The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £174 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 27 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 21 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.17% 0.98% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 1.05% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £174 £413 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.87% +150.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £255 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £413 £174
UK excluding London median daily rate £209 £219 £225
% change year-on-year -4.57% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £19.25 £9.50 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.63% -21.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 627 669 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.71% 94.09% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 385 437
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 24
Median hourly rate £16.62 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.97% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £13.00 £58.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Glasgow

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Glasgow

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Glasgow

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Glasgow over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Support Analyst in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Glasgow region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
6 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (18.52%) SCCM
7 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (14.81%) Validation
7 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
7 4 (14.81%) DHCP
7 4 (14.81%) DNS
8 3 (11.11%) Avaya
8 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle
8 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) Unix
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
9 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
9 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
9 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
9 2 (7.41%) Polycom

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) AS400
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.11%) Unix
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Validation
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.70%) Data Stewardship
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) System Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) MCTS
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Avaya
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Apple
3 2 (7.41%) Polycom
4 1 (3.70%) Altiris
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec
4 1 (3.70%) VMware