The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 96 88
Rank change year-on-year -31 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 35 63 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.14% 1.86% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.96% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 46 76
Median daily rate £350 £413 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.20% +23.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £211 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £243 £218
% change year-on-year -17.52% +11.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £20.67 £22.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.11% +30.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.33 £13.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.30 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.19
% change year-on-year -1.66% +5.72%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2926 3222 4914
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.25% 95.18% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2273 2570 3709
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 72
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.99 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.96% +11.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.75 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in the City of London

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in the City of London

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in the City of London

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in the City of London

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 City of London region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (41.75%) Finance
2 39 (37.86%) Windows
3 36 (34.95%) SQL
4 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
5 20 (19.42%) Banking
6 18 (17.48%) Cisco
7 16 (15.53%) Active Directory
8 15 (14.56%) MS Office
8 15 (14.56%) Windows 7
9 14 (13.59%) Front Office
10 13 (12.62%) LAN
11 12 (11.65%) Oracle
11 12 (11.65%) Unix
11 12 (11.65%) Linux
11 12 (11.65%) Asset Management
11 12 (11.65%) Equities
12 11 (10.68%) Investment Management
12 11 (10.68%) ITIL
12 11 (10.68%) Wireless
13 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
13 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
13 10 (9.71%) Citrix
13 10 (9.71%) SWIFT
14 9 (8.74%) SCCM
14 9 (8.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (8.74%) SmartStream
14 9 (8.74%) WAN
15 8 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (7.77%) IIS

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (7.77%) IIS
2 7 (6.80%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.80%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.83%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.97%) CMS
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (14.56%) MS Office
2 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Minerva
2 4 (3.88%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.91%) Global One
3 3 (2.91%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.97%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) GitHub
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) LAN
2 11 (10.68%) Wireless
3 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.74%) WAN
5 8 (7.77%) Firewall
6 7 (6.80%) SAN
6 7 (6.80%) VPN
7 6 (5.83%) BGP
7 6 (5.83%) OSPF
8 5 (4.85%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.85%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (4.85%) VXLAN
9 3 (2.91%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.91%) DHCP
9 3 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.94%) Internet
10 2 (1.94%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.94%) VoIP
10 2 (1.94%) WLAN
11 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.97%) DB2
4 1 (0.97%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.97%) KDB
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) JIRA
2 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.97%) Toad
General
1 43 (41.75%) Finance
2 20 (19.42%) Banking
3 14 (13.59%) Front Office
4 7 (6.80%) International Banking
5 4 (3.88%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Advertising
6 3 (2.91%) Back Office
7 2 (1.94%) Retail
8 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.97%) Marketing
8 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) Middleware
2 6 (5.83%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (2.91%) Web Services
3 3 (2.91%) XMPP
4 2 (1.94%) XML
5 1 (0.97%) .NET
5 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.97%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.97%) jQuery
5 1 (0.97%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.97%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.97%) SOAP
5 1 (0.97%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.97%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Equities
2 10 (9.71%) SWIFT
3 9 (8.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (7.77%) Fixed Income
5 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.88%) Credit Risk
7 4 (3.88%) Market Risk
7 4 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.91%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.91%) Derivative
9 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.94%) NHS
10 1 (0.97%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.97%) Fintech
10 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.97%) iPad
10 1 (0.97%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.86%) Windows
2 15 (14.56%) Windows 7
3 12 (11.65%) Linux
3 12 (11.65%) Unix
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.91%) Android
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.65%) Asset Management
2 11 (10.68%) Investment Management
2 11 (10.68%) ITIL
3 8 (7.77%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 8 (7.77%) Cash Management
4 7 (6.80%) Migration
5 6 (5.83%) Electronic Trading
5 6 (5.83%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.83%) Network Management
6 4 (3.88%) Collateral Management
6 4 (3.88%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.88%) Workflow
7 3 (2.91%) Change Management
7 3 (2.91%) Credit Risk Management
7 3 (2.91%) CRM
7 3 (2.91%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.91%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.91%) Project Management
7 3 (2.91%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.95%) SQL
2 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.88%) Python
4 3 (2.91%) Perl
4 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.91%) VBA
5 2 (1.94%) Java
6 1 (0.97%) C++
6 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) CCNA
1 8 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.85%) CCNP
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.88%) MCSA
4 3 (2.91%) Degree
4 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.94%) MCSE
5 2 (1.94%) MOS
5 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.97%) AAT
6 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.97%) ECDL
6 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) SEPA
2 3 (2.91%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (2.91%) SLA
3 2 (1.94%) QA
4 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (15.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.97%) vSphere
3 1 (0.97%) XenApp
3 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) SCCM
2 4 (3.88%) Dollar Universe
3 3 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.94%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.97%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.97%) Nagios
5 1 (0.97%) SCOM
5 1 (0.97%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.48%) Cisco
3 12 (11.65%) Oracle
4 10 (9.71%) Citrix
5 9 (8.74%) SmartStream
6 6 (5.83%) SimCorp
7 5 (4.85%) Arista
7 5 (4.85%) Fidessa
7 5 (4.85%) Fortinet
7 5 (4.85%) Imperva
7 5 (4.85%) Palo Alto
7 5 (4.85%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.85%) Symantec
8 4 (3.88%) Sybase
8 4 (3.88%) VMware
9 3 (2.91%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.94%) Aruba
10 2 (1.94%) Brocade
10 2 (1.94%) Splunk
10 2 (1.94%) Wyse
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