The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Analyst
Rank 511 496 503
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Analyst 132 115 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 48 34
Median daily rate £175 £150 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £100 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £130 £140
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 39
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £10.88 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £19.50 £22.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -7.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

IT Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured IT Support Analyst in the job title.

IT Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Support Analyst within the UK.

IT Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

IT Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Support Analyst within the UK.

IT Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

IT Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Support Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
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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
England +10 126 £175 +16.66% 73
London +20 53 £175 +8.52% 17
South East -19 33 £290 +93.33% 25
East of England +12 17 £135 -15.62% 5
Oxfordshire +12 14 £350 +169.23% 5
City of London +38 7 £175 -22.22% 4
Hertfordshire +13 7 £163 -58.49% 2
Norfolk +7 7 £130 +30.00%
South West -4 7 £135 - 4
Hampshire +4 6 £195 -22.00% 1
West Midlands -17 6 £120 -4.00% 5
Surrey -17 5 £198 +16.17% 4
Kidlington +2 4 £125 -
Berkshire -5 4 £145 -1.69% 6
North West -14 4 £223 +48.33% 5
Southampton +17 3 - -
Warwickshire -5 3 £219 - 2
Dorset - 3 - - 1
Bournemouth - 3 - - 1
Reading - 3 £145 - 3
Watford - 3 £163 - 1
Manchester - 3 £223 - 1
East Sussex +3 2 £200 +53.84% 1
East Midlands 0 2 £111 +37.03% 1
Yorkshire -1 2 £160 - 10
Birmingham -1 2 £95 -24.00% 1
Essex -2 2 £115 -
Southall -2 2 - -
Scotland -18 2 £129 +3.00% 1
Wales - 2 - -

IT Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT 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 featuring IT Support Analyst in the job title.

1 146 (58.17%) Windows
2 115 (45.82%) Microsoft
3 114 (45.42%) Active Directory
4 98 (39.04%) MS Office
5 84 (33.47%) Windows 7
6 67 (26.69%) ITIL
7 52 (20.72%) Citrix
8 51 (20.32%) MS Excel
9 43 (17.13%) Finance
10 40 (15.94%) Windows Server
11 39 (15.54%) Blackberry
12 32 (12.75%) Windows 8
13 31 (12.35%) Service Management
14 28 (11.16%) Cisco
14 28 (11.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (9.96%) VMware
16 24 (9.56%) MS Exchange
17 23 (9.16%) SLA
18 22 (8.76%) Windows XP
19 21 (8.37%) Windows 10
20 20 (7.97%) Legal
21 19 (7.57%) Document Management
21 19 (7.57%) Law
22 17 (6.77%) Office 365
23 16 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
23 16 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
23 16 (6.37%) PowerShell
23 16 (6.37%) SCCM
23 16 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
23 16 (6.37%) TCP/IP

IT Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 24 (9.56%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (5.98%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (3.19%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.79%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.40%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) IIS
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 98 (39.04%) MS Office
2 51 (20.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.80%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.40%) assyst
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.77%) Office 365
2 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.37%) TCP/IP
1 16 (6.37%) VPN
2 14 (5.58%) LAN
2 14 (5.58%) WAN
3 13 (5.18%) DHCP
4 11 (4.38%) DNS
5 9 (3.59%) Firewall
6 6 (2.39%) Internet
6 6 (2.39%) Intranet
7 4 (1.59%) LDAP
8 3 (1.20%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (1.20%) FWSM
8 3 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.20%) VoIP
8 3 (1.20%) Wireless
9 2 (0.80%) DSL
9 2 (0.80%) SAN
10 1 (0.40%) Extranet
10 1 (0.40%) H.323
10 1 (0.40%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.20%) MySQL
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.40%) EDMS
4 1 (0.40%) GIS
4 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (17.13%) Finance
2 20 (7.97%) Legal
3 19 (7.57%) Law
4 13 (5.18%) Banking
5 5 (1.99%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Advertising
6 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.59%) .NET
2 2 (0.80%) CSS
2 2 (0.80%) HTML
2 2 (0.80%) XML
3 1 (0.40%) CSS3
3 1 (0.40%) HTML5
3 1 (0.40%) MAPI
3 1 (0.40%) ODBC
3 1 (0.40%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.40%) WCF
3 1 (0.40%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.54%) Blackberry
2 11 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.98%) Smartphone
4 9 (3.59%) iPhone
5 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.99%) Blog
7 4 (1.59%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.59%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.20%) Clustering
8 3 (1.20%) Life Science
9 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.80%) iPad
9 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.80%) NHS
10 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 146 (58.17%) Windows
2 84 (33.47%) Windows 7
3 40 (15.94%) Windows Server
4 32 (12.75%) Windows 8
5 28 (11.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (8.76%) Windows XP
7 21 (8.37%) Windows 10
8 16 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (5.18%) Apple iOS
9 13 (5.18%) Linux
10 9 (3.59%) Mac OS X
10 9 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.79%) Android
12 6 (2.39%) Unix
13 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.40%) VME
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (26.69%) ITIL
2 31 (12.35%) Service Management
3 19 (7.57%) Document Management
4 15 (5.98%) Incident Management
5 10 (3.98%) Change Management
5 10 (3.98%) CRM
6 8 (3.19%) Service Delivery
7 7 (2.79%) ITSM
8 6 (2.39%) Problem Management
8 6 (2.39%) Project Management
8 6 (2.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (1.99%) Asset Management
9 5 (1.99%) Configuration Management
9 5 (1.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (1.99%) ITIL V3
10 4 (1.59%) Mentoring
10 4 (1.59%) Migration
10 4 (1.59%) PRINCE2
10 4 (1.59%) Release Management
11 3 (1.20%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.37%) PowerShell
2 10 (3.98%) SQL
3 8 (3.19%) VBScript
4 5 (1.99%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.20%) C
5 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.20%) VB
6 2 (0.80%) VBA
7 1 (0.40%) C#
7 1 (0.40%) C++
7 1 (0.40%) COBOL
7 1 (0.40%) Java
7 1 (0.40%) Perl
7 1 (0.40%) PHP
7 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.98%) CCNA
2 10 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.59%) Degree
3 9 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.79%) DBS Check
4 7 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.39%) MCP
6 4 (1.59%) MCITP
7 3 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.20%) MCSE
7 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.80%) MCSA
9 1 (0.40%) GISP
9 1 (0.40%) HND
9 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.16%) SLA
2 2 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 114 (45.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.79%) vSphere
4 6 (2.39%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.99%) XenApp
6 4 (1.59%) NFS
6 4 (1.59%) Samba
6 4 (1.59%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (6.37%) SCCM
2 4 (1.59%) SCOM
3 3 (1.20%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.40%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (45.82%) Microsoft
2 52 (20.72%) Citrix
3 28 (11.16%) Cisco
4 25 (9.96%) VMware
5 15 (5.98%) HP
6 11 (4.38%) Apple
7 10 (3.98%) Remedy
8 7 (2.79%) Lotus
9 6 (2.39%) Civica
9 6 (2.39%) iManage
10 5 (1.99%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.99%) NetApp
10 5 (1.99%) SAP
11 4 (1.59%) EMC
11 4 (1.59%) Isilon
11 4 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.59%) Symantec
12 3 (1.20%) Avaya
12 3 (1.20%) Dell
12 3 (1.20%) LANDesk
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