The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 107 78 89
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 37 55 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 2.05% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 2.18% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 10
Median daily rate £246 £208 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% -5.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £125 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £284
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% +15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £11.95 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £28.80 £17.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Support Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2720 2527 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.94% 94.26% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 1497 1140
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 164 160
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 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
Warwickshire -7 10 £254 -7.81% 4
Birmingham -3 9 £100 -47.36% 3
Coventry -8 6 £237 +10.11% 1
Staffordshire +14 4 £300 +22.44% 3
Dudley +3 3 £85 -32.00%
Shropshire -29 2 - - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £260 -
Support Analyst
England

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 23 (30.26%) ITIL
3 20 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
5 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.47%) Office 365
6 11 (14.47%) MS Office
6 11 (14.47%) Oracle
7 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
7 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
7 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (11.84%) SQL
8 9 (11.84%) SLA
9 8 (10.53%) HP
9 8 (10.53%) Citrix
9 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (10.53%) NHS
9 8 (10.53%) Finance
10 7 (9.21%) VMware
10 7 (9.21%) MCSE
10 7 (9.21%) Unix
10 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
10 7 (9.21%) LAN
11 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (7.89%) Banking
11 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
11 6 (7.89%) MCP
11 6 (7.89%) DHCP

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.95%) Documentum
2 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Office
2 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) MS Project
3 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.63%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Office 365
2 3 (3.95%) Google Apps
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) LAN
2 6 (7.89%) DHCP
2 6 (7.89%) DNS
3 5 (6.58%) Wireless
4 4 (5.26%) Firewall
4 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.26%) WAN
5 3 (3.95%) Internet
5 3 (3.95%) SAN
6 1 (1.32%) IMAP
6 1 (1.32%) Intranet
6 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.32%) SMTP
6 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.32%) VoIP
6 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.32%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.32%) FishEye
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.32%) GitLab
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (1.32%) PVCS
1 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
2 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Front Office
4 3 (3.95%) Billing
5 2 (2.63%) Law
6 1 (1.32%) Advertising
6 1 (1.32%) Automotive
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Military
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) NHS
3 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.26%) Derivative
4 4 (5.26%) Fintech
4 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.95%) Equities
5 3 (3.95%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.63%) PKI
7 1 (1.32%) AS400
7 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) EPoS
7 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
3 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.21%) Unix
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.95%) Linux
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.63%) Android
10 1 (1.32%) Fedora
10 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) ITIL
2 6 (7.89%) Service Management
3 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (5.26%) Data Management
4 4 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (5.26%) Migration
5 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.95%) Change Management
5 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.95%) Project Management
6 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.63%) Facilities Management
6 2 (2.63%) ITSM
6 2 (2.63%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) Perl
3 3 (3.95%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.63%) VBScript
5 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.21%) MCSE
3 6 (7.89%) MCP
4 3 (3.95%) CCNA
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.63%) CCNP
5 2 (2.63%) Degree
5 2 (2.63%) MCSA
5 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.32%) MCITP
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.63%) XenServer
4 1 (1.32%) vSphere
4 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) AirWatch
1 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
1 2 (2.63%) SCOM
1 2 (2.63%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.32%) WSUS
2 1 (1.32%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle
3 8 (10.53%) Citrix
3 8 (10.53%) HP
4 7 (9.21%) VMware
5 5 (6.58%) Cisco
6 4 (5.26%) Google
7 3 (3.95%) Sophos
8 2 (2.63%) arcserve
8 2 (2.63%) Dell
8 2 (2.63%) EMC
8 2 (2.63%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.63%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.63%) Lotus
8 2 (2.63%) SAP
9 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.32%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (1.32%) Mitel
9 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.32%) Veeam
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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