The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank 69 55 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 12 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 2.19% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 2.35% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £140 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -37.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £230 £215
% change year-on-year
-10.86% +6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 10
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £8.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £18.25 £24.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1188 1066 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.19% 93.51% 90.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 532 625
Average daily rate £325 £333 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 87 103
Average hourly rate £15.13 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Analyst
North West

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 14 (33.33%) Citrix
5 13 (30.95%) MS Office
6 12 (28.57%) ITIL
7 11 (26.19%) Windows XP
8 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
9 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (16.67%) SQL
11 6 (14.29%) MCP
11 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 6 (14.29%) Wireless
11 6 (14.29%) VMware
12 5 (11.90%) MCTS
12 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (11.90%) MCSE
12 5 (11.90%) MCSA
12 5 (11.90%) SLA
12 5 (11.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (9.52%) SAN
13 4 (9.52%) Cisco
13 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
13 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
13 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (7.14%) iPad
14 3 (7.14%) Change Control

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Wireless
2 4 (9.52%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) VPN
4 2 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.38%) GPRS
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) SMTP
5 1 (2.38%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) iPad
1 3 (7.14%) Smartphone
1 3 (7.14%) Statistics
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.38%) CMDB
2 1 (2.38%) Handset
2 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows XP
3 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (7.14%) Change Control
2 3 (7.14%) Time Management
2 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.76%) High Availability
3 2 (4.76%) Workflow
3 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.38%) Database Tuning
4 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL V2
4 1 (2.38%) System Testing
4 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.38%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.38%) Document Management
4 1 (2.38%) Data Security
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.29%) MCP
3 5 (11.90%) MCTS
3 5 (11.90%) MCSE
3 5 (11.90%) MCSA
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) MCITP
4 3 (7.14%) CCNA
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) CCA
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) XenApp
5 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.38%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) Citrix
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) Meru Networks
6 2 (4.76%) Nintex
6 2 (4.76%) Juniper
6 2 (4.76%) Remedy
6 2 (4.76%) Apple
6 2 (4.76%) Dell
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.38%) Mitel
7 1 (2.38%) McAfee
7 1 (2.38%) Sophos
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