The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 29 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 44 42
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 4 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.76% 4.08% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 4.21% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 6
Median daily rate £363 £140 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +158.92% -54.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £113 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £260 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £243 £218
% change year-on-year -17.52% +11.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.59%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.19
% change year-on-year -1.66% +5.72%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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 Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 511 594 495
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.33% 96.90% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 357 306
Median daily rate £410 £375 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -2.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Crawley +3 2 £278 +58.57% 1
Gatwick -9 1 £450 -
Support Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Sussex region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office

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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Online Betting
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Expense Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP