The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 343 332 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.94% 20.02% 20.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.01% 21.07% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 166 157
Average daily rate £350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £204 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £11.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £19.82 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1714 1576 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.64% 95.05% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 824 680
Average daily rate £395 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 64
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +3 9 £300 +33.33% 9
Salford -8 3 £120 -69.62% 2
Oldham +5 2 £200 -29.82% 1
Rochdale - 2 - -
Wigan -1 1 £240 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £400 - 2
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 158 (22.01%) Finance
2 117 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (15.04%) SQL
3 108 (15.04%) Windows
4 90 (12.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (11.84%) Business Analysis
6 76 (10.58%) Microsoft
7 71 (9.89%) SAP
8 70 (9.75%) Retail
9 69 (9.61%) Banking
10 67 (9.33%) Oracle
11 66 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
12 65 (9.05%) Project Management
13 56 (7.80%) SQL Server
14 55 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
15 50 (6.96%) Test Scripting
16 46 (6.41%) MS Excel
17 43 (5.99%) MS Office
18 40 (5.57%) Migration
19 39 (5.43%) Java
20 38 (5.29%) Active Directory
21 37 (5.15%) Legal
21 37 (5.15%) QA
22 35 (4.87%) Software Testing
23 34 (4.74%) Telecoms
24 32 (4.46%) ISEB
24 32 (4.46%) .NET
24 32 (4.46%) ITIL
24 32 (4.46%) UML
25 31 (4.32%) Unix

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (1.81%) SAS
4 12 (1.67%) Apache
5 9 (1.25%) IIS
6 8 (1.11%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.97%) NetWeaver
7 7 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.70%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.56%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.42%) CMS
10 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.42%) JBoss
10 3 (0.42%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.28%) CICS
12 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 46 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 43 (5.99%) MS Office
3 21 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.11%) MS Project
6 5 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (3.62%) SAP HR
2 15 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (1.67%) SAP SRM
4 11 (1.53%) SAP Payroll
5 7 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.70%) BASE24
7 4 (0.56%) Magento
7 4 (0.56%) Unica
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.42%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.42%) SAP hybris
8 3 (0.42%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.70%) Office 365
2 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.14%) IaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.23%) Firewall
3 15 (2.09%) DNS
4 12 (1.67%) SSL
5 9 (1.25%) VPN
6 8 (1.11%) Internet
6 8 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.84%) LAN
7 6 (0.84%) Network Security
7 6 (0.84%) SMTP
7 6 (0.84%) WAN
8 5 (0.70%) ATM
8 5 (0.70%) Intranet
8 5 (0.70%) SNMP
9 4 (0.56%) DHCP
9 4 (0.56%) Extranet
9 4 (0.56%) FTP
10 3 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.42%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.51%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.09%) DB2
4 13 (1.81%) SAP BW
5 12 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 6 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (0.56%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.56%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.42%) MS Access
10 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.28%) DataStage
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (3.06%) HP UFT
2 19 (2.65%) JIRA
3 13 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.67%) MSI
5 11 (1.53%) Selenium
6 9 (1.25%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.11%) Toad
8 6 (0.84%) Subversion
8 6 (0.84%) WebDriver
8 6 (0.84%) WiX
9 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.56%) eggPlant
10 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.56%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.28%) JMeter
11 2 (0.28%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.28%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.14%) Moq
General
1 158 (22.01%) Finance
2 70 (9.75%) Retail
3 69 (9.61%) Banking
4 37 (5.15%) Legal
5 34 (4.74%) Telecoms
6 24 (3.34%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.92%) Marketing
8 13 (1.81%) Law
9 11 (1.53%) Electronics
10 9 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.25%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.70%) Billing
12 4 (0.56%) Games
13 3 (0.42%) Front Office
13 3 (0.42%) Local Government
14 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.28%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.46%) .NET
2 18 (2.51%) XML
3 13 (1.81%) Web Services
4 10 (1.39%) LAPP Stack
5 7 (0.97%) Middleware
5 7 (0.97%) SAP Basis
6 6 (0.84%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (0.84%) Software Packaging
6 6 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (0.70%) J2EE
8 4 (0.56%) CSS
8 4 (0.56%) HTML
9 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.28%) WinForms
11 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1 (0.14%) COM
11 1 (0.14%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.51%) Blackberry
3 15 (2.09%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.09%) NHS
4 14 (1.95%) Mainframe
5 12 (1.67%) Life Science
6 10 (1.39%) Data Extraction
7 7 (0.97%) EPoS
7 7 (0.97%) User Experience
8 6 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (0.70%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.70%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.70%) EMV
9 5 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (0.70%) PKI
9 5 (0.70%) Tandem
10 4 (0.56%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 108 (15.04%) Windows
2 31 (4.32%) Unix
2 31 (4.32%) Windows 7
3 22 (3.06%) Windows XP
4 21 (2.92%) Linux
5 8 (1.11%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.97%) AIX
6 7 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.97%) Solaris
7 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.56%) NetWare
8 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.28%) Android
10 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (12.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (11.84%) Business Analysis
4 65 (9.05%) Project Management
5 55 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 50 (6.96%) Test Scripting
7 40 (5.57%) Migration
8 35 (4.87%) Software Testing
9 32 (4.46%) ITIL
9 32 (4.46%) UML
10 30 (4.18%) SDLC
11 29 (4.04%) User Stories
12 28 (3.90%) Use Case
13 25 (3.48%) Waterfall
14 24 (3.34%) CRM
15 23 (3.20%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (3.06%) Programme Management
16 22 (3.06%) Workflow
17 21 (2.92%) Data Analysis
17 21 (2.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 108 (15.04%) SQL
2 39 (5.43%) Java
3 27 (3.76%) PowerShell
4 22 (3.06%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.09%) Bash Shell
6 14 (1.95%) Perl
6 14 (1.95%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.81%) VBScript
8 11 (1.53%) VB
9 10 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.25%) AWK
11 8 (1.11%) COBOL
11 8 (1.11%) PHP
11 8 (1.11%) Ruby
12 7 (0.97%) C#
13 6 (0.84%) Python
13 6 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.70%) ABAP
14 5 (0.70%) C++
15 4 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (4.46%) ISEB
2 19 (2.65%) Degree
3 15 (2.09%) ISTQB
4 14 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.81%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.97%) MCDST
7 7 (0.97%) MOS
8 6 (0.84%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.70%) CISSP
9 5 (0.70%) MCP
10 4 (0.56%) CISM
11 3 (0.42%) MCSE
12 2 (0.28%) CIMA
12 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.28%) MCSA
12 2 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.15%) QA
2 11 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.97%) SLA
5 3 (0.42%) AIFMD
5 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.42%) UCITS
6 1 (0.14%) BS7666
6 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 38 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.42%) Snort
3 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.28%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) GPFS
5 1 (0.14%) RACF
Systems Management
1 25 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.28%) QRadar
3 2 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.14%) DameWare
4 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.14%) Puppet
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 76 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 71 (9.89%) SAP
3 67 (9.33%) Oracle
4 28 (3.90%) Cisco
4 28 (3.90%) Citrix
5 26 (3.62%) IBM
6 12 (1.67%) HP
6 12 (1.67%) VMware
7 11 (1.53%) Dell
8 10 (1.39%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.25%) Remedy
10 7 (0.97%) Apple
10 7 (0.97%) CheckPoint
10 7 (0.97%) LANDesk
11 6 (0.84%) hybris
11 6 (0.84%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.70%) Intel Security
12 5 (0.70%) Lumension
13 4 (0.56%) Lotus
13 4 (0.56%) Novell
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