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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 88 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 14 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 1.04% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.11% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Median daily rate £125 £150 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £285 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £208 £238 £193
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +23.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 £29.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.06% +118.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
1587 1807 1376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.07% 93.92% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 1019 841
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 70 65
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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
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 6 December 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 - 2 - - 1
Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
3 12 (27.91%) ITIL
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) Finance
4 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
5 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
5 8 (18.60%) Release Management
5 8 (18.60%) MS Office
5 8 (18.60%) LAN
5 8 (18.60%) WAN
5 8 (18.60%) Project Management
6 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
7 6 (13.95%) Coaching
7 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.95%) LANDesk
7 6 (13.95%) Problem Management
7 6 (13.95%) Wyse
8 5 (11.63%) VMware
8 5 (11.63%) BASE24
8 5 (11.63%) Tandem
8 5 (11.63%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
8 5 (11.63%) Mainframe
8 5 (11.63%) ATM
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco
8 5 (11.63%) IBM
8 5 (11.63%) EMV

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 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) BASE24
2 2 (4.65%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) LAN
1 8 (18.60%) WAN
2 5 (11.63%) ATM
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) Extranet
5 2 (4.65%) SAN
6 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.33%) VLAN
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) J2EE
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) COM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Driving Licence
2 5 (11.63%) EMV
2 5 (11.63%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (11.63%) Mainframe
2 5 (11.63%) Tandem
3 3 (6.98%) Life Science
4 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) iPhone
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
3 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.63%) Unix
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Project Management
2 8 (18.60%) Release Management
3 6 (13.95%) Coaching
3 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
3 6 (13.95%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
5 4 (9.30%) ERP
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.65%) ITSM
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.33%) Document Management
8 1 (2.33%) ETL
8 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) COBOL
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) MCP
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.33%) MCDST
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) DameWare
2 1 (2.33%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) LANDesk
2 6 (13.95%) Wyse
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco
3 5 (11.63%) IBM
3 5 (11.63%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) Citrix
5 3 (6.98%) NetApp
5 3 (6.98%) Northgate
5 3 (6.98%) SAP
6 2 (4.65%) Remedy
6 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.33%) Apple
7 1 (2.33%) Autodesk
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.33%) Tableau
7 1 (2.33%) Veeam