The table below looks at the statistics for the Information 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 Information Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Analyst
Rank 79 78 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.33% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.36% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£238 £150 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £265 £210
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +26.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -13.92%
Information 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
1284 1122 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.20% 93.81% 90.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 566 667
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 88 111
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Information Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Analyst in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Information Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Analyst across the Manchester region.

Information Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Information Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Information Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Information Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Analyst across the Manchester region.

Information Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Information 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 Information Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) NHS
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) VBA
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) Siebel
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Tandem
7 1 (6.25%) Banking
7 1 (6.25%) Billing
7 1 (6.25%) CISA
7 1 (6.25%) Firewall
7 1 (6.25%) Back Office
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) CISSP
7 1 (6.25%) zOS

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Information 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 Information Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Tandem
3 1 (6.25%) iSeries
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow Management
4 1 (6.25%) IT Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VBA
3 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) GIAC
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Siebel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Business Objects