The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had IT Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Analyst
Rank 160 146 138
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Analyst 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.080% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.085% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £223 £150 £131
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £150 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £150 £136
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £130 £140
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -7.93%
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
3690 3536 3016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.54% 94.70% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2246 2006 1615
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 212 208
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

IT Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured IT Support Analyst in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

IT Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Manchester - 3 £223 - 1
Merseyside -8 1 - - 1
IT Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT 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 North West region featuring IT Support Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Life Science
7 2 (20.00%) Polycom
7 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (20.00%) Legal
7 2 (20.00%) MCSA
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) MCP
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

IT Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DSL
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Life Science
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Polycom
4 1 (10.00%) iManage