The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 72 76 74
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 20 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.53% 1.56% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.65% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 12
Median daily rate £225 £285 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £120 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £400 £274
UK excluding London median daily rate £191 £238 £220
% change year-on-year -19.43% +7.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +1.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.65 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £14.85 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.19
% change year-on-year -1.66% +5.72%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1246 1697 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 95.04% 94.54% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 982 821
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Manchester

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Manchester

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Manchester

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Manchester

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Salford -4 1 £105 -12.50% 1
Oldham - 1 - -
Support Analyst
North West

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) Windows
3 11 (32.35%) Finance
4 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 6 (17.65%) ERP
5 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
6 5 (14.71%) LAN
6 5 (14.71%) SAP
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
7 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
7 4 (11.76%) Internet
7 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.76%) MS Office
7 4 (11.76%) WAN
7 4 (11.76%) MCSE
7 4 (11.76%) Automotive
7 4 (11.76%) VMware
7 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (11.76%) MCITP
8 3 (8.82%) Document Management
8 3 (8.82%) Law
8 3 (8.82%) Legal
8 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.82%) SLA
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco
8 3 (8.82%) MCP
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.88%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.94%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 3 (8.82%) Extranet
4 2 (5.88%) DNS
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) DHCP
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Automotive
3 3 (8.82%) Law
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) French Language
4 2 (5.88%) German Language
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Swedish Language
5 1 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) COM
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) iPad
2 2 (5.88%) Life Science
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) AS400
3 1 (2.94%) EPoS
3 1 (2.94%) IPTV
3 1 (2.94%) iSeries
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) OS/400
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) ERP
2 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.82%) Document Management
4 2 (5.88%) Analytics
4 2 (5.88%) Release Management
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.88%) Time Management
4 2 (5.88%) Web Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.94%) Coaching
5 1 (2.94%) IT Strategy
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.94%) ITSM
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) C++
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.76%) MCITP
2 4 (11.76%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) MCP
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) MCTS
5 1 (2.94%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.94%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) SAP
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) Apple
5 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (5.88%) JD Edwards
5 2 (5.88%) NetApp
5 2 (5.88%) Northgate
6 1 (2.94%) Altiris
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (2.94%) Lotus
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