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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 352 294 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.02% 18.15% 20.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 19.07% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 178 138
Median daily rate £350 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 16
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -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
1760 1542 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 95.19% 97.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 927 682
Median daily rate £388 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 61 67
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £32.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Bolton +6 12 £325 -48.00% 4
Salford -2 7 £450 +12.50% 5
Oldham -1 4 £300 +2.56% 5
Stockport -17 2 £231 +18.20% 6
Altrincham - 1 - - 4
Bury - 1 - -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 166 (23.88%) Finance
2 109 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (13.09%) Windows
4 89 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (12.23%) Business Analysis
6 81 (11.65%) Microsoft
7 74 (10.65%) SQL
8 70 (10.07%) Project Management
9 64 (9.21%) ITIL
10 62 (8.92%) Banking
11 56 (8.06%) Retail
12 52 (7.48%) Active Directory
13 50 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
14 49 (7.05%) Oracle
15 45 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
16 44 (6.33%) MS Excel
17 41 (5.90%) SAP
17 41 (5.90%) Test Scripting
18 40 (5.76%) MS Office
19 36 (5.18%) Mainframe
20 35 (5.04%) CRM
21 34 (4.89%) SQL Server
22 32 (4.60%) Legal
23 31 (4.46%) Migration
23 31 (4.46%) Cisco
24 30 (4.32%) Manufacturing
24 30 (4.32%) Firewall
25 29 (4.17%) SharePoint
25 29 (4.17%) PRINCE2
26 28 (4.03%) 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 29 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (1.44%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.15%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.86%) CMS
5 6 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.72%) SAS
6 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.43%) Apache
8 3 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.29%) IIS
9 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) CICS
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) JBoss
10 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.76%) MS Office
3 13 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.29%) MS Project
5 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.29%) SAP HR
2 8 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.01%) SAP Payroll
4 6 (0.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.58%) Magento
6 4 (0.58%) SAP hybris
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.43%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.29%) BASE24
8 2 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.29%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.29%) Unica
8 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.16%) Office 365
2 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.14%) IaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.32%) Firewall
2 16 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (1.58%) DNS
5 10 (1.44%) Internet
5 10 (1.44%) LAN
5 10 (1.44%) Network Security
5 10 (1.44%) WAN
6 9 (1.29%) VPN
7 8 (1.15%) Extranet
7 8 (1.15%) SSL
8 4 (0.58%) DHCP
8 4 (0.58%) SAN
8 4 (0.58%) VoIP
9 3 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.43%) FTP
10 2 (0.29%) HTTP
10 2 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.29%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.29%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.01%) DB2
6 4 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.58%) GIS
6 4 (0.58%) MS Access
6 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.43%) Spatial Data
7 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.29%) DataStage
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (3.45%) JIRA
2 13 (1.87%) Selenium
3 10 (1.44%) Cucumber
4 8 (1.15%) HP UFT
5 5 (0.72%) JMeter
6 4 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.58%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.58%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.43%) Gatling
7 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.29%) Appium
8 2 (0.29%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.29%) Toad
9 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.14%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.14%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 166 (23.88%) Finance
2 62 (8.92%) Banking
3 56 (8.06%) Retail
4 32 (4.60%) Legal
5 30 (4.32%) Manufacturing
6 28 (4.03%) Telecoms
7 23 (3.31%) Law
8 15 (2.16%) Marketing
9 8 (1.15%) Games
9 8 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.01%) French Language
11 5 (0.72%) Front Office
11 5 (0.72%) Local Government
12 4 (0.58%) Billing
12 4 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.58%) Publishing
12 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.43%) Advertising
13 3 (0.43%) Back Office
13 3 (0.43%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.45%) .NET
2 13 (1.87%) Web Services
3 10 (1.44%) XML
4 4 (0.58%) Middleware
4 4 (0.58%) SOAP
5 3 (0.43%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.29%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.29%) HTML
6 2 (0.29%) J2EE
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.14%) CSS
7 1 (0.14%) JSON
7 1 (0.14%) JSP
7 1 (0.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.18%) Mainframe
3 24 (3.45%) Life Science
4 22 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.45%) Blackberry
5 17 (2.45%) NHS
6 10 (1.44%) Data Extraction
7 9 (1.29%) EPoS
7 9 (1.29%) PKI
8 7 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.86%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.86%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.72%) EMC VNX
10 5 (0.72%) iPad
10 5 (0.72%) User Experience
11 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.58%) FMCG
12 3 (0.43%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 91 (13.09%) Windows
2 26 (3.74%) Windows 7
3 22 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 20 (2.88%) Unix
5 17 (2.45%) Linux
5 17 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.30%) Windows XP
7 14 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.87%) Solaris
9 11 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.86%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.58%) AIX
13 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.14%) Android
14 1 (0.14%) NetWare
14 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (12.23%) Business Analysis
4 70 (10.07%) Project Management
5 64 (9.21%) ITIL
6 45 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 41 (5.90%) Test Scripting
8 35 (5.04%) CRM
9 31 (4.46%) Migration
10 29 (4.17%) PRINCE2
11 28 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (4.03%) Change Management
12 27 (3.88%) E-Commerce
13 26 (3.74%) Data Analysis
14 25 (3.60%) User Stories
14 25 (3.60%) Waterfall
15 24 (3.45%) Scrum
16 23 (3.31%) Defect Management
16 23 (3.31%) Regression Testing
17 22 (3.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 74 (10.65%) SQL
2 22 (3.17%) Java
3 14 (2.01%) T-SQL
4 13 (1.87%) VBA
5 12 (1.73%) PL/SQL
5 12 (1.73%) Ruby
6 11 (1.58%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.44%) PHP
8 7 (1.01%) C#
8 7 (1.01%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.86%) Python
10 5 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.72%) COBOL
11 4 (0.58%) Perl
12 3 (0.43%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.14%) ABAP
14 1 (0.14%) C++
14 1 (0.14%) VB
14 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (4.03%) ISEB
2 23 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.30%) CISSP
4 15 (2.16%) MCP
5 14 (2.01%) Degree
5 14 (2.01%) ISTQB
5 14 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (1.73%) CISM
7 10 (1.44%) MCDST
8 8 (1.15%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.01%) CEH
9 7 (1.01%) GCIH
9 7 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (1.01%) MOS
10 6 (0.86%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.58%) EMCSA
11 4 (0.58%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.43%) CISA
12 3 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.31%) QA
2 20 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.58%) SLA
5 10 (1.44%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.01%) AIFMD
6 7 (1.01%) UCITS
7 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 52 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.29%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.14%) Snort
5 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (1.73%) SCCM
2 9 (1.29%) SCOM
2 9 (1.29%) WSUS
3 7 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.58%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.43%) DameWare
6 3 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.14%) Puppet
8 1 (0.14%) QRadar
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 81 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.05%) Oracle
3 41 (5.90%) SAP
4 31 (4.46%) Cisco
5 26 (3.74%) CA
6 22 (3.17%) Citrix
7 18 (2.59%) VMware
8 16 (2.30%) IBM
8 16 (2.30%) ServiceNow
9 14 (2.01%) LANDesk
10 11 (1.58%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.44%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.44%) Remedy
12 8 (1.15%) HP
12 8 (1.15%) Wyse
13 7 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.86%) F5
14 6 (0.86%) hybris
14 6 (0.86%) IronPort
15 5 (0.72%) Apple
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Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
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Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 330 per day
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £12 to £15 per hour
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