The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 45 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 6 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.19% 1.96% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 2.05% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Median daily rate £325 £425 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +214.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £216 £250 £200
% change year-on-year
-13.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Support Analyst
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
495 584 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.02% 95.58% 97.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 440 422
Median daily rate £370 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 21
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -14.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cardiff +7 5 £325 -23.52% 3
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Support Analyst
Wales

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 South Wales region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) MS Access
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) MS Project
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle