The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 99 120 95
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 46 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.51% 0.84% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.88% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 28
Median daily rate £240 £175 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £112 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £368 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £240 £205
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 17
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £17.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2892 3063 2895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.79% 95.42% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1871 1953 1895
Median daily rate £365 £373 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 202 173
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.25% -4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Wiltshire -2 11 £265 -25.87% 5
Bristol +5 10 £200 +37.93% 5
Dorset - 8 £163 - 1
Somerset - 5 £200 -
Devon +10 4 £325 - 1
Gloucestershire -1 2 - - 2
Support Analyst
England

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (40.54%) ITIL
2 29 (39.19%) Windows
3 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
4 18 (24.32%) MS Excel
4 18 (24.32%) SQL
5 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
6 15 (20.27%) Windows 7
7 14 (18.92%) SLA
8 13 (17.57%) Citrix
9 12 (16.22%) MS Office
10 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
11 9 (12.16%) PL/SQL
11 9 (12.16%) CRM
11 9 (12.16%) Change Control
12 8 (10.81%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (10.81%) Siebel
12 8 (10.81%) Oracle
12 8 (10.81%) Finance
13 7 (9.46%) PHP
13 7 (9.46%) HTML
13 7 (9.46%) Java
13 7 (9.46%) CSS
13 7 (9.46%) Remedy
13 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
13 7 (9.46%) Incident Management
14 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
14 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
14 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
14 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
14 6 (8.11%) IIS

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) IIS
3 3 (4.05%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.70%) CMS
4 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (16.22%) MS Office
3 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.70%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.35%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
1 4 (5.41%) Intranet
1 4 (5.41%) LAN
1 4 (5.41%) VoIP
1 4 (5.41%) VPN
2 3 (4.05%) WAN
3 2 (2.70%) DHCP
3 2 (2.70%) DNS
3 2 (2.70%) Skype
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) SAN
4 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) MS Access
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MSI
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) CSS
1 7 (9.46%) HTML
2 6 (8.11%) .NET
3 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.76%) Classic ASP
3 5 (6.76%) HTML5
3 5 (6.76%) jQuery
3 5 (6.76%) XML
4 3 (4.05%) EDI
5 2 (2.70%) Spring
5 2 (2.70%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.35%) Middleware
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.35%) CMDB
3 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.35%) EPoS
3 1 (1.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) Windows
2 15 (20.27%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
3 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) Android
7 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) ITIL
2 9 (12.16%) Change Control
2 9 (12.16%) CRM
3 8 (10.81%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (9.46%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.76%) BPEL
5 5 (6.76%) EAI
5 5 (6.76%) Project Management
5 5 (6.76%) Service Management
6 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.05%) ERP
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.05%) ITSM
6 3 (4.05%) Network Management
6 3 (4.05%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (4.05%) Time Management
7 2 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.70%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) PL/SQL
3 7 (9.46%) Java
3 7 (9.46%) PHP
4 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.76%) VBA
5 4 (5.41%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) C
6 2 (2.70%) C++
6 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) Siebel Certification
4 4 (5.41%) MCP
5 3 (4.05%) MCDST
5 3 (4.05%) MCSE
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.76%) XenApp
3 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.05%) BitLocker
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.05%) UAG
5 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) Citrix
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle
3 8 (10.81%) Siebel
4 7 (9.46%) Remedy
5 4 (5.41%) Apple
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.05%) AppSense
6 3 (4.05%) Canon
6 3 (4.05%) Sophos
7 2 (2.70%) Google
7 2 (2.70%) PTC
7 2 (2.70%) VMware
8 1 (1.35%) Avaya
8 1 (1.35%) Dell
8 1 (1.35%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.35%) Northgate
8 1 (1.35%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.35%) SAP
8 1 (1.35%) Symantec
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago