The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bolton region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 5 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 15.00% 8.33% 41.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.00% 8.70% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £339 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +20.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £342 £347
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.19
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +12.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 100.00% 95.83% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 9
Median daily rate £363 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £10.50 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.75% +166.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bolton region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Bolton region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Bolton region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Process Management
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Handset
5 2 (22.22%) IVR
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Intel
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (22.22%) IronPort
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Verint
5 2 (22.22%) RightFax
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Power BI
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Handset
2 2 (22.22%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Process Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Stories
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Intel
2 2 (22.22%) IronPort
2 2 (22.22%) RightFax
2 2 (22.22%) Verint
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau