The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £134 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 61 83 56
Rank change year-on-year +22 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 9 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.01% 0.40% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.41% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 9
Median daily rate £134 £130 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.88% -38.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £124 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £226 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £238 £220
% change year-on-year -21.05% +7.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 842 1457 1334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.71% 96.17% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 790 746
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Analyst in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Edinburgh

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) MS Office
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) VPN
5 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
5 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
5 3 (16.67%) SCCM
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (11.11%) assyst
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) VLE
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Moodle
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.11%) VLE
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Data Management
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Chat Support
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Blackboard
3 1 (5.56%) Mitel
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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