Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £185 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 67 79
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.64% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.76% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
South Yorkshire median daily rate £185 £100 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.00% -61.17% -1.90%
10th Percentile £170 £95 £207
90th Percentile £253 £105 £316
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £160 £213
% change year-on-year +71.88% -24.71% -29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.75 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year -21.88% +9.85% +21.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 882 792 1,084
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.19% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 455 731
South Yorkshire median daily rate £424 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £205 £225
90th Percentile £575 £583 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 52
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £20.66 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.80% +32.34% +20.06%
10th Percentile £9.43 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.10 £34.83
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% -

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in South Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in South Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in South Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Sheffield -3 4 £185 +85.00% 1
Doncaster - 1 - - 3
Support Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) SCADA
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) SCADA
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Avaya
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft