The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 332 282 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.04% 20.49% 18.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.54% 22.15% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 157 84
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£325 £308 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £121 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 24
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £19.75 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
1541 1273 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.00% 92.51% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 672 411
Average daily rate £363 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 87
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 2015.

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 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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
Altrincham +7 4 - - 2
Bolton -3 4 £225 -43.75% 1
Oldham -4 4 £285 -6.93% 3
Salford -4 3 £395 +5.33% 2
Stockport -5 2 £225 - 9
Stalybridge - 2 - - 1
Wigan +2 1 - -
Bury 0 1 £225 -14.28%
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 162 (29.14%) Finance
2 100 (17.99%) Windows
3 94 (16.91%) SQL
3 94 (16.91%) Microsoft
4 76 (13.67%) ITIL
5 64 (11.51%) Business Analysis
6 61 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 56 (10.07%) MS Office
7 56 (10.07%) Oracle
8 55 (9.89%) Active Directory
9 54 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (9.71%) Banking
10 52 (9.35%) QA
11 50 (8.99%) Migration
11 50 (8.99%) Retail
12 49 (8.81%) MS Excel
13 43 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (7.37%) Data Analysis
15 40 (7.19%) Citrix
16 37 (6.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 37 (6.65%) Windows 7
17 36 (6.47%) Cisco
18 31 (5.58%) WAN
19 30 (5.40%) SAP
20 28 (5.04%) Windows XP
20 28 (5.04%) Test Scripting
21 27 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
22 26 (4.68%) Firewall
22 26 (4.68%) Project Management
23 25 (4.50%) ITIL Certification

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 20 (3.60%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.88%) SAS
3 9 (1.62%) CICS
4 7 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.90%) IIS
5 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.36%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.18%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.18%) Lync
Applications
1 56 (10.07%) MS Office
2 49 (8.81%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.62%) MS Project
6 6 (1.08%) SPSS
7 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.52%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.44%) Maximo
4 7 (1.26%) Agresso
5 6 (1.08%) SAP HR
5 6 (1.08%) SAP Payroll
6 5 (0.90%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.54%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.54%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.36%) Exstream
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.18%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.26%) Office 365
2 5 (0.90%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.54%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.18%) Responsys
4 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.18%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.58%) WAN
2 26 (4.68%) Firewall
3 25 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (4.32%) SSL
5 20 (3.60%) Network Security
6 19 (3.42%) LAN
7 14 (2.52%) VPN
8 7 (1.26%) SAN
9 5 (0.90%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.72%) Wireless
10 4 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.54%) Symposium
11 3 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.54%) WLAN
11 3 (0.54%) Intranet
11 3 (0.54%) MPLS
11 3 (0.54%) OSPF
11 3 (0.54%) BGP
11 3 (0.54%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.62%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.26%) QlikView
5 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.90%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.72%) Base SAS
7 4 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (0.72%) MS Access
8 3 (0.54%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.36%) DB2
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (1.26%) SoapUI
2 6 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.72%) Selenium
4 4 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.72%) JIRA
4 4 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.54%) Subversion
6 2 (0.36%) MSI
6 2 (0.36%) Toad
7 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.18%) Moq
7 1 (0.18%) Hudson
7 1 (0.18%) Zephyr
General
1 162 (29.14%) Finance
2 54 (9.71%) Banking
3 50 (8.99%) Retail
4 18 (3.24%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.52%) Legal
6 13 (2.34%) Marketing
7 9 (1.62%) Billing
7 9 (1.62%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.26%) Advertising
9 6 (1.08%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.08%) Games
10 5 (0.90%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.90%) Electronics
11 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.72%) Back Office
11 4 (0.72%) Law
12 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.36%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.62%) .NET
2 7 (1.26%) SOAP
3 6 (1.08%) Application Packaging
4 5 (0.90%) Web Services
5 4 (0.72%) SAP Basis
6 3 (0.54%) XML
6 3 (0.54%) JSON
7 2 (0.36%) HTML
7 2 (0.36%) ISPF
8 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.18%) CSS
8 1 (0.18%) Middleware
8 1 (0.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.96%) PKI
3 16 (2.88%) NHS
4 10 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.62%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.44%) Data Integration
6 8 (1.44%) Life Science
7 6 (1.08%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.08%) Statistics
7 6 (1.08%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.08%) Blackberry
8 5 (0.90%) DTV
9 4 (0.72%) Informatics
10 3 (0.54%) Handset
10 3 (0.54%) Open Source
11 2 (0.36%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.36%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.36%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.36%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 100 (17.99%) Windows
2 37 (6.65%) Windows 7
3 28 (5.04%) Windows XP
4 23 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.80%) Windows NT
7 10 (1.80%) UNIX
8 7 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.08%) Linux
10 4 (0.72%) Solaris
11 3 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.36%) Android
12 2 (0.36%) zOS
13 1 (0.18%) MVS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (13.67%) ITIL
2 64 (11.51%) Business Analysis
3 61 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (8.99%) Migration
6 41 (7.37%) Data Analysis
7 28 (5.04%) Test Scripting
8 27 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (4.68%) Project Management
10 24 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
11 22 (3.96%) Change Management
11 22 (3.96%) Validation
11 22 (3.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 20 (3.60%) Service Delivery
13 19 (3.42%) Incident Management
14 18 (3.24%) Analytics
14 18 (3.24%) SIEM
15 17 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (3.06%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (16.91%) SQL
2 16 (2.88%) VBA
3 9 (1.62%) PL/SQL
4 8 (1.44%) Java
5 6 (1.08%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.72%) VB
7 4 (0.72%) C
7 4 (0.72%) Groovy
8 3 (0.54%) VBScript
8 3 (0.54%) C-shell
8 3 (0.54%) Korn
8 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.36%) JCL
10 1 (0.18%) Ruby
10 1 (0.18%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.18%) REXX
10 1 (0.18%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.18%) R
10 1 (0.18%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 25 (4.50%) ITIL Certification
2 24 (4.32%) CISSP
3 23 (4.14%) ISEB
3 23 (4.14%) CISM
4 20 (3.60%) CISMP
5 14 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.34%) Degree
6 13 (2.34%) CCENT
6 13 (2.34%) Security Cleared
7 12 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.08%) CCIE
9 6 (1.08%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.08%) CCNA
10 5 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.90%) CCA
10 5 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.90%) MCSE
11 4 (0.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.35%) QA
2 37 (6.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.52%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.16%) XenApp
3 9 (1.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (1.44%) MetaFrame
4 8 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.90%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.18%) RACF
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.18%) Xen
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.98%) SCCM
3 5 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.36%) SCOM
5 2 (0.36%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (0.36%) MOM
5 2 (0.36%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.18%) Oozie
6 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.07%) Oracle
3 40 (7.19%) Citrix
4 36 (6.47%) Cisco
5 30 (5.40%) SAP
6 25 (4.50%) Kaspersky
7 24 (4.32%) CheckPoint
8 22 (3.96%) Clearswift
9 19 (3.42%) VMware
10 15 (2.70%) AppSense
10 15 (2.70%) HP
11 7 (1.26%) Symantec
11 7 (1.26%) Teradata
11 7 (1.26%) Google
11 7 (1.26%) Avaloq
12 6 (1.08%) Wyse
13 5 (0.90%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.90%) Talend
14 4 (0.72%) hybris
14 4 (0.72%) EMC
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £170 - £180 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £150 - £195 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £19 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stalybridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £17.81 - £21.82 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £13 - £16 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago