The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Analyst was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

First Line Support Analyst
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 - 134
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Analyst 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £125 - £140
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 - £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £130 - £156
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £103 £135
% change year-on-year +12.19% -24.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1696 2282 2765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.34% 92.69% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 1178 1419
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 75 85
Median hourly rate £15.70 £21.33 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.39% +21.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

1st Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in Berkshire

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in Berkshire

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in Berkshire

1st Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £120 - 1
Slough - 1 £105 -
1st Line Support Analyst
South East

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 2 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 1st Line 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 Berkshire region featuring 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification