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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 85 67 80
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 17 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.09% 2.39% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 2.52% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 5
Average daily rate £240 £220 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £115 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £330 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £225 £211
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
1495 1268 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.89% 94.63% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 845 741
Average daily rate £405 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 36
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.20 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (78.85%) Windows
2 27 (51.92%) SQL
3 21 (40.38%) Finance
4 19 (36.54%) Linux
4 19 (36.54%) Unix
5 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
6 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
7 13 (25.00%) ITIL
8 11 (21.15%) MS Office
9 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
10 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
11 8 (15.38%) Change Management
11 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (15.38%) Release Management
11 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
11 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (13.46%) C#
12 7 (13.46%) VB
12 7 (13.46%) VB.NET
12 7 (13.46%) .NET
13 6 (11.54%) Citrix
13 6 (11.54%) Problem Management
14 5 (9.62%) Blackberry
14 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
14 5 (9.62%) VBA
14 5 (9.62%) Classic ASP
14 5 (9.62%) XML

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (21.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Extranet
2 2 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Law
3 2 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) Classic ASP
2 5 (9.62%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 41 (78.85%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Linux
2 19 (36.54%) Unix
3 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 8 (15.38%) Change Management
3 8 (15.38%) Release Management
4 6 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.69%) Service Management
6 3 (5.77%) Document Management
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.85%) Coaching
7 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.85%) Software Licensing
7 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Fault Management
8 1 (1.92%) Network Management
8 1 (1.92%) Presales
8 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.92%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) C#
2 7 (13.46%) VB
2 7 (13.46%) VB.NET
3 5 (9.62%) VBA
4 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.85%) VB6
6 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) MCITP
1 2 (3.85%) MCP
1 2 (3.85%) MCSA
1 2 (3.85%) MCSE
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) DameWare
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Siebel
5 1 (1.92%) Intel
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
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