The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2nd Line Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Analyst
Rank 75 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Analyst 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.87% 0.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £115 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £175 £108
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +62.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.52%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1271 909 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.57% 94.00% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 410 625
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 88 81
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.33 £61.00 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
2nd Line Support Analyst
North West

2nd Line Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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2nd Line Support Analyst
North West

2nd Line Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited 2nd Line 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 2nd Line Support Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) MS Office
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (25.00%) MCTS
7 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) MCP
7 3 (25.00%) MCSE
7 3 (25.00%) MCSA
7 3 (25.00%) Time Management
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (25.00%) iPad
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
8 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (8.33%) GPRS

2nd Line Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited 2nd Line 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 2nd Line Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) 3G
3 1 (8.33%) GPRS
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
1 3 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) MCSA
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
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