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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 40 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.34% - 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £330 - £160
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £238 £193
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +23.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.57 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -9.09%
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
283 369 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.65% 92.71% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 246 288
Median daily rate £360 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 25
Median hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +39.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.02 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 - 6 £335 -
Burnley - 1 £313 -
Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) AIX
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 2000
3 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (31.25%) IaaS
4 5 (31.25%) Open Source
4 5 (31.25%) SaaS
4 5 (31.25%) PaaS
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) MS Office
4 5 (31.25%) ITSM
4 5 (31.25%) Data Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Release Management
5 4 (25.00%) Tandem

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 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
1 7 (43.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) IaaS
1 5 (31.25%) PaaS
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Tandem
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) AIX
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 2000
2 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (31.25%) Data Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITSM
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Mitel
3 1 (6.25%) VMware