The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 248 161 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.16% 14.15% 17.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.20% 15.13% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 82 118
Average daily rate
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£318 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £182 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 35 40
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £10.00 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.00 £35.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.31
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.55%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1170 1064 1264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.12% 93.50% 90.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 530 618
Average daily rate £330 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 85 103
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
North West

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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
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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
Salford +1 7 £325 -3.70% 2
Stockport - 6 £218 - 3
Bury - 3 £238 -
Bolton -3 2 £355 +29.09% 2
Wigan +1 1 £400 -
Altrincham -4 1 £275 - 3
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 133 (25.14%) Finance
2 96 (18.15%) Windows
3 95 (17.96%) Microsoft
4 80 (15.12%) SQL
5 78 (14.74%) Business Analysis
6 59 (11.15%) MS Excel
7 57 (10.78%) MS Office
8 55 (10.40%) ITIL
9 51 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 48 (9.07%) Project Management
11 46 (8.70%) UML
12 44 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (7.75%) Banking
14 39 (7.37%) Retail
14 39 (7.37%) Scrum
14 39 (7.37%) Oracle
15 35 (6.62%) Active Directory
16 34 (6.43%) SQL Server
17 29 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
17 29 (5.48%) UNIX
18 25 (4.73%) Citrix
18 25 (4.73%) MS Visio
19 24 (4.54%) Asset Management
20 23 (4.35%) E-Commerce
21 22 (4.16%) Data Modelling
22 21 (3.97%) SharePoint
22 21 (3.97%) CRM
22 21 (3.97%) NHS
22 21 (3.97%) Use Case
22 21 (3.97%) Windows 7

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 21 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.51%) CICS
4 7 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.13%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.13%) CMS
6 5 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (0.95%) Escenic
6 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.95%) MQSeries
6 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.95%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.95%) SAS
7 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.19%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 59 (11.15%) MS Excel
2 57 (10.78%) MS Office
3 25 (4.73%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.51%) MS Project
5 7 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.46%) Maximo
2 7 (1.32%) CSG Singleview
2 7 (1.32%) ResourceLink
3 6 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.19%) Magento
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.19%) Agresso
8 1 (0.19%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Office 365
1 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.89%) Wireless
2 8 (1.51%) Network Security
3 7 (1.32%) VPN
4 5 (0.95%) Firewall
4 5 (0.95%) SAN
4 5 (0.95%) SSL
5 4 (0.76%) IP Telephony
5 4 (0.76%) VoIP
5 4 (0.76%) WAN
5 4 (0.76%) LAN
5 4 (0.76%) IPsec
6 3 (0.57%) BGP
6 3 (0.57%) Internet
6 3 (0.57%) MPLS
6 3 (0.57%) IPv4
7 2 (0.38%) Nortel Meridian
7 2 (0.38%) SMTP
7 2 (0.38%) DHCP
7 2 (0.38%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.38%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.13%) MySQL
5 6 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.13%) Big Data
6 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.95%) MS Access
7 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.57%) OLAP
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.57%) QlikView
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (1.70%) JIRA
2 6 (1.13%) Selenium
3 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.38%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.19%) JUnit
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 133 (25.14%) Finance
2 41 (7.75%) Banking
3 39 (7.37%) Retail
4 17 (3.21%) Marketing
5 12 (2.27%) Billing
6 10 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.51%) Legal
8 5 (0.95%) Advertising
8 5 (0.95%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.76%) Local Government
9 4 (0.76%) French Language
10 3 (0.57%) Electronics
10 3 (0.57%) Publishing
10 3 (0.57%) Games
10 3 (0.57%) Back Office
10 3 (0.57%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.38%) Norwegian Language
11 2 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.38%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.21%) .NET
2 14 (2.65%) HTML
3 10 (1.89%) XML
4 9 (1.70%) CSS
4 9 (1.70%) jQuery
5 8 (1.51%) HTML5
6 7 (1.32%) J2EE
6 7 (1.32%) Ajax
7 6 (1.13%) Web Services
8 5 (0.95%) CSS3
8 5 (0.95%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.95%) LAMP
8 5 (0.95%) Struts
8 5 (0.95%) EJB
8 5 (0.95%) Java RMI
8 5 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (0.95%) Spring
8 5 (0.95%) JSF
8 5 (0.95%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.97%) NHS
2 14 (2.65%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (0.95%) Blackberry
5 5 (0.95%) Statistics
5 5 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (0.76%) Smartphone
6 4 (0.76%) iPad
6 4 (0.76%) Open Source
6 4 (0.76%) New Media
7 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.57%) DTV
7 3 (0.57%) CMDB
7 3 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.57%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.38%) Interactive TV
8 2 (0.38%) PKI
8 2 (0.38%) FMCG
8 2 (0.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 96 (18.15%) Windows
2 29 (5.48%) UNIX
3 21 (3.97%) Windows 7
4 17 (3.21%) Windows XP
5 12 (2.27%) Linux
6 9 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.95%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.95%) Windows NT
8 4 (0.76%) Android
9 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.74%) Business Analysis
2 55 (10.40%) ITIL
3 51 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (9.07%) Project Management
5 46 (8.70%) UML
6 44 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (7.37%) Scrum
8 29 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (4.54%) Asset Management
10 23 (4.35%) E-Commerce
11 22 (4.16%) Data Modelling
12 21 (3.97%) CRM
12 21 (3.97%) Use Case
13 20 (3.78%) Information Security
14 19 (3.59%) Data Analysis
15 17 (3.21%) User Stories
15 17 (3.21%) Migration
16 15 (2.84%) Test Scripting
16 15 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (2.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 80 (15.12%) SQL
2 11 (2.08%) VBA
3 10 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 9 (1.70%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.51%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.51%) Java
6 7 (1.32%) Scala
6 7 (1.32%) C#
6 7 (1.32%) Perl
7 6 (1.13%) COBOL
8 5 (0.95%) C
9 4 (0.76%) Assembly Language
9 4 (0.76%) VB
10 2 (0.38%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.38%) PHP
11 1 (0.19%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.19%) JCL
11 1 (0.19%) Python
11 1 (0.19%) RPG
11 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (3.40%) ISEB
2 17 (3.21%) Degree
3 13 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.70%) CISSP
4 9 (1.70%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.51%) MCP
5 8 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.32%) CRISC
6 7 (1.32%) CISM
6 7 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.32%) CCNA
6 7 (1.32%) MCSE
7 6 (1.13%) MCTS
7 6 (1.13%) MCSA
7 6 (1.13%) GIAC
8 4 (0.76%) MCITP
8 4 (0.76%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.76%) CCA
9 3 (0.57%) CCNP
9 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.78%) QA
2 10 (1.89%) SLA
3 7 (1.32%) COBIT
4 6 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.57%) Basel III
7 1 (0.19%) WCAG
7 1 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
7 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 35 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.95%) XenApp
4 3 (0.57%) RACF
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.19%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.19%) OpenView
4 1 (0.19%) WSUS
4 1 (0.19%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 95 (17.96%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.37%) Oracle
3 25 (4.73%) Citrix
4 14 (2.65%) SAP
5 12 (2.27%) HP
6 9 (1.70%) VMware
7 8 (1.51%) Cisco
7 8 (1.51%) IBM
8 6 (1.13%) Business Objects
8 6 (1.13%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.95%) Splunk
9 5 (0.95%) SurfControl
9 5 (0.95%) JBoss
9 5 (0.95%) Sun
9 5 (0.95%) Nortel
9 5 (0.95%) Avaya
9 5 (0.95%) Northgate
10 4 (0.76%) Mitel
10 4 (0.76%) Kaspersky
11 3 (0.57%) Nintex
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