The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Senior Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 109 103 115
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 46 66 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.47% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.54% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 53 19
Median daily rate £400 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £20.74 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+61.56% -8.85%
Senior Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3350 4279 2968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 95.17% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 2605 1693
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 213 196
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Senior Analyst in the job title.

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Analyst across the North West region.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Senior Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Analyst across the North West region.

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester -11 23 £400 +14.28% 4
Cheshire -13 12 £403 -10.55%
Merseyside +12 7 £400 +33.33%
Lancashire +17 4 £478 -4.50% 1
Senior Analyst
England

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Senior 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 North West region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (36.14%) Windows
2 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 26 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.12%) Unix
3 25 (30.12%) Business Analysis
4 24 (28.92%) Linux
5 23 (27.71%) Project Management
5 23 (27.71%) Open Source
5 23 (27.71%) Waterfall
6 19 (22.89%) Use Case
7 18 (21.69%) UML
7 18 (21.69%) OOA/OOD
7 18 (21.69%) OO
8 17 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (20.48%) Service Design
9 16 (19.28%) Python
9 16 (19.28%) JIRA
9 16 (19.28%) Agile Project Management
10 15 (18.07%) Oracle
10 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
11 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
11 13 (15.66%) Apache
12 12 (14.46%) Java
12 12 (14.46%) Bash Shell
12 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (14.46%) Patch Management
13 11 (13.25%) Puppet
13 11 (13.25%) IaaS
13 11 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (13.25%) SaltStack

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 13 (15.66%) Apache
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) JBoss
3 1 (1.20%) SAS
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP MDM
1 2 (2.41%) SAP MII
1 2 (2.41%) SAP PP
1 2 (2.41%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) IaaS
2 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) Firewall
2 4 (4.82%) LAN
2 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.82%) tcpdump
2 4 (4.82%) VoIP
2 4 (4.82%) VPN
2 4 (4.82%) WAN
2 4 (4.82%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.61%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.61%) Wireless
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Redis
2 4 (4.82%) GIS
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) JIRA
2 2 (2.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.20%) Appium
3 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) Web Services
2 5 (6.02%) ELK Stack
3 4 (4.82%) RESTful
4 3 (3.61%) .NET
5 2 (2.41%) SAP XI
5 2 (2.41%) XML
6 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.02%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (4.82%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.41%) Life Science
6 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.20%) EPoS
6 1 (1.20%) Equities
6 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Psychology
6 1 (1.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.14%) Windows
2 25 (30.12%) Unix
3 24 (28.92%) Linux
4 8 (9.64%) Solaris
4 8 (9.64%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.12%) Business Analysis
3 23 (27.71%) Open Source
3 23 (27.71%) Project Management
3 23 (27.71%) Waterfall
4 19 (22.89%) Use Case
5 18 (21.69%) OO
5 18 (21.69%) OOA/OOD
5 18 (21.69%) UML
6 17 (20.48%) Service Design
6 17 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (19.28%) Agile Project Management
8 12 (14.46%) Patch Management
8 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (10.84%) Data Analysis
9 9 (10.84%) ITIL
10 8 (9.64%) Migration
11 7 (8.43%) Information Security
11 7 (8.43%) Security Patching
11 7 (8.43%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) Python
2 12 (14.46%) Bash Shell
2 12 (14.46%) Java
3 6 (7.23%) SQL
4 1 (1.20%) C#
4 1 (1.20%) Perl
4 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.20%) Ruby
4 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.84%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.64%) MCP
4 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.23%) CISSP
6 5 (6.02%) SANS
6 5 (6.02%) SSCP
7 4 (4.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (4.82%) CFCE
7 4 (4.82%) EnCE
7 4 (4.82%) GCFA
7 4 (4.82%) GCFE
7 4 (4.82%) GIAC
8 3 (3.61%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.41%) ISEB
9 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.20%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.41%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) IAS 39
4 1 (1.20%) MiFID
4 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (13.25%) Puppet
2 8 (9.64%) SCCM
2 8 (9.64%) SCOM
2 8 (9.64%) WSUS
3 5 (6.02%) Kibana
3 5 (6.02%) logstash
4 4 (4.82%) EnCase
4 4 (4.82%) QRadar
5 3 (3.61%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
1 15 (18.07%) Oracle
2 11 (13.25%) SaltStack
3 9 (10.84%) Splunk
3 9 (10.84%) VMware
4 8 (9.64%) SAP
5 7 (8.43%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.02%) Apple
7 4 (4.82%) ArcSight
7 4 (4.82%) Dynatrace
7 4 (4.82%) IBM
7 4 (4.82%) LogRhythm
7 4 (4.82%) Rapid7
7 4 (4.82%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.41%) HP
9 1 (1.20%) Citrix
9 1 (1.20%) Dell
9 1 (1.20%) Tableau
9 1 (1.20%) Teradata
9 1 (1.20%) Wyse