Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 December 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 138 130
Rank change year-on-year -26 -8 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 35 50 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.71% 1.12% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.16% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 42
Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £160 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -21.95% -36.92%
10th Percentile £159 £113 £105
90th Percentile £388 £295 £300
England median daily rate £240 £250 £239
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.71% -13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 16
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +10.10% +11.79%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.98 £9.50
90th Percentile £15.75 £19.75 £20.13
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -3.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,739 4,296 5,092
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.54% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,210 2,846 3,267
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £226 £235
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 140 210
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.29% +0.96%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.23 £9.23
90th Percentile £32.40 £40.00 £28.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
West Yorkshire -19 19 £275 +30.95% 12
South Yorkshire 0 9 £280 +180.00% 5
North Yorkshire -7 6 £325 +160.00% 2
Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Yorkshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 9 (25.71%) ITIL
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (14.29%) .NET
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 5 (14.29%) Project Management
6 5 (14.29%) VMware
6 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (11.43%) Supply Chain Management
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (11.43%) SCCM
7 4 (11.43%) Middleware
7 4 (11.43%) LAN
7 4 (11.43%) Unix
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (11.43%) HTML
7 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.43%) PMO
7 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 7

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) WordPress
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) VoIP
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) MPLS
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) HTML
2 4 (11.43%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
1 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (11.43%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (5.71%) High Availability
4 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.71%) Server Patching
4 2 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.86%) B2B
5 1 (2.86%) Data Management
5 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.86%) ETL
5 1 (2.86%) Logistics
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) COBOL
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CCA
1 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (5.71%) MCITP
1 2 (5.71%) MCSE
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) PMO
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Grafana
2 3 (8.57%) HP SIM
2 3 (8.57%) Kibana
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) New Relic
3 3 (8.57%) Remedy
3 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.71%) Dell
4 2 (5.71%) McAfee
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) ESET
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Meraki
5 1 (2.86%) Sage