Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Analyst was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

First Line Support Analyst
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 80 86
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 0
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Analyst 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.75% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Essex median daily rate £130 £104 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.30% - -
East of England median daily rate £110 £104 £140
% change year-on-year +6.02% -25.89% +0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Essex median hourly rate £11.50 - £17.25
10th Percentile £10.23 - £15.73
90th Percentile £12.59 - £18.98
East of England median hourly rate £12.00 £9.71 £12.00
% change year-on-year +23.58% -19.08% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 773 851 1159
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.15% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 503 653
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £230 £214 £225
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 149 157
Essex median hourly rate £30.77 £32.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.86% +8.47% +40.48%
10th Percentile £11.98 £15.75 £15.65
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.84 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%

1st Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in Essex

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in Essex

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in Essex

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 1st Line 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 Essex region featuring 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 4 (66.67%) DameWare
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (50.00%) Active Listening
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) WebEx
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Broadband
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Kaspersky
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) NHS

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) WebEx
2 2 (33.33%) 4G
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) ITSM
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Active Listening
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Kaspersky
3 1 (16.67%) HP