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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 79 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 27 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.49% 0.56% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.58% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate £400 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £315 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £525 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £26.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-56.60% +51.42%
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
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% -

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sale - 1 £450 -
Technical Analyst
North West

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (50.00%) Unix
2 17 (42.50%) Finance
3 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 15 (37.50%) Linux
4 10 (25.00%) Perl
4 10 (25.00%) Apache
4 10 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (25.00%) IBM
4 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
5 9 (22.50%) Banking
5 9 (22.50%) AWK
6 7 (17.50%) Java
6 7 (17.50%) SSL
6 7 (17.50%) SQL
7 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.00%) Subversion
8 5 (12.50%) Tandem
8 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
8 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
8 5 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (12.50%) BASE24
8 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
8 5 (12.50%) EMV
8 5 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (12.50%) Shell Script

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (25.00%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) BASE24
2 2 (5.00%) SAP SRM
3 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) SSL
2 5 (12.50%) ATM
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) SMTP
2 5 (12.50%) SNMP
2 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (7.50%) Wireless
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.00%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.50%) DB2
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (12.50%) J2EE
2 5 (12.50%) Middleware
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (12.50%) EMV
1 5 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 5 (12.50%) Tandem
2 3 (7.50%) IPTV
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Unix
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) AIX
3 5 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) UML
3 4 (10.00%) Use Case
4 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.00%) Kanban
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.00%) Threat Management
4 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.50%) Application Rationalisation
5 1 (2.50%) ATDD
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) Demand Management
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.50%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.50%) SIEM
5 1 (2.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 10 (25.00%) Perl
2 9 (22.50%) AWK
3 7 (17.50%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) COBOL
4 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) IBM
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Clearswift
4 1 (2.50%) VMware