The median contractor rate for a Senior Support Analyst was £235 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Senior Support Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 615 606
Rank change year-on-year +27 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Analyst 20 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.045% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.047% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 27
Median daily rate £235 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.17% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £260 £250
% change year-on-year -42.30% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Senior Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Support Analyst in the UK

Senior Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Support Analyst in the UK

Senior Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Support Analyst over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Support Analyst in the UK

Senior Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Support Analyst in the UK

Senior Support Analyst
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +28 20 £235 -35.17% 17
London +19 10 £450 +5.88% 5
South East +15 7 £145 -44.23% 8
Oxford - 4 £145 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £145 -
City of London -14 2 £400 -5.88%
Southwark - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £340 -
Surrey +14 1 £170 -34.61% 1
Tyne and Wear -12 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 1 - - 1
North East -15 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 3
Guildford - 1 £170 -
Norfolk - 1 £340 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Senior Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Support Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (47.62%) ITIL
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (33.33%) Windows
4 12 (28.57%) Finance
5 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 8 (19.05%) Release Management
7 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (16.67%) MCP
7 7 (16.67%) MS Office
8 6 (14.29%) Change Management
8 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (14.29%) SCCM
9 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
9 5 (11.90%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (11.90%) Service Management
9 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (11.90%) BMC
9 5 (11.90%) Cisco
9 5 (11.90%) Remedy
10 4 (9.52%) Citrix
10 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (9.52%) DNS
10 4 (9.52%) XML
10 4 (9.52%) XSLT
10 4 (9.52%) Linux
10 4 (9.52%) Banking
10 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
10 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
10 4 (9.52%) Office 365

Senior Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.76%) JCAPS
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) Autodesk Flame
2 2 (4.76%) Maya
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) NUKE
2 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.76%) Lorenzo
2 2 (4.76%) Workday HCM
3 1 (2.38%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) IaaS
2 2 (4.76%) PaaS
2 2 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) DNS
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.76%) DHCP
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) BGP
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.38%) FWSM
4 1 (2.38%) HSRP
4 1 (2.38%) OSPF
4 1 (2.38%) SMTP
4 1 (2.38%) SNMP
4 1 (2.38%) Telnet
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
4 1 (2.38%) VRRP
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) WebEx
4 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.76%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) GIS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) XML
1 4 (9.52%) XSLT
2 2 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) NHS
3 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.76%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Handset
5 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) iPhone
5 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Android
4 3 (7.14%) Unix
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) AIX
6 1 (2.38%) MVS
6 1 (2.38%) VMS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Release Management
3 6 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.90%) Service Management
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Change Control
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) Information Governance
5 3 (7.14%) ITSM
5 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) CRM
6 2 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (4.76%) Data Management
6 2 (4.76%) Information Management
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.76%) People Management
6 2 (4.76%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) Perl
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) Python
2 2 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) MCP
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.76%) MCDST
6 1 (2.38%) ECDL
6 1 (2.38%) ISEB
6 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (7.14%) HL7
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (4.76%) StorNext
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Xsan
4 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) BMC
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco
2 5 (11.90%) Remedy
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) Symantec
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) Adobe
5 2 (4.76%) Apple
5 2 (4.76%) Autodesk
5 2 (4.76%) Fiorano
5 2 (4.76%) Foundry
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) InterSystems
5 2 (4.76%) Workday
6 1 (2.38%) Huawei
6 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.38%) Polycom
6 1 (2.38%) Tandberg
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