Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Analyst was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Second Line Support Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 149 140
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 -19
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Analyst 3 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.21% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Manchester median daily rate £140 £103 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.59% -21.15% +13.04%
North West median daily rate £165 £145 £130
% change year-on-year +13.79% +11.54% -2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £14.50 -
North West median hourly rate - £14.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year - -34.09% +51.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2787 3349 3593
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.42% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 2140 2076
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £233 £238 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 81 142
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -7.94% +6.78%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.53
90th Percentile £41.10 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.88% -20.00% +25.00%

2nd Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Manchester

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Manchester

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Manchester

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 2nd Line 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 Manchester region featuring 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Interwoven
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Hummingbird
2 1 (33.33%) Interwoven
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft