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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 72 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 27 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.63% 2.17% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.35% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 4
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£216 £130 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.34% -65.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £105 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £269 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £200 £243
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.89 £15.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
1548 1274 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.20% 92.32% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 668 418
Average daily rate £363 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 90
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -9.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £81.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
Stalybridge - 2 - - 1
Oldham -4 1 - -
Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
4 15 (34.88%) ITIL
5 11 (25.58%) MS Office
5 11 (25.58%) SQL
5 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
6 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
6 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
7 9 (20.93%) Oracle
8 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
9 7 (16.28%) Citrix
10 6 (13.95%) HP
10 6 (13.95%) VMware
11 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
11 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
11 5 (11.63%) Asset Management
11 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
11 5 (11.63%) SCCM
11 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
11 5 (11.63%) LAN
11 5 (11.63%) WAN
11 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
11 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
12 4 (9.30%) SAP
12 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
12 4 (9.30%) Apple

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Office
2 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP FI
1 4 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.98%) Exstream
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) LAN
1 5 (11.63%) WAN
1 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) DHCP
3 2 (4.65%) VoIP
3 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) OpenScape
4 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) Extranet
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MSI
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) WiX
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (9.30%) General Ledger
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.98%) Handset
2 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Asset Management
2 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.30%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.98%) Change Management
4 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.65%) ERP
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.65%) Service Management
5 2 (4.65%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.33%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (2.33%) Change Control
6 1 (2.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.33%) Workflow
6 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) VBA
4 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) MCP
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.33%) MCDST
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
1 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.98%) XenApp
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix
4 6 (13.95%) HP
4 6 (13.95%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) SAP
5 4 (9.30%) Apple
5 4 (9.30%) Symantec
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.33%) AVG
7 1 (2.33%) Acronis
7 1 (2.33%) Lumension
7 1 (2.33%) AppSense
7 1 (2.33%) Mitel
7 1 (2.33%) Google
7 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.33%) Avaya
7 1 (2.33%) Siemens
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