The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 67 60
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.60% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.64% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £325 £95 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +242.10% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £209 £219 £225
% change year-on-year -4.57% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £11.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.57%  
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 Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 605 782 691
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.28% 94.56% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 550 457
Median daily rate £378 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 34
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Birmingham

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Birmingham

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Birmingham

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

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 Birmingham region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft