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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 46 44 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.49% 0.24% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.25% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £215 £213
% change year-on-year
+8.13% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
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
387 397 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 95.56% 93.41% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 260 120
Average daily rate £400 £386 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 22 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.45 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.34% +64.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.38 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £37.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Life Science
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Polycom
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Polycom