The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 351 299 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.33% 19.72% 19.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.43% 20.63% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 155 134
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £174 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £10.95 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £20.13 £19.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
1718 1449 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.60% 95.58% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 781 613
Median daily rate £383 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 62 64
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport -3 9 £288 +27.77% 7
Salford -7 5 £120 -71.08% 1
Bolton +7 3 £400 +68.42% 3
Oldham +1 3 £200 -29.82% 1
Rochdale - 2 - -
Wigan 0 1 £240 -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 148 (20.61%) Finance
2 116 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (15.18%) Windows
4 87 (12.12%) Business Analysis
5 86 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 83 (11.56%) SQL
7 78 (10.86%) Microsoft
8 70 (9.75%) Banking
9 69 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
10 68 (9.47%) Project Management
11 67 (9.33%) SAP
12 66 (9.19%) Retail
13 58 (8.08%) Oracle
14 54 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 49 (6.82%) ITIL
16 45 (6.27%) Test Scripting
17 44 (6.13%) MS Excel
17 44 (6.13%) Active Directory
18 42 (5.85%) MS Office
19 37 (5.15%) Unix
19 37 (5.15%) Legal
20 33 (4.60%) Java
21 31 (4.32%) .NET
22 30 (4.18%) Telecoms
22 30 (4.18%) User Stories
23 29 (4.04%) Migration
23 29 (4.04%) SQL Server
24 28 (3.90%) CRM
24 28 (3.90%) Cisco
25 27 (3.76%) ISEB

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 21 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (1.67%) Apache
3 12 (1.67%) SAS
4 7 (0.97%) NetWeaver
4 7 (0.97%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.84%) IIS
5 6 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (0.70%) CMS
6 5 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.42%) JBoss
8 3 (0.42%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.14%) CICS
10 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 44 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.85%) MS Office
3 18 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.67%) MS Project
5 9 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (3.48%) SAP HR
2 13 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (1.67%) SAP SRM
4 11 (1.53%) SAP Payroll
5 10 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.70%) BASE24
7 5 (0.70%) Magento
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.56%) SAP hybris
9 3 (0.42%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.42%) Unica
10 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
11 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.84%) Office 365
2 3 (0.42%) 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 23 (3.20%) Firewall
2 20 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.09%) DNS
4 11 (1.53%) SSL
5 10 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (1.11%) Internet
6 8 (1.11%) VPN
7 7 (0.97%) LAN
7 7 (0.97%) Network Security
7 7 (0.97%) WAN
8 6 (0.84%) Extranet
9 5 (0.70%) ATM
9 5 (0.70%) DHCP
9 5 (0.70%) SMTP
10 4 (0.56%) FTP
10 4 (0.56%) Intranet
10 4 (0.56%) SNMP
11 3 (0.42%) HTTP
11 3 (0.42%) VoIP
11 3 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.09%) DB2
3 14 (1.95%) Oracle Database
4 13 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.11%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.56%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.56%) MS Access
7 4 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.28%) DataStage
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.28%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (2.92%) JIRA
2 14 (1.95%) Selenium
3 10 (1.39%) Cucumber
4 9 (1.25%) HP UFT
4 9 (1.25%) MSI
4 9 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.84%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.70%) Subversion
6 5 (0.70%) Toad
7 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.56%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.42%) JMeter
8 3 (0.42%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.42%) WiX
9 2 (0.28%) Appium
9 2 (0.28%) eggPlant
9 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.28%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 148 (20.61%) Finance
2 70 (9.75%) Banking
3 66 (9.19%) Retail
4 37 (5.15%) Legal
5 30 (4.18%) Telecoms
6 27 (3.76%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.37%) Marketing
8 15 (2.09%) Law
9 9 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.11%) Electronics
11 7 (0.97%) French Language
11 7 (0.97%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.84%) Games
13 4 (0.56%) Billing
13 4 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.56%) Local Government
14 3 (0.42%) Front Office
14 3 (0.42%) German Language
14 3 (0.42%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.32%) .NET
2 12 (1.67%) Web Services
2 12 (1.67%) XML
3 10 (1.39%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (0.97%) SAP Basis
5 6 (0.84%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (0.84%) Middleware
5 6 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (0.70%) J2EE
7 4 (0.56%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.42%) SOAP
9 2 (0.28%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.28%) WinForms
10 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (0.14%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (0.14%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.79%) NHS
3 19 (2.65%) Life Science
4 18 (2.51%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.23%) Blackberry
6 15 (2.09%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.39%) Data Extraction
8 7 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 7 (0.97%) EPoS
8 7 (0.97%) PKI
8 7 (0.97%) User Experience
9 6 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.84%) FMCG
9 6 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (0.70%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.70%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.70%) EMC VNX
10 5 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (0.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 109 (15.18%) Windows
2 37 (5.15%) Unix
3 26 (3.62%) Linux
3 26 (3.62%) Windows 7
4 16 (2.23%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.23%) Windows XP
5 12 (1.67%) Solaris
6 9 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.97%) AIX
7 7 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.42%) Android
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.28%) NetWare
10 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (12.12%) Business Analysis
3 86 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (9.47%) Project Management
5 54 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 49 (6.82%) ITIL
7 45 (6.27%) Test Scripting
8 30 (4.18%) User Stories
9 29 (4.04%) Migration
10 28 (3.90%) CRM
11 27 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (3.62%) Change Management
13 25 (3.48%) Scrum
13 25 (3.48%) SDLC
14 24 (3.34%) Workflow
15 23 (3.20%) ERP
15 23 (3.20%) Service Delivery
15 23 (3.20%) UML
16 22 (3.06%) Defect Management
17 21 (2.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 83 (11.56%) SQL
2 33 (4.60%) Java
3 16 (2.23%) PowerShell
4 15 (2.09%) Bash Shell
5 14 (1.95%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.95%) Perl
6 10 (1.39%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.39%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.25%) AWK
7 9 (1.25%) PHP
7 9 (1.25%) Ruby
8 8 (1.11%) C#
8 8 (1.11%) COBOL
8 8 (1.11%) VBA
9 7 (0.97%) VB
10 6 (0.84%) Python
11 5 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.70%) VBScript
12 3 (0.42%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (3.76%) ISEB
2 20 (2.79%) Degree
3 17 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (2.09%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.95%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.39%) MCP
7 9 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.25%) MCDST
7 9 (1.25%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.97%) CISSP
8 7 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.97%) MOS
9 6 (0.84%) CISM
9 6 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.56%) CEH
10 4 (0.56%) EMCSA
10 4 (0.56%) GCIH
10 4 (0.56%) MCSE
11 3 (0.42%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.34%) QA
2 12 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.25%) SLA
5 7 (0.97%) AIFMD
5 7 (0.97%) UCITS
6 1 (0.14%) BS7666
6 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 44 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.42%) Snort
5 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.28%) XenApp
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (0.70%) SCCM
3 4 (0.56%) SCOM
3 4 (0.56%) WSUS
4 3 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.28%) DameWare
5 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.28%) QRadar
5 2 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.14%) Puppet
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 78 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 67 (9.33%) SAP
3 58 (8.08%) Oracle
4 28 (3.90%) Cisco
5 25 (3.48%) IBM
6 20 (2.79%) VMware
7 15 (2.09%) Citrix
7 15 (2.09%) ServiceNow
8 13 (1.81%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.67%) Remedy
10 10 (1.39%) LANDesk
11 8 (1.11%) Apple
11 8 (1.11%) HP
12 7 (0.97%) CheckPoint
12 7 (0.97%) Dell
12 7 (0.97%) hybris
13 5 (0.70%) EMC
13 5 (0.70%) F5
13 5 (0.70%) Intel Security
13 5 (0.70%) Lumension
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.0 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £175.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £275.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Oldham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
iKonnect Global Solutions
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Oho Group
Rate: £350 - 550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £230 - £231 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago