Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £269 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Support Analyst
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 50 62
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 7 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.04% 0.37% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.40% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Lancashire median daily rate £269 - £135
10th Percentile £156 - £93
90th Percentile £397 - £200
North West median daily rate £160 £175 £175
% change year-on-year -8.57% - -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Lancashire median hourly rate - £12.50 £11.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.30% -47.05%
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +7.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 642 495 834
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 91.67% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 262 519
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% -0.33%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 £36.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.17% +14.32% +66.00%
10th Percentile £10.07 £11.33 £12.15
90th Percentile £63.00 £52.50 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £21.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.45% +6.00% +8.34%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Lancashire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Support Analyst in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Lancashire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Lancashire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Lancashire

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Lancashire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 3 - - 3
Preston +17 2 £138 - 1
Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (28.57%) Life Science
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Epicor
5 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
5 1 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (14.29%) Sage
5 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (14.29%) NetSuite
5 1 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (14.29%) NetSuite
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Epicor
2 1 (14.29%) IFS
2 1 (14.29%) Infor
2 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Xero