The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Support Analyst
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 47 46
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.30% 0.67% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.70% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £175 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £225 £225
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year - +1.81%  

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 293 429 374
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 88.25% 96.19% 93.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 268 235
Median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 42
Median hourly rate £41.25 £25.12 £21.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.21% +14.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.50 £46.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Preston -19 1 - - 1
Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft