The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £210 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 26 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 45 58
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 18 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.74% 3.09% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 3.21% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 10
Median daily rate £210 £255 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £168 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £209 £225 £225
% change year-on-year -7.22% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £60.00 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00

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 997 904 1186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.61% 96.27% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 472 600
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 39
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -30 12 £219 -20.45% 4
Aylesbury - 2 £110 - 2
High Wycombe - 2 £143 - 1
Support Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (39.29%) SLA
2 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
3 8 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (25.00%) SAP
4 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (21.43%) Change Management
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) VMware
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco
6 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
6 5 (17.86%) Release Management
6 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Firewall
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
7 3 (10.71%) VPN
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (10.71%) Banking
7 3 (10.71%) PMO
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
8 2 (7.14%) IaaS
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (7.14%) 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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) ATM
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.57%) QlikView
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Handset
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 6 (21.43%) Change Management
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
4 5 (17.86%) Release Management
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.14%) UX Design
6 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) ETL
6 1 (3.57%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) CCAA
4 1 (3.57%) CCENT
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) PMO
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (7.14%) UAG
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) SAP
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Avaya
5 1 (3.57%) Computacenter
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) NCR
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Wyse
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International
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