The median contractor rate for a Windows Support Analyst was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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.

Windows Support Analyst
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 591 564
Rank change year-on-year +14 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Analyst 37 58 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 57
UK median daily rate £225 £175 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
10th Percentile £146 £113 £130
90th Percentile £550 £384 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £150 £225
% change year-on-year +33.33% -33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 18
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
10th Percentile £11.91 £13.13 £13.78
90th Percentile £31.40 £17.25 £24.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.28 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +28.96% -  

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 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Windows Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Analyst in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Support Analyst in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Support Analyst over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Support Analyst in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Support Analyst in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Support Analyst over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Support Analyst in the UK

Windows Support Analyst
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +6 34 £225 +28.57% 15
London +6 20 £390 +122.85% 11
UK excluding London +42 17 £200 +33.33% 4
South West +6 6 £225 -5.26% 1
North of England +53 3 £110 -12.00% 1
Scotland +36 3 - -
South East +8 2 - - 1
East of England -19 2 - -
Midlands +13 1 £213 +77.08% 1

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Windows 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 Windows Support Analyst in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (38.00%) Citrix
5 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
6 15 (30.00%) SCCM
6 15 (30.00%) Finance
7 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (26.00%) Windows 10
9 11 (22.00%) SQL
9 11 (22.00%) VMware
10 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (18.00%) DHCP
11 9 (18.00%) DNS
12 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
13 7 (14.00%) Cisco
13 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
14 6 (12.00%) Oracle
14 6 (12.00%) ITIL
14 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
14 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (12.00%) Office 365
14 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
15 5 (10.00%) XenApp
15 5 (10.00%) SCOrch
15 5 (10.00%) SCSM
15 5 (10.00%) NetApp
15 5 (10.00%) IIS
15 5 (10.00%) Linux

Windows 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 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) DHCP
1 9 (18.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (4.00%) Network Security
4 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) Skype
5 1 (2.00%) Softphone
5 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.00%) Handset
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (26.00%) Windows 10
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.00%) Linux
7 3 (6.00%) Unix
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.00%) Android
9 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.00%) Solaris
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) ITIL
2 4 (8.00%) Fault Analysis
2 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.00%) CRM
4 2 (4.00%) Migration
4 2 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.00%) Change Management
5 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.00%) DevOps
5 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.00%) Project Management
5 1 (2.00%) Server Patching
5 1 (2.00%) Service Management
5 1 (2.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) CCNA
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) XenApp
4 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.00%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 5 (10.00%) SCSM
3 4 (8.00%) TIBCO Hawk
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.00%) WSUS
6 1 (2.00%) DameWare
6 1 (2.00%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (2.00%) SCOM
6 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) Citrix
3 11 (22.00%) VMware
4 7 (14.00%) Cisco
5 6 (12.00%) Oracle
6 5 (10.00%) NetApp
7 4 (8.00%) TIBCO
8 3 (6.00%) Dell
8 3 (6.00%) Lotus
9 2 (4.00%) Apple
9 2 (4.00%) Bloomberg
9 2 (4.00%) HP
9 2 (4.00%) Reuters
9 2 (4.00%) Veritas
10 1 (2.00%) Avaya
10 1 (2.00%) Compaq
10 1 (2.00%) EMC
10 1 (2.00%) Google
10 1 (2.00%) IBM
10 1 (2.00%) Symantec
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