Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £113 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 90 89
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 25 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.28% 1.01% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.06% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 12
Bristol median daily rate £113 £225 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -33.33% +46.74%
10th Percentile £103 £150 £144
90th Percentile £365 £349 £467
South West median daily rate £226 £240 £333
% change year-on-year -5.83% -27.82% +47.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Bristol median hourly rate £16.50 £125.00 £12.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -86.80% +870.87% -42.78%
10th Percentile £11.78 £122.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £18.75 £127.50 £18.24
South West median hourly rate £13.68 £16.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year -17.11% +20.00% -26.67%

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 1858 1603 1651
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.91% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1267 1139 1217
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £235
90th Percentile £525 £550 £536
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 79 83
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +48.48% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.00% -9.09% +37.50%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 11 (44.00%) SQL
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (24.00%) Facilities Management
4 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.00%) Information Security
5 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 5 (20.00%) Security Management
5 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (20.00%) System Testing
5 5 (20.00%) ISMS
6 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (12.00%) Office 365
7 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (12.00%) Android
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.00%) iPad
8 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.00%) Time Management
8 2 (8.00%) Windows 10

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 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
4 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Law
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.00%) iPad
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Facilities Management
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
1 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 5 (20.00%) ISMS
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Security Management
2 5 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) ETL
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) BEA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) CommVault
3 1 (4.00%) Pegasus
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com