Period
to 13 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £127 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

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
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 71 109
Rank change year-on-year -3 +38 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 25 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.77% 2.59% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.74% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £127 £230 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.78% +64.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £121 £178 £108
90th Percentile £341 £440 £235
South East median daily rate £180 £172 £233
% change year-on-year +4.96% -26.24% +16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -24.97% +38.83%
10th Percentile £12.63 £9.75 £12.93
90th Percentile £25.30 £18.10 £53.33
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.14%

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 1,329 1,716 2,152
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.19% 94.55% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 933 957
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £211 £221 £216
90th Percentile £563 £556 £530
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 139 120
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.05 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.32% -19.14% +19.83%
10th Percentile £10.54 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.00 £42.50 £49.63
South East median hourly rate £23.63 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.13% +11.11% -5.26%

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 13 October 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 13 October 2019. 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 +8 24 £127 -45.49% 9
Support Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Information Security
3 13 (52.00%) SCCM
4 12 (48.00%) SCOM
4 12 (48.00%) WSUS
4 12 (48.00%) Problem Management
4 12 (48.00%) MCITP
4 12 (48.00%) Firewall
4 12 (48.00%) Information Security Management
4 12 (48.00%) Security Management
4 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
4 12 (48.00%) Law
4 12 (48.00%) Legal
4 12 (48.00%) Sony
4 12 (48.00%) Change Management
4 12 (48.00%) VMware
4 12 (48.00%) Adobe
4 12 (48.00%) CCNA
4 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (48.00%) Cisco
4 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (48.00%) MCSA
4 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (48.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) ISMS
4 12 (48.00%) Hyper-V

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 16 (64.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Firewall
1 12 (48.00%) NaaS
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 12 (48.00%) Law
1 12 (48.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows 8
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.00%) Android
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Information Security
2 12 (48.00%) Change Management
2 12 (48.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (48.00%) Information Security Management
2 12 (48.00%) ISMS
2 12 (48.00%) Problem Management
2 12 (48.00%) Security Management
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) ERP
3 1 (4.00%) ETL
3 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) JCL
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) CCNA
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (48.00%) MCITP
1 12 (48.00%) MCSA
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) SCCM
2 12 (48.00%) SCOM
2 12 (48.00%) WSUS
3 3 (12.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) Adobe
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Sony
2 12 (48.00%) Splunk
2 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) F5
3 11 (44.00%) Meraki
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) Epicor
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Infor
6 1 (4.00%) SAP