The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 30 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.

Support Analyst
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 102 56
Rank change year-on-year +10 -46  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 22 31 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.98% 1.12% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.17% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 34
Median daily rate £120 £268 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.14% +10.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £191 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £239 £220
% change year-on-year -16.23% +8.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -8.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.95 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £24.95 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.44
% change year-on-year -1.66% +3.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2118 2646 2406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.13% 95.59% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1331 1466 1364
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 71 168
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £33.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in the West Midlands

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in the West Midlands

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in the West Midlands

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in the West Midlands

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Coventry +7 9 £120 -46.66% 7
Warwickshire +1 7 £250 -1.38% 2
Birmingham -4 2 £100 -66.66% 1
Shropshire - 2 - - 1
Herefordshire -11 1 £125 -51.92% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 West Midlands region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (54.24%) Windows
2 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
2 15 (25.42%) MS Office
3 14 (23.73%) ITIL
4 13 (22.03%) SLA
5 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
5 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.95%) SQL
7 9 (15.25%) Windows Server
8 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
8 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
9 7 (11.86%) IIS
9 7 (11.86%) Oracle
10 6 (10.17%) Apache
10 6 (10.17%) Linux
10 6 (10.17%) JBoss
10 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.17%) HTTP
10 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
10 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
10 6 (10.17%) Unix
10 6 (10.17%) Java
10 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
10 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (10.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (10.17%) SAML
10 6 (10.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 6 (10.17%) Oracle Identity Management
10 6 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (11.86%) IIS
2 6 (10.17%) Apache
2 6 (10.17%) JBoss
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
1 15 (25.42%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.39%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) G Suite
2 1 (1.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) HTTP
1 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.08%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.69%) French Language
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) SAML
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.69%) FMCG
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Windows
2 9 (15.25%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.17%) Linux
4 6 (10.17%) Unix
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) ITIL
2 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (10.17%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (6.78%) ITIL V3
4 2 (3.39%) Change Management
4 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.39%) Migration
4 2 (3.39%) Network Management
4 2 (3.39%) Project Management
5 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.69%) Data Management
5 1 (1.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.69%) Document Management
5 1 (1.69%) ITSM
5 1 (1.69%) Logistics
5 1 (1.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) Java
2 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.39%) C#
3 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.69%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) A+ Certification
4 3 (5.08%) CCNA
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.69%) MCSA
6 1 (1.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Identity Management
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) IBM
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco
4 3 (5.08%) EMC
4 3 (5.08%) Remedy
5 2 (3.39%) Google
5 2 (3.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
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