The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
South West / Dorset
Rank 19 27 29
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.13% 0.43% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.44% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £238 £220
% change year-on-year -21.05% +7.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.44
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 91 225 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.81% 96.57% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 137 123
Median daily rate £353 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.87% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 21
Median hourly rate £12.60 £17.77 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.09% -44.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £8.75 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Dorset

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Dorset

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Dorset

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 - - 1
Support Analyst
South West

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 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 Dorset region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (8.33%) Office 365
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (8.33%) HP
8 1 (8.33%) Citrix
8 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (8.33%) SCCM
8 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) Banking
8 1 (8.33%) Retail
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) VMware