The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 91 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 12 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.79% 1.91% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 2.02% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 7
Median daily rate £264 £125 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.00% -50.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £109 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £323 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £220 £200
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £19.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £13.41 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.03% -7.55%
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
1464 1288 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.94% 94.78% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 896 799
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% -15.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.20 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Leeds region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (79.17%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (39.58%) Finance
4 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
5 15 (31.25%) Linux
5 15 (31.25%) Unix
6 13 (27.08%) ITIL
7 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
8 11 (22.92%) MS Office
9 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
10 9 (18.75%) Change Management
11 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (16.67%) Release Management
11 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 7 (14.58%) Problem Management
12 7 (14.58%) C#
12 7 (14.58%) VB
12 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
12 7 (14.58%) .NET
12 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
13 6 (12.50%) Citrix
13 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
13 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
14 5 (10.42%) Document Management
14 5 (10.42%) Law
14 5 (10.42%) VBA

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.92%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Extranet
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Law
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Billing
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) Classic ASP
2 5 (10.42%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.08%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 38 (79.17%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) Unix
3 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 9 (18.75%) Change Management
4 8 (16.67%) Release Management
5 7 (14.58%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.42%) Document Management
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.17%) Coaching
8 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.17%) Software Licensing
8 2 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.08%) Fault Management
9 1 (2.08%) ITSM
9 1 (2.08%) Network Management
9 1 (2.08%) Presales
9 1 (2.08%) Wealth Management
9 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) C#
2 7 (14.58%) VB
2 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
3 5 (10.42%) VBA
4 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) MCITP
1 2 (4.17%) MCP
1 2 (4.17%) MCSA
1 2 (4.17%) MCSE
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) DameWare
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (4.17%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Siebel
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Intel
4 1 (2.08%) SAP