Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Analyst was £118 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 July 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.

First Line Support Analyst
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 197 210
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 -5
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Analyst 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
South West median daily rate £118 £150 £144
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.67% +4.35% +51.32%
10th Percentile £107 £113 £132
90th Percentile £126 £161 £161
England median daily rate £123 £130 £129
% change year-on-year -5.77% +0.97% +17.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
South West median hourly rate £13.00 - £12.50
10th Percentile £9.50 - £11.25
90th Percentile £14.40 - £14.35
England median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% -

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5242 5768 6148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.59% 95.61% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3289 3728 3872
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £217 £230 £225
90th Percentile £533 £550 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 322 368
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +60.00% +10.94%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.28 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.60 £45.48
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

1st Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in the South West

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in the South West

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in the South West

1st Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +13 4 £125 -
Wiltshire +6 3 - -
Bristol -6 1 £110 -26.67%
Cornwall - 1 - -
1st Line Support Analyst
England

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 1st Line 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 West region featuring 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Law
6 1 (11.11%) Advertising
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
1 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft