The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 22 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 53
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 0 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 1.25% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.29% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £205 £225
% change year-on-year +2.43% -8.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.48
% change year-on-year +1.42% +3.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 517 466 573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.46% 97.29% 97.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 310 428
Median daily rate £356 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% +2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 24
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.85 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £40.30 £17.50
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 South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in South Wales

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in South Wales

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in South Wales

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Wales region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Fiorano
1 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) JCAPS
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) InterSystems
3 4 (57.14%) HL7
3 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 4 (57.14%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (42.86%) NHS
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) ITSM
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (85.71%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) JCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) Release Management
4 3 (42.86%) ITSM
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) HL7
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Fiorano
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) InterSystems
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft