Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Support Analyst was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 129 118
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11 +10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Analyst 12 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £120 £95 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -19.15% -18.97%
10th Percentile £108 £93 £109
90th Percentile £145 £98 £122
Scotland median daily rate £125 £115 £118
% change year-on-year +8.70% -2.75% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £10.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £14.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year - +47.37% -

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 2,832 2,680 2,140
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 96.06% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,447 1,566 1,228
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £541 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £385 £360
% change year-on-year +3.90% +6.94% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 21 30
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -12.39% +5.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £11.45
90th Percentile £42.05 £35.00 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £15.82
% change year-on-year -19.54% +37.53% -20.93%

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (8.33%) Antivirus Management
7 1 (8.33%) Storage Management
7 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
7 1 (8.33%) Android

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) COM
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Control-M
2 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Mitel
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas
2 1 (8.33%) VMware