The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 40 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.95% 0.92% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.97% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£325 - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £250 £200
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £12.27 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.29% +2.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
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
368 207 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 87.00% 95.39% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 88 205
Average daily rate £378 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £205 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 24
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £27.50 £49.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -5 2 - - 2
Blackpool - - - - 1
Lancaster - - - -
Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) AppSense
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Lumension
2 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) JSR 286
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (20.00%) Dojo
3 1 (20.00%) Social Media
3 1 (20.00%) Quickr
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (20.00%) Quickr
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Dojo
1 1 (20.00%) JSR 286
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) CA
1 2 (40.00%) AppSense
1 2 (40.00%) Lumension
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
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