The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £203 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 58 63
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 12 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.16% 1.92% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 2.01% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £203 £306 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.71% +91.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £146 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £388 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £193 £238 £220
% change year-on-year -18.87% +7.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.19
% change year-on-year -1.66% +5.72%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 967 996 1155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.79% 95.68% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 522 524
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +32.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire

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 Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire

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 Support Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -13 11 £203 -47.61% 2
Support Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 9 (33.33%) ITIL
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
5 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 5 (18.52%) Change Management
7 5 (18.52%) SLA
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
8 4 (14.81%) MS Office
9 3 (11.11%) Firewall
9 3 (11.11%) SAP
9 3 (11.11%) C#
9 3 (11.11%) SQL
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 3 (11.11%) DNS
9 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
9 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 3 (11.11%) PMO
10 2 (7.41%) User Experience

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) ATM
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Multicast
3 1 (3.70%) Skype
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.41%) PowerCenter
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.70%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.70%) Handset
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Disk Encryption
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Release Management
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) UX Design
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Presales
6 1 (3.70%) Server Building
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C#
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) PMO
3 2 (7.41%) QA
4 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (7.41%) UAG
4 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) WSUS
2 1 (3.70%) Control-M
2 1 (3.70%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Forcepoint
2 2 (7.41%) Intel Security
2 2 (7.41%) Lumension
2 2 (7.41%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Computacenter
3 1 (3.70%) Meraki
3 1 (3.70%) NCR
3 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Wyse