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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Analyst
Rank 591 548 552
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Analyst 65 79 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 40
Median daily rate £175 £175 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £119 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £253
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £193 £145
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +32.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +44.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £12.29
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +40.32%

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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
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 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 2016.

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 30 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 27 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 -31 64 £175 +2.94% 9
London -32 20 £175 +12.90% 6
East of England +17 16 £244 -7.14% 1
Essex +10 13 - -
Colchester -3 13 - -
South East -7 13 £200 -27.79% 2
Yorkshire +12 5 £125 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +11 4 £200 - 1
West Midlands -9 4 £225 -10.00%
East Sussex - 4 £500 -
Brighton - 4 £500 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £125 -
City of London +27 3 £135 -34.93% 2
Oxford +4 3 £200 -
North West -16 3 £120 -46.66%
Hertfordshire +4 2 £163 -53.57%
Hampshire -3 2 £238 -
Harrogate - 2 £290 -
York - 2 £113 -
Lancashire - 2 £123 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £163 -
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - - 1
Norfolk -2 1 £325 +100.00%
Coventry -3 1 £120 -52.00%
South West -10 1 £238 +137.50%
Scotland -17 1 £115 -59.11%
Lanarkshire - 1 £115 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

Windows Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (74.77%) Active Directory
3 61 (54.95%) Windows 7
4 56 (50.45%) Microsoft
5 55 (49.55%) Windows Server
6 50 (45.05%) MS Office
7 48 (43.24%) Citrix
8 36 (32.43%) Windows 8
9 34 (30.63%) MS Excel
10 29 (26.13%) ITIL
11 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (21.62%) VMware
13 21 (18.92%) MS Exchange
13 21 (18.92%) SQL
14 19 (17.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (17.12%) Finance
15 18 (16.22%) Incident Management
16 16 (14.41%) Windows XP
16 16 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (12.61%) SCCM
17 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (10.81%) SharePoint
19 11 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2010
20 10 (9.01%) iManage
20 10 (9.01%) Law
21 8 (7.21%) Office 365
21 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
21 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
21 8 (7.21%) Linux
22 7 (6.31%) Oracle

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 21 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.31%) Skype for Business
5 6 (5.41%) WordPress
6 5 (4.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.60%) IIS
8 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (45.05%) MS Office
2 34 (30.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.50%) Internet
2 5 (4.50%) Intranet
2 5 (4.50%) SAN
3 4 (3.60%) DHCP
3 4 (3.60%) Firewall
3 4 (3.60%) LAN
3 4 (3.60%) WAN
4 3 (2.70%) DNS
4 3 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.80%) DSL
5 2 (1.80%) VPN
6 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.90%) H.323
6 1 (0.90%) ISDN
6 1 (0.90%) PABX
6 1 (0.90%) VoIP
6 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.90%) DB2
General
1 19 (17.12%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Law
3 6 (5.41%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Front Office
4 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.90%) .NET
1 1 (0.90%) CSS
1 1 (0.90%) CSS3
1 1 (0.90%) HTML
1 1 (0.90%) HTML5
1 1 (0.90%) Java EE
1 1 (0.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.50%) Blackberry
1 5 (4.50%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.60%) Clustering
2 4 (3.60%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.90%) EPoS
4 1 (0.90%) HP Storage
4 1 (0.90%) iPad
4 1 (0.90%) iPhone
4 1 (0.90%) NHS
4 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (54.95%) Windows 7
3 55 (49.55%) Windows Server
4 36 (32.43%) Windows 8
5 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (17.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (14.41%) Windows XP
8 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (7.21%) Linux
10 6 (5.41%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.80%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.80%) Unix
13 1 (0.90%) Android
13 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.13%) ITIL
2 18 (16.22%) Incident Management
3 7 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (6.31%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (3.60%) Asset Management
5 3 (2.70%) Problem Management
5 3 (2.70%) Service Management
6 2 (1.80%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (1.80%) Change Control
6 2 (1.80%) Load Balancing
6 2 (1.80%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (1.80%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.80%) Software Deployment
6 2 (1.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (0.90%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (0.90%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (0.90%) Mentoring
7 1 (0.90%) Network Optimisation
7 1 (0.90%) Office Automation
7 1 (0.90%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.92%) SQL
2 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.90%) Java
3 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.90%) Perl
3 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.80%) CCNA
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.80%) MCP
3 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) CCNP
4 1 (0.90%) MCSE
4 1 (0.90%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 83 (74.77%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.41%) XenApp
4 4 (3.60%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.70%) vSphere
6 2 (1.80%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (12.61%) SCCM
2 5 (4.50%) SCOM
3 3 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.90%) DameWare
4 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.90%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (50.45%) Microsoft
2 48 (43.24%) Citrix
3 24 (21.62%) VMware
4 10 (9.01%) iManage
5 7 (6.31%) Oracle
6 5 (4.50%) Cisco
7 4 (3.60%) Sybase
8 3 (2.70%) Apple
8 3 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.70%) HP
8 3 (2.70%) Symantec
9 2 (1.80%) Avaya
9 2 (1.80%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.80%) Mitel
9 2 (1.80%) Sophos
10 1 (0.90%) arcserve
10 1 (0.90%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.90%) Dell
10 1 (0.90%) Google
10 1 (0.90%) Murex
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