Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Production Support Analyst was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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.

Production Support Analyst
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 611 588
Rank change year-on-year +5 -23 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Production Support Analyst 23 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.020% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.021% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 18
London median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -22.73%
10th Percentile £247 £384 £358
90th Percentile £547 £550 £566
England median daily rate £525 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44654 42830 44617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.96% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32346 30451 31444
London median daily rate £495 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £269
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 562 687
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.64
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Production Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Production Support Analyst in London

Production Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Production Support Analyst in London

Production Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Production Support Analyst in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Production Support Analyst in London

Production Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Production Support Analyst in London

Production Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Production Support Analyst within the London 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
Central London +4 6 £525 +10.53% 1
Production Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Production 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 London region featuring Production Support Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Banking
4 9 (39.13%) Investment Banking
4 9 (39.13%) Unix
5 8 (34.78%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) Python
6 6 (26.09%) Front Office
6 6 (26.09%) TIBCO
6 6 (26.09%) Rendezvous
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (26.09%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (26.09%) Release Management
6 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Investment Management
6 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
7 5 (21.74%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (17.39%) Fault Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) ION Trading
8 4 (17.39%) TIBCO Hawk
8 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) Sybase
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle
9 3 (13.04%) Java
9 3 (13.04%) Perl
9 3 (13.04%) Bloomberg

Production Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (4.35%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) KDB
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Data Lake
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 9 (39.13%) Investment Banking
4 6 (26.09%) Front Office
5 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) FIX Protocol
1 6 (26.09%) Rendezvous
2 2 (8.70%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (8.70%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
4 2 (8.70%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (8.70%) Derivative
4 2 (8.70%) Equities
5 1 (4.35%) AS400
5 1 (4.35%) Fintech
5 1 (4.35%) iSeries
5 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Unix
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Investment Management
1 6 (26.09%) Release Management
1 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) Fault Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) Low Latency
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) SDLC
4 2 (8.70%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 6 (26.09%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) Bourne shell
5 1 (4.35%) C-shell
5 1 (4.35%) Korn
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (13.04%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) TIBCO
2 4 (17.39%) ION Trading
3 3 (13.04%) Bloomberg
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Sybase
4 2 (8.70%) Tradeweb
5 1 (4.35%) Charles River