The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 28 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 39 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 1 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.46% 1.00% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.01% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% -11.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £193 £238 £220
% change year-on-year -18.87% +7.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £14.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.41%  
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 East Sussex. 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 Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 203 297 310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 93.55% 99.00% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 198 164
Median daily rate £350 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 23
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in East Sussex

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in East Sussex

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in East Sussex

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Sussex region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) AAT
2 1 (20.00%) Northgate
2 1 (20.00%) Civica
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) CODA
2 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (20.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) ACCA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) CIMA
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) AAT
1 1 (20.00%) ACCA
1 1 (20.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Civica
1 1 (20.00%) CODA
1 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (20.00%) Northgate
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Sage
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Sun