Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Analyst was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 10 December 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.

First Line Support Analyst
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 130 96
Rank change year-on-year +25 -34 +23
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Analyst 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.53% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £150 £115 £136
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -15.60% -1.98%
10th Percentile £117 £107 £128
90th Percentile £240 £123 £140
South East median daily rate £135 £120 £120
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +21.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.75 £14.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.92% -40.00%
South East median hourly rate £12.25 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.08% -14.29% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,595 2,240 1,577
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.92% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 986 835
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £215 £228 £200
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 125 81
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.24 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.61% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £9.30 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £26.65 £42.85 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

1st Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire

1st Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +26 7 £203 +74.19%
Marlow - 2 £135 -
1st Line Support Analyst
South East

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 1st Line 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Ticket Management
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Detection
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Java

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (22.22%) Ticket Management
2 1 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Sun