Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 90 93
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 7 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.56% 0.36% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.39% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Reading median daily rate £500 £500 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +110.53% +106.52%
Berkshire median daily rate £210 £130 £370
% change year-on-year +61.54% -64.86% +64.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Reading median hourly rate £11.09 - £21.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.09 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -23.52% -32.71% +26.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,173 1,270 1,820
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.47% 90.46% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 667 1,091
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £255 £237 £226
90th Percentile £575 £568 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 73 123
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -44.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £10.95 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.25 £52.66 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -27.50% +17.65%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Reading

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Reading

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Reading

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Reading over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Support Analyst in Reading

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Reading region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Spend Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Ariba
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) ITSM
1 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Spend Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Ariba
1 1 (14.29%) Avaya
1 1 (14.29%) BMC
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy