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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Production Support Analyst
Rank 593 582 525
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Production Support Analyst 7 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.024% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.026% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 25
Average daily rate
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£306 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51527 50292 44718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.33% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31396 30820 25579
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2008 2205
Average hourly rate £17.30 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 -14 7 £306 -38.75% 4
London -11 3 £408 -22.38% 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £306 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £306 -
South East - 2 £306 - 1
Rotherham -1 1 £275 +10.00%
Yorkshire -9 1 £275 +10.00%
South Yorkshire -13 1 £275 +10.00%
City of London - 1 £315 - 1
Essex - 1 £209 - 1
East of England - 1 £209 - 1

Production Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Fixed Income
2 5 (41.67%) Front Office
3 4 (33.33%) Back Office
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (8.33%) Portware
5 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) KDB
5 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (8.33%) LiveCycle
5 1 (8.33%) ION MarketView
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos

Production Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) LiveCycle
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (8.33%) ION MarketView
1 1 (8.33%) Staffware
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) KDB
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Front Office
3 4 (33.33%) Back Office
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Electronics
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) Equities
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Release Management
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) JCL
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Portware
2 1 (8.33%) ION Trading
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Fidessa
2 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO