The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 25 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.28% - 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £225 £225
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.25
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 Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 341 362 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 94.20% 95.51% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 256 229
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 16
Median hourly rate £11.17 £15.00 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +8.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.10 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Northamptonshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Northamptonshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Northamptonshire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Northampton - 1 £288 - 2
Support Analyst
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) ITSM
5 4 (33.33%) Release Management
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) NetApp
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) vSphere
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) ADSL
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) ITSM
1 4 (33.33%) Release Management
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds