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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 200 367 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.79% 20.34% 17.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.61% 21.32% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 198 145
Median daily rate £339 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 21
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.14 £29.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -

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
1281 1721 1428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.75% 95.40% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 988 811
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 52
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +3 9 £342 +17.84% 1
Stockport +11 7 £263 -34.37% 8
Salford -3 7 £400 - 9
Oldham +3 1 - -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 102 (23.89%) Finance
2 66 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (14.05%) SQL
4 57 (13.35%) Windows
5 51 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (11.94%) Business Analysis
5 51 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (10.54%) Process Improvement
6 45 (10.54%) Microsoft
7 41 (9.60%) SAP
8 39 (9.13%) Oracle
9 37 (8.67%) ITIL
10 32 (7.49%) Banking
11 31 (7.26%) Retail
11 31 (7.26%) Migration
11 31 (7.26%) MS Excel
11 31 (7.26%) WAN
12 30 (7.03%) Linux
12 30 (7.03%) Project Management
13 29 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (6.32%) LAN
14 27 (6.32%) Active Directory
14 27 (6.32%) Unix
15 26 (6.09%) MS Office
15 26 (6.09%) Analytics
15 26 (6.09%) Cybersecurity
16 25 (5.85%) Manufacturing
17 24 (5.62%) Change Management
17 24 (5.62%) Firewall

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 8 (1.87%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (1.64%) SAS
3 6 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.94%) Confluence
5 4 (0.94%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.94%) NetWeaver
6 3 (0.70%) CMS
6 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.23%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.09%) MS Office
3 10 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.87%) SAP MII
1 8 (1.87%) SAP PP
1 8 (1.87%) SAP PP-PI
2 6 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.70%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.47%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.47%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.47%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.23%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.11%) Office 365
2 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.47%) SaaS
2 2 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.26%) WAN
2 27 (6.32%) LAN
3 24 (5.62%) Firewall
4 19 (4.45%) VoIP
5 18 (4.22%) VPN
6 15 (3.51%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.58%) Network Security
7 11 (2.58%) Wireless
8 7 (1.64%) DNS
9 6 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.41%) Unified Communications
10 5 (1.17%) Internet
11 3 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.70%) DHCP
11 3 (0.70%) Extranet
11 3 (0.70%) MPLS
11 3 (0.70%) NX-OS
11 3 (0.70%) VPLS
12 2 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.34%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (2.11%) Redis
4 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (1.64%) SAP BW
5 6 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.41%) QlikView
5 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.17%) DB2
6 5 (1.17%) Ingres
6 5 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.94%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.94%) Power BI
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.04%) JIRA
2 9 (2.11%) Selenium
3 4 (0.94%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.70%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.23%) eCATT
6 1 (0.23%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.23%) JBehave
6 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.23%) JMeter
6 1 (0.23%) LSMW
6 1 (0.23%) TestComplete
General
1 102 (23.89%) Finance
2 32 (7.49%) Banking
3 31 (7.26%) Retail
4 25 (5.85%) Manufacturing
5 19 (4.45%) Legal
6 10 (2.34%) Marketing
7 8 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.17%) Law
9 4 (0.94%) Games
10 3 (0.70%) Advertising
10 3 (0.70%) French Language
10 3 (0.70%) German Language
10 3 (0.70%) Local Government
10 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.51%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (3.04%) XML
3 10 (2.34%) Web Services
4 9 (2.11%) HTML
5 8 (1.87%) CSS
5 8 (1.87%) SAP XI
6 7 (1.64%) RESTful
7 6 (1.41%) .NET
8 4 (0.94%) SAP Basis
9 3 (0.70%) SAP TM
9 3 (0.70%) SOAP
10 2 (0.47%) COM
10 2 (0.47%) JSON
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.23%) J2EE
11 1 (0.23%) Java EE
11 1 (0.23%) MDX
11 1 (0.23%) Middleware
11 1 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.22%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.81%) Cyber Attack
4 10 (2.34%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.87%) FMCG
5 8 (1.87%) NHS
6 7 (1.64%) Life Science
7 5 (1.17%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.17%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.94%) User Experience
9 3 (0.70%) Clustering
9 3 (0.70%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.70%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.47%) AS400
10 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.47%) Handset
10 2 (0.47%) IVR
10 2 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 57 (13.35%) Windows
2 30 (7.03%) Linux
3 27 (6.32%) Unix
4 11 (2.58%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.17%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.47%) Android
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.23%) AIX
11 1 (0.23%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (11.94%) Business Analysis
2 51 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (10.54%) Process Improvement
4 37 (8.67%) ITIL
5 31 (7.26%) Migration
6 30 (7.03%) Project Management
7 29 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (6.09%) Analytics
8 26 (6.09%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (5.62%) Change Management
9 24 (5.62%) Test Scripting
9 24 (5.62%) User Stories
10 23 (5.39%) Service Management
11 20 (4.68%) Case Management
11 20 (4.68%) Scrum
12 18 (4.22%) Data Modelling
12 18 (4.22%) Use Case
12 18 (4.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (14.05%) SQL
2 13 (3.04%) Java
3 8 (1.87%) Python
4 7 (1.64%) VBA
5 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.94%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.94%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.70%) VBScript
8 2 (0.47%) C#
8 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.47%) RPG
8 2 (0.47%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.23%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.23%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.23%) C
9 1 (0.23%) C++
9 1 (0.23%) Jython
9 1 (0.23%) Perl
9 1 (0.23%) R
9 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.45%) ISEB
3 15 (3.51%) CISSP
4 14 (3.28%) SANS
5 13 (3.04%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.04%) SSCP
6 12 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.34%) Degree
8 8 (1.87%) CCNA
9 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.17%) CCNP
11 5 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.94%) CCDA
12 4 (0.94%) CCDP
12 4 (0.94%) MCSE
13 3 (0.70%) MCITP
13 3 (0.70%) MCP
14 2 (0.47%) CEH
14 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.81%) QA
2 10 (2.34%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.34%) SLA
3 7 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.70%) vSphere
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.47%) XenApp
6 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.75%) QRadar
2 9 (2.11%) Kibana
3 8 (1.87%) logstash
4 6 (1.41%) RSA enVision
5 5 (1.17%) Nessus
5 5 (1.17%) Nexpose
5 5 (1.17%) Nmap
5 5 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (1.17%) SCCM
6 4 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.70%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.47%) SCOM
8 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.23%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (10.54%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.60%) SAP
3 39 (9.13%) Oracle
4 20 (4.68%) Splunk
5 17 (3.98%) Cisco
5 17 (3.98%) IBM
5 17 (3.98%) VMware
6 15 (3.51%) Apple
7 10 (2.34%) Citrix
7 10 (2.34%) LogRhythm
8 9 (2.11%) Intel
9 8 (1.87%) Tableau
10 7 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.64%) Intel Security
10 7 (1.64%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.41%) ArcSight
11 6 (1.41%) NetWitness
12 5 (1.17%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.17%) Juniper
12 5 (1.17%) Qualys
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