The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Lothian region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 13 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.63% 2.82% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 3.17% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £115
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £225 £215
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Job Titles Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 88.73% 90.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 32
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £434 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.00 £7.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+460.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Analyst
Scotland

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Analyst in the job title across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Analyst across the West Lothian region.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Analyst across the West Lothian region.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +1 1 £350 - 1
Support Analyst
Scotland

Support Analyst
Top 9 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Analyst in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft