The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 70 42 74
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 18 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 3.37% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 3.59% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
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£258 £220 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.04% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £210
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 23 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £8.60 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £19.30 £24.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
1283 1115 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.13% 93.93% 90.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 569 658
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 87 108
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.21%) MS Office
4 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
4 10 (25.64%) Citrix
5 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 9 (23.08%) ITIL
6 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
6 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
7 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
8 6 (15.38%) Wireless
8 6 (15.38%) VMware
8 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 6 (15.38%) SLA
8 6 (15.38%) MCP
8 6 (15.38%) SQL
9 5 (12.82%) MCSE
9 5 (12.82%) MCSA
9 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (12.82%) MCTS
10 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
10 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
10 4 (10.26%) Workflow
10 4 (10.26%) SAN
10 4 (10.26%) Remedy
10 4 (10.26%) Nintex
10 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Office
2 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Wireless
2 4 (10.26%) SAN
3 3 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) 3G
5 1 (2.56%) GPRS
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 3 (7.69%) Statistics
2 3 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.56%) NetWare
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Workflow
3 2 (5.13%) High Availability
3 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.13%) Change Control
3 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.13%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.56%) Line Management
4 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.56%) System Testing
4 1 (2.56%) Time Management
4 1 (2.56%) Database Tuning
4 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL V2
4 1 (2.56%) Data Security
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.38%) MCP
3 5 (12.82%) MCSE
3 5 (12.82%) MCSA
3 5 (12.82%) MCTS
4 3 (7.69%) MCITP
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.13%) CCA
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Citrix
3 6 (15.38%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Remedy
4 4 (10.26%) Nintex
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Symantec
5 3 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) EMC
6 2 (5.13%) Juniper
6 2 (5.13%) Apple
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.56%) McAfee
7 1 (2.56%) Sophos
7 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) Novell
7 1 (2.56%) Lotus
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