The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 66 59
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.37% 0.34% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.37% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £130 £145 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -61.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £119 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £154 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £208 £235 £230
% change year-on-year -11.70% +2.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £13.00
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 532 820 789
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.25% 93.93% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 1577 1540
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 126 229
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.13 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £33.75 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Reading over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Back Office
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) PMO
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) MCP
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft