Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 17 November 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 43 78
Rank change year-on-year -13 +35 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 6 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.94% 1.76% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.81% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Cardiff median daily rate £120 £205 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +36.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £110 £159 £136
90th Percentile £143 £338 £351
South Wales median daily rate £120 £205 £150
% change year-on-year -41.46% +36.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £17.00
South Wales median hourly rate £21.50 £12.79 £16.00
% change year-on-year +68.10% -20.06% +16.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 615 554 841
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 97.71% 97.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 412 688
Cardiff median daily rate £364 £375 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +9.65% -2.29%
10th Percentile £167 £175 £207
90th Percentile £500 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 22
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -15.97% +10.19%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.88 £36.55 £19.80
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.64 £15.75
% change year-on-year +11.93% -0.73% +12.50%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Cardiff

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Cardiff

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Cardiff

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Cardiff region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) iPad
5 1 (16.67%) Network Management
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) iPhone
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) NHS

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft