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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Production Support Analyst
Rank 650 636 632
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Production Support Analyst 3 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.047% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.049% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 4
Median daily rate £410 £388 £437
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -11.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £294 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £538 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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
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 3 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 29 September 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 -11 3 £410 +5.80% 2
London -17 3 £410 -3.52% 2
City of London +13 2 £443 -19.54% 2

Production Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Fintech
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
6 1 (11.11%) MVS
6 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (11.11%) DataStage
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) JCL
6 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) Charles River
6 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
6 1 (11.11%) Summit
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Murex
6 1 (11.11%) Informatica
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms

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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DataStage
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) DTS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) MVS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JCL
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
3 1 (11.11%) Charles River
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Murex
3 1 (11.11%) Netezza