The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 86 71 93
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.50% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.70% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £35.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+0.35% -43.20%
Requirements Analysis
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
977 862 943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.07% 72.13% 65.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 464 467
Average daily rate £338 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Requirements Analysis also 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 that cited Requirements Analysis.

1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) NHS
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) Information Management
3 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Market Research
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Publishing
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) CISA
5 1 (10.00%) CISM
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) DSDM
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) VPN

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Requirements Analysis also 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 that cited Requirements Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Business Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) NHS Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Information Management
3 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Market Research
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) DSDM
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) BCP
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISA
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Northgate