The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Windows Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Support Analyst
UK
Rank 580 581 553
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Analyst 22 46 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.093% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 44
Median daily rate £175 £238 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £175 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £349 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £250 £175
% change year-on-year
-38.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%

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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
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 £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Windows Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Windows Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Windows Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Windows Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Windows Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +14 20 £175 -22.22% 17
London +16 16 £175 -22.22% 9
Yorkshire +19 2 £125 -57.62%
City of London +12 2 £205 -45.33% 5
Colchester -1 2 £300 -
Essex -5 2 £300 +33.33%
East of England -6 2 £300 +23.07% 1
Beckenham - 2 - -
Edinburgh +16 1 £188 -46.42%
Scotland +15 1 £188 -46.42%
West Yorkshire +15 1 £125 -63.23%
North Yorkshire +10 1 £125 -
York +10 1 £125 -
Leeds - 1 £125 -

Windows Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Windows 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 Windows Support Analyst in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (72.41%) Active Directory
3 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
4 29 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 23 (39.66%) MS Office
6 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
6 18 (31.03%) Citrix
7 17 (29.31%) ITIL
8 12 (20.69%) Windows 8
9 10 (17.24%) SCCM
10 9 (15.52%) Windows 10
10 9 (15.52%) Linux
10 9 (15.52%) Incident Management
11 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
11 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
12 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (12.07%) Unix
12 7 (12.07%) Law
13 6 (10.34%) Service Management
14 5 (8.62%) Office 365
14 5 (8.62%) SQL
14 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000
14 5 (8.62%) VMware
15 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
15 4 (6.90%) Legal
15 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
15 4 (6.90%) SLA
15 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
15 4 (6.90%) AIX
15 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003

Windows 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 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (39.66%) MS Office
2 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
2 4 (6.90%) IaaS
2 4 (6.90%) PaaS
2 4 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.17%) DHCP
2 3 (5.17%) DNS
2 3 (5.17%) iSCSI
2 3 (5.17%) LAN
2 3 (5.17%) NAS
2 3 (5.17%) Unified Communications
2 3 (5.17%) VoIP
3 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.45%) SAN
3 2 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (1.72%) Skype
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
1 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (12.07%) Law
2 4 (6.90%) Legal
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.72%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Life Science
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.72%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Tandem
3 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.69%) Windows 8
4 9 (15.52%) Linux
4 9 (15.52%) Windows 10
5 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 7 (12.07%) Unix
6 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000
8 4 (6.90%) AIX
8 4 (6.90%) Android
8 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
9 3 (5.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.72%) Solaris
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Incident Management
3 6 (10.34%) Service Management
4 4 (6.90%) Open Source
5 3 (5.17%) Change Management
5 3 (5.17%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.17%) Release Management
6 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.45%) Data Management
6 2 (3.45%) DevOps
6 2 (3.45%) ITSM
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.45%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.72%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) MCSA
2 2 (3.45%) MOS
3 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.72%) MCITP
3 1 (1.72%) MCP
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 42 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.72%) SCOM
2 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.72%) SCSM
2 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.72%) Terraform
2 1 (1.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) Citrix
3 5 (8.62%) VMware
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Apple
5 2 (3.45%) Dell
5 2 (3.45%) iManage
5 2 (3.45%) Symantec
5 2 (3.45%) Wyse
6 1 (1.72%) Escenic
6 1 (1.72%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.72%) Lotus
6 1 (1.72%) Mitel
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Tableau