The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 79 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£313 £279 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% +55.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £343 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -65.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £13.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.24% -20.85%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1181 1066 1242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.24% 93.59% 90.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 536 602
Average daily rate £330 £333 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 85 104
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.30 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Analyst
North West

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
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Technical Analyst
North West

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) CISMP
2 3 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) PKI
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) RACF
3 2 (22.22%) IKE
3 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) IPv4
4 1 (11.11%) OpenView
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (11.11%) Nortel
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) RIP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) PSTN

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) IKE
1 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (11.11%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) RIP
2 1 (11.11%) IPv4
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) PSTN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISMP
2 2 (22.22%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView
1 1 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Nortel
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) BT
2 1 (11.11%) Mitel
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