The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 46 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.61% 1.38% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.47% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £140 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £240 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.65 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.45 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -3.66%
Support Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
418 339 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.31% 93.39% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 236 233
Median daily rate £390 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 40
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% +21.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £14.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £59.50 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackpool -3 3 £194 -
Preston +2 2 £95 -
Skelmersdale - 2 £140 -
Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Lancashire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) MS Office
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) MCSE
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Life Science
7 2 (18.18%) Polycom
7 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (18.18%) Incident Management

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) Drupal
3 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
3 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (9.09%) OpenCart
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
General
1 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Life Science
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Polycom
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) SAP