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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 105 95 102
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 53 57 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.45% 1.51% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.58% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 11
Median daily rate £165 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £143 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £518 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £240 £203
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 6
Median hourly rate £12.79 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.60 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.61 £20.69 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.45 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -3.66%
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
3472 3597 2880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.84% 94.98% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2161 2115 1563
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 193 189
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 2016.

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
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 27 July 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 +5 37 £196 -28.63% 14
Lancashire -3 7 £140 -53.33% 3
Merseyside -10 4 - - 1
Cheshire 0 2 £105 -77.29% 6
Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 North West region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 55 (57.89%) Windows
2 39 (41.05%) Active Directory
3 32 (33.68%) ITIL
4 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
5 26 (27.37%) MS Office
6 22 (23.16%) Windows 7
7 20 (21.05%) Finance
8 19 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 14 (14.74%) Manufacturing
9 14 (14.74%) Windows Server
10 13 (13.68%) SQL
10 13 (13.68%) Windows XP
10 13 (13.68%) Problem Management
11 12 (12.63%) Cisco
11 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (11.58%) Citrix
12 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
12 11 (11.58%) ServiceNow
13 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
14 9 (9.47%) Legal
14 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
14 9 (9.47%) Apple iOS
14 9 (9.47%) Life Science
15 8 (8.42%) Banking
15 8 (8.42%) Document Management
15 8 (8.42%) Office 365
15 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (8.42%) LAN
15 8 (8.42%) WAN
15 8 (8.42%) Extranet

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 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.26%) CMS
4 5 (5.26%) IIS
4 5 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.05%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.05%) Drupal
6 1 (1.05%) eRoom
6 1 (1.05%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (27.37%) MS Office
2 19 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.32%) MS Project
4 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.16%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (2.11%) BASE24
3 2 (2.11%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.05%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.42%) Extranet
2 8 (8.42%) LAN
2 8 (8.42%) WAN
3 7 (7.37%) DNS
4 4 (4.21%) Internet
5 3 (3.16%) Firewall
6 2 (2.11%) ATM
7 1 (1.05%) DHCP
7 1 (1.05%) DSL
7 1 (1.05%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.05%) Network Security
7 1 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.05%) VPN
7 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.05%) GIS
3 1 (1.05%) MS Access
3 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
1 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.11%) YouTrack
General
1 20 (21.05%) Finance
2 14 (14.74%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.47%) Legal
4 8 (8.42%) Banking
4 8 (8.42%) Law
5 4 (4.21%) Electronics
5 4 (4.21%) Marketing
5 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.16%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.05%) French Language
7 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) .NET
2 3 (3.16%) CSS
2 3 (3.16%) HTML
3 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.11%) J2EE
3 2 (2.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Life Science
2 8 (8.42%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.32%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.21%) NHS
6 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.16%) EPoS
6 3 (3.16%) iPad
7 2 (2.11%) EMV
7 2 (2.11%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.11%) Tandem
7 2 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.05%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 55 (57.89%) Windows
2 22 (23.16%) Windows 7
3 14 (14.74%) Windows Server
4 13 (13.68%) Windows XP
5 9 (9.47%) Apple iOS
6 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.32%) Unix
7 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.21%) Linux
8 4 (4.21%) Mac OS X
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.16%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.05%) Android
10 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.05%) Solaris
10 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.68%) ITIL
2 13 (13.68%) Problem Management
3 8 (8.42%) Configuration Management
3 8 (8.42%) Document Management
3 8 (8.42%) Service Management
4 7 (7.37%) Change Management
4 7 (7.37%) Release Management
5 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.32%) Supplier Management
6 5 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
6 5 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.26%) Project Management
6 5 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.21%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.21%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (4.21%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.16%) ETL
8 3 (3.16%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) SQL
2 5 (5.26%) VBA
3 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.11%) COBOL
4 2 (2.11%) Java
4 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.05%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.42%) MCSE
3 6 (6.32%) MCP
4 4 (4.21%) MCDST
5 3 (3.16%) CCNA
5 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.16%) MCSA
6 2 (2.11%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.05%) Degree
7 1 (1.05%) EMCSA
7 1 (1.05%) MCITP
7 1 (1.05%) MCTS
7 1 (1.05%) MOS
7 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (41.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) SCCM
2 3 (3.16%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.05%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.05%) DameWare
3 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.63%) Cisco
3 11 (11.58%) Citrix
3 11 (11.58%) ServiceNow
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle
5 7 (7.37%) Remedy
6 6 (6.32%) SAP
6 6 (6.32%) VMware
6 6 (6.32%) Wyse
7 5 (5.26%) LANDesk
8 4 (4.21%) HP
9 2 (2.11%) IBM
9 2 (2.11%) Northgate
9 2 (2.11%) Polycom
9 2 (2.11%) Tableau
10 1 (1.05%) Autodesk
10 1 (1.05%) EMC
10 1 (1.05%) Mitel
10 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.05%) Sun
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