Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £160 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 106 95
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 21 33 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.94% 1.26% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.31% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 13
Leeds median daily rate £160 £225 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.89% -11.76% +20.00%
10th Percentile £113 £105 £206
90th Percentile £227 £302 £340
West Yorkshire median daily rate £190 £213 £298
% change year-on-year -10.59% -28.57% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 20
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £14.57 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.85% +12.04% -10.34%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.43 £9.19
90th Percentile £20.00 £25.30 £18.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.57 £13.00
% change year-on-year +9.85% +12.04% -10.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2154 2516 3106
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 95.77% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 1677 2152
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £548 £555 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 98
Leeds median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -2.16% +2.20%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.20 £8.86
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.35 £35.61
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Leeds

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Leeds

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Leeds

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Leeds region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 5 (23.81%) Office 365
4 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Unix
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
5 4 (19.05%) SCCM
5 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (19.05%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (14.29%) GDPR
6 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
6 3 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 3 (14.29%) COBOL
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Law
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (4.76%) Life Science
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (19.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (14.29%) System Testing
3 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) Information Governance
5 1 (4.76%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) COBOL
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) GDPR
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow