Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 21 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 41 41
Rank change year-on-year +15 0 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.87% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Chester median daily rate £344 - -
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £135 £243
% change year-on-year +177.78% -44.33% -16.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £13.00
Cheshire median hourly rate - £14.86 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +18.88% +47.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Contract vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 207 283 289
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 94.65% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 244 182
Chester median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £231 £236 £290
90th Percentile £498 £525 £518
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +1.25% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 28
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -16.86% -38.76%
10th Percentile £11.23 £13.25 £12.13
90th Percentile £22.40 £15.15 £34.13
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £16.84
% change year-on-year -12.52% -11.76% +4.21%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Chester

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Chester

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Chester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Chester

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Chester region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SAS
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (75.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy