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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 298 359 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.28% 19.13% 19.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.23% 20.15% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 226 157
Median daily rate £350 £338 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.52 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.79% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £18.00 £21.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-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
1730 1782 1309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.54% 94.94% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1029 801
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 72 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.25 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 September 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 September 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
Salford +1 16 £388 +40.90% 3
Stockport -3 7 £275 +10.00% 2
Bolton - 4 £365 - 3
Oldham -1 3 £300 -11.11% 2
Wigan -1 2 £308 +207.50%
Altrincham - 2 £325 - 1
Audenshaw - 1 £400 -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 146 (23.43%) Finance
2 105 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 82 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 81 (13.00%) SQL
6 70 (11.24%) Microsoft
7 69 (11.08%) Windows
8 65 (10.43%) Project Management
9 62 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
10 52 (8.35%) Banking
11 51 (8.19%) ITIL
12 48 (7.70%) Retail
13 47 (7.54%) Mainframe
13 47 (7.54%) Oracle
13 47 (7.54%) Active Directory
14 46 (7.38%) MS Excel
15 37 (5.94%) Test Scripting
16 34 (5.46%) SAP
17 33 (5.30%) SQL Server
17 33 (5.30%) E-Commerce
17 33 (5.30%) CA
17 33 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
18 31 (4.98%) MS Office
18 31 (4.98%) Manufacturing
18 31 (4.98%) Change Management
19 30 (4.82%) CRM
20 29 (4.65%) Unix
20 29 (4.65%) Migration
21 28 (4.49%) Firewall
21 28 (4.49%) Business Intelligence

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 26 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.77%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (0.96%) SAS
6 6 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.64%) CMS
9 3 (0.48%) Apache
9 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.32%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.16%) CICS
Applications
1 46 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.98%) MS Office
3 12 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.61%) MS Project
5 5 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.96%) BASE24
2 6 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.64%) Magento
3 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.64%) SAP hybris
3 4 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.48%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.48%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.32%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.32%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.32%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.32%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.32%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.16%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.93%) Office 365
2 4 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.16%) IaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.49%) Firewall
2 18 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.73%) LAN
3 17 (2.73%) WAN
4 16 (2.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (1.61%) VPN
6 9 (1.44%) DNS
7 7 (1.12%) Network Security
7 7 (1.12%) VoIP
8 6 (0.96%) ATM
8 6 (0.96%) Internet
9 5 (0.80%) Extranet
9 5 (0.80%) HTTP
10 4 (0.64%) DHCP
10 4 (0.64%) SAN
11 3 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.48%) FTP
11 3 (0.48%) Wireless
12 2 (0.32%) Broadband
12 2 (0.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.12%) MS Access
4 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (0.96%) DB2
6 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.64%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.64%) GIS
7 4 (0.64%) Redis
7 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.32%) Ingres
9 2 (0.32%) MySQL
9 2 (0.32%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (3.05%) JIRA
2 10 (1.61%) Selenium
3 5 (0.80%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.64%) HP UFT
4 4 (0.64%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.48%) Gatling
5 3 (0.48%) JMeter
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.48%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.48%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.32%) Appium
6 2 (0.32%) Toad
7 1 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.16%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.16%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 146 (23.43%) Finance
2 52 (8.35%) Banking
3 48 (7.70%) Retail
4 31 (4.98%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.89%) Legal
5 18 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.09%) Marketing
7 12 (1.93%) Law
8 7 (1.12%) Games
8 7 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.96%) Front Office
10 5 (0.80%) French Language
11 4 (0.64%) Back Office
11 4 (0.64%) Local Government
12 3 (0.48%) Advertising
12 3 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.48%) Publishing
12 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.32%) International Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.37%) .NET
2 17 (2.73%) Web Services
3 9 (1.44%) SOAP
4 8 (1.28%) XML
5 6 (0.96%) J2EE
6 5 (0.80%) ELK Stack
6 5 (0.80%) Middleware
6 5 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.64%) HTML
7 4 (0.64%) RESTful
8 3 (0.48%) CSS
8 3 (0.48%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.32%) SAP XI
10 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.16%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.16%) JSP
10 1 (0.16%) Node.js
10 1 (0.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.54%) Mainframe
3 24 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.53%) NHS
5 18 (2.89%) Life Science
6 9 (1.44%) PKI
7 7 (1.12%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.12%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.12%) FMCG
8 6 (0.96%) EMV
8 6 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.96%) Tandem
9 5 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.80%) EMC VNX
9 5 (0.80%) EPoS
9 5 (0.80%) New Media
10 4 (0.64%) iPad
10 4 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.08%) Windows
2 29 (4.65%) Unix
3 23 (3.69%) Linux
4 21 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.57%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.25%) Solaris
7 14 (2.25%) Windows XP
8 13 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.12%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.80%) AIX
12 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.48%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.32%) Android
16 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 82 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (10.43%) Project Management
5 51 (8.19%) ITIL
6 37 (5.94%) Test Scripting
7 33 (5.30%) E-Commerce
7 33 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (4.98%) Change Management
9 30 (4.82%) CRM
10 29 (4.65%) Migration
11 28 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (4.17%) User Stories
13 25 (4.01%) Defect Management
13 25 (4.01%) PRINCE2
14 24 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (3.69%) Information Security
15 23 (3.69%) Scrum
16 22 (3.53%) Data Analysis
16 22 (3.53%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (13.00%) SQL
2 21 (3.37%) Java
3 13 (2.09%) VBA
4 10 (1.61%) Python
4 10 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.28%) Ruby
6 7 (1.12%) COBOL
7 6 (0.96%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.96%) Perl
7 6 (0.96%) PHP
7 6 (0.96%) PL/SQL
7 6 (0.96%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.80%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.80%) VBScript
9 4 (0.64%) C#
10 2 (0.32%) Jython
11 1 (0.16%) ABAP
11 1 (0.16%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (3.85%) ISEB
2 23 (3.69%) CISSP
3 19 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.57%) Degree
5 15 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (2.25%) CISM
6 14 (2.25%) ISTQB
6 14 (2.25%) MCP
7 9 (1.44%) CEH
7 9 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.44%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.12%) GCIH
9 6 (0.96%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.96%) SANS
10 4 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.64%) EMCSA
10 4 (0.64%) MCDST
10 4 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.64%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.33%) QA
2 20 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.89%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.44%) SLA
5 8 (1.28%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.12%) AIFMD
6 7 (1.12%) UCITS
7 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) vSphere
5 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (2.25%) SCCM
2 9 (1.44%) SCOM
2 9 (1.44%) WSUS
3 5 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.80%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.64%) Kibana
4 4 (0.64%) logstash
4 4 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.64%) QRadar
5 3 (0.48%) DameWare
5 3 (0.48%) RSA enVision
5 3 (0.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.16%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 70 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 47 (7.54%) Oracle
3 34 (5.46%) SAP
4 33 (5.30%) CA
5 22 (3.53%) VMware
6 19 (3.05%) IBM
7 16 (2.57%) Citrix
8 14 (2.25%) ServiceNow
9 13 (2.09%) Cisco
9 13 (2.09%) LANDesk
10 11 (1.77%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.28%) Wyse
12 7 (1.12%) Intel Security
12 7 (1.12%) Remedy
13 6 (0.96%) F5
13 6 (0.96%) LogRhythm
14 5 (0.80%) hybris
14 5 (0.80%) NetIQ
14 5 (0.80%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £351 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Above 500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £430 per day + Potential Remote working
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago