The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £155 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 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 / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 67 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 22 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.58% 1.87% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.97% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 10
Median daily rate £155 £143 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.77% -18.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £120 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £219 £225
% change year-on-year -4.00% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.41
% change year-on-year - +4.43%  

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 1304 1727 1441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.75% 94.94% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 1020 831
Median daily rate £375 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.72% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -9.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 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
Bolton -2 1 - -
Support Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (41.46%) Windows
3 15 (36.59%) ITIL
4 12 (29.27%) SQL
5 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
6 10 (24.39%) Internet
6 10 (24.39%) Finance
6 10 (24.39%) Automotive
7 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (14.63%) Apple
9 6 (14.63%) Office 365
10 5 (12.20%) Law
10 5 (12.20%) Legal
10 5 (12.20%) VMware
11 4 (9.76%) Google
11 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
11 4 (9.76%) SCCM
11 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
11 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
11 4 (9.76%) MCSA
11 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
11 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
11 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
11 4 (9.76%) IT Strategy
12 3 (7.32%) ACSP
12 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (7.32%) Analytics
12 3 (7.32%) vSphere

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 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.44%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) Extranet
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 10 (24.39%) Automotive
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Law
2 5 (12.20%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) French Language
4 2 (4.88%) German Language
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Swedish Language
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) CSS
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
1 3 (7.32%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) iPad
2 2 (4.88%) Life Science
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) AS400
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) IPTV
3 1 (2.44%) iSeries
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) OS/400
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) IT Strategy
2 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.32%) Analytics
3 3 (7.32%) Document Management
3 3 (7.32%) ERP
3 3 (7.32%) Web Analytics
4 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Time Management
5 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.44%) Data Management
5 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) ITSM
5 1 (2.44%) Release Management
5 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.44%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) MCSA
3 3 (7.32%) ACSP
3 3 (7.32%) HP AIS
3 3 (7.32%) MCITP
3 3 (7.32%) MCP
3 3 (7.32%) MCSE
3 3 (7.32%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) MCTS
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Apple
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) Google
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) SAP
6 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.44%) Altiris
7 1 (2.44%) iManage
7 1 (2.44%) Lotus
7 1 (2.44%) Northgate
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.44%) Twitter
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