The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 110 109
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 72 53 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.18% 1.56% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.63% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 68
Median daily rate £325 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% +14.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £209 £219 £225
% change year-on-year -4.57% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.34% +7.89%  
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 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 3152 3242 5437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.40% 95.72% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2407 2629 4189
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 £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 96
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 27 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 City of London region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 56 (53.85%) Finance
2 34 (32.69%) Windows
3 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 26 (25.00%) SQL
5 23 (22.12%) Unix
6 22 (21.15%) Microsoft Office
7 20 (19.23%) Front Office
8 19 (18.27%) LAN
9 18 (17.31%) Asset Management
9 18 (17.31%) Cisco
10 16 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 15 (14.42%) Banking
12 14 (13.46%) Firewall
12 14 (13.46%) Linux
13 12 (11.54%) WAN
13 12 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (11.54%) Windows 7
14 11 (10.58%) SAN
14 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
14 11 (10.58%) ITIL
14 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
15 10 (9.62%) Oracle
15 10 (9.62%) Python
15 10 (9.62%) VPN
15 10 (9.62%) Equities
15 10 (9.62%) SCCM
15 10 (9.62%) Investment Management
15 10 (9.62%) PowerShell
16 9 (8.65%) Global One
16 9 (8.65%) Wireless

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 6 (5.77%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.81%) IIS
2 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.96%) SAS
6 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (21.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Global One
2 4 (3.85%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.96%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) G Suite
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.27%) LAN
2 14 (13.46%) Firewall
3 12 (11.54%) WAN
4 11 (10.58%) SAN
4 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
5 10 (9.62%) VPN
6 9 (8.65%) Wireless
7 8 (7.69%) BGP
7 8 (7.69%) OSPF
8 7 (6.73%) VXLAN
9 6 (5.77%) iSCSI
9 6 (5.77%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (4.81%) DNS
10 5 (4.81%) NAS
11 4 (3.85%) DHCP
11 4 (3.85%) Network Security
12 3 (2.88%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.88%) SMTP
13 1 (0.96%) VoIP
13 1 (0.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) JIRA
2 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.96%) MSI
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 56 (53.85%) Finance
2 20 (19.23%) Front Office
3 15 (14.42%) Banking
4 6 (5.77%) International Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Back Office
5 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.88%) Advertising
6 3 (2.88%) Retail
7 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.92%) Law
7 2 (1.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.96%) French Language
8 1 (0.96%) Publishing
8 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) Web Services
2 3 (2.88%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (2.88%) XMPP
3 2 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (0.96%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.96%) Ajax
4 1 (0.96%) HTML
4 1 (0.96%) OLE
4 1 (0.96%) SOAP
4 1 (0.96%) XHTML
4 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (9.62%) Equities
3 8 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.69%) Derivative
3 8 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.77%) Blackberry
6 5 (4.81%) Market Risk
7 4 (3.85%) Credit Risk
7 4 (3.85%) iPad
7 4 (3.85%) iPhone
8 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.88%) AS400
8 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.88%) Fintech
8 3 (2.88%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (2.88%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.92%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.69%) Windows
2 23 (22.12%) Unix
3 14 (13.46%) Linux
4 12 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.77%) Android
5 6 (5.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.85%) Solaris
6 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.88%) CentOS
7 3 (2.88%) OS/390
7 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.31%) Asset Management
2 11 (10.58%) ITIL
3 10 (9.62%) Investment Management
4 8 (7.69%) Migration
5 6 (5.77%) Electronic Trading
5 6 (5.77%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.77%) Network Management
6 5 (4.81%) Change Management
7 4 (3.85%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.85%) Service Management
7 4 (3.85%) Workflow
8 3 (2.88%) Collateral Management
8 3 (2.88%) Credit Risk Management
8 3 (2.88%) Data Management
8 3 (2.88%) ITSM
8 3 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.88%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.88%) Product Management
8 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (9.62%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.62%) Python
3 7 (6.73%) Perl
4 6 (5.77%) VBA
5 5 (4.81%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.88%) Korn
7 1 (0.96%) C
7 1 (0.96%) C++
7 1 (0.96%) Java
7 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.96%) Julia
7 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.96%) PHP
7 1 (0.96%) R
7 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) CCNA
1 9 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.73%) CCNP
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) MCSA
4 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.88%) Degree
6 2 (1.92%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.96%) CCIE
7 1 (0.96%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SEPA
2 3 (2.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.92%) QA
4 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.96%) GDPR
4 1 (0.96%) MiFID
4 1 (0.96%) P3O
4 1 (0.96%) PMO
4 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.77%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.92%) XenApp
5 1 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.96%) vSphere
5 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) SCCM
2 4 (3.85%) Dollar Universe
2 4 (3.85%) Puppet
3 3 (2.88%) Ansible
3 3 (2.88%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (2.88%) IBM BigFix
3 3 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.88%) Salt
3 3 (2.88%) TADDM
3 3 (2.88%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.88%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (0.96%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.96%) Nagios
4 1 (0.96%) SCOM
4 1 (0.96%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.96%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.31%) Cisco
3 10 (9.62%) Oracle
4 8 (7.69%) IBM
5 7 (6.73%) Arista
5 7 (6.73%) Fortinet
5 7 (6.73%) Palo Alto
5 7 (6.73%) SolarWinds
6 6 (5.77%) Lotus
7 5 (4.81%) Apple
7 5 (4.81%) ServiceNow
7 5 (4.81%) SimCorp
7 5 (4.81%) VMware
8 4 (3.85%) Citrix
8 4 (3.85%) Symantec
9 3 (2.88%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.88%) EMC
9 3 (2.88%) NetApp
9 3 (2.88%) Sun
9 3 (2.88%) Sybase
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