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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 87 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 21 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.16% 0.76% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.80% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
Median daily rate £355 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £380 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £345
% change year-on-year
- +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.24 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.23% -67.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.48 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +17.64%
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
1717 1747 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.65% 94.84% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 1012 805
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 71 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 - -
Technical Analyst
North West

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 18 (40.91%) Unix
2 17 (38.64%) Windows
3 15 (34.09%) ITIL
4 14 (31.82%) VMware
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 13 (29.55%) Finance
5 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (29.55%) Linux
6 12 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 11 (25.00%) Solaris
8 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (20.45%) Patch Management
9 9 (20.45%) SCCM
9 9 (20.45%) SCOM
9 9 (20.45%) WSUS
9 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
9 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (18.18%) SQL
10 8 (18.18%) Security Patching
11 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.91%) MCP
12 6 (13.64%) Java
12 6 (13.64%) IBM
12 6 (13.64%) Project Management

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 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) ATM
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.27%) SOAP
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
3 5 (11.36%) EMC VNX
3 5 (11.36%) EMV
3 5 (11.36%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.36%) Tandem
4 4 (9.09%) NHS
5 3 (6.82%) Life Science
6 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Unix
2 17 (38.64%) Windows
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 13 (29.55%) Linux
5 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (25.00%) Solaris
6 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
3 9 (20.45%) Patch Management
4 8 (18.18%) Security Patching
5 6 (13.64%) Project Management
6 5 (11.36%) Coaching
6 5 (11.36%) Supplier Management
7 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.55%) Change Management
9 2 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.27%) Change Control
10 1 (2.27%) Process Improvement
10 1 (2.27%) SIEM
10 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) Java
3 5 (11.36%) COBOL
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (15.91%) MCP
4 4 (9.09%) DBS Check
4 4 (9.09%) EMCSA
5 2 (4.55%) CISSP
5 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) CASP
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CISM
6 1 (2.27%) CISMP
6 1 (2.27%) CSSLP
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
1 9 (20.45%) SCOM
1 9 (20.45%) WSUS
2 5 (11.36%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.27%) DameWare
4 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) VMware
2 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.64%) IBM
5 5 (11.36%) EMC
6 4 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (4.55%) NetIQ
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) IronPort
8 1 (2.27%) Kofax
8 1 (2.27%) LexisNexis
8 1 (2.27%) SaltStack