The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 175 129
Rank change year-on-year -4 -46  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 284 310 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.37% 1.43% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.50% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 209 290
Median daily rate £350 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £128 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £209 £235 £230
% change year-on-year -11.17% +2.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 33
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.90 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £28.75 £23.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49190 54031 56877
Median daily rate £500 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £641 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 774 1398
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.28 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in London

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in London

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in London

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 Support Analyst in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in London

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Support Analyst in London

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 Support Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
City of London +14 69 £325 +3.17% 18
Westminster - 6 £200 -
Uxbridge -5 1 - -
West End of London - 1 £120 - 3
Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 London region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 225 (42.37%) Windows
2 168 (31.64%) SQL
3 166 (31.26%) Finance
4 140 (26.37%) Microsoft
5 119 (22.41%) Active Directory
6 106 (19.96%) Microsoft Office
7 87 (16.38%) Banking
8 83 (15.63%) Unix
9 82 (15.44%) Front Office
10 77 (14.50%) ITIL
10 77 (14.50%) Windows 7
11 61 (11.49%) Python
12 60 (11.30%) Linux
13 57 (10.73%) Citrix
13 57 (10.73%) Fixed Income
14 54 (10.17%) Oracle
15 48 (9.04%) SQL Server
15 48 (9.04%) Cisco
16 46 (8.66%) TCP/IP
16 46 (8.66%) Problem Management
17 43 (8.10%) PowerShell
18 41 (7.72%) LAN
18 41 (7.72%) Windows Server
19 40 (7.53%) Microsoft Excel
20 39 (7.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 38 (7.16%) Windows 10
22 37 (6.97%) VMware
22 37 (6.97%) Blackberry
23 36 (6.78%) Office 365
24 35 (6.59%) Service Management

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 28 (5.27%) IIS
2 25 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 23 (4.33%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.45%) IBM Notes
6 10 (1.88%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.94%) Apache
10 4 (0.75%) Confluence
10 4 (0.75%) SAS
10 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.38%) CMS
12 2 (0.38%) Drupal
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 106 (19.96%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (7.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.75%) Stata
6 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (2.82%) ION MarketView
2 10 (1.88%) Global One
3 7 (1.32%) thinkFolio
4 6 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.56%) Northgate Housing
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.56%) RMDS
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.38%) Summit
7 2 (0.38%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.78%) Office 365
2 11 (2.07%) G Suite
3 4 (0.75%) Google Play
3 4 (0.75%) SaaS
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.56%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.38%) Akamai
6 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.66%) TCP/IP
2 41 (7.72%) LAN
3 30 (5.65%) Firewall
4 25 (4.71%) WAN
4 25 (4.71%) Wireless
5 22 (4.14%) DNS
6 19 (3.58%) DHCP
6 19 (3.58%) VPN
7 16 (3.01%) SAN
8 11 (2.07%) VoIP
9 10 (1.88%) OSPF
10 8 (1.51%) BGP
10 8 (1.51%) iSCSI
10 8 (1.51%) VXLAN
11 7 (1.32%) Network Security
12 6 (1.13%) NAS
12 6 (1.13%) Structured Cabling
13 5 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (0.94%) Skype
14 4 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.64%) Data Mart
3 13 (2.45%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.13%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.56%) DB2
11 3 (0.56%) Informix
11 3 (0.56%) QlikView
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (3.95%) JIRA
2 7 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.32%) TeamCity
3 6 (1.13%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.94%) Toad
4 5 (0.94%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.19%) Hudson
7 1 (0.19%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.19%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.19%) MSI
7 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 166 (31.26%) Finance
2 87 (16.38%) Banking
3 82 (15.44%) Front Office
4 32 (6.03%) Investment Banking
5 23 (4.33%) Back Office
6 18 (3.39%) Legal
7 17 (3.20%) Retail
8 15 (2.82%) Law
9 11 (2.07%) Advertising
10 10 (1.88%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.13%) International Banking
12 5 (0.94%) Billing
13 4 (0.75%) French Language
13 4 (0.75%) Publishing
14 3 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.56%) German Language
14 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.39%) Rendezvous
2 14 (2.64%) Murex MxML
3 11 (2.07%) XML
4 10 (1.88%) .NET
5 9 (1.69%) Web Services
6 6 (1.13%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (0.94%) Middleware
7 5 (0.94%) Node.js
8 4 (0.75%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.75%) XMPP
9 3 (0.56%) SAML
10 2 (0.38%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.38%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (0.38%) J2EE
10 2 (0.38%) SOAP
10 2 (0.38%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.73%) Fixed Income
2 39 (7.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (6.97%) Blackberry
4 35 (6.59%) Derivative
5 32 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (5.08%) Management Information System
7 25 (4.71%) Equities
8 18 (3.39%) Data Centre
8 18 (3.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 13 (2.45%) iPad
9 13 (2.45%) iPhone
9 13 (2.45%) Market Risk
9 13 (2.45%) SWIFT
10 10 (1.88%) CMDB
10 10 (1.88%) Smartphone
11 9 (1.69%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.69%) NHS
11 9 (1.69%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.32%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 225 (42.37%) Windows
2 83 (15.63%) Unix
3 77 (14.50%) Windows 7
4 60 (11.30%) Linux
5 41 (7.72%) Windows Server
6 38 (7.16%) Windows 10
7 25 (4.71%) Android
8 17 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (3.01%) Apple iOS
10 15 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (2.45%) Mac OS X
11 13 (2.45%) Windows 8
11 13 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (2.26%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.88%) Solaris
14 5 (0.94%) CentOS
14 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.56%) OS/390
15 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (14.50%) ITIL
2 46 (8.66%) Problem Management
3 35 (6.59%) Service Management
4 34 (6.40%) Incident Management
5 30 (5.65%) Asset Management
5 30 (5.65%) Migration
6 29 (5.46%) Electronic Trading
7 27 (5.08%) Change Management
8 19 (3.58%) Algorithmic Trading
8 19 (3.58%) Investment Management
9 18 (3.39%) Service Delivery
10 16 (3.01%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (3.01%) Risk Management
11 15 (2.82%) Fault Analysis
11 15 (2.82%) Workflow
12 14 (2.64%) Business Continuity
12 14 (2.64%) CRM
12 14 (2.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (2.45%) Configuration Management
13 13 (2.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (31.64%) SQL
2 61 (11.49%) Python
3 43 (8.10%) PowerShell
4 35 (6.59%) Perl
5 17 (3.20%) Java
6 14 (2.64%) T-SQL
7 13 (2.45%) C++
8 11 (2.07%) VBA
9 10 (1.88%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.88%) R
9 10 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.51%) C#
11 7 (1.32%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.13%) C
12 6 (1.13%) VB
12 6 (1.13%) VBScript
13 4 (0.75%) Julia
13 4 (0.75%) Korn
13 4 (0.75%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (5.27%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.58%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.26%) CCNA
4 12 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.26%) Degree
5 10 (1.88%) MCP
6 9 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.51%) CCNP
8 7 (1.32%) MCSA
9 5 (0.94%) MCSE
10 4 (0.75%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.75%) MCDST
11 3 (0.56%) MOS
12 2 (0.38%) ACDT
12 2 (0.38%) ACHDS
12 2 (0.38%) ACTC
12 2 (0.38%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.27%) SLA
2 7 (1.32%) PMO
3 5 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.75%) MiFID
4 4 (0.75%) SEPA
5 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.38%) QA
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) GDPR
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 119 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.95%) Virtual Desktop
4 15 (2.82%) XenApp
5 14 (2.64%) vSphere
6 13 (2.45%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.19%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.19%) Varnish
10 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (6.21%) SCCM
2 16 (3.01%) TIBCO Hawk
3 10 (1.88%) Control-M
4 7 (1.32%) Puppet
5 6 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.94%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.94%) Dollar Universe
6 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.75%) Ansible
7 4 (0.75%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.75%) SCOM
8 3 (0.56%) IBM BigFix
8 3 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.56%) Nagios
8 3 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.56%) Salt
8 3 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.56%) TADDM
8 3 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 140 (26.37%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.73%) Citrix
3 54 (10.17%) Oracle
4 48 (9.04%) Cisco
5 37 (6.97%) VMware
6 29 (5.46%) Murex
7 26 (4.90%) Sybase
8 21 (3.95%) HP
9 20 (3.77%) Google
9 20 (3.77%) TIBCO
10 18 (3.39%) ION Trading
11 15 (2.82%) Sun
12 14 (2.64%) Apple
12 14 (2.64%) IBM
13 13 (2.45%) Lotus
14 12 (2.26%) LANDesk
14 12 (2.26%) Symantec
15 11 (2.07%) Bloomberg
16 10 (1.88%) Palo Alto
17 9 (1.69%) Reuters
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Rate: £350 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Plan-Net
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Comtecs
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Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum
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