Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 67 83
Rank change year-on-year -23 +16 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 14 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.31% 2.52% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 2.60% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 6
West Sussex median daily rate £140 £120 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -60.00% -
10th Percentile £135 £110 £275
90th Percentile £400 £287 £359
South East median daily rate £188 £188 £203
% change year-on-year - -7.41% -26.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £12.25 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £16.55 £12.75 £15.63
% change year-on-year +29.80% -18.40% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1,026 961 1,083
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.68% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 583 622
West Sussex median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £208 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £434 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.06% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 62 48
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +32.35% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.65 £13.00 £10.18
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in West Sussex

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in West Sussex

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in West Sussex

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in West Sussex

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex 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
Crawley +5 9 £140 +7.69% 1
Gatwick -5 2 £163 -
Horsham -12 1 £123 +2.08% 1
Support Analyst
South East

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

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 West Sussex region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
5 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
6 6 (42.86%) Apple
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 4 (28.57%) Office 365
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 3 (21.43%) SCCM
9 3 (21.43%) SLA
10 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
10 2 (14.29%) Service Management
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (14.29%) DHCP
10 2 (14.29%) MCSE
10 2 (14.29%) ITSM
10 2 (14.29%) Finance
10 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
11 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (7.14%) vSphere
11 1 (7.14%) PowerShell

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) AdminStudio
1 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITSM
1 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Application Discovery
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
2 1 (7.14%) Server Building
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Apple
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Samsung
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec