The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Production Support Analyst
Rank 584 561 592
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Production Support Analyst 17 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.026% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.028% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
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£550 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £365 £350
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.40

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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 11 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 20 August 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
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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
England -22 17 £550 +22.22% 4
London +19 16 £550 +15.78% 4
City of London +31 3 £436 -5.42% 3
South East - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Essex - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Production Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 28 (84.85%) UNIX
2 20 (60.61%) Perl
3 19 (57.58%) Front Office
3 19 (57.58%) Low Latency
4 18 (54.55%) Python
5 13 (39.39%) Linux
6 12 (36.36%) Migration
6 12 (36.36%) Derivative
6 12 (36.36%) Bash Shell
6 12 (36.36%) ITRS Geneos
7 11 (33.33%) Oracle
8 10 (30.30%) SQL
9 8 (24.24%) Fixed Income
9 8 (24.24%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 7 (21.21%) Java
11 6 (18.18%) Sybase
11 6 (18.18%) C#
11 6 (18.18%) C++
11 6 (18.18%) Equities
12 5 (15.15%) Banking
12 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
13 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
13 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
13 3 (9.09%) ITIL
13 3 (9.09%) Control-M
13 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
13 3 (9.09%) Nagios
13 3 (9.09%) SLA
13 3 (9.09%) Incident Management

Production Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) DataStage
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
1 2 (6.06%) Toad
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 19 (57.58%) Front Office
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Derivative
2 8 (24.24%) Fixed Income
3 6 (18.18%) Equities
4 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
4 3 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (6.06%) GIS
6 1 (3.03%) DTV
6 1 (3.03%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) UNIX
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Low Latency
2 12 (36.36%) Migration
3 8 (24.24%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) ETL
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Release Management
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Perl
2 18 (54.55%) Python
3 12 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) Java
6 6 (18.18%) C#
6 6 (18.18%) C++
7 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.03%) MapBasic
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (9.09%) Control-M
2 3 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Sybase
3 2 (6.06%) Cognos
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.03%) ESRI
4 1 (3.03%) SAP