The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
England / North West
Rank 93 117 104
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 38 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.46% 1.08% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.14% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 17
Median daily rate £265 £285 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.01% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £214 £250 £200
% change year-on-year
-14.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £29.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.17% +41.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £17.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.45 £29.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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
2475 3598 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.16% 94.78% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 2145 1716
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 171 185
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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 Support Analyst across the North West region.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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 Support Analyst across the North West region.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

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 Support Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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 -8 13 £125 -56.14% 12
Merseyside +12 11 £268 +7.00% 2
Lancashire - 10 £330 - 5
Cheshire +23 2 £185 -47.14% 2
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
4 18 (25.71%) ITIL
5 15 (21.43%) SQL
5 15 (21.43%) Finance
5 15 (21.43%) Problem Management
6 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (18.57%) Management Information System
6 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
6 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
7 12 (17.14%) Change Management
8 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
8 11 (15.71%) Unix
9 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 10 (14.29%) LAN
9 10 (14.29%) MS Office
10 9 (12.86%) Linux
10 9 (12.86%) WAN
10 9 (12.86%) Project Management
10 9 (12.86%) Tandem
11 8 (11.43%) Data Management
11 8 (11.43%) Release Management
11 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (11.43%) VMware
12 7 (10.00%) ITSM
12 7 (10.00%) Service Management
12 7 (10.00%) Cisco
12 7 (10.00%) Windows 2000
12 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2

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 7 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.43%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.29%) MS Office
3 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) BASE24
2 1 (1.43%) OPENContractor
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.43%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) IaaS
1 5 (7.14%) PaaS
1 5 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) LAN
2 9 (12.86%) WAN
3 4 (5.71%) ATM
3 4 (5.71%) DNS
4 3 (4.29%) Firewall
4 3 (4.29%) SAN
4 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (1.43%) Extranet
6 1 (1.43%) Internet
6 1 (1.43%) MPLS
6 1 (1.43%) VLAN
6 1 (1.43%) VPN
6 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) MS Access
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.86%) GIS
5 2 (2.86%) QlikView
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
2 2 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) J2EE
2 3 (4.29%) XML
3 2 (2.86%) XSLT
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) COM
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (18.57%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.86%) Tandem
3 6 (8.57%) Smartphone
4 5 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.71%) EMV
5 4 (5.71%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (5.71%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.86%) iPhone
7 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.43%) EPoS
7 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.71%) Unix
4 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 9 (12.86%) Linux
6 7 (10.00%) AIX
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.71%) Windows Phone
9 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.43%) Android
11 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) ITIL
2 15 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 12 (17.14%) Change Management
4 9 (12.86%) Project Management
5 8 (11.43%) Data Management
5 8 (11.43%) Release Management
6 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.00%) ITSM
6 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.00%) Service Management
7 6 (8.57%) DevOps
8 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.14%) Change Control
8 5 (7.14%) Coaching
8 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) Open Source
8 5 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) SQL
2 7 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (5.71%) COBOL
3 4 (5.71%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.29%) VBScript
5 1 (1.43%) C++
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.71%) MCSE
3 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) CCNA
4 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.86%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) MCITP
5 2 (2.86%) MCSA
6 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.43%) MCP
6 1 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) GxP
System Software
1 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.43%) Firmware
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) VMware
3 7 (10.00%) Cisco
4 6 (8.57%) SAP
5 4 (5.71%) IBM
6 3 (4.29%) NetApp
6 3 (4.29%) Remedy
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle
7 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.86%) Sun
8 1 (1.43%) Acronis
8 1 (1.43%) Altiris
8 1 (1.43%) Capita
8 1 (1.43%) Citrix
8 1 (1.43%) Civica
8 1 (1.43%) Dell
8 1 (1.43%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.43%) Northgate
8 1 (1.43%) Tableau
8 1 (1.43%) Veeam
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