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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 75 56 82
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 11 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 1.76% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.87% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Average daily rate £300 £176 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -44.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £124 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £331 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -20.00%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1313 908 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.79% 94.09% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 405 640
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 83
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Technical Analyst
North West

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
1 8 (44.44%) SOAP
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) XSL
3 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) QA
3 5 (27.78%) CMS
3 5 (27.78%) RESTful
3 5 (27.78%) Jadu
3 5 (27.78%) HTML5
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) CISMP
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Mitel
6 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 2 (11.11%) Local Government
6 2 (11.11%) Nortel Meridian
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) CMS
1 5 (27.78%) Jadu
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (11.11%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
1 2 (11.11%) Nortel Meridian
1 2 (11.11%) IPv4
1 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
1 8 (44.44%) SOAP
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) XSL
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) RESTful
3 5 (27.78%) HTML5
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Kanban
4 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Code Coverage
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) PHP
2 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CISMP
2 2 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Mitel
2 2 (11.11%) BT
2 2 (11.11%) Nortel
2 2 (11.11%) Avaya
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Meru Networks
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) VMware