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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 68 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 36 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.13% 1.88% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 2.03% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 9
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£288 £180 £107
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.72% +68.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.25 £14.50 £165.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -91.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +1.72%
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
1571 934 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.74% 92.48% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 605 480
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 31 August 2015.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 34 (53.97%) Windows
2 29 (46.03%) ITIL
3 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 23 (36.51%) SQL
5 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
7 15 (23.81%) Windows 7
8 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (19.05%) MS Office
10 11 (17.46%) CRM
10 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
10 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
11 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
12 9 (14.29%) Windows XP
12 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
12 9 (14.29%) Finance
13 8 (12.70%) MCDST
13 8 (12.70%) Service Management
13 8 (12.70%) Citrix
14 7 (11.11%) SLA
15 6 (9.52%) Oracle
15 6 (9.52%) Document Management
15 6 (9.52%) Problem Management
15 6 (9.52%) Amdocs
15 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (7.94%) Workflow
16 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
17 4 (6.35%) MCP

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.35%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) UMTS
1 4 (6.35%) GPRS
1 4 (6.35%) GSM
1 4 (6.35%) 3G
1 4 (6.35%) 2G
1 4 (6.35%) LTE
1 4 (6.35%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (4.76%) LDAP
2 3 (4.76%) Extranet
3 2 (3.17%) LAN
3 2 (3.17%) WAN
3 2 (3.17%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.59%) DHCP
4 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) DNS
4 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) DB2
3 2 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Ant
1 2 (3.17%) Maven
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Law
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) ODBC
1 4 (6.35%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.17%) J2EE
2 2 (3.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.97%) Windows
2 15 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 9 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) UNIX
5 3 (4.76%) Linux
5 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) AIX
6 1 (1.59%) Solaris
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) CRM
2 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
3 8 (12.70%) Service Management
4 6 (9.52%) Document Management
4 6 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.94%) Workflow
6 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.35%) Change Management
6 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.35%) System Testing
6 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) Fault Management
8 2 (3.17%) Digital Content Management
8 2 (3.17%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (3.17%) ETL
8 2 (3.17%) Information Security
8 2 (3.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) SQL
2 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.17%) Java
4 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.70%) MCDST
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) MCP
3 4 (6.35%) MOS
4 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Citrix
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) Amdocs
4 4 (6.35%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco
5 2 (3.17%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) KANA
5 2 (3.17%) Sun
5 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Ceridian
6 1 (1.59%) F5
6 1 (1.59%) Avaya
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.59%) VMware
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