The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 100 90
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 18 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 1.36% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.44% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 17
Median daily rate £225 £203 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +6.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £96 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £343 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £205 £225
% change year-on-year +2.43% -8.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.35 £12.25 £16.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -25.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £29.25 £30.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.48
% change year-on-year +1.42% +3.85%  

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 1917 2850 2318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.53% 94.75% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1684 1421
Median daily rate £388 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.51% +10.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 87 142
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £39.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 22 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
Coventry +19 8 £171 +33.26% 3
Birmingham +11 3 £325 +242.10% 3
Shropshire +17 2 - - 2
Worcestershire +9 1 - -
Staffordshire -3 1 - - 1
Solihull - 1 - - 3
Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
4 8 (18.60%) ITIL
4 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
5 7 (16.28%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
6 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.95%) SLA
7 5 (11.63%) SAML
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (11.63%) Unix
7 5 (11.63%) HTTP
7 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
7 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
7 5 (11.63%) IIS
7 5 (11.63%) Java
7 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle
7 5 (11.63%) Linux
7 5 (11.63%) JBoss
7 5 (11.63%) Apache
7 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (11.63%) Cybersecurity

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 5 (11.63%) Apache
1 5 (11.63%) IIS
1 5 (11.63%) JBoss
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
1 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 2 (4.65%) Wireless
3 2 (4.65%) WLAN
4 1 (2.33%) 3G
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) Softphone
4 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.65%) Advertising
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) SAML
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.65%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (4.65%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Social Media
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Handset
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Unix
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (11.63%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.33%) Logistics
5 1 (2.33%) Migration
5 1 (2.33%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.33%) Project Management
5 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) Java
2 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) CCNA
2 3 (6.98%) CCNP
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) PMO
3 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Identity Management
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (6.98%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.33%) Xerox
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