Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 80 36
Rank change year-on-year +10 -44 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 24 9 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.21% 0.88% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 0.91% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 38
West Sussex median daily rate £120 £300 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +12.15% +27.38%
10th Percentile £110 £275 £138
90th Percentile £299 £415 £427
South East median daily rate £173 £208 £245
% change year-on-year -16.87% -15.31% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 - £12.00
10th Percentile £13.00 - £10.75
90th Percentile £19.25 - £14.91
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £16.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.61% +9.17% -

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 1,042 990 1,093
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.30% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 588 687
West Sussex median daily rate £430 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.01% +9.20% -
10th Percentile £250 £275 £240
90th Percentile £576 £546 £540
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 47 46
West Sussex median hourly rate £43.00 £16.50 £26.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.61% -37.44% +64.84%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £45.35 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.24% +20.65%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 -3 6 £141 -64.13% 2
Horsham -1 4 £120 -60.00%
Gatwick +3 3 £225 -50.00% 1
Haywards Heath - 2 - - 1
Burgess Hill - 2 £100 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Support Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 8 (33.33%) SLA
6 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
7 5 (20.83%) Office 365
7 5 (20.83%) VMware
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (12.50%) Advertising
9 3 (12.50%) Citrix
9 3 (12.50%) SCCM
9 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 2 (8.33%) Break/Fix
10 2 (8.33%) CMDB
10 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
10 2 (8.33%) 4G
10 2 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
10 2 (8.33%) 3G
10 2 (8.33%) Symantec
10 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (8.33%) HP
10 2 (8.33%) Dell
10 2 (8.33%) VPN

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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) 3G
1 2 (8.33%) 4G
1 2 (8.33%) ADSL
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
1 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.17%) SMS
General
1 3 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) French Language
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) CMDB
1 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Break/Fix
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
3 1 (4.17%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (4.17%) Line Management
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec