The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
North West / Lancashire
Rank 32 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.48% 0.93% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £135 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £238 £218
% change year-on-year -21.05% +9.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 198 410 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 94.29% 95.13% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 251 210
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £244 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +84.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.25 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Lancashire

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Lancashire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) AIX
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 2000
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
3 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 6 (54.55%) DevOps
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) IaaS
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) SaaS
4 5 (45.45%) PaaS
4 5 (45.45%) Data Management
4 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 5 (45.45%) ITSM
5 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) Tandem
5 4 (36.36%) Release Management
5 4 (36.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) SLA

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) IaaS
1 5 (45.45%) PaaS
1 5 (45.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Tandem
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
4 1 (9.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) AIX
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 2000
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 5 (45.45%) Change Management
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (45.45%) Data Management
3 5 (45.45%) ITSM
3 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco