The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 100 105 84
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 54 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.45% 0.98% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.04% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 3
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£288 £263 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +90.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £121 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £381 £140
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £213 £213
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.91 £15.40 £18.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
3469 2871 2282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.33% 93.46% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2025 1556 1082
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 167 172
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 1 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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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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 -1 25 £175 -23.49% 10
Merseyside -3 12 £138 -8.33% 2
Cheshire -15 7 £425 +1.79% 8
Lancashire +8 4 £300 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £120 -
Support Analyst
England

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 71 (62.28%) Windows
2 66 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 28 (24.56%) MS Office
4 27 (23.68%) ITIL
4 27 (23.68%) Active Directory
5 26 (22.81%) SQL
6 24 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 24 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 21 (18.42%) Citrix
8 20 (17.54%) VMware
9 17 (14.91%) Windows XP
9 17 (14.91%) SCCM
10 15 (13.16%) Finance
11 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (11.40%) MS Exchange
13 12 (10.53%) SLA
13 12 (10.53%) Hyper-V
14 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (9.65%) Incident Management
14 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (8.77%) SAN
15 10 (8.77%) Oracle
15 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
15 10 (8.77%) Blackberry
15 10 (8.77%) Symantec
16 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
17 8 (7.02%) HP
17 8 (7.02%) CCNA
17 8 (7.02%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (11.40%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.63%) IIS
3 3 (2.63%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) TPMS
Applications
1 28 (24.56%) MS Office
2 24 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.51%) Exstream
3 2 (1.75%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.88%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.88%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.88%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.88%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.88%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.88%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.88%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.88%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) SAN
2 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.14%) LAN
3 7 (6.14%) WAN
4 4 (3.51%) Firewall
5 2 (1.75%) DHCP
5 2 (1.75%) Intranet
5 2 (1.75%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.88%) Network Security
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.88%) OpenScape
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) Extranet
6 1 (0.88%) SMS
6 1 (0.88%) VoIP
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) DNS
6 1 (0.88%) SSL
6 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MSI
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) WiX
2 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (13.16%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) General Ledger
3 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.63%) Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Billing
5 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Local Government
6 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) ODBC
1 2 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) Classic ASP
2 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.88%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.51%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.51%) Handset
3 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) iPhone
5 1 (0.88%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.88%) iPad
5 1 (0.88%) Life Science
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) AS400
5 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 71 (62.28%) Windows
2 24 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 17 (14.91%) Windows XP
4 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.02%) Apple iOS
7 7 (6.14%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.51%) VMS
8 4 (3.51%) OpenVMS
9 3 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (2.63%) Android
10 2 (1.75%) Linux
10 2 (1.75%) BlackBerry OS
10 2 (1.75%) UNIX
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) ITIL
2 11 (9.65%) Incident Management
3 6 (5.26%) Cash Management
3 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (4.39%) Problem Management
5 4 (3.51%) Service Management
6 3 (2.63%) Change Management
6 3 (2.63%) CRM
6 3 (2.63%) ERP
6 3 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.63%) Project Management
6 3 (2.63%) Security Patching
7 2 (1.75%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (1.75%) Logistics
7 2 (1.75%) Network Management
7 2 (1.75%) Release Management
7 2 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.75%) Time Management
7 2 (1.75%) Business Analysis
7 2 (1.75%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.81%) SQL
2 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.63%) VBA
4 2 (1.75%) VBScript
5 1 (0.88%) VB
5 1 (0.88%) C#
5 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.02%) CCNA
2 8 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.26%) ACCA
3 6 (5.26%) CIMA
3 6 (5.26%) MCP
4 5 (4.39%) MCSE
4 5 (4.39%) MCSA
4 5 (4.39%) CCA
4 5 (4.39%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (4.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.51%) Degree
6 3 (2.63%) MCITP
6 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.75%) MCTS
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CCNP
8 1 (0.88%) CCENT
8 1 (0.88%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) SLA
2 6 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (4.39%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.26%) XenApp
5 5 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.75%) vSphere
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.88%) Xen
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (14.91%) SCCM
2 6 (5.26%) SCOM
3 5 (4.39%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.75%) WSUS
5 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 66 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.42%) Citrix
3 20 (17.54%) VMware
4 10 (8.77%) Symantec
4 10 (8.77%) Oracle
5 8 (7.02%) HP
6 7 (6.14%) Cisco
6 7 (6.14%) Remedy
7 6 (5.26%) McAfee
7 6 (5.26%) Sophos
8 4 (3.51%) Apple
9 3 (2.63%) NetApp
10 2 (1.75%) SAP
10 2 (1.75%) Lotus
10 2 (1.75%) Dell
10 2 (1.75%) Sun
10 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.75%) Google
10 2 (1.75%) LANDesk
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