Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Support Analyst
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 118 152
Rank change year-on-year -23 +34 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 29 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.74% 0.89% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.96% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 17
Berkshire median daily rate £150 £275 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +27.91% -41.89%
10th Percentile £110 £125 £112
90th Percentile £450 £413 £372
South East median daily rate £185 £225 £225
% change year-on-year -17.78% - -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £12.40 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -21.27% +3.28%
10th Percentile £15.05 £10.50 £11.48
90th Percentile £18.15 £17.00 £19.83
South East median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -1.67% +7.14% -5.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,646 3,543 4,367
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.44% 92.48% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,898 1,744 2,308
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.24%
10th Percentile £229 £243 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 152 170
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.02 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.68 £39.75 £31.28
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £17.77 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.61% -11.15% +14.29%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Berkshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Berkshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Berkshire

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 Support Analyst in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Berkshire

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 Support Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -2 7 £130 - 2
Reading -8 6 £140 +7.50% 3
Wokingham -8 5 £150 +15.38%
Maidenhead - 2 £310 - 1
Bracknell 0 1 - - 1
Support Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 Berkshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (27.59%) SQL
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (20.69%) Workflow
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) Unix
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
4 5 (17.24%) FNZ
4 5 (17.24%) Sonata
4 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.24%) Wealth Management
4 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
7 2 (6.90%) Degree
7 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (6.90%) Remedy
7 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
7 2 (6.90%) SAP
8 1 (3.45%) ABAP
8 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Sonata
2 1 (3.45%) Movex
2 1 (3.45%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) G Suite
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) IDoc
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Business Workflow
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (20.69%) Workflow
3 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Wealth Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (3.45%) SSADM
5 1 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) FNZ
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.90%) Remedy
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Apttus
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter