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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 318 343 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.18% 19.11% 20.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.09% 20.08% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 205 157
Median daily rate £370 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £197 £175
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 25 10 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.02 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -22.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £28.60 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.46 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +0.84%
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
1758 1708 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.98% 95.15% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1005 751
Median daily rate £400 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 66 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 26 August 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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -4 10 £413 +50.00% 1
Bolton - 10 £288 - 2
Oldham 0 3 £300 -9.43% 3
Wigan -3 1 £375 +57.89% 1
Stockport -13 1 - - 5
Altrincham - 1 - - 2
Bury - 1 - -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 153 (22.90%) Finance
2 110 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (13.77%) Business Analysis
4 84 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (12.28%) Windows
6 80 (11.98%) SQL
7 76 (11.38%) Project Management
8 73 (10.93%) Microsoft
9 60 (8.98%) ITIL
10 53 (7.93%) Retail
11 52 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (7.63%) Banking
13 50 (7.49%) Active Directory
14 46 (6.89%) Mainframe
14 46 (6.89%) MS Excel
15 45 (6.74%) Oracle
16 38 (5.69%) Test Scripting
17 37 (5.54%) User Acceptance Testing
18 36 (5.39%) CRM
19 35 (5.24%) E-Commerce
19 35 (5.24%) MS Office
20 34 (5.09%) SQL Server
21 33 (4.94%) SAP
21 33 (4.94%) Cisco
21 33 (4.94%) CA
22 31 (4.64%) Firewall
23 30 (4.49%) Change Management
23 30 (4.49%) Manufacturing
24 29 (4.34%) Migration
24 29 (4.34%) 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 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.90%) CMS
5 6 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.75%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.60%) SAS
8 3 (0.45%) Apache
9 2 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.15%) CICS
10 1 (0.15%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 35 (5.24%) MS Office
3 11 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.50%) MS Project
5 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.90%) BASE24
2 6 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.60%) Magento
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.60%) SAP hybris
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.45%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.45%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.30%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.30%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.80%) Office 365
2 4 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.15%) IaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.64%) Firewall
2 19 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (1.80%) DNS
5 11 (1.65%) LAN
5 11 (1.65%) Network Security
5 11 (1.65%) WAN
6 10 (1.50%) Internet
7 7 (1.05%) SSL
8 6 (0.90%) ATM
8 6 (0.90%) Extranet
8 6 (0.90%) VPN
9 5 (0.75%) HTTP
10 4 (0.60%) SAN
11 3 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.45%) DHCP
11 3 (0.45%) FTP
11 3 (0.45%) VoIP
12 2 (0.30%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.20%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.05%) DB2
5 7 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.90%) MS Access
7 4 (0.60%) GIS
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.30%) MySQL
9 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.30%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (3.14%) JIRA
2 10 (1.50%) Selenium
3 5 (0.75%) HP UFT
4 4 (0.60%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.60%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.45%) Gatling
5 3 (0.45%) JMeter
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.30%) Appium
6 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.30%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.30%) Toad
7 1 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.15%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.15%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 153 (22.90%) Finance
2 53 (7.93%) Retail
3 51 (7.63%) Banking
4 30 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 25 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.29%) Legal
7 17 (2.54%) Law
8 12 (1.80%) Marketing
9 8 (1.20%) Games
10 7 (1.05%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.90%) French Language
11 6 (0.90%) Front Office
12 5 (0.75%) Local Government
13 4 (0.60%) Back Office
13 4 (0.60%) Billing
14 3 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.45%) Publishing
14 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.30%) German Language
15 2 (0.30%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.44%) .NET
2 12 (1.80%) Web Services
3 11 (1.65%) XML
4 7 (1.05%) SOAP
5 6 (0.90%) J2EE
6 5 (0.75%) HTML
6 5 (0.75%) Middleware
6 5 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.60%) CSS
8 3 (0.45%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.15%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.15%) JSON
10 1 (0.15%) JSP
10 1 (0.15%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.89%) Mainframe
3 25 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.29%) Life Science
5 21 (3.14%) NHS
6 10 (1.50%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.50%) Data Extraction
7 9 (1.35%) EPoS
7 9 (1.35%) PKI
8 7 (1.05%) Driving Licence
9 6 (0.90%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.90%) EMV
9 6 (0.90%) FMCG
9 6 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.90%) Tandem
10 5 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.75%) iPad
10 5 (0.75%) New Media
10 5 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 82 (12.28%) Windows
2 25 (3.74%) Unix
3 22 (3.29%) Windows 7
3 22 (3.29%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.84%) Linux
5 17 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.10%) Solaris
7 13 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.95%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.75%) AIX
10 5 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.75%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.15%) Android
12 1 (0.15%) NetWare
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (13.77%) Business Analysis
3 84 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (11.38%) Project Management
5 60 (8.98%) ITIL
6 38 (5.69%) Test Scripting
7 37 (5.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (5.39%) CRM
9 35 (5.24%) E-Commerce
10 30 (4.49%) Change Management
11 29 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (4.34%) Migration
12 28 (4.19%) PRINCE2
12 28 (4.19%) User Stories
13 27 (4.04%) Scrum
14 23 (3.44%) Data Analysis
15 22 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (3.29%) Regression Testing
16 21 (3.14%) Defect Management
16 21 (3.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 80 (11.98%) SQL
2 24 (3.59%) Java
3 13 (1.95%) T-SQL
3 13 (1.95%) VBA
4 11 (1.65%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.50%) PHP
6 9 (1.35%) Ruby
7 8 (1.20%) COBOL
7 8 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.90%) Perl
8 6 (0.90%) Python
9 5 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.75%) C#
10 4 (0.60%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.30%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.30%) Jython
11 2 (0.30%) VBScript
12 1 (0.15%) ABAP
12 1 (0.15%) VB
12 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (3.74%) ISEB
2 20 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.54%) CISSP
4 15 (2.25%) Degree
5 14 (2.10%) ISTQB
5 14 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (2.10%) MCP
6 12 (1.80%) CISM
7 8 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.20%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.05%) CEH
8 7 (1.05%) GCIH
8 7 (1.05%) MCDST
9 6 (0.90%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.60%) EMCSA
10 4 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.60%) MOS
10 4 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.74%) QA
2 20 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.65%) SLA
5 8 (1.20%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.05%) AIFMD
6 7 (1.05%) UCITS
7 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (7.49%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.15%) Snort
4 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (1.80%) SCCM
2 9 (1.35%) SCOM
2 9 (1.35%) WSUS
3 5 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.60%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.45%) DameWare
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.15%) Puppet
7 1 (0.15%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 73 (10.93%) Microsoft
2 45 (6.74%) Oracle
3 33 (4.94%) CA
3 33 (4.94%) Cisco
3 33 (4.94%) SAP
4 21 (3.14%) IBM
5 20 (2.99%) VMware
6 19 (2.84%) ServiceNow
7 18 (2.69%) Citrix
8 14 (2.10%) LANDesk
9 11 (1.65%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.65%) Remedy
10 10 (1.50%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.20%) Wyse
12 6 (0.90%) F5
12 6 (0.90%) Intel Security
13 5 (0.75%) Apple
13 5 (0.75%) hybris
13 5 (0.75%) Tableau
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