The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Analyst
Rank 152 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Analyst 6 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate £135 £150 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £145 £120
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
IT Support Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Support Analyst across the North West region.

IT Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IT Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Support Analyst across the North West region.

IT Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IT Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -14 3 £135 -22.85% 1
Lancashire - 2 - - 2
Merseyside -4 1 - -
IT Support Analyst
England

IT Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Support Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) MCP
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) Life Science
5 2 (14.29%) PMI
5 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification

IT Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) German Language
2 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Life Science
1 2 (14.29%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Coaching
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VB
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) MCP
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) OpenView
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) Polycom
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