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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Support Analyst
UK
Rank 570 610 582
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Analyst 24 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.037% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.038% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 20
Median daily rate £300 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £215 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £436 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
-34.61% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - -

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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 25 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +47 21 £340 +4.61% 11
South East +26 7 £145 -44.23% 3
London +20 7 £450 +20.00% 5
Oxford - 4 £145 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £145 - 1
East of England +3 3 £340 +13.33%
City of London -4 3 £450 +20.00% 2
North East - 3 £363 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £363 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £363 -
Wales - 2 £178 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £178 -
South Wales - 2 £178 -
Surrey +15 1 £170 -50.72%
Essex -4 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £340 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £170 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Oldham - 1 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 23 (42.59%) ITIL
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 17 (31.48%) Finance
4 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
5 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
6 8 (14.81%) Release Management
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
7 7 (12.96%) Office 365
7 7 (12.96%) Skype for Business
7 7 (12.96%) Banking
7 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (12.96%) MCP
7 7 (12.96%) MS Office
8 6 (11.11%) XML
8 6 (11.11%) XSLT
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle
8 6 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (11.11%) BMC
8 6 (11.11%) Remedy
8 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 6 (11.11%) Change Management
8 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 6 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 6 (11.11%) SCCM
9 5 (9.26%) Change Control
9 5 (9.26%) Degree
9 5 (9.26%) Service Management
9 5 (9.26%) Project Management

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 7 (12.96%) Skype for Business
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) Autodesk Flame
2 2 (3.70%) Maya
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) NUKE
2 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.85%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) IaaS
2 2 (3.70%) PaaS
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
2 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.70%) DHCP
4 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) BGP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.85%) DMZ
5 1 (1.85%) FWSM
5 1 (1.85%) HSRP
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.85%) OSPF
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) VRRP
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) WebEx
5 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) MS Access
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.56%) Private Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Front Office
5 1 (1.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) XML
1 6 (11.11%) XSLT
2 4 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Handset
4 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.41%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Unix
5 2 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (3.70%) MVS
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) AIX
6 1 (1.85%) VMS
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Release Management
3 6 (11.11%) Change Management
3 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 6 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.26%) Change Control
4 5 (9.26%) Project Management
4 5 (9.26%) Service Management
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.41%) Investment Management
5 4 (7.41%) Line Management
6 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.56%) ITSM
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.56%) Wealth Management
7 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.70%) CRM
7 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) Perl
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.70%) Python
2 2 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) MCP
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.70%) MCDST
7 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.85%) ECDL
7 1 (1.85%) ISEB
7 1 (1.85%) MCSE
7 1 (1.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.56%) HL7
2 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.70%) StorNext
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) XenApp
2 2 (3.70%) Xsan
3 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
2 2 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.85%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) BMC
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Remedy
3 5 (9.26%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) Symantec
4 3 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (3.70%) Adobe
5 2 (3.70%) Apple
5 2 (3.70%) Autodesk
5 2 (3.70%) Citrix
5 2 (3.70%) Fiorano
5 2 (3.70%) Foundry
5 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.85%) Polycom
6 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow