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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Analyst
Rank 580 601 555
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Analyst 34 48 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.087% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.092% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 57
Median daily rate £175 £250 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £159 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £351 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £260 £140
% change year-on-year
+10.57% +85.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +4 33 £175 -31.37% 9
East of England +4 11 - -
London -9 10 £175 -30.00% 5
Essex +5 9 - -
Colchester +5 7 - -
South East +14 3 - - 1
North West +1 3 £325 +14.03%
North East - 3 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £325 -
Surrey +21 2 - - 1
Manchester +1 2 - -
Harlow - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £113 - 2
Luton +9 1 - -
Scotland +6 1 £135 +35.00%
Bedfordshire +3 1 - -
City of London -15 1 £205 -41.42% 2
Beckenham - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £325 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £325 -
York - 1 £115 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Farnham - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £110 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £115 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £110 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

Windows Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (64.58%) Active Directory
3 56 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 51 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 42 (43.75%) MS Office
6 35 (36.46%) MS Excel
7 33 (34.38%) Windows 8
8 31 (32.29%) Citrix
9 24 (25.00%) Incident Management
9 24 (25.00%) ITIL
10 14 (14.58%) Windows 10
11 12 (12.50%) Windows XP
11 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 12 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
13 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (8.33%) Linux
14 8 (8.33%) Unix
14 8 (8.33%) Service Management
14 8 (8.33%) VMware
14 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (8.33%) SCCM
14 8 (8.33%) Office 365
15 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (7.29%) MCP
16 6 (6.25%) SQL
16 6 (6.25%) Finance
16 6 (6.25%) Blackberry
16 6 (6.25%) Smartphone

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 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.21%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.13%) CMS
3 3 (3.13%) IIS
4 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 42 (43.75%) MS Office
2 35 (36.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Office 365
2 4 (4.17%) IaaS
2 4 (4.17%) PaaS
2 4 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) G Suite
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.21%) LAN
3 4 (4.17%) DHCP
3 4 (4.17%) DNS
3 4 (4.17%) WAN
4 3 (3.13%) Internet
4 3 (3.13%) NAS
4 3 (3.13%) Network Security
4 3 (3.13%) SAN
4 3 (3.13%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.13%) VoIP
5 2 (2.08%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.08%) Firewall
5 2 (2.08%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.04%) LDAP
6 1 (1.04%) SMS
6 1 (1.04%) VPN
6 1 (1.04%) Wireless
6 1 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.04%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
1 1 (1.04%) MSI
1 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Law
3 3 (3.13%) Automotive
3 3 (3.13%) German Language
3 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) .NET
1 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.04%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (1.04%) Rendezvous
1 1 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.08%) Life Science
3 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) Tandem
3 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.04%) NHS
4 1 (1.04%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.04%) SCADA
4 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 33 (34.38%) Windows 8
4 14 (14.58%) Windows 10
5 12 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 12 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (8.33%) Linux
7 8 (8.33%) Unix
7 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.21%) Windows 2000
9 4 (4.17%) AIX
9 4 (4.17%) Android
9 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.04%) Solaris
11 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 24 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (8.33%) Service Management
3 4 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (4.17%) Data Analysis
3 4 (4.17%) Migration
3 4 (4.17%) Open Source
3 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
3 4 (4.17%) Release Management
3 4 (4.17%) Software Deployment
4 3 (3.13%) B2C
4 3 (3.13%) Data Migration
4 3 (3.13%) Email Filtering
4 3 (3.13%) ITSM
4 3 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 3 (3.13%) Web Filtering
5 2 (2.08%) Change Management
5 2 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) Perl
2 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.04%) Java
3 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.04%) Python
3 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.29%) MCP
3 3 (3.13%) CCNA
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.13%) MCSE
4 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.08%) MCSA
4 2 (2.08%) MOS
4 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) CCA
5 1 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MCITP
5 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.04%) HL7
System Software
1 62 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.04%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.04%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.04%) UAG
5 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.04%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.04%) Terraform
2 1 (1.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 31 (32.29%) Citrix
3 8 (8.33%) VMware
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle
5 4 (4.17%) Avaya
6 3 (3.13%) Apple
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco
6 3 (3.13%) Intel Security
6 3 (3.13%) Wyse
7 2 (2.08%) Dell
7 2 (2.08%) iManage
7 2 (2.08%) Sophos
8 1 (1.04%) Adobe
8 1 (1.04%) IBM
8 1 (1.04%) Lotus
8 1 (1.04%) NetApp
8 1 (1.04%) SAP
8 1 (1.04%) Sun
8 1 (1.04%) Symantec
8 1 (1.04%) TIBCO