The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 85 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 23 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.28% 0.69% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.73% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Median daily rate £178 £125 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £95 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £238 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £12.58 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
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
1691 1781 1312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.31% 94.53% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 1025 800
Median daily rate £400 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.25 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 1 - -
Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 17 (30.36%) ITIL
4 16 (28.57%) Finance
5 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 12 (21.43%) SQL
5 12 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 11 (19.64%) MS Office
7 10 (17.86%) Windows XP
8 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
9 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 8 (14.29%) Project Management
10 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 7 (12.50%) Release Management
10 7 (12.50%) ServiceNow
10 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (12.50%) LAN
10 7 (12.50%) WAN
10 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
11 6 (10.71%) Unix
11 6 (10.71%) DNS
11 6 (10.71%) Cisco
11 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
11 6 (10.71%) Wyse
11 6 (10.71%) Legal
11 6 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (10.71%) Driving Licence

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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (8.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Office
2 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) BASE24
2 2 (3.57%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) LAN
1 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 7 (12.50%) WAN
2 6 (10.71%) DNS
3 5 (8.93%) ATM
3 5 (8.93%) Extranet
4 2 (3.57%) DHCP
4 2 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) DSL
5 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.79%) Network Security
5 1 (1.79%) VLAN
5 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Legal
3 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Law
3 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) J2EE
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Driving Licence
3 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.93%) EMV
3 5 (8.93%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (8.93%) Life Science
3 5 (8.93%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.93%) Tandem
4 2 (3.57%) iPad
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) EPoS
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 10 (17.86%) Windows XP
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (10.71%) Unix
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.57%) Linux
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Solaris
9 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Project Management
3 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 7 (12.50%) Release Management
4 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.71%) Supplier Management
5 5 (8.93%) Coaching
5 5 (8.93%) Dashboard Development
5 5 (8.93%) Service Management
6 4 (7.14%) Document Management
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Change Management
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.57%) ITSM
8 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (1.79%) ERP
9 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) COBOL
2 5 (8.93%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) VBA
3 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.93%) MCP
3 4 (7.14%) MCDST
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.36%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) CCNA
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.57%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) EMCSA
6 1 (1.79%) MCITP
6 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) DameWare
1 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
1 1 (1.79%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 6 (10.71%) Cisco
3 6 (10.71%) LANDesk
3 6 (10.71%) Wyse
4 5 (8.93%) IBM
4 5 (8.93%) Remedy
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) VMware
7 2 (3.57%) Northgate
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle
7 2 (3.57%) SAP
8 1 (1.79%) Autodesk
8 1 (1.79%) EMC
8 1 (1.79%) iManage
8 1 (1.79%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.79%) NetApp
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.79%) Tableau
8 1 (1.79%) Veeam