Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £223 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 110 103
Rank change year-on-year -20 -7 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 36 42 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.11% 1.40% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.46% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 22
West Yorkshire median daily rate £223 £225 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% -1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £124 £115 £112
90th Percentile £346 £360 £386
Yorkshire median daily rate £195 £200 £300
% change year-on-year -2.50% -33.33% +26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 9
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.78 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +23.19% -17.24%
10th Percentile £14.73 £12.16 £9.50
90th Percentile £19.44 £23.03 £51.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.57 £12.00
% change year-on-year +9.85% +21.38% -17.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,123 2,878 3,935
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.19% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,131 1,826 2,611
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £255
90th Percentile £538 £550 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 113 155
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.20% -7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.23 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.93 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in West Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in West Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in West Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in West Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
Leeds -10 25 £200 +14.29% 10
Bradford 0 3 £250 -33.33% 1
Wakefield -8 3 - - 1
Halifax - 2 - - 1
Pudsey - 2 £255 -
Support Analyst
Yorkshire

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

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 Yorkshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (16.67%) Office 365
5 6 (16.67%) Finance
6 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (13.89%) Java
6 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.11%) Unix
7 4 (11.11%) Change Management
7 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (11.11%) SCCM
7 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 3 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
8 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
8 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 3 (8.33%) GDPR
8 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (8.33%) System Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
8 3 (8.33%) COBOL
8 3 (8.33%) Client/Server

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.78%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.11%) Change Management
3 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) System Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) ITSM
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.78%) Information Management
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) COBOL
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) GDPR
2 2 (5.56%) PMO
3 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) VMware