The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had 1st Line Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 104 84
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Analyst 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.054% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.056% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £110 - £138
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £110 £132
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1302 1776 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.45% 95.02% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 1016 789
Median daily rate £375 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 54 62
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

1st Line Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1st Line Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

1st Line Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst across the Manchester region.

1st Line Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

1st Line Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst across the Manchester region.

1st Line Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 1st Line 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 Manchester region featuring 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) Altiris
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Document Management
1 1 (12.50%) ERP
1 1 (12.50%) ITSM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Altiris
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus