The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 110 92
Rank change year-on-year +25 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 20 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.09% 0.63% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.68% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 13
Median daily rate £250 £287 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.73% -18.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £134 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £370 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £209 £235 £230
% change year-on-year -11.17% +2.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £11.48 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.83 £16.70
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 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 1678 2208 2235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.79% 92.73% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3064 4151 4019
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 298 363
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.73 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 +17 7 £130 -10.34% 3
Bracknell +7 2 - -
Newbury +3 2 £130 -52.72% 3
Slough - 2 £130 - 2
Wokingham - 1 £130 - 1
Support Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Berkshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (32.26%) CRM
3 10 (32.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
4 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
7 5 (16.13%) SLA
7 5 (16.13%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) HP
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
9 3 (9.68%) MCSE
9 3 (9.68%) MCP
9 3 (9.68%) IIS
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (9.68%) Internet
9 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.68%) Office 365
9 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (9.68%) PowerShell

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 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (16.13%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (6.45%) Changepoint
3 2 (6.45%) FRx
3 2 (6.45%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (3.23%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) QlikView
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Handset
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) CRM
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.45%) ERP
4 1 (3.23%) Analytics
4 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Customer Analytics
4 1 (3.23%) Data Entry
4 1 (3.23%) Document Management
4 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (3.23%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) MCP
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) Cognos
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) Tableau
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft