The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 23 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 West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 83 73 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 52 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.75% 1.58% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.68% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 26
Average daily rate
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£225 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £225 £215
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.87 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £63.70 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2772 2021 2828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.15% 93.96% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1821 1252 1692
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 134 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Support Analyst
England

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 23 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Wiltshire +10 19 £180 -25.77% 7
Bristol -18 9 £310 +19.23% 3
Gloucestershire -11 7 £145 -51.66% 5
Dorset +8 6 £300 +87.50% 2
Devon -7 4 £350 +6.06% 5
Somerset -22 1 - - 5
Support Analyst
England

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 55 (53.40%) Windows
2 49 (47.57%) Microsoft
3 35 (33.98%) MS Office
4 29 (28.16%) Windows XP
5 27 (26.21%) MS Excel
6 24 (23.30%) ITIL
6 24 (23.30%) Windows 7
7 21 (20.39%) Security Cleared
8 20 (19.42%) SLA
8 20 (19.42%) Active Directory
9 18 (17.48%) SC Cleared
10 13 (12.62%) Apple iOS
11 12 (11.65%) Project Management
11 12 (11.65%) Finance
12 11 (10.68%) Windows 8
12 11 (10.68%) Incident Management
13 10 (9.71%) Mac OS X
14 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (7.77%) CMS
15 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
15 8 (7.77%) MS Project
15 8 (7.77%) Content Management
16 7 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 7 (6.80%) Git (software)
16 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
16 7 (6.80%) Hudson
16 7 (6.80%) ITIL V3
16 7 (6.80%) Eclipse
16 7 (6.80%) ISO 9001
16 7 (6.80%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 8 (7.77%) CMS
2 7 (6.80%) ColdFusion
3 6 (5.83%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.91%) Railo
7 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.97%) FileNet
8 1 (0.97%) Documentum
8 1 (0.97%) IIS
8 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.97%) Apache
8 1 (0.97%) Alfresco
Applications
1 35 (33.98%) MS Office
2 27 (26.21%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.77%) MS Project
4 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) assyst
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) DNS
2 3 (2.91%) SAN
2 3 (2.91%) Internet
2 3 (2.91%) Wireless
2 3 (2.91%) DHCP
3 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.94%) Nortel Meridian
3 2 (1.94%) Firewall
4 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.97%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Eclipse
1 7 (6.80%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.80%) Hudson
1 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.88%) Subversion
3 2 (1.94%) MSI
General
1 12 (11.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.88%) Military
3 4 (3.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.91%) Law
4 3 (2.91%) Legal
5 2 (1.94%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) HTML
1 4 (3.88%) .NET
1 4 (3.88%) CSS
1 4 (3.88%) XHTML
1 4 (3.88%) HTML5
1 4 (3.88%) CSS3
2 3 (2.91%) XML
3 2 (1.94%) Spring
4 1 (0.97%) J2EE
4 1 (0.97%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Open Source
2 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.91%) Clustering
3 3 (2.91%) PDA
3 3 (2.91%) EPoS
3 3 (2.91%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.91%) iPhone
3 3 (2.91%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.94%) iPad
5 1 (0.97%) NHS
5 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 55 (53.40%) Windows
2 29 (28.16%) Windows XP
3 24 (23.30%) Windows 7
4 13 (12.62%) Apple iOS
5 11 (10.68%) Windows 8
6 10 (9.71%) Mac OS X
7 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.88%) Android
10 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.97%) UNIX
11 1 (0.97%) Solaris
11 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.30%) ITIL
2 12 (11.65%) Project Management
3 11 (10.68%) Incident Management
4 8 (7.77%) Content Management
5 7 (6.80%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (4.85%) Release Management
7 4 (3.88%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (3.88%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.88%) Service Management
7 4 (3.88%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.88%) Change Management
7 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.88%) Change Control
7 4 (3.88%) QMS
8 3 (2.91%) Unit Testing
8 3 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.91%) ITSM
8 3 (2.91%) Project Planning
9 2 (1.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) Java
2 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.94%) SQL
4 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (20.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.85%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) MCITP
5 4 (3.88%) Degree
6 3 (2.91%) MCSE
7 2 (1.94%) MCP
7 2 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.94%) PMP
7 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.97%) MCSA
8 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.42%) SLA
2 7 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (19.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.94%) XenApp
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) SCCM
2 2 (1.94%) SCOM
2 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.97%) WSUS
3 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (47.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.80%) Citrix
2 7 (6.80%) Cisco
3 6 (5.83%) VMware
4 4 (3.88%) HP
4 4 (3.88%) Apple
5 2 (1.94%) Symantec
5 2 (1.94%) Juniper
5 2 (1.94%) EMC
5 2 (1.94%) Nortel
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle
5 2 (1.94%) Altiris
5 2 (1.94%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.94%) Meru Networks
6 1 (0.97%) ProCurve
6 1 (0.97%) F5
6 1 (0.97%) RightFax
6 1 (0.97%) Becrypt
6 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.97%) Avaya
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