The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 48 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.46% 1.82% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 2.03% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £240 £215
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
385 246 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.71% 89.78% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 107 235
Average daily rate £360 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 39 25
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £33.45 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Analyst
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Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Analyst in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (37.50%) Wiki
3 3 (37.50%) Open Text
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Informatica
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Siebel
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Lumension
5 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (12.50%) QlikView
5 1 (12.50%) IronPort

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Wiki
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Control
1 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
1 1 (12.50%) CAD
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITSM
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Open Text
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Informatica
2 3 (37.50%) Siebel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Lumension
4 1 (12.50%) IronPort
4 1 (12.50%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects