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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
England / North West
Rank 109 112 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 28 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 1.07% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.13% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 17
Median daily rate £231 £305 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.18% +35.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £250 £220
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 16
Median hourly rate £15.75 £25.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.83% +35.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £29.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
2459 3632 3220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.80% 94.95% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 2157 1741
Median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 195 203
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -6 14 £165 -45.00% 13
Merseyside +7 10 £268 +7.00% 3
Cheshire +29 2 £225 -35.71% 10
Lancashire +13 1 - - 5
Cumbria - 1 - -
Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 37 (56.92%) Windows
2 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
4 16 (24.62%) ITIL
5 15 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
7 13 (20.00%) Finance
7 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (18.46%) LAN
9 11 (16.92%) Change Management
10 10 (15.38%) WAN
10 10 (15.38%) Windows XP
10 10 (15.38%) SQL
10 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
11 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
11 9 (13.85%) MS Office
11 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
12 8 (12.31%) VMware
12 8 (12.31%) Linux
12 8 (12.31%) Release Management
12 8 (12.31%) Data Management
13 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (10.77%) WebSphere
13 7 (10.77%) Windows 2000
13 7 (10.77%) AIX
13 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
13 7 (10.77%) Unix
13 7 (10.77%) SLA
13 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery

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 (10.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.54%) Confluence
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.54%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.85%) MS Office
3 7 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) OPENContractor
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.54%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) IaaS
1 5 (7.69%) PaaS
1 5 (7.69%) SaaS
2 3 (4.62%) Office 365
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) LAN
2 10 (15.38%) WAN
3 3 (4.62%) DNS
3 3 (4.62%) Extranet
3 3 (4.62%) Firewall
3 3 (4.62%) SAN
4 2 (3.08%) DHCP
4 2 (3.08%) VLAN
4 2 (3.08%) VoIP
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) Intranet
5 1 (1.54%) MPLS
5 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.54%) VPN
5 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.54%) Wireless
5 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) GIS
4 2 (3.08%) MS Access
4 2 (3.08%) QlikView
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Law
2 3 (4.62%) Legal
2 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) French Language
3 1 (1.54%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) German Language
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) XML
2 2 (3.08%) XSLT
3 1 (1.54%) COM
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
4 6 (9.23%) Smartphone
5 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.69%) Tandem
6 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.62%) Life Science
8 1 (1.54%) EPoS
8 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.54%) iPad
8 1 (1.54%) iPhone
8 1 (1.54%) IPTV
8 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.92%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 10 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 8 (12.31%) Linux
4 7 (10.77%) AIX
4 7 (10.77%) Unix
4 7 (10.77%) Windows 2000
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Phone
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.54%) Android
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) ITIL
2 15 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 11 (16.92%) Change Management
4 8 (12.31%) Data Management
4 8 (12.31%) Release Management
5 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.77%) ITSM
5 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.77%) Service Management
6 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.23%) DevOps
7 5 (7.69%) Change Control
7 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) ERP
7 5 (7.69%) Open Source
7 5 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.69%) Project Management
8 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) C#
3 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.62%) VBScript
4 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) CCNA
2 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.15%) MCSE
2 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) MCITP
3 3 (4.62%) MCP
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.54%) CCNP
5 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.54%) MCSA
5 1 (1.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) GxP
2 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.08%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) VMware
3 6 (9.23%) SAP
4 5 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) Apple
5 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.08%) Citrix
5 2 (3.08%) NetApp
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) Sun
6 1 (1.54%) Acronis
6 1 (1.54%) Altiris
6 1 (1.54%) Capita
6 1 (1.54%) Civica
6 1 (1.54%) Dell
6 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.54%) Lotus
6 1 (1.54%) Northgate
6 1 (1.54%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
The One Group
Rate: £120 - 150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Rate: £11 - £14 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 11 days ago