The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows 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 Windows Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Analyst
Rank 269 253 247
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Analyst 12 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.070% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.075% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Average daily rate £200 £313 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +89.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £195 £135
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £17.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £12.29
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +30.16%
Windows Support Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9192 9389 8785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.30% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5590 5141 4824
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 455 482
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.33 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Windows Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Windows Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows 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 Windows Support Analyst across the South East region.

Windows Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Support Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Windows Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows 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 Windows Support Analyst across the South East region.

Windows Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows 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 Windows Support Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxfordshire +8 5 £200 -
East Sussex - 4 £500 -
Hampshire 0 2 £238 -23.84%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2
Windows Support Analyst
England

Windows Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Windows 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 Windows Support Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) Intranet
7 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (31.25%) WordPress
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Sybase
9 2 (12.50%) MS Office
9 2 (12.50%) Citrix
9 2 (12.50%) vSphere
9 2 (12.50%) SCCM
9 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
10 1 (6.25%) ThinPrint
10 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
10 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (6.25%) Google

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Windows 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 Windows Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) WordPress
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MOS
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Sybase
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) ThinPrint