The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £196 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 29 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 21 36
Rank change year-on-year -28 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 11 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.70% 7.59% 4.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 7.85% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 9
Median daily rate £196 £300 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.55% +122.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £243 £218
% change year-on-year -17.52% +11.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 3
Median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.54% -17.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £16.50 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £16.50 £26.60
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 383 433 441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 93.87% 96.65% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 233 235
Median daily rate £350 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 53
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.12% -52.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Essex

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Essex

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Essex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Essex

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 Support Analyst in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Essex

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £155 - 1
Colchester -3 3 £300 -
Brentwood +2 1 £300 +37.14%
Chelmsford -2 1 £238 -29.62% 1
Support Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Essex region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (73.33%) Windows
3 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (50.00%) MS Office
5 13 (43.33%) Citrix
6 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
7 9 (30.00%) Windows 8
8 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
8 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.67%) Internet
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (13.33%) MOS
10 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
10 4 (13.33%) VPN
11 3 (10.00%) DNS
11 3 (10.00%) SLA
11 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (10.00%) ERP
11 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (10.00%) DHCP
11 3 (10.00%) Firewall
11 3 (10.00%) Process Management
11 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
11 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (10.00%) SCCM
12 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
12 2 (6.67%) iSCSI

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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.67%) Acrobat
5 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
2 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.67%) NAS
4 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.67%) VoIP
4 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.33%) GIS
General
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.67%) Life Science
2 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) Handset
3 1 (3.33%) LIMS
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) PACS
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.67%) Linux
7 2 (6.67%) Unix
7 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.00%) ERP
2 3 (10.00%) Process Management
2 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
1 2 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) MOS
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCSA
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
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