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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
North West / Lancashire
Rank 38 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.39% 0.44% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.46% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £250 £220
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
239 437 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.00% 97.11% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 276 233
Median daily rate £375 £390 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 67 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +49.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £46.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) AIX
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 2000
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
3 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 6 (54.55%) DevOps
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) IaaS
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) SaaS
4 5 (45.45%) PaaS
4 5 (45.45%) Data Management
4 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 5 (45.45%) ITSM
5 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) Tandem
5 4 (36.36%) Release Management
5 4 (36.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) SLA

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 (54.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) IaaS
1 5 (45.45%) PaaS
1 5 (45.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Tandem
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
4 1 (9.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) AIX
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 2000
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 5 (45.45%) Change Management
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (45.45%) Data Management
3 5 (45.45%) ITSM
3 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco