The median contractor rate for a IT Support Analyst was £155 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Analyst
England / East of England
Rank 118 117 116
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Analyst 9 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.41% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Median daily rate £155 £185 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.21% +37.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £163 £138
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.13 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.33% -7.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2075 2368 2516
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.62% 96.38% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1381 1413
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 170 245
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.15% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.83 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

IT Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured IT Support Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Analyst in the East of England

IT Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support Analyst in the East of England

IT Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support Analyst in the East of England

IT Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 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
Essex -4 4 £155 +34.78% 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 £76 -
Hertfordshire -2 1 - -
IT Support Analyst
England

IT Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT 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 East of England region featuring IT Support Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) VPN
7 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 4 (22.22%) MCSE
7 4 (22.22%) MCP
7 4 (22.22%) Internet
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (16.67%) MS Office
8 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 3 (16.67%) ERP
8 3 (16.67%) Process Management
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall
9 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (11.11%) SCCM
9 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.11%) VBA
9 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (5.56%) Change Control
10 1 (5.56%) Office 365
10 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 1 (5.56%) MobileIron

IT Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.56%) iPad
1 1 (5.56%) iPhone
1 1 (5.56%) LIMS
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
1 1 (5.56%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ERP
1 3 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (5.56%) Change Control
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCP
1 4 (22.22%) MCSE
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) DameWare
2 1 (5.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky
2 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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