The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analysis over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analysis
England / North West
Rank 126 155 137
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 10 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Median daily rate £325 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2176 3140 2634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.52% 82.24% 78.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1391 1894 1514
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 143 109
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Technical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Technical Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Technical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Analysis
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 Technical Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 +17 8 £325 - 2
Lancashire - 2 £319 -
Technical Analysis
England

Technical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Technical Analysis.

1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
1 7 (35.00%) Saba
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Coaching
3 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) IIS
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
4 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) SCCM
4 4 (20.00%) SCOM
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) MCSE
4 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) WAN
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft

Technical Analysis
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 5 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
1 4 (20.00%) VPN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Workstream Lead
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) HR Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Learning Management System
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Coaching
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 3 (15.00%) Use Case
6 2 (10.00%) Application Performance Management
6 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Security Hardening
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Saba
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Canon
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) Dell
3 4 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Symantec
4 3 (15.00%) EqualLogic
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (15.00%) Veeam
5 2 (10.00%) AppDynamics
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) HP