The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £358 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 23 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 66 65
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.47% 0.82% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.84% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £358 £200 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.75% -24.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £219 £225
% change year-on-year -4.00% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.41
% change year-on-year - +4.43%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 812 830 871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.98% 97.30% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 589 643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 37
Median hourly rate £31.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.10 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 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 23 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 Bristol region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (43.75%) SQL
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Security Management
2 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Facilities Management
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) System Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) ISMS
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) SLA
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) CMDB
4 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Facilities Management
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Security Management
1 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (25.00%) System Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) ISMS
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft