The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 61 57 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 34 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.29% 2.37% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.52% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 1
Average daily rate £130 £225 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +60.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £200 £215
% change year-on-year
+19.87% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £97.50 £10.00 £10.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+875.00% -0.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Support Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1407 1070 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.68% 93.94% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 761 570
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.34 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Analyst across the Leeds region.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Analyst across the Leeds region.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 35 (59.32%) SQL
3 25 (42.37%) Finance
4 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
5 19 (32.20%) Unix
6 17 (28.81%) Linux
7 16 (27.12%) ITIL
8 15 (25.42%) Active Directory
9 14 (23.73%) MS Office
10 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
10 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
11 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
12 10 (16.95%) Service Management
12 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery
13 8 (13.56%) Change Management
13 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (13.56%) Release Management
14 7 (11.86%) MCDST
14 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (11.86%) .NET
14 7 (11.86%) VB
14 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
14 7 (11.86%) C#
15 6 (10.17%) DB2
15 6 (10.17%) Citrix
15 6 (10.17%) IBM
15 6 (10.17%) MOS

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) MS Office
2 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) LAN
1 1 (1.69%) LDAP
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Ant
1 1 (1.69%) Maven
General
1 25 (42.37%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Billing
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) Classic ASP
2 5 (8.47%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
3 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.39%) AS400
2 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) Unix
3 17 (28.81%) Linux
4 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery
2 10 (16.95%) Service Management
3 8 (13.56%) Change Management
3 8 (13.56%) Release Management
4 2 (3.39%) Coaching
4 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.69%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) C#
2 7 (11.86%) VB
2 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
3 5 (8.47%) VBA
4 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.39%) VB6
6 1 (1.69%) C
6 1 (1.69%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) MCDST
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.17%) MOS
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.69%) MCP
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (25.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Citrix
2 6 (10.17%) IBM
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) Siebel
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Sun
5 1 (1.69%) VMware
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