The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 98 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 36 54 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.19% 1.69% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.83% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 19
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£270 £233 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £145 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £310 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £190 £239
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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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
2835 2944 2057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.69% 92.40% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1824 1231
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 181 150
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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 +6 10 £275 - 3
Somerset +9 8 £225 -8.16% 2
Cornwall +7 7 £100 -
Bristol +2 5 £265 +17.77% 8
Dorset +2 3 £500 - 5
Gloucestershire -19 2 - - 4
Devon -3 1 - - 2
Avon - 1 - -
Support Analyst
England

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 38 (61.29%) Windows
2 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
4 15 (24.19%) Windows 7
4 15 (24.19%) Firewall
5 14 (22.58%) MS Exchange
5 14 (22.58%) LAN
6 13 (20.97%) WAN
6 13 (20.97%) MS Office
7 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (14.52%) SQL
8 9 (14.52%) Windows XP
9 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
9 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
9 8 (12.90%) ITIL
9 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (12.90%) Cisco
10 7 (11.29%) SLA
11 6 (9.68%) Juniper
11 6 (9.68%) CheckPoint
11 6 (9.68%) Oracle
11 6 (9.68%) Wireless
11 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
11 6 (9.68%) Finance
11 6 (9.68%) VLAN
11 6 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (9.68%) SolarWinds
11 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
11 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (9.68%) Network Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 14 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.23%) Lync
5 2 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.61%) Drupal
6 1 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.61%) Liferay
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Office
2 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) MS Project
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) Firewall
2 14 (22.58%) LAN
3 13 (20.97%) WAN
4 6 (9.68%) Wireless
4 6 (9.68%) VLAN
5 5 (8.06%) DNS
6 4 (6.45%) VPN
6 4 (6.45%) DHCP
7 2 (3.23%) VoIP
8 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) Siebel EIM
5 1 (1.61%) Essbase
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.61%) DTS
5 1 (1.61%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.61%) Toad
1 1 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Legal
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.61%) DTV
2 1 (1.61%) Clustering
2 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.61%) FMCG
2 1 (1.61%) iPhone
2 1 (1.61%) Open Source
2 1 (1.61%) iPad
2 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) NHS
2 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (61.29%) Windows
2 15 (24.19%) Windows 7
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.52%) Windows XP
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.06%) Linux
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.61%) Android
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.61%) Solaris
9 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
3 2 (3.23%) Network Management
3 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (3.23%) CRM
3 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.61%) Workflow
4 1 (1.61%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.61%) ERP
4 1 (1.61%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) Java
3 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) MCSE
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) SCOM
2 2 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Cisco
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle
3 6 (9.68%) Juniper
3 6 (9.68%) CheckPoint
3 6 (9.68%) SolarWinds
4 5 (8.06%) Remedy
4 5 (8.06%) VMware
4 5 (8.06%) Citrix
5 4 (6.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (3.23%) Siebel
7 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.61%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe
7 1 (1.61%) Cognos
7 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.61%) Avaya
7 1 (1.61%) Lotus
7 1 (1.61%) Capita
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
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