The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Analyst
Rank 573 - 542
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Support Analyst 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% - 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - -

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
50025 48432 42510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.39% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30372 29064 24408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2003 2177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Software Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Software Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Software Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Software Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Software 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 Software Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 5 - - 10
South East - 4 - - 5
East Sussex - 3 - - 4
Brighton - 3 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Bristol - - - -
Bude - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
London - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Poole - - - -
Reading - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Warwick - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Cornwall - - - -
Dorset - - - -

Software Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Support Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) German Language
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) DTS
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

Software Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DTS
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) German Language
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £100 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago