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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Analyst
Rank 579 562 533
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Analyst 61 78 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 54 63
Median daily rate £175 £175 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £137 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £344 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £185 £170
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 19
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 £16.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +32.00%

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
50938 53139 51380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 33356 31629
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 2051 2085
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -12 59 £175 +1.44% 25
London -31 21 £175 +9.37% 8
East of England +21 16 £211 +20.71% 2
Essex +11 14 £260 - 1
Colchester -4 13 - - 1
South East +9 11 £301 +8.66% 7
Brighton - 4 £500 -
East Sussex - 4 £500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £125 - 4
City of London +31 3 £135 -37.20% 2
North West -2 3 £120 -35.13% 1
Manchester -4 3 £120 -31.42% 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £208 - 3
Hertfordshire +11 2 £163 -53.57%
Oxfordshire +8 2 £175 - 3
Hampshire +7 2 £238 - 1
Scotland -20 2 £116 +16.25%
Harrogate - 2 £290 -
Watford - 2 £163 -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 - - 1
East Midlands +3 1 - -
South West +3 1 £238 +137.50% 3
Oxford +3 1 £200 - 2
Coventry -5 1 £120 -52.00%
West Midlands -21 1 £120 -52.00%
North East - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £150 -
Somerset - 1 £238 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

Windows Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (74.56%) Active Directory
3 65 (57.02%) Windows 7
4 61 (53.51%) Microsoft
5 57 (50.00%) MS Office
6 48 (42.11%) Citrix
7 47 (41.23%) Windows Server
8 41 (35.96%) Windows 8
8 41 (35.96%) MS Excel
9 30 (26.32%) ITIL
10 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (19.30%) SQL
11 22 (19.30%) Incident Management
12 20 (17.54%) MS Exchange
13 18 (15.79%) VMware
13 18 (15.79%) Finance
13 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (12.28%) Windows XP
14 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (11.40%) SCCM
15 13 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (10.53%) Office 365
17 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
18 10 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (8.77%) Law
18 10 (8.77%) iManage
19 9 (7.89%) Linux
19 9 (7.89%) Oracle
19 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
20 7 (6.14%) Root Cause Analysis

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 20 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.26%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.26%) WordPress
5 4 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.63%) IIS
7 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (50.00%) MS Office
2 41 (35.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) RMDS
1 1 (0.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.39%) Internet
2 5 (4.39%) Intranet
3 4 (3.51%) Firewall
3 4 (3.51%) LAN
3 4 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (3.51%) SAN
3 4 (3.51%) WAN
4 3 (2.63%) DHCP
4 3 (2.63%) VPN
5 2 (1.75%) DNS
5 2 (1.75%) DSL
6 1 (0.88%) LDAP
6 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) DB2
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MSI
General
1 18 (15.79%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Law
3 7 (6.14%) Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Front Office
4 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) .NET
1 1 (0.88%) CSS
1 1 (0.88%) CSS3
1 1 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (0.88%) HTML
1 1 (0.88%) HTML5
1 1 (0.88%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (0.88%) Java EE
1 1 (0.88%) Rendezvous
1 1 (0.88%) WCF
1 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.51%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.51%) Clustering
2 4 (3.51%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.88%) EPoS
4 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.88%) HP Storage
4 1 (0.88%) iPad
4 1 (0.88%) iPhone
4 1 (0.88%) NHS
4 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.88%) SCADA
4 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.88%) Tandem
4 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (57.02%) Windows 7
3 47 (41.23%) Windows Server
4 41 (35.96%) Windows 8
5 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (12.28%) Windows XP
8 9 (7.89%) Linux
9 5 (4.39%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.51%) Unix
11 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.75%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.88%) Android
13 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) ITIL
2 22 (19.30%) Incident Management
3 7 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (6.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (3.51%) Problem Management
5 3 (2.63%) Asset Management
6 2 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (1.75%) Data Analysis
6 2 (1.75%) Load Balancing
6 2 (1.75%) Migration
6 2 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (1.75%) Service Management
6 2 (1.75%) Software Deployment
7 1 (0.88%) Market Making
7 1 (0.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (0.88%) Network Optimisation
7 1 (0.88%) Office Automation
7 1 (0.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (0.88%) SDLC
7 1 (0.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.30%) SQL
2 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.75%) Java
3 2 (1.75%) Perl
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.88%) PHP
4 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.88%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.51%) CCNA
2 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.63%) MCSE
4 2 (1.75%) MCP
4 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) CCNP
5 1 (0.88%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 85 (74.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.51%) XenApp
4 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.88%) UAG
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (11.40%) SCCM
2 3 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.63%) SCOM
2 3 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (53.51%) Microsoft
2 48 (42.11%) Citrix
3 18 (15.79%) VMware
4 10 (8.77%) iManage
5 9 (7.89%) Oracle
6 4 (3.51%) Apple
6 4 (3.51%) Cisco
6 4 (3.51%) Sybase
7 3 (2.63%) Avaya
7 3 (2.63%) Sophos
7 3 (2.63%) Symantec
8 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.75%) Google
8 2 (1.75%) Mitel
9 1 (0.88%) arcserve
9 1 (0.88%) CA
9 1 (0.88%) IBM
9 1 (0.88%) Lotus
9 1 (0.88%) Sun
9 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
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Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
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Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
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