Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 146 139
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 44 39 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.90% 0.92% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.95% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 42
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £125 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -42.86% -32.69%
10th Percentile £160 £105 £105
90th Percentile £400 £299 £302
England median daily rate £215 £270 £225
% change year-on-year -20.37% +20.00% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +9.85% +12.04%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.44 £9.50
90th Percentile £15.23 £18.25 £22.30
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 4,688 4,122 5,401
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 97.01% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,128 2,693 3,501
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £250
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 127 191
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +4.40%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.30 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.70 £29.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +3.93%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -17 23 £220 +37.50% 14
South Yorkshire +11 11 £350 +55.56% 7
North Yorkshire -5 9 £209 +67.00% 7
Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 13 (29.55%) ITIL
3 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.73%) Finance
5 9 (20.45%) SQL
6 6 (13.64%) Oracle
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (11.36%) Unix
7 5 (11.36%) .NET
7 5 (11.36%) HTML
7 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
7 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.36%) SCCM
8 4 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (9.09%) VMware
8 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
8 4 (9.09%) Middleware
8 4 (9.09%) HP
8 4 (9.09%) Citrix
8 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
8 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
8 4 (9.09%) Office 365
8 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (6.82%) PMO

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 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) WordPress
3 2 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) DHCP
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
1 5 (11.36%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) Middleware
3 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.55%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.36%) Unix
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (6.82%) Change Management
3 3 (6.82%) ERP
3 3 (6.82%) Project Management
4 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (4.55%) Data Management
4 2 (4.55%) High Availability
4 2 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.55%) Server Patching
4 2 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (4.55%) System Testing
4 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.27%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) Project Governance
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) VB
4 2 (4.55%) COBOL
4 2 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) CCA
1 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (4.55%) MCITP
1 2 (4.55%) MCSE
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) PMO
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) XenApp
4 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) Grafana
2 3 (6.82%) HP SIM
2 3 (6.82%) Kibana
2 3 (6.82%) SCOM
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 4 (9.09%) HP
4 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 4 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (6.82%) IFS
5 3 (6.82%) New Relic
5 3 (6.82%) Remedy
5 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 2 (4.55%) McAfee
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) Intel
7 1 (2.27%) Sage