The median contractor rate for an IT Support Analyst was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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.

IT Support Analyst
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 244 229
Rank change year-on-year +20 -15  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Analyst 19 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 6
Median daily rate £150 £200 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +53.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £133 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £350 £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £130
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 13
Median hourly rate £12.75 £14.50 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.06% +8.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.51 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £17.40 £17.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year -7.14% +4.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7309 8525 8846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.59% 94.96% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4270 5079 5054
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 385 418
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.38% +20.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

IT Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Analyst in the South East

IT Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support Analyst in the South East

IT Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support Analyst in the South East

IT Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support Analyst in the South East

IT Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Analyst within the South East 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
Hampshire +7 6 £250 +35.13% 1
Oxfordshire -9 6 £145 -58.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £125 - 8
Berkshire +19 2 £130 -11.86% 5
Surrey +8 2 £219 -14.21% 3
IT Support Analyst
England

IT Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT 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 South East region featuring IT Support Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
4 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (34.21%) ITIL
6 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
8 6 (15.79%) Service Management
8 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
9 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
9 5 (13.16%) VPN
9 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
10 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (10.53%) SLA
10 4 (10.53%) Cisco
10 4 (10.53%) SQL
10 4 (10.53%) VMware
10 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (7.89%) Dell
11 3 (7.89%) Remedy
11 3 (7.89%) Advertising
11 3 (7.89%) IBM Notes
11 3 (7.89%) Lotus
11 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
12 2 (5.26%) iPad
12 2 (5.26%) SCCM
12 2 (5.26%) Northgate
12 2 (5.26%) NetBackup

IT Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.63%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) ATM
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) Extranet
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (7.89%) Advertising
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) French Language
3 1 (2.63%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Android
6 1 (2.63%) Debian
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.63%) OpenBSD
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.63%) BPR
4 1 (2.63%) Break/Fix
4 1 (2.63%) Change Control
4 1 (2.63%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (2.63%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 1 (2.63%) DevOps
4 1 (2.63%) Email Management
4 1 (2.63%) ERP
4 1 (2.63%) Line Management
4 1 (2.63%) Matrix Management
4 1 (2.63%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (2.63%) Network Management
4 1 (2.63%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.63%) Release Management
4 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco
2 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) Dell
3 3 (7.89%) Lotus
3 3 (7.89%) Remedy
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Northgate
5 1 (2.63%) Avaya
5 1 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (2.63%) BMC
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.63%) Meraki
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard
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