The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
England / North East
Rank 78 55 47
Rank change year-on-year -23 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 7 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.95% 1.96% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 2.05% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Median daily rate £300 £335 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.44% +235.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £238 £220
% change year-on-year -21.05% +7.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 701 828 594
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.37% 95.28% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 557 334
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 33
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in the North East

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in the North East

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in the North East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in the North East

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in the North East

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Tyne and Wear -15 7 £300 -6.25% 3
Support Analyst
England

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (62.50%) Service Management
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) ITIL
3 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (46.88%) Unix
4 15 (46.88%) Linux
5 14 (43.75%) IaaS
5 14 (43.75%) Open Source
5 14 (43.75%) SaaS
5 14 (43.75%) PaaS
5 14 (43.75%) WebSphere
5 14 (43.75%) AIX
6 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
6 13 (40.63%) Windows 2000
7 12 (37.50%) Change Management
8 11 (34.38%) Data Management
8 11 (34.38%) DevOps
9 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (31.25%) Problem Management
9 10 (31.25%) ITSM
9 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
9 10 (31.25%) MS Office
9 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
10 9 (28.13%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) Release Management
12 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 14 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) Documentum
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
2 9 (28.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) IaaS
1 14 (43.75%) PaaS
1 14 (43.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) PuTTY
1 2 (6.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Tandem
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Unix
3 14 (43.75%) AIX
4 13 (40.63%) Windows 2000
4 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) MVS
5 1 (3.13%) VMS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Service Management
2 17 (53.13%) ITIL
3 14 (43.75%) Open Source
4 12 (37.50%) Change Management
5 11 (34.38%) Data Management
5 11 (34.38%) DevOps
6 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (31.25%) ITSM
6 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
6 10 (31.25%) Problem Management
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
8 6 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Release Management
9 5 (15.63%) Migration
10 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.25%) Records Management
10 2 (6.25%) Statistics
11 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) Ruby
2 2 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) ECDL
3 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCDST
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Cadence
3 1 (3.13%) CA
3 1 (3.13%) Capita
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) VMware