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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 72 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 34 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.85% 1.62% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.70% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 16
Median daily rate £190 £216 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.13% +66.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £164 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £260 £269
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
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
1742 1588 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.83% 95.20% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1013 835 686
Median daily rate £388 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 60 65
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.42 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 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 3 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 - 1 £320 -
Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 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 38 (57.58%) Windows
2 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 20 (30.30%) PowerShell
4 17 (25.76%) SQL
5 15 (22.73%) ITIL
6 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 12 (18.18%) Java
8 11 (16.67%) Finance
9 10 (15.15%) Oracle
9 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 10 (15.15%) MS Office
9 10 (15.15%) ServiceNow
10 9 (13.64%) IIS
10 9 (13.64%) .NET
10 9 (13.64%) VBScript
10 9 (13.64%) Banking
11 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
11 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (10.61%) VB
12 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
12 7 (10.61%) XML
12 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
12 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
12 7 (10.61%) Cisco
12 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
13 6 (9.09%) Unix
13 6 (9.09%) Windows XP
13 6 (9.09%) DNS
13 6 (9.09%) Remedy
13 6 (9.09%) Blackberry

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 (13.64%) IIS
2 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.06%) CMS
5 3 (4.55%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.55%) JBoss
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.52%) Apache
7 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Office
2 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) BASE24
2 4 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.09%) DNS
3 5 (7.58%) ATM
4 4 (6.06%) Extranet
5 2 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (1.52%) Internet
6 1 (1.52%) LAN
6 1 (1.52%) Network Security
6 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.52%) WAN
6 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.09%) MSI
2 6 (9.09%) WiX
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Legal
4 4 (6.06%) Law
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) XML
3 6 (9.09%) Software Packaging
4 5 (7.58%) J2EE
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.58%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.58%) EMV
2 5 (7.58%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (7.58%) Mainframe
2 5 (7.58%) NHS
2 5 (7.58%) Tandem
3 3 (4.55%) EPoS
4 2 (3.03%) Life Science
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Contactless
5 1 (1.52%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (57.58%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.09%) Unix
2 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 6 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.55%) Linux
5 2 (3.03%) NetWare
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.52%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
2 5 (7.58%) Document Management
3 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
3 4 (6.06%) Service Management
4 3 (4.55%) Change Management
4 3 (4.55%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.03%) ERP
5 2 (3.03%) ITSM
5 2 (3.03%) SDLC
5 2 (3.03%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.52%) CRM
6 1 (1.52%) Email Management
6 1 (1.52%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (1.52%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.52%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 12 (18.18%) Java
4 9 (13.64%) VBScript
5 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.61%) VB
6 5 (7.58%) COBOL
7 3 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.52%) EMCSA
2 1 (1.52%) GNVQ
2 1 (1.52%) HNC
2 1 (1.52%) HND
2 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.52%) MCDST
2 1 (1.52%) MCITP
2 1 (1.52%) MCP
2 1 (1.52%) MCSE
2 1 (1.52%) MOS
2 1 (1.52%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.52%) PMP
2 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) Oracle
2 10 (15.15%) ServiceNow
3 7 (10.61%) Cisco
4 6 (9.09%) Remedy
5 5 (7.58%) Citrix
5 5 (7.58%) IBM
6 4 (6.06%) HP
7 3 (4.55%) Lotus
8 2 (3.03%) Novell
8 2 (3.03%) SAP
9 1 (1.52%) Apple
9 1 (1.52%) EMC
9 1 (1.52%) iManage
9 1 (1.52%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.52%) Sun
9 1 (1.52%) VMware