The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Technical Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 87 51 79
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 18 40 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 2.63% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 2.75% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 1
Median daily rate £225 £340 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +195.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.04%
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
1753 1455 1193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.45% 95.60% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 794 617
Median daily rate £383 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 68 65
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Technical Analyst in the job title.

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 28 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Technical Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (66.67%) Unix
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 22 (52.38%) Linux
4 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 11 (26.19%) Solaris
5 11 (26.19%) Apache
5 11 (26.19%) Perl
5 11 (26.19%) Finance
6 10 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (23.81%) IBM
6 10 (23.81%) LAPP Stack
7 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (21.43%) VMware
7 9 (21.43%) AWK
8 8 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (19.05%) Java
8 8 (19.05%) ITIL
8 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
9 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (16.67%) SQL
9 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 6 (14.29%) Banking
10 6 (14.29%) Mainframe
10 6 (14.29%) Oracle
11 5 (11.90%) EMC VNX
11 5 (11.90%) J2EE
11 5 (11.90%) COBOL
11 5 (11.90%) DB2
11 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.19%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) BASE24
2 2 (4.76%) SAP SRM
3 1 (2.38%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) ATM
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) SMTP
2 4 (9.52%) SNMP
2 4 (9.52%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.90%) DB2
3 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) MS Access
4 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (11.90%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (11.90%) J2EE
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (9.52%) Middleware
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 5 (11.90%) EMC VNX
3 5 (11.90%) EMV
3 5 (11.90%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (11.90%) Tandem
4 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.52%) NHS
5 2 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Unix
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 22 (52.38%) Linux
4 11 (26.19%) Solaris
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.52%) AIX
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 4 (9.52%) Patch Management
2 4 (9.52%) Security Patching
2 4 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (4.76%) OO
4 2 (4.76%) Test Management
4 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (4.76%) UML
4 2 (4.76%) Use Case
4 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) ATDD
5 1 (2.38%) Load Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.38%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 11 (26.19%) Perl
3 9 (21.43%) AWK
4 8 (19.05%) Java
5 7 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (11.90%) COBOL
7 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.76%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.38%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) EMCSA
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCP
3 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) CISM
4 1 (2.38%) CISMP
4 1 (2.38%) CISSP
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (9.52%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) SCOM
2 4 (9.52%) WSUS
3 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.38%) DameWare
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) IBM
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (11.90%) EMC
6 3 (7.14%) Citrix
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.76%) SAP
8 1 (2.38%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) Kofax
8 1 (2.38%) LexisNexis
8 1 (2.38%) SaltStack