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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 325 288 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.28% 19.29% 22.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.25% 20.20% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 168 150
Median daily rate £350 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £173 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 19
Median hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.55 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.66%
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
1688 1426 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.94% 95.51% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 840 646
Median daily rate £380 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 63 62
Median hourly rate £12.58 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 10 £325 -48.00% 1
Stockport -10 9 £288 +47.43% 3
Salford -4 4 £120 -71.08% 1
Oldham -1 2 £200 -31.62% 1
Wigan +1 1 £240 -36.00%
Bury - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 152 (22.93%) Finance
2 109 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (14.03%) Windows
4 81 (12.22%) Business Analysis
5 78 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (10.41%) Microsoft
7 68 (10.26%) Banking
8 66 (9.95%) Project Management
9 63 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
10 60 (9.05%) SQL
11 58 (8.75%) SAP
12 57 (8.60%) Retail
13 55 (8.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 54 (8.14%) ITIL
15 49 (7.39%) Oracle
16 45 (6.79%) Active Directory
17 43 (6.49%) Test Scripting
18 40 (6.03%) MS Office
19 39 (5.88%) MS Excel
20 34 (5.13%) Legal
21 33 (4.98%) CRM
22 31 (4.68%) Java
22 31 (4.68%) Cisco
22 31 (4.68%) Manufacturing
23 28 (4.22%) Firewall
24 27 (4.07%) Telecoms
24 27 (4.07%) Scrum
24 27 (4.07%) ISEB
24 27 (4.07%) Unix
25 26 (3.92%) PRINCE2

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 24 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (1.51%) SAS
4 8 (1.21%) Apache
5 7 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.06%) NetWeaver
6 6 (0.90%) CMS
6 6 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.60%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.30%) IIS
9 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.15%) CICS
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (6.03%) MS Office
2 39 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.51%) MS Project
5 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (3.47%) SAP HR
2 12 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.81%) SAP SRM
3 11 (1.66%) SAP Payroll
4 7 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.60%) BASE24
7 4 (0.60%) Magento
7 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.60%) SAP hybris
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.30%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.30%) Unica
9 2 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.26%) Office 365
2 3 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.15%) IaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.22%) Firewall
2 19 (2.87%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.96%) DNS
3 13 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (1.81%) LAN
4 12 (1.81%) WAN
5 10 (1.51%) Network Security
6 9 (1.36%) Internet
6 9 (1.36%) SSL
6 9 (1.36%) VPN
7 6 (0.90%) Extranet
8 5 (0.75%) DHCP
9 4 (0.60%) ATM
9 4 (0.60%) FTP
9 4 (0.60%) Intranet
10 3 (0.45%) HTTP
10 3 (0.45%) SAN
10 3 (0.45%) SMTP
10 3 (0.45%) VoIP
10 3 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.96%) DB2
3 10 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.51%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.21%) SAP BW
5 6 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.60%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.60%) MS Access
7 4 (0.60%) Spatial Data
8 3 (0.45%) GIS
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.30%) DataStage
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.30%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (3.02%) JIRA
2 13 (1.96%) Selenium
3 10 (1.51%) Cucumber
4 8 (1.21%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.60%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.60%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.45%) JMeter
6 3 (0.45%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.45%) Subversion
7 2 (0.30%) Appium
7 2 (0.30%) Gatling
7 2 (0.30%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.30%) Toad
8 1 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.15%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.15%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 152 (22.93%) Finance
2 68 (10.26%) Banking
3 57 (8.60%) Retail
4 34 (5.13%) Legal
5 31 (4.68%) Manufacturing
6 27 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.02%) Law
8 15 (2.26%) Marketing
9 8 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.06%) French Language
10 7 (1.06%) Games
10 7 (1.06%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.90%) Electronics
12 5 (0.75%) Local Government
13 4 (0.60%) Billing
13 4 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.60%) Publishing
14 3 (0.45%) Front Office
14 3 (0.45%) German Language
14 3 (0.45%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.17%) .NET
2 12 (1.81%) Web Services
3 10 (1.51%) XML
4 7 (1.06%) SAP Basis
5 6 (0.90%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (0.60%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (0.60%) J2EE
6 4 (0.60%) Middleware
6 4 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.45%) SOAP
8 2 (0.30%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.30%) HTML
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.15%) CSS
9 1 (0.15%) JSON
9 1 (0.15%) JSP
9 1 (0.15%) Node.js
9 1 (0.15%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.47%) Life Science
3 22 (3.32%) Mainframe
4 16 (2.41%) Blackberry
4 16 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.41%) NHS
5 9 (1.36%) Data Extraction
6 7 (1.06%) EPoS
6 7 (1.06%) PKI
7 6 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 6 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 6 (0.90%) FMCG
7 6 (0.90%) iPad
7 6 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.90%) User Experience
8 5 (0.75%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.75%) EMC VNX
9 4 (0.60%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 93 (14.03%) Windows
2 27 (4.07%) Unix
3 24 (3.62%) Windows 7
4 19 (2.87%) Linux
5 16 (2.41%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.66%) Windows XP
7 9 (1.36%) Solaris
8 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.90%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.75%) AIX
12 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.15%) Android
13 1 (0.15%) NetWare
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (12.22%) Business Analysis
3 78 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (9.95%) Project Management
5 55 (8.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 54 (8.14%) ITIL
7 43 (6.49%) Test Scripting
8 33 (4.98%) CRM
9 27 (4.07%) Scrum
10 26 (3.92%) PRINCE2
11 25 (3.77%) Migration
12 24 (3.62%) Change Management
12 24 (3.62%) User Stories
13 22 (3.32%) ERP
13 22 (3.32%) SDLC
13 22 (3.32%) Workflow
14 21 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (3.17%) Data Analysis
14 21 (3.17%) Defect Management
15 20 (3.02%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 60 (9.05%) SQL
2 31 (4.68%) Java
3 11 (1.66%) Bash Shell
3 11 (1.66%) JavaScript
3 11 (1.66%) Ruby
4 10 (1.51%) Perl
4 10 (1.51%) PHP
4 10 (1.51%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.21%) PowerShell
5 8 (1.21%) VBA
6 7 (1.06%) COBOL
7 6 (0.90%) C#
7 6 (0.90%) Python
8 5 (0.75%) AWK
8 5 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.45%) Assembly Language
9 3 (0.45%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.30%) C++
10 2 (0.30%) VB
11 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (4.07%) ISEB
2 17 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 16 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.11%) CISSP
5 13 (1.96%) Degree
6 12 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.51%) CISM
7 10 (1.51%) MCP
8 9 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.36%) MCDST
9 8 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.21%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.06%) MOS
11 6 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.75%) CEH
12 5 (0.75%) GCIH
13 4 (0.60%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.60%) EMCSA
14 3 (0.45%) CISA
14 3 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.41%) QA
2 15 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.51%) SLA
5 9 (1.36%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.06%) AIFMD
6 7 (1.06%) UCITS
7 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 45 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.45%) Snort
5 2 (0.30%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (0.75%) SCCM
3 4 (0.60%) SCOM
3 4 (0.60%) WSUS
4 3 (0.45%) DameWare
4 3 (0.45%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.30%) QRadar
5 2 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.15%) Puppet
6 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 69 (10.41%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.75%) SAP
3 49 (7.39%) Oracle
4 31 (4.68%) Cisco
5 22 (3.32%) IBM
6 17 (2.56%) Citrix
7 15 (2.26%) ServiceNow
8 14 (2.11%) VMware
9 13 (1.96%) LANDesk
10 12 (1.81%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.66%) Remedy
12 10 (1.51%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.36%) CA
14 8 (1.21%) HP
15 7 (1.06%) hybris
16 6 (0.90%) F5
17 5 (0.75%) Apple
17 5 (0.75%) EMC
17 5 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
18 4 (0.60%) Intel Security
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester
Nixor
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £270 - 300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago