The median contractor rate for an IT Support Analyst was £163 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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.

IT Support Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 507 503 521
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Analyst 82 120 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 42
Median daily rate £163 £175 £133
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +32.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £116 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £350 £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £148 £130
% change year-on-year +1.69% +13.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year -7.14% +4.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

IT Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Analyst in England

IT Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support Analyst in England

IT Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Analyst in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support Analyst in England

IT Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support Analyst in England

IT Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Analyst in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Support Analyst in England

IT Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
London -30 33 £200 +5.26% 12
South East +24 19 £150 -25.00% 19
East of England -12 11 £155 +10.71% 6
South West +5 6 £238 +75.92% 5
West Midlands +22 4 £115 +4.54% 6
North West +21 4 £185 +54.16% 8
East Midlands -6 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +25 1 - - 5
North East - 1 - - 3
IT Support Analyst
UK

IT Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region featuring IT Support Analyst in the job title.

1 115 (69.70%) Windows
2 86 (52.12%) Active Directory
3 68 (41.21%) Microsoft Office
3 68 (41.21%) Windows 7
4 66 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 46 (27.88%) ITIL
6 35 (21.21%) Finance
7 23 (13.94%) Windows 10
8 22 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 21 (12.73%) VPN
10 20 (12.12%) Service Management
10 20 (12.12%) LAN
10 20 (12.12%) Cisco
10 20 (12.12%) Windows 8
11 19 (11.52%) Windows Server
12 17 (10.30%) Windows XP
12 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (9.70%) Office 365
13 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (9.70%) Citrix
14 15 (9.09%) SQL
15 14 (8.48%) SLA
15 14 (8.48%) WAN
15 14 (8.48%) SharePoint
15 14 (8.48%) Incident Management
15 14 (8.48%) Apple iOS
16 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (7.88%) Firewall
17 12 (7.27%) DNS
17 12 (7.27%) VMware

IT Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.48%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (3.64%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.82%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.61%) CMS
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.61%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (41.21%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.61%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.70%) Office 365
2 5 (3.03%) G Suite
3 2 (1.21%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.73%) VPN
2 20 (12.12%) LAN
3 14 (8.48%) WAN
4 13 (7.88%) Firewall
5 12 (7.27%) DNS
6 11 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 9 (5.45%) DHCP
7 9 (5.45%) VoIP
8 8 (4.85%) SAN
8 8 (4.85%) Wireless
9 6 (3.64%) BGP
9 6 (3.64%) Internet
9 6 (3.64%) iSCSI
9 6 (3.64%) OSPF
9 6 (3.64%) Structured Cabling
9 6 (3.64%) VXLAN
10 4 (2.42%) Network Security
11 2 (1.21%) WLAN
12 1 (0.61%) Extranet
12 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.61%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.61%) Essbase
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.45%) JIRA
2 3 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (3.64%) Advertising
2 6 (3.64%) Banking
2 6 (3.64%) Retail
3 5 (3.03%) Legal
4 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.21%) Front Office
5 2 (1.21%) Games
5 2 (1.21%) Law
5 2 (1.21%) Marketing
5 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) French Language
6 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.61%) Publishing
6 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.42%) Web Services
2 1 (0.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.61%) COM
2 1 (0.61%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (0.61%) J2EE
2 1 (0.61%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.24%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.24%) iPad
4 6 (3.64%) CMDB
4 6 (3.64%) iPhone
4 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.64%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.82%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.82%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.21%) NHS
6 2 (1.21%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.61%) Animation
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) EPoS
7 1 (0.61%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 115 (69.70%) Windows
2 68 (41.21%) Windows 7
3 23 (13.94%) Windows 10
4 20 (12.12%) Windows 8
5 19 (11.52%) Windows Server
6 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (10.30%) Windows XP
7 14 (8.48%) Apple iOS
8 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (7.27%) Android
10 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (3.64%) Linux
12 3 (1.82%) Unix
13 2 (1.21%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.61%) Debian
14 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.61%) NetWare
14 1 (0.61%) Solaris
14 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.88%) ITIL
2 20 (12.12%) Service Management
3 14 (8.48%) Incident Management
4 9 (5.45%) ITSM
5 8 (4.85%) Migration
6 7 (4.24%) Investment Management
6 7 (4.24%) Network Management
6 7 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (3.64%) Asset Management
7 6 (3.64%) Change Management
8 5 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.03%) Workflow
9 4 (2.42%) ERP
9 4 (2.42%) Statistics
10 3 (1.82%) Collateral Management
10 3 (1.82%) Credit Risk Management
10 3 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (1.82%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.82%) Process Management
10 3 (1.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.09%) SQL
2 7 (4.24%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.82%) C
3 3 (1.82%) VBScript
4 2 (1.21%) C#
4 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.21%) Perl
4 2 (1.21%) Python
5 1 (0.61%) C++
5 1 (0.61%) COBOL
5 1 (0.61%) Java
5 1 (0.61%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.61%) VB
5 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.24%) CCNA
3 7 (4.24%) CCNP
3 7 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.82%) Degree
6 3 (1.82%) MCP
6 3 (1.82%) MCSE
7 2 (1.21%) ECDL
8 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) MCTS
8 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.48%) SLA
2 3 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) PMO
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (52.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.64%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.03%) XenApp
3 5 (3.03%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.42%) vSphere
5 3 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (1.82%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.82%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (1.21%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.21%) WSUS
4 1 (0.61%) SCOM
4 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.61%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 66 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.12%) Cisco
3 16 (9.70%) Citrix
4 12 (7.27%) VMware
5 11 (6.67%) Google
6 7 (4.24%) SolarWinds
7 6 (3.64%) Apple
7 6 (3.64%) Arista
7 6 (3.64%) Fortinet
7 6 (3.64%) HP
7 6 (3.64%) Lotus
7 6 (3.64%) Palo Alto
8 5 (3.03%) LANDesk
8 5 (3.03%) Northgate
9 4 (2.42%) IBM
9 4 (2.42%) McAfee
9 4 (2.42%) Oracle
9 4 (2.42%) SAP
9 4 (2.42%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.82%) Dell
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