (11.63%) UNIX
14 38 (9.82%) SLA
15 37 (9.56%) SQL Server
16 33 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 32 (8.27%) Security Cleared
18 30 (7.75%) Oracle
18 30 (7.75%) Degree
19 29 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
20 28 (7.24%) SC Cleared
21 27 (6.98%) TCP/IP
22 26 (6.72%) MCSE
23 24 (6.20%) Project Management
23 24 (6.20%) LAN
24 23 (5.94%) WAN
24 23 (5.94%) CRM
25 22 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
25 22 (5.68%) Remedy

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 50 (12.92%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.91%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.81%) IIS
6 6 (1.55%) Apache
6 6 (1.55%) Documentum
7 5 (1.29%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.29%) WorkSite
8 4 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.03%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.26%) Captiva
11 1 (0.26%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 90 (23.26%) MS Office
2 80 (20.67%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.29%) MS Project
5 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.81%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (1.81%) Remedy AR System
1 7 (1.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.55%) Maximo
3 5 (1.29%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.78%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.26%) Cordys
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.26%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.55%) Office 365
2 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 24 (6.20%) LAN
3 23 (5.94%) WAN
4 17 (4.39%) VPN
5 14 (3.62%) Firewall
6 13 (3.36%) DNS
7 12 (3.10%) FTP
8 11 (2.84%) SAN
9 10 (2.58%) DHCP
9 10 (2.58%) Internet
10 7 (1.81%) Wireless
10 7 (1.81%) HTTP
11 6 (1.55%) SMTP
11 6 (1.55%) SSH
11 6 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.29%) Intranet
13 4 (1.03%) SSL
13 4 (1.03%) VoIP
13 4 (1.03%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.78%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.36%) QlikView
3 11 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.81%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.81%) PowerCenter
6 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (1.29%) Big Data
8 4 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.78%) Firebird
9 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.52%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.52%) MySQL
10 2 (0.52%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.33%) Toad
2 5 (1.29%) Subversion
2 5 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.78%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.26%) PVCS
6 1 (0.26%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.26%) Introscope
General
1 51 (13.18%) Finance
2 17 (4.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.84%) Retail
5 10 (2.58%) Publishing
6 8 (2.07%) Law
7 7 (1.81%) Banking
8 5 (1.29%) Legal
9 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.78%) Electronics
10 3 (0.78%) Marketing
11 2 (0.52%) Military
11 2 (0.52%) Automotive
11 2 (0.52%) Back Office
11 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.52%) Avionics
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.39%) .NET
2 9 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 9 (2.33%) XML
3 8 (2.07%) HTML
4 5 (1.29%) COM+
5 3 (0.78%) SOAP
5 3 (0.78%) Web Services
5 3 (0.78%) WinForms
6 2 (0.52%) LAMP
7 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.26%) JRules
7 1 (0.26%) Spring
7 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.26%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.26%) XSLT
7 1 (0.26%) WAP
7 1 (0.26%) CSS
7 1 (0.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.17%) Blackberry
2 13 (3.36%) iPad
3 12 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.33%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.55%) iPhone
5 6 (1.55%) EPoS
6 5 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.03%) Firmware
7 4 (1.03%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.78%) NHS
8 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.52%) Statistics
9 2 (0.52%) Clustering
9 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.52%) EFT
10 1 (0.26%) DTV
10 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.26%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 189 (48.84%) Windows
2 91 (23.51%) Windows 7
3 59 (15.25%) Windows XP
4 50 (12.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (11.63%) UNIX
6 33 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (5.17%) Linux
8 15 (3.88%) Solaris
9 10 (2.58%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.07%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.07%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.55%) AIX
12 5 (1.29%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.52%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.52%) Android
15 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (21.45%) ITIL
2 24 (6.20%) Project Management
3 23 (5.94%) CRM
4 22 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (5.43%) Service Management
6 20 (5.17%) Change Management
7 17 (4.39%) ITSM
8 16 (4.13%) Incident Management
9 15 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (3.10%) Problem Management
10 12 (3.10%) Workflow
11 11 (2.84%) Migration
12 10 (2.58%) ERP
12 10 (2.58%) Data Management
13 9 (2.33%) Service Delivery
14 8 (2.07%) Validation
15 7 (1.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (1.81%) Change Control
15 7 (1.81%) Fault Management
16 6 (1.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 86 (22.22%) SQL
2 18 (4.65%) VB
3 16 (4.13%) Shell Script
3 16 (4.13%) Java
4 12 (3.10%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.33%) C#
5 9 (2.33%) Korn
6 8 (2.07%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.07%) VB6
7 7 (1.81%) VBScript
8 6 (1.55%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.03%) VBA
9 4 (1.03%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.52%) C
11 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.26%) Perl
12 1 (0.26%) C++
12 1 (0.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (8.27%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.75%) Degree
3 29 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (7.24%) SC Cleared
5 26 (6.72%) MCSE
6 16 (4.13%) MCP
7 12 (3.10%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.55%) MCDST
9 6 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.29%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.03%) CCNA
12 3 (0.78%) MCSA
12 3 (0.78%) MCITP
13 2 (0.52%) NVQ Level 3
13 2 (0.52%) CCSA
13 2 (0.52%) CCSE
13 2 (0.52%) CCSP
14 1 (0.26%) CCA
14 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.82%) SLA
2 7 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.29%) GxP
3 5 (1.29%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 118 (30.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.07%) XenApp
3 7 (1.81%) XenDesktop
4 6 (1.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (1.29%) XenServer
6 4 (1.03%) vSphere
6 4 (1.03%) Xen
7 2 (0.52%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.52%) Squid
7 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.52%) Postfix
7 2 (0.52%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.52%) NFS
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (4.13%) SCCM
2 10 (2.58%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.07%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.03%) OVSD
6 3 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.52%) SCOM
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.26%) Control-M
8 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 103 (26.61%) Microsoft
2 53 (13.70%) Citrix
3 30 (7.75%) Oracle
4 22 (5.68%) Remedy
4 22 (5.68%) VMware
5 21 (5.43%) SAP
6 13 (3.36%) Cisco
6 13 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (3.10%) Apple
7 12 (3.10%) Symantec
8 11 (2.84%) Cognos
9 10 (2.58%) IBM
9 10 (2.58%) Business Objects
9 10 (2.58%) HP
10 9 (2.33%) Sun
10 9 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.33%) BMC
11 7 (1.81%) Avaya
12 6 (1.55%) Informatica
13 5 (1.29%) NetApp
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