Period
to 17 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Support Analyst was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Support Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 116 103
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13 +30
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Analyst 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £120 £120 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.13% -65.69%
10th Percentile £106 £108 £113
90th Percentile £138 £333 £189
Scotland median daily rate £115 £118 £118
% change year-on-year -2.13% - -50.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year -16.67% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,149 2,780 1,934
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 96.16% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,197 1,637 1,199
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% -
10th Percentile £260 £263 £237
90th Percentile £588 £556 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 26
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -18.07% +34.67%
10th Percentile £11.16 £10.25 £12.75
90th Percentile £45.03 £45.00 £52.09
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £15.93 £22.25
% change year-on-year +22.41% -28.40% -

IT Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured IT Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Analyst in Edinburgh

IT Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support Analyst in Edinburgh

IT Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support Analyst in Edinburgh

IT Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring IT Support Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) Office 365
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) MCP
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) SLA
7 1 (12.50%) assyst
7 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
7 1 (12.50%) ITSM
7 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
7 1 (12.50%) Line Management
7 1 (12.50%) User Experience
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

IT Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) ITSM
1 1 (12.50%) Line Management
1 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow