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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 63 70 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 29 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.46% 0.95% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 1.00% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 6
Average daily rate
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£220 £250 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +127.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £181 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £282 £141
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £223 £250
% change year-on-year
-1.34% -10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £12.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 - £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 - £13.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.44 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.85% +10.71%
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
1064 998 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.40% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 630 344
Average daily rate £363 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £214 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 36
Average hourly rate £12.46 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.50% +43.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £29.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 25 (42.37%) ITIL
2 24 (40.68%) Windows
3 21 (35.59%) SQL
4 20 (33.90%) Oracle
5 17 (28.81%) UNIX
5 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
6 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
6 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
7 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (23.73%) Linux
8 14 (23.73%) PL/SQL
9 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
9 12 (20.34%) Splunk
10 9 (15.25%) LDAP
10 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
10 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
11 8 (13.56%) Shell Script
11 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
11 8 (13.56%) Red Hat
11 8 (13.56%) SLA
11 8 (13.56%) ETL
11 8 (13.56%) Java
11 8 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (13.56%) Oracle OWB
11 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
12 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
12 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
13 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
13 6 (10.17%) Citrix

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) IIS
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.39%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.69%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) LDAP
2 4 (6.78%) 3G
2 4 (6.78%) GPRS
2 4 (6.78%) GSM
2 4 (6.78%) UMTS
2 4 (6.78%) 2G
2 4 (6.78%) LTE
2 4 (6.78%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (3.39%) SSL
4 1 (1.69%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) SSH
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) ISDN
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.39%) DB2
4 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Subversion
1 5 (8.47%) PVCS
2 4 (6.78%) Ant
2 4 (6.78%) Maven
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Billing
2 2 (3.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Law
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) J2EE
1 4 (6.78%) Spring
2 2 (3.39%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) Ajax
3 1 (1.69%) XMPP
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.69%) NHS
3 1 (1.69%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) Windows
2 17 (28.81%) UNIX
3 14 (23.73%) Linux
4 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.47%) Ubuntu
8 4 (6.78%) AIX
8 4 (6.78%) Solaris
8 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.08%) CentOS
9 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) ITIL
2 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
3 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.56%) ETL
5 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.47%) Service Management
6 5 (8.47%) Change Management
7 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.78%) Fault Management
8 2 (3.39%) DevOps
9 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.69%) Change Control
9 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.69%) Information Security
9 1 (1.69%) E-business
9 1 (1.69%) CMMI
9 1 (1.69%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.69%) Document Management
9 1 (1.69%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) SQL
2 14 (23.73%) PL/SQL
3 8 (13.56%) Shell Script
3 8 (13.56%) Java
4 4 (6.78%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
1 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) MCDST
4 1 (1.69%) MOS
4 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) COBIT
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) OpenView
2 4 (6.78%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Oracle
2 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.34%) Splunk
4 8 (13.56%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.17%) Citrix
6 5 (8.47%) Amdocs
7 4 (6.78%) HP
7 4 (6.78%) Sun
8 3 (5.08%) VMware
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco
9 2 (3.39%) IBM
10 1 (1.69%) Polycom
10 1 (1.69%) Tandberg
10 1 (1.69%) SAP
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