The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Production Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Production Support Analyst
Rank 630 625 598
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Production Support Analyst 11 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.013% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.013% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
Median daily rate £434 £306 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.71% -31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £242 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
+50.95% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Production Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Production Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Production Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Production Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Production Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Production Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Production Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Production Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Production Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Production Support Analyst
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Production Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 6 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
(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
England -20 11 £434 +41.71% 2
London -11 5 £600 +47.23% 2
East of England +10 3 £263 +25.59%
South East -11 3 £434 +41.71%
Hertfordshire - 3 £263 -
Kent - 2 £434 -
Surrey - 2 £434 -
West Sussex - 2 £434 -
Watford - 2 £275 -
City of London +44 1 £725 +130.15% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £475 -

Production Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Production 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 Production Support Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Unix
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Python
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) Front Office
5 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) IBM
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) Sybase
7 4 (20.00%) DB2
7 4 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Equities
8 3 (15.00%) Perl
8 3 (15.00%) AIX
8 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (15.00%) Confluence
8 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (15.00%) Derivative
8 3 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (15.00%) Release Management
8 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared

Production 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 3 (15.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) FileNet
3 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) DB2
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) DataStage
3 2 (10.00%) DTS
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (5.00%) InfluxDB
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (35.00%) Front Office
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Java EE
3 1 (5.00%) Murex Flex
3 1 (5.00%) Murex MxML
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Equities
2 3 (15.00%) Derivative
2 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Unix
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Contact Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) RUP
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VBScript
7 1 (5.00%) AWK
7 1 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) Korn
7 1 (5.00%) sed
7 1 (5.00%) VB
7 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Grafana
1 1 (5.00%) Graphite
1 1 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Sybase
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos
3 2 (10.00%) Informatica
3 2 (10.00%) Netezza
4 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.00%) ION Trading
4 1 (5.00%) Murex
4 1 (5.00%) Pega
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) Tradeweb
4 1 (5.00%) Vignette