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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 368 240 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.31% 16.81% 20.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.37% 17.54% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 134 124
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 13
Average hourly rate £22.25 £14.00 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.92% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £12.10 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £23.00 £122.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 February 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 -8 7 £400 +33.33% 17
Bolton -6 4 £290 -3.33% 2
Cheadle - 2 £400 - 1
Altrincham +2 1 £390 - 1
Wigan -1 1 £240 -34.91% 1
Oldham -3 1 £213 -29.16% 1
Salford -5 1 - -
Sale - 1 £450 - 2
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

1 214 (27.51%) Finance
2 143 (18.38%) SQL
3 113 (14.52%) Windows
4 104 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (12.47%) Microsoft
6 94 (12.08%) Business Analysis
7 93 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 85 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
9 80 (10.28%) Oracle
10 78 (10.03%) Banking
11 73 (9.38%) QA
12 72 (9.25%) Retail
12 72 (9.25%) MS Excel
13 69 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 68 (8.74%) SQL Server
15 67 (8.61%) Migration
16 65 (8.35%) SAP
17 63 (8.10%) Test Scripting
18 49 (6.30%) Project Management
18 49 (6.30%) MS Office
19 48 (6.17%) ISEB
20 42 (5.40%) Windows 7
21 41 (5.27%) HP Quality Center
22 40 (5.14%) Use Case
22 40 (5.14%) Software Testing
23 39 (5.01%) UML
24 37 (4.76%) Unix
24 37 (4.76%) User Stories
25 35 (4.50%) SAS
26 33 (4.24%) PRINCE2

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 35 (4.50%) SAS
2 13 (1.67%) CICS
3 11 (1.41%) Apache
4 8 (1.03%) IIS
4 8 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.03%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.90%) NetWeaver
6 6 (0.77%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (0.64%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.64%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.64%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.39%) JBoss
8 3 (0.39%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.26%) CMS
9 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 72 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 49 (6.30%) MS Office
3 30 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.03%) MS Project
6 5 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (3.34%) SAP HR
2 20 (2.57%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (1.54%) SAP SRM
5 11 (1.41%) SAP Payroll
6 7 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.64%) BASE24
7 5 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.64%) Unica
7 5 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.51%) HFM
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.26%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.26%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
11 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
11 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.39%) Office 365
2 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.41%) Intranet
1 11 (1.41%) WAN
2 10 (1.29%) Firewall
3 9 (1.16%) ATM
3 9 (1.16%) LAN
3 9 (1.16%) SSL
4 8 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.90%) DNS
6 6 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (0.77%) SMTP
6 6 (0.77%) VPN
7 5 (0.64%) SNMP
7 5 (0.64%) Wireless
8 3 (0.39%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (0.39%) FTP
8 3 (0.39%) Internet
8 3 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.39%) Network Security
8 3 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.26%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.47%) DB2
3 21 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.31%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (1.67%) Base SAS
7 12 (1.54%) SAP BW
8 10 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
9 9 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 8 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 6 (0.77%) MS Access
13 5 (0.64%) OLAP
14 4 (0.51%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (0.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 22 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (2.19%) HP UFT
3 16 (2.06%) Selenium
4 14 (1.80%) JIRA
4 14 (1.80%) Toad
5 12 (1.54%) MSI
6 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (1.03%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.90%) Appium
9 6 (0.77%) Subversion
9 6 (0.77%) WiX
10 5 (0.64%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.64%) TestDirector
11 4 (0.51%) eggPlant
12 3 (0.39%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.39%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.39%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
13 2 (0.26%) Maven
13 2 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 214 (27.51%) Finance
2 78 (10.03%) Banking
3 72 (9.25%) Retail
4 33 (4.24%) Legal
5 29 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.21%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.57%) Marketing
8 16 (2.06%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.29%) Electronics
10 6 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.51%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.51%) Law
12 3 (0.39%) Back Office
12 3 (0.39%) Front Office
12 3 (0.39%) Games
12 3 (0.39%) Local Government
13 2 (0.26%) Advertising
13 2 (0.26%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.96%) .NET
2 12 (1.54%) XML
3 10 (1.29%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (0.90%) SAP Basis
5 6 (0.77%) Software Packaging
5 6 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (0.64%) Gherkin
6 5 (0.64%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (0.64%) J2EE
6 5 (0.64%) Middleware
6 5 (0.64%) Web Services
7 4 (0.51%) CSS
7 4 (0.51%) HTML
8 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (0.26%) WinForms
10 1 (0.13%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (0.13%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.24%) Mainframe
3 21 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.06%) NHS
5 15 (1.93%) Data Centre
6 13 (1.67%) Life Science
7 10 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.16%) User Experience
9 8 (1.03%) Credit Risk
10 7 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.77%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.77%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (0.77%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.77%) Statistics
12 5 (0.64%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.64%) EMV
12 5 (0.64%) PKI
12 5 (0.64%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 113 (14.52%) Windows
2 42 (5.40%) Windows 7
3 37 (4.76%) Unix
4 29 (3.73%) Windows XP
5 26 (3.34%) Linux
6 15 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.67%) zOS
8 10 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.16%) AIX
9 9 (1.16%) Android
10 7 (0.90%) Solaris
10 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.39%) NetWare
13 2 (0.26%) MVS
13 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (12.08%) Business Analysis
3 93 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
5 67 (8.61%) Migration
6 63 (8.10%) Test Scripting
7 49 (6.30%) Project Management
8 40 (5.14%) Software Testing
8 40 (5.14%) Use Case
9 39 (5.01%) UML
10 37 (4.76%) User Stories
11 33 (4.24%) PRINCE2
12 32 (4.11%) Data Migration
13 31 (3.98%) SDLC
14 29 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (3.73%) Programme Management
15 28 (3.60%) Waterfall
16 26 (3.34%) Workflow
17 25 (3.21%) ETL
17 25 (3.21%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (18.38%) SQL
2 32 (4.11%) Java
3 25 (3.21%) T-SQL
4 22 (2.83%) PowerShell
5 15 (1.93%) JavaScript
6 13 (1.67%) VB
6 13 (1.67%) VBScript
7 11 (1.41%) JCL
8 10 (1.29%) Bash Shell
8 10 (1.29%) Perl
9 9 (1.16%) AWK
10 7 (0.90%) COBOL
11 6 (0.77%) C#
11 6 (0.77%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.64%) ABAP
12 5 (0.64%) C++
13 3 (0.39%) REXX
14 2 (0.26%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.26%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.26%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 48 (6.17%) ISEB
2 25 (3.21%) Degree
3 21 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 14 (1.80%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.90%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.26%) ACCA
11 2 (0.26%) CCNA
11 2 (0.26%) CCNP
11 2 (0.26%) CIMA
11 2 (0.26%) CISSP
11 2 (0.26%) PhD
11 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.38%) QA
2 11 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.39%) SEPA
6 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.26%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) BS7666
7 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.41%) RACF
3 6 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.39%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.26%) Snort
6 2 (0.26%) XenApp
7 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.13%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 41 (5.27%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.41%) CA Endevor
3 5 (0.64%) SmoothWall
4 3 (0.39%) SCCM
5 2 (0.26%) QRadar
5 2 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.13%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 97 (12.47%) Microsoft
2 80 (10.28%) Oracle
3 65 (8.35%) SAP
4 28 (3.60%) Citrix
5 20 (2.57%) CA
6 18 (2.31%) IBM
7 17 (2.19%) Cisco
7 17 (2.19%) HP
8 16 (2.06%) VMware
9 15 (1.93%) Dell
10 6 (0.77%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.77%) Siebel
11 5 (0.64%) Lotus
12 4 (0.51%) Apple
12 4 (0.51%) Clearswift
12 4 (0.51%) Kaspersky
12 4 (0.51%) LANDesk
13 3 (0.39%) LogRhythm
13 3 (0.39%) TSYS
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