The median contractor rate for a IT Support Analyst was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Analyst
England / South East
Rank 233 224 235
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Analyst 20 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.47% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 13
Median daily rate £150 £169 £148
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +14.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £163 £138
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 12
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.68
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.37%  

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 7328 8762 9391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.03% 95.01% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 5355 5022
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 377 459
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +7.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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
Oxfordshire -11 8 £145 -58.57% 5
Hampshire +6 7 £150 -11.11% 3
Surrey +1 3 £263 +87.50% 3
West Sussex 0 1 £155 -
Kent - 1 £100 - 1
IT Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (40.00%) MS Office
5 15 (37.50%) ITIL
6 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.50%) Service Management
8 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (15.00%) Windows 10
8 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
9 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
9 5 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (10.00%) SLA
10 4 (10.00%) Citrix
11 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (7.50%) CMDB
11 3 (7.50%) Smartphone
11 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
11 3 (7.50%) Advertising
11 3 (7.50%) Handset
11 3 (7.50%) SQL
11 3 (7.50%) Remedy
11 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
12 2 (5.00%) Lotus
12 2 (5.00%) Apple
12 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes

IT Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Extranet
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (7.50%) Advertising
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) French Language
2 1 (2.50%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) CMDB
2 3 (7.50%) Handset
2 3 (7.50%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Service Management
3 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.50%) Change Control
4 1 (2.50%) Content Management
4 1 (2.50%) CRM
4 1 (2.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (2.50%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.50%) DevOps
4 1 (2.50%) ERP
4 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.50%) Migration
4 1 (2.50%) Release Management
4 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.50%) Workflow
4 1 (2.50%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (7.50%) Remedy
4 2 (5.00%) Apple
4 2 (5.00%) Dell
4 2 (5.00%) Lotus
4 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) BMC
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) Infor
5 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.50%) Northgate