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 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
Support Analyst
Rank 68 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 35 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 1.54% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.61% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 14
Median daily rate £150 £168 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £134 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £493 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.41 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.16% -7.55%
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%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Salford - 3 £120 -
Bolton +10 1 £320 -68.00% 1
Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 35 (54.69%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Active Directory
3 18 (28.13%) ITIL
4 16 (25.00%) SQL
4 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (20.31%) Finance
6 11 (17.19%) Banking
6 11 (17.19%) PowerShell
6 11 (17.19%) ServiceNow
7 10 (15.63%) MS Office
8 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
8 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
8 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
9 8 (12.50%) Oracle
9 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 8 (12.50%) Java
10 7 (10.94%) .NET
10 7 (10.94%) DNS
10 7 (10.94%) Cisco
10 7 (10.94%) Remedy
10 7 (10.94%) Document Management
10 7 (10.94%) Legal
11 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
11 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
11 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
11 6 (9.38%) Law
11 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
11 6 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (9.38%) Extranet

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 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (9.38%) IIS
3 5 (7.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (6.25%) CMS
5 3 (4.69%) JBoss
5 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Office
2 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) BASE24
2 2 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.94%) DNS
3 6 (9.38%) Extranet
4 5 (7.81%) ATM
5 2 (3.13%) LAN
5 2 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (1.56%) DHCP
6 1 (1.56%) DSL
6 1 (1.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
6 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.69%) MSI
2 3 (4.69%) WiX
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Legal
4 6 (9.38%) Law
5 5 (7.81%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.56%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) J2EE
3 4 (6.25%) Software Packaging
4 3 (4.69%) XML
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.81%) EMV
2 5 (7.81%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (7.81%) Mainframe
2 5 (7.81%) NHS
2 5 (7.81%) Tandem
3 3 (4.69%) EPoS
4 2 (3.13%) Life Science
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Contactless
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (54.69%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.38%) Unix
2 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
3 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.69%) Linux
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) Android
6 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) Document Management
3 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.81%) Dashboard Development
5 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 4 (6.25%) Service Management
6 3 (4.69%) Change Management
7 2 (3.13%) ERP
7 2 (3.13%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.56%) Email Management
8 1 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.56%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.56%) Project Governance
8 1 (1.56%) Project Management
8 1 (1.56%) SDLC
8 1 (1.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) SQL
2 11 (17.19%) PowerShell
3 8 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (7.81%) COBOL
4 5 (7.81%) VBA
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.69%) VB
5 3 (4.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.69%) MCDST
2 3 (4.69%) MCP
3 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.13%) MCITP
3 2 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.56%) EMCSA
4 1 (1.56%) MOS
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) ServiceNow
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle
4 7 (10.94%) Cisco
4 7 (10.94%) Remedy
5 5 (7.81%) IBM
6 3 (4.69%) Citrix
7 2 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (1.56%) Apple
8 1 (1.56%) EMC
8 1 (1.56%) HP
8 1 (1.56%) iManage
8 1 (1.56%) Lotus
8 1 (1.56%) Meru Networks
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.56%) Sun
8 1 (1.56%) VMware