Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 24 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.

Support Analyst
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 22 14
Rank change year-on-year -56 -8 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 19 65 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.40% 7.39% 8.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 7.63% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 68
Essex median daily rate £130 £265 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.94% -24.29% +125.81%
East of England median daily rate £201 £243 £325
% change year-on-year -17.18% -25.23% +91.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 38 15
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.43 £31.50
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% - -

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 768 852 1182
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.09% 96.93% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 503 663
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £230 £220 £226
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 153 159
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 £15.48
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.83 £42.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.48% +4.68%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Essex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 6 £130 -
Colchester 0 5 - -
Saffron Walden 0 2 - -
Support Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
7 5 (26.32%) WebEx
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) IIS
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
8 4 (21.05%) Service Management
8 4 (21.05%) ITSM
8 4 (21.05%) DameWare
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) SLA
9 3 (15.79%) Time Management
9 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.79%) IFRS
9 3 (15.79%) IFRS 9
9 3 (15.79%) Active Listening
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
10 2 (10.53%) SDLC
10 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
10 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012

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 5 (26.32%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) WebEx
2 2 (10.53%) 4G
2 2 (10.53%) Broadband
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) FTP
2 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) MPLS
2 2 (10.53%) SMTP
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) ITSM
3 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Active Listening
4 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) IFRS
1 3 (15.79%) IFRS 9
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) DameWare
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Apple
3 2 (10.53%) Avaya
3 2 (10.53%) Kaspersky
4 1 (5.26%) HP