The first table below looks at the demand for the Production Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Production Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Production Support Analyst
Rank 569 516 581
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +65
Contract jobs requiring a Production Support Analyst 18 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.059% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.063% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 4
Average daily rate £475 £500 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Production Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Production Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -96 18 £475 -5.00% 3
London -36 14 £500 - 1
Brentwood - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1

Production Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Production 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 Production Support Analyst in their job title.

1 18 (56.25%) UNIX
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) Front Office
4 9 (28.13%) ITIL
4 9 (28.13%) Python
5 8 (25.00%) Perl
5 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) Finance
6 7 (21.88%) Oracle
7 6 (18.75%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) C#
7 6 (18.75%) Sybase
7 6 (18.75%) Derivative
7 6 (18.75%) Low Latency
8 5 (15.63%) Release Management
8 5 (15.63%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (15.63%) Banking
8 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
8 5 (15.63%) Equities
8 5 (15.63%) C++
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.38%) Nagios
9 3 (9.38%) Linux
9 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
9 3 (9.38%) Open Source
9 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
10 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
10 2 (6.25%) Maven
10 2 (6.25%) QA
10 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk

Production Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Production 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 Production Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DMZ
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) DataStage
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.13%) Toad
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 11 (34.38%) Front Office
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Derivative
2 5 (15.63%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (15.63%) Equities
3 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.13%) DTV
5 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.13%) AS400
5 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.13%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Low Latency
4 5 (15.63%) Release Management
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.13%) ETL
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.13%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.13%) Equity Research
7 1 (3.13%) Change Control
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.13%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Python
3 8 (25.00%) Perl
4 6 (18.75%) Java
4 6 (18.75%) C#
5 5 (15.63%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Sybase
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos
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