Period
to 18 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £230 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 18 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 112 56
Rank change year-on-year +43 -56 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 43 25 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.53% 1.06% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 1.11% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 25
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £230 £138 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.27% -31.25% -21.57%
10th Percentile £160 £107 £103
90th Percentile £380 £249 £299
South East median daily rate £164 £191 £219
% change year-on-year -14.38% -12.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.66 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.67% +38.83% -5.44%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.93 £11.60
90th Percentile £15.42 £53.33 £23.10
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% -

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 1,607 2,249 1,645
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.70% 95.05% 93.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 997 857
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £222 £225 £214
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 129 78
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.71% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.50 £42.62 £39.13
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% -7.69% +8.33%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 +34 36 £237 +37.10% 5
Marlow - 3 £135 - 1
Aylesbury 0 1 - - 2
High Wycombe -4 1 - - 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
Support Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Change Management
3 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
4 11 (25.58%) Finance
4 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
5 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
5 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
5 10 (23.26%) SCCM
5 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
6 9 (20.93%) Problem Management
7 8 (18.60%) DV Cleared
7 8 (18.60%) Unix
7 8 (18.60%) Java
7 8 (18.60%) Office 365
8 7 (16.28%) Splunk
8 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (16.28%) SQL
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
8 7 (16.28%) Adobe
8 7 (16.28%) Sony
8 7 (16.28%) Service Management
8 7 (16.28%) Cisco
8 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
8 7 (16.28%) Temenos T24
8 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
8 7 (16.28%) WSUS
8 7 (16.28%) SCOM
8 7 (16.28%) WebSphere

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 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
1 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) IIS
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Office 365
2 4 (9.30%) Akamai
3 3 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DHCP
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) Extranet
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) Intranet
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) DB2
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) LDAP
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) EPoS
3 1 (2.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.60%) Unix
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Change Management
2 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
3 9 (20.93%) Problem Management
4 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) Service Management
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) ITSM
6 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (11.63%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
7 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.30%) Information Security
7 4 (9.30%) Information Security Management
7 4 (9.30%) ISMS
7 4 (9.30%) Security Management
7 4 (9.30%) Ticket Management
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.65%) Critical Thinking
9 2 (4.65%) IT Asset Management
10 1 (2.33%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.33%) CCA
6 1 (2.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) CCNP
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) MCTS
6 1 (2.33%) VCAP
6 1 (2.33%) VCP4
6 1 (2.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.33%) UAG
4 1 (2.33%) vCloud
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) SCCM
2 7 (16.28%) SCOM
2 7 (16.28%) WSUS
3 6 (13.95%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.33%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (2.33%) OVSD
5 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Adobe
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco
2 7 (16.28%) Sony
2 7 (16.28%) Splunk
2 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) HP
4 4 (9.30%) Citrix
4 4 (9.30%) F5
5 2 (4.65%) Apple
5 2 (4.65%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.33%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.33%) Lumension
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Pega
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow