Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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.

Support Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 108 100
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 23 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.80% 0.75% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.78% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £150 £130 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% -58.46%
10th Percentile £103 £113 £113
90th Percentile £385 £250 £188
Scotland median daily rate £156 £175 £170
% change year-on-year -10.71% +2.94% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £10.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% -31.25%
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £9.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year +58.97% -18.75% -30.43%

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 2765 2064 3061
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.77% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1623 1197 1582
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £259
90th Percentile £548 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 27
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.54 £11.04
90th Percentile £41.75 £50.91 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Edinburgh

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Edinburgh

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Edinburgh

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 Support Analyst in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Edinburgh

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
7 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.04%) Virtual Team
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.04%) MVC
8 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.04%) HP
8 3 (13.04%) SLA
8 3 (13.04%) C#
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.04%) Banking
8 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
8 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
9 2 (8.70%) Validation
9 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) SCCM

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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.35%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Break/Fix
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Email Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Charles River
6 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow