The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 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
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 111 107
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 26 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.97% 1.01% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.06% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 15
Median daily rate £225 £200 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £142 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £311 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £225 £225
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 15
Median hourly rate £22.25 £13.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.81% -1.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.65 £14.75 £17.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year - +1.81%  

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 2564 2841 2973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.78% 95.34% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1836 1909
Median daily rate £375 £368 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 141 200
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in the South West

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 Support Analyst in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in the South West

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in the South West

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 Support Analyst in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in the South West

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Support Analyst in the South West

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 Support Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Wiltshire +10 9 £211 +5.62% 6
Dorset +7 4 £250 +53.84% 1
Bristol -5 4 £358 +78.75% 8
Somerset -8 4 £200 +35.59%
Gloucestershire +5 2 £285 -
Devon -4 1 £225 -
Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 41 (60.29%) Windows
2 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 22 (32.35%) Finance
4 19 (27.94%) ITIL
5 18 (26.47%) SQL
5 18 (26.47%) Windows 7
6 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
7 12 (17.65%) Oracle
8 9 (13.24%) Incident Management
9 8 (11.76%) Citrix
9 8 (11.76%) Linux
10 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
10 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
10 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
10 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
10 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
10 7 (10.29%) Change Control
11 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
11 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
11 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (8.82%) CMDB
11 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (8.82%) VMware
11 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
12 5 (7.35%) IIS
12 5 (7.35%) SCCM
12 5 (7.35%) PMO
13 4 (5.88%) SCOrch
13 4 (5.88%) SCSM

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
1 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.41%) CMS
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.41%) GlassFish
3 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) DHCP
1 4 (5.88%) DNS
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
1 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.88%) VLAN
2 3 (4.41%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.94%) Network Security
3 2 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Ant
1 3 (4.41%) JIRA
1 3 (4.41%) Subversion
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.47%) JFC
1 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.82%) CMDB
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.94%) AS400
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (60.29%) Windows
2 18 (26.47%) Windows 7
3 8 (11.76%) Linux
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.88%) AIX
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.41%) Android
7 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.41%) Unix
8 2 (2.94%) CentOS
8 2 (2.94%) Solaris
8 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) Incident Management
3 7 (10.29%) Change Control
4 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.88%) Facilities Management
5 4 (5.88%) Project Management
5 4 (5.88%) Security Management
5 4 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 4 (5.88%) System Testing
6 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.41%) Content Management
6 3 (4.41%) Domain Models
6 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.41%) Information Security
6 3 (4.41%) Information Security Management
6 3 (4.41%) ISMS
6 3 (4.41%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (4.41%) Manual Testing
6 3 (4.41%) Migration
6 3 (4.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.41%) Perl
3 3 (4.41%) VBScript
4 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.94%) Java
4 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.47%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) MCSA
3 1 (1.47%) MCSE
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) PMO
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) Firmware
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) SCCM
2 4 (5.88%) SCOrch
2 4 (5.88%) SCSM
2 4 (5.88%) WSUS
3 2 (2.94%) Control-M
4 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle
3 8 (11.76%) Citrix
4 6 (8.82%) VMware
5 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.41%) IBM
6 3 (4.41%) NetApp
7 2 (2.94%) Sage
8 1 (1.47%) BMC
8 1 (1.47%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.47%) McAfee
8 1 (1.47%) New Relic
8 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
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