Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £190 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 12 November 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 93 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 25 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.19% 1.24% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.30% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 14
Bristol median daily rate £190 £110 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.73% -53.68% -32.38%
10th Percentile £101 £103 £150
90th Percentile £370 £355 £348
South West median daily rate £218 £226 £243
% change year-on-year -3.55% -7.01% -28.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Bristol median hourly rate £15.48 £16.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.18% -86.80% +870.87%
South West median hourly rate £15.48 £13.45 £16.50
% change year-on-year +15.11% -18.50% +18.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 2,010 1,846 1,656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.01% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,348 1,252 1,176
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £258 £213 £231
90th Percentile £538 £519 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 57 78
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £18.63 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.61% -23.98% +58.06%
10th Percentile £15.12 £11.98 £11.93
90th Percentile £60.63 £53.65 £46.15
South West median hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.77% +30.00% -9.09%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Bristol

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Bristol

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Bristol over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Bristol

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 Bristol region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Office 365
5 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
7 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 2 (8.00%) Law
8 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) OpenText
8 2 (8.00%) VMware
8 2 (8.00%) CRM
8 2 (8.00%) Python
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (8.00%) Document Management
8 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (8.00%) iManage

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) CRM
2 2 (8.00%) Document Management
2 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.00%) E-Discovery
3 1 (4.00%) ETL
3 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.00%) ITSM
3 1 (4.00%) Practice Management
3 1 (4.00%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) EMIR
1 1 (4.00%) MiFID
1 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) iManage
2 2 (8.00%) OpenText
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Aderant
3 1 (4.00%) Apple
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Hummingbird
3 1 (4.00%) Intapp
3 1 (4.00%) Interwoven
3 1 (4.00%) Meridio