The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Analyst
Rank 574 550 499
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Analyst 34 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.037% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.040% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 27
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£275 £248 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £177 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £211 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.17% -29.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.53 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.88% +10.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £27.20 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +8.80%

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
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 18 December 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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 -11 32 £275 +8.91% 9
London +27 16 £325 - 4
East of England +4 10 £275 +57.14% 1
South East -32 6 £225 - 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £275 -
City of London +13 5 £225 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 £180 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £170 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £225 -
Berkshire +3 1 £500 - 1
Surrey - 1 £188 -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Andover - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chester - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Coventry - - - -

Senior Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 37 (56.06%) Windows
2 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 24 (36.36%) MS Office
4 21 (31.82%) ITIL
5 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
5 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
6 16 (24.24%) UNIX
7 15 (22.73%) Windows 7
8 13 (19.70%) Finance
8 13 (19.70%) Linux
9 12 (18.18%) Citrix
9 12 (18.18%) Banking
9 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (16.67%) SQL
10 11 (16.67%) VMware
11 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
12 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (12.12%) Perl
13 8 (12.12%) SLA
13 8 (12.12%) TIBCO
14 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
15 6 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
15 6 (9.09%) Degree
15 6 (9.09%) Network Design
15 6 (9.09%) Blackberry
15 6 (9.09%) Change Management
15 6 (9.09%) Project Management
15 6 (9.09%) Lotus
15 6 (9.09%) MS Exchange

Senior Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 5 (7.58%) Lotus Domino
2 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.06%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (3.03%) WorkSite
4 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.52%) JBoss
5 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.52%) Documentum
5 1 (1.52%) SAS
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (36.36%) MS Office
2 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.52%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.52%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.52%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (1.52%) Academy Housing
2 1 (1.52%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (1.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (3.03%) DHCP
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.52%) SSH
3 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) QlikView
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) PVCS
1 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Front Office
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Advertising
4 2 (3.03%) Publishing
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Military
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) JSP
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) J2EE
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.55%) Derivative
3 3 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.03%) NHS
4 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.03%) Handset
4 2 (3.03%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) CESG
5 1 (1.52%) AS400
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) PMI
5 1 (1.52%) PDA
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) iPhone
5 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.06%) Windows
2 16 (24.24%) UNIX
3 15 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 13 (19.70%) Linux
5 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (6.06%) Solaris
8 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.03%) CentOS
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) ITIL
2 6 (9.09%) Network Design
2 6 (9.09%) Change Management
2 6 (9.09%) Project Management
3 4 (6.06%) Resource Management
3 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.55%) Identity Management
4 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 3 (4.55%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (4.55%) Investment Management
4 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.55%) Workflow
4 3 (4.55%) Change Control
4 3 (4.55%) Market Making
5 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.03%) CRM
5 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) SQL
2 8 (12.12%) Perl
3 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.52%) VBA
7 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) C#
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.06%) MCP
4 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) MCITP
5 2 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (1.52%) MCSE
6 1 (1.52%) CCNA
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) Citrix
3 11 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (12.12%) TIBCO
5 6 (9.09%) Lotus
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle
7 3 (4.55%) Sybase
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco
7 3 (4.55%) IBM
8 2 (3.03%) ION Trading
8 2 (3.03%) Altiris
8 2 (3.03%) Wyse
9 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.52%) Apple
9 1 (1.52%) Symantec
9 1 (1.52%) Remedy
9 1 (1.52%) McAfee
9 1 (1.52%) Charles River
9 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
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