The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 98 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 8 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 1.33% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.39% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 12
Average daily rate £438 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £293 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £433 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.74 £32.00 £27.20
% change year-on-year
-32.05% +17.64%
Senior 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
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Senior Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title.

1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Business Analysis
3 8 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (23.33%) UML
4 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 7 (23.33%) Banking
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (16.67%) Use Case
7 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Wireless
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) ISEB
8 3 (10.00%) MS Project
8 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (6.67%) QA
9 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
9 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
9 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.67%) Java
9 2 (6.67%) SQL
9 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior 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 Senior Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Intranet
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Ant
1 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Business Analysis
2 8 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 7 (23.33%) Service Management
3 7 (23.33%) UML
4 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.67%) Use Case
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
9 1 (3.33%) Change Management
9 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Document Management
9 1 (3.33%) eTOM
9 1 (3.33%) Release Management
9 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.33%) Test Management
9 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ACCA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) CIMA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) BMC
2 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft