The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had 2nd Line Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Analyst
Rank 102 85 71
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Analyst 1 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.33% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.35% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £163 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £140 £128
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
2nd Line Support Analyst
North West

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
1731 1430 1178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 95.72% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 782 608
Median daily rate £383 £350 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 67 64
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

2nd Line Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

2nd Line Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

2nd 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 2nd Line Support Analyst across the Manchester region.

2nd Line Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

2nd 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 2nd Line Support Analyst across the Manchester region.

2nd Line Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 2nd 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 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Extranet
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (60.00%) Document Management
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) Law
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server

2nd 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 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Extranet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Document Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft