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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Analyst
Rank 601 596 505
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -91
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Analyst 59 78 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 55 74
Median daily rate £150 £185 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £137 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £338 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £250 £175
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 28
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%

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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 July 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 -28 58 £159 -11.80% 12
East of England +30 17 £280 +69.69% 1
Essex +18 17 £280 - 1
Colchester -1 15 - - 1
London -33 15 £170 -1.44% 3
South East +5 7 £163 -41.33% 6
Yorkshire +3 6 £125 -54.54%
Manchester -3 5 £120 -31.42% 1
North West -4 5 £120 -22.58% 1
South West - 4 £200 -
Hampshire +6 3 £301 - 1
Leeds - 3 £125 -
York - 3 £125 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £125 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £125 -
City of London +44 2 £135 -40.98% 1
East Midlands 0 2 £130 -
Somerset - 2 £200 -
Bath - 2 £200 -
Basingstoke - 2 £256 -
Milton Keynes +13 1 £105 -62.09%
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £105 -62.09%
Oxfordshire +9 1 £150 - 3
Scotland +3 1 £118 +17.50%
Coventry -10 1 £120 -52.00%
West Midlands -36 1 £120 -52.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -46 1 - - 1
North East -46 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -48 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £150 -

Windows Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (70.54%) Active Directory
3 74 (57.36%) Windows 7
4 68 (52.71%) Microsoft
5 62 (48.06%) MS Office
6 49 (37.98%) Citrix
7 47 (36.43%) MS Excel
8 46 (35.66%) Windows Server
9 44 (34.11%) Windows 8
10 37 (28.68%) ITIL
11 26 (20.16%) Incident Management
12 24 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (17.05%) SQL
14 19 (14.73%) MS Exchange
14 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (13.18%) VMware
15 17 (13.18%) Finance
16 16 (12.40%) Windows XP
17 13 (10.08%) Office 365
18 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (7.75%) SharePoint
19 10 (7.75%) SCCM
20 9 (6.98%) Linux
20 9 (6.98%) Oracle
20 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
21 8 (6.20%) iManage
21 8 (6.20%) Windows 10
21 8 (6.20%) Law
21 8 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery

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 19 (14.73%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.75%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.43%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.65%) WordPress
6 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.10%) IIS
7 3 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 62 (48.06%) MS Office
2 47 (36.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) RMDS
1 1 (0.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.43%) Internet
3 6 (4.65%) LAN
3 6 (4.65%) WAN
4 5 (3.88%) Intranet
4 5 (3.88%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (3.88%) SAN
5 3 (2.33%) DHCP
5 3 (2.33%) VPN
6 2 (1.55%) DNS
6 2 (1.55%) DSL
6 2 (1.55%) Firewall
7 1 (0.78%) LDAP
7 1 (0.78%) Network Security
7 1 (0.78%) Skype
7 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.78%) Wireless
7 1 (0.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.78%) DB2
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MSI
General
1 17 (13.18%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Law
3 5 (3.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Automotive
4 1 (0.78%) Back Office
4 1 (0.78%) Front Office
4 1 (0.78%) German Language
4 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) .NET
1 1 (0.78%) CSS
1 1 (0.78%) CSS3
1 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (0.78%) HTML
1 1 (0.78%) HTML5
1 1 (0.78%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (0.78%) Java EE
1 1 (0.78%) Rendezvous
1 1 (0.78%) WCF
1 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.65%) Smartphone
2 5 (3.88%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.10%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.33%) Clustering
5 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.55%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) EPoS
6 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.78%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.78%) SCADA
6 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.78%) Tandem
6 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (57.36%) Windows 7
3 46 (35.66%) Windows Server
4 44 (34.11%) Windows 8
5 24 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (12.40%) Windows XP
8 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (6.98%) Linux
10 8 (6.20%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.10%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.10%) Unix
12 2 (1.55%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.78%) Android
13 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.68%) ITIL
2 26 (20.16%) Incident Management
3 8 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (3.88%) Service Management
6 4 (3.10%) Data Analysis
6 4 (3.10%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.55%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.55%) ITSM
8 2 (1.55%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.55%) Migration
8 2 (1.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.55%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.55%) Release Management
8 2 (1.55%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.55%) Software Deployment
9 1 (0.78%) Market Making
9 1 (0.78%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.05%) SQL
2 4 (3.10%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.55%) Java
3 2 (1.55%) Perl
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) PHP
4 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.78%) Python
4 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (3.88%) CCNA
2 5 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.10%) MCP
3 4 (3.10%) MCSE
4 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) CCA
5 1 (0.78%) CCNP
5 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.78%) MOS
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 91 (70.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.33%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.33%) XenApp
4 2 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.55%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.78%) UAG
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) SCCM
2 2 (1.55%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.55%) SCOM
2 2 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 68 (52.71%) Microsoft
2 49 (37.98%) Citrix
3 17 (13.18%) VMware
4 9 (6.98%) Oracle
5 8 (6.20%) iManage
6 4 (3.10%) Apple
6 4 (3.10%) Cisco
6 4 (3.10%) Sybase
7 3 (2.33%) Sophos
8 2 (1.55%) Google
8 2 (1.55%) Mitel
8 2 (1.55%) Samsung
8 2 (1.55%) Symantec
8 2 (1.55%) Wyse
9 1 (0.78%) AppSense
9 1 (0.78%) arcserve
9 1 (0.78%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (0.78%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.78%) Red Box
9 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
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