The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Analyst
Rank 627 597 595
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Analyst 21 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.055% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.058% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 14
Median daily rate £401 £395 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +40.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £275 £281
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +108.00%

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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Senior Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Senior Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Support Analyst
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 -18 21 £401 +1.39% 13
South East -4 9 £500 +100.00% 3
London -18 8 £413 +3.18% 6
Brighton - 8 £500 -
East Sussex - 8 £500 -
City of London +43 5 £413 +50.09% 4
East of England +13 2 £158 -30.00%
Norfolk +2 2 £158 -30.00%
Yorkshire +7 1 - -
West Yorkshire -3 1 - -
Norwich -8 1 £185 -17.77%
East Grinstead - 1 £325 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £375 -
West Sussex - 1 £325 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £375 -
North East - 1 £375 -

Senior Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior Support Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) Finance
3 17 (37.78%) Windows
4 11 (24.44%) Unix
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL
7 6 (13.33%) Oracle
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 6 (13.33%) Sybase
7 6 (13.33%) Linux
7 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (11.11%) IBM
8 5 (11.11%) VMware
8 5 (11.11%) Firewall
9 4 (8.89%) Equities
9 4 (8.89%) Citrix
9 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (8.89%) Python
9 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
9 4 (8.89%) IIS
9 4 (8.89%) MCP
9 4 (8.89%) Degree
9 4 (8.89%) LANDesk
9 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
9 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis

Senior 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 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MetaTrader
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) SAN
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) FTP
4 1 (2.22%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.22%) Multicast
4 1 (2.22%) SMTP
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
4 1 (2.22%) VoIP
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) DataStage
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Front Office
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.22%) J2EE
2 1 (2.22%) JDBC
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Equities
1 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.67%) Applied Mathematics
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Derivative
2 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Unix
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.33%) Linux
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) AIX
7 1 (2.22%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.67%) Load Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.44%) Change Management
4 2 (4.44%) Low Latency
4 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.44%) Service Management
4 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.22%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (2.22%) Dependency Management
5 1 (2.22%) Garbage Collection
5 1 (2.22%) Line Management
5 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.89%) Python
3 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
3 3 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
1 4 (8.89%) MCP
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Postgraduate
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) MCTS
4 1 (2.22%) MOS
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Control-M
1 1 (2.22%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
1 6 (13.33%) Sybase
2 5 (11.11%) IBM
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) Citrix
3 4 (8.89%) LANDesk
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco
4 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.44%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.44%) Juniper
5 2 (4.44%) NetApp
5 2 (4.44%) Reuters
5 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.22%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (2.22%) Mitel
6 1 (2.22%) Netezza
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) WorldPay