The table below looks at the statistics 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 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 91 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.42% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£263 £313 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £313 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +233.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £13.85
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +23.24%
Technical 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
1514 1194 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.23% 95.29% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 669 528
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 60 85
Average hourly rate £13.73 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 31 (62.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (52.00%) QA
3 21 (42.00%) Migration
3 21 (42.00%) WAN
4 20 (40.00%) Cisco
5 18 (36.00%) SSL
5 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 18 (36.00%) Windows
5 18 (36.00%) Firewall
5 18 (36.00%) Clearswift
5 18 (36.00%) PKI
5 18 (36.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 18 (36.00%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (34.00%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (34.00%) ITIL
7 16 (32.00%) CheckPoint
7 16 (32.00%) Data Centre
7 16 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (32.00%) Kaspersky
7 16 (32.00%) CISMP
8 15 (30.00%) Citrix
9 14 (28.00%) CISSP
9 14 (28.00%) CISM
9 14 (28.00%) AppSense
10 12 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (24.00%) SIEM
11 11 (22.00%) Network Security
12 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (18.00%) LAN
13 9 (18.00%) CCENT

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) SAP HR
1 6 (12.00%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.00%) WAN
2 18 (36.00%) SSL
2 18 (36.00%) Firewall
3 16 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (22.00%) Network Security
5 9 (18.00%) LAN
6 8 (16.00%) VPN
7 4 (8.00%) SAN
8 1 (2.00%) Internet
8 1 (2.00%) Wireless
8 1 (2.00%) HTTP
8 1 (2.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Subversion
1 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) SAP Basis
2 3 (6.00%) JSON
2 3 (6.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) PKI
2 16 (32.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.00%) Fat Client
3 6 (12.00%) Thin Client
4 4 (8.00%) Life Science
5 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.00%) FMCG
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.00%) UNIX
6 4 (8.00%) Solaris
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Migration
2 18 (36.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 18 (36.00%) Kalman Filter
3 17 (34.00%) ITIL
4 12 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (24.00%) SIEM
5 8 (16.00%) Security Patching
5 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.00%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (12.00%) Workflow
7 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (12.00%) SAP Implementation
7 6 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.00%) BDD
9 1 (2.00%) Change Management
9 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Groovy
3 2 (4.00%) VBScript
3 2 (4.00%) VB
3 2 (4.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (32.00%) CISMP
3 14 (28.00%) CISM
3 14 (28.00%) CISSP
4 9 (18.00%) CCENT
5 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.00%) MCSE
6 4 (8.00%) CCIE
6 4 (8.00%) CCA
6 4 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (8.00%) CCEE
6 4 (8.00%) CCAA
7 1 (2.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (62.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (52.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.00%) MetaFrame
2 8 (16.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 8 (16.00%) XenApp
3 5 (10.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Cisco
2 18 (36.00%) Clearswift
3 16 (32.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (32.00%) Kaspersky
4 15 (30.00%) Citrix
5 14 (28.00%) AppSense
6 8 (16.00%) VMware
6 8 (16.00%) SAP
7 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.00%) Wyse
9 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (8.00%) EMC
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle
11 1 (2.00%) IBM
11 1 (2.00%) NetApp
11 1 (2.00%) Google