The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 130 93 118
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 37 53 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 1.46% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.54% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 10
Median daily rate £375 £340 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £325 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Technical 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
3699 3452 2871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.53% 94.81% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 1950 1541
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 204 188
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Analyst across the North West region.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Analyst across the North West region.

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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 -35 18 £225 -33.82% 3
Lancashire +12 10 £450 +66.66%
Merseyside -5 5 £325 -
Cheshire -6 4 £433 +8.12% 1
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region featuring Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 39 (46.99%) Unix
2 37 (44.58%) Windows
3 34 (40.96%) Linux
4 25 (30.12%) Finance
5 22 (26.51%) Apache
5 22 (26.51%) Bash Shell
6 20 (24.10%) Project Management
7 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (19.28%) Java
8 16 (19.28%) Open Source
8 16 (19.28%) Service Design
9 15 (18.07%) Agile Project Management
9 15 (18.07%) Oracle
10 14 (16.87%) Perl
11 13 (15.66%) Banking
11 13 (15.66%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (15.66%) LAPP Stack
11 13 (15.66%) Use Case
12 12 (14.46%) Business Analysis
12 12 (14.46%) Waterfall
12 12 (14.46%) AWK
12 12 (14.46%) Python
12 12 (14.46%) Web Services
13 11 (13.25%) DB2
13 11 (13.25%) Solaris
13 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (12.05%) Data Analysis
14 10 (12.05%) IBM
14 10 (12.05%) UML
14 10 (12.05%) OO

Technical 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 22 (26.51%) Apache
2 5 (6.02%) CICS
2 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.02%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.20%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.20%) SAS
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) BASE24
2 2 (2.41%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.20%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) IaaS
2 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.02%) ATM
3 4 (4.82%) DNS
3 4 (4.82%) SMTP
3 4 (4.82%) SNMP
3 4 (4.82%) SSL
4 2 (2.41%) LAN
4 2 (2.41%) WAN
5 1 (1.20%) Firewall
5 1 (1.20%) FTP
5 1 (1.20%) HTTP
5 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.20%) Network Security
5 1 (1.20%) OpenScape
5 1 (1.20%) SAN
5 1 (1.20%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (13.25%) DB2
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.20%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.20%) MS Access
5 1 (1.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) JIRA
2 5 (6.02%) Subversion
3 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.20%) ERwin
4 1 (1.20%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.20%) Selenium
4 1 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.61%) Law
6 2 (2.41%) Retail
7 1 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) LAPP Stack
2 12 (14.46%) Web Services
3 5 (6.02%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (6.02%) J2EE
3 5 (6.02%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (4.82%) Middleware
5 1 (1.20%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.02%) EMC VNX
3 5 (6.02%) EMV
3 5 (6.02%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (6.02%) Tandem
4 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.82%) NHS
5 3 (3.61%) Life Science
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.20%) Informatics
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.99%) Unix
2 37 (44.58%) Windows
3 34 (40.96%) Linux
4 11 (13.25%) Solaris
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Server
6 7 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.82%) AIX
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Project Management
2 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.28%) Open Source
3 16 (19.28%) Service Design
4 15 (18.07%) Agile Project Management
5 13 (15.66%) Use Case
6 12 (14.46%) Business Analysis
6 12 (14.46%) Waterfall
7 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (12.05%) Data Analysis
8 10 (12.05%) OO
8 10 (12.05%) UML
9 9 (10.84%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (9.64%) ITIL
11 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.02%) SEO
12 4 (4.82%) Patch Management
12 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.82%) Test Scripting
12 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) Bash Shell
2 16 (19.28%) Java
3 14 (16.87%) Perl
4 12 (14.46%) AWK
4 12 (14.46%) Python
5 8 (9.64%) SQL
6 5 (6.02%) COBOL
7 4 (4.82%) C++
7 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.20%) C
9 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.20%) Ruby
9 1 (1.20%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) EMCSA
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.61%) MCP
4 2 (2.41%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.20%) CISM
5 1 (1.20%) CISMP
5 1 (1.20%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) ISEB
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.20%) MCITP
5 1 (1.20%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.61%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (10.84%) Puppet
2 5 (6.02%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (6.02%) SCCM
3 4 (4.82%) SCOM
3 4 (4.82%) WSUS
4 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.20%) Ansible
5 1 (1.20%) DameWare
5 1 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) IBM
2 10 (12.05%) VMware
3 8 (9.64%) SaltStack
4 7 (8.43%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.02%) EMC
6 4 (4.82%) Citrix
7 3 (3.61%) HP
7 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.41%) SAP
9 1 (1.20%) CA
9 1 (1.20%) Cisco
9 1 (1.20%) Dell
9 1 (1.20%) Informatica
9 1 (1.20%) Kofax
9 1 (1.20%) LexisNexis
9 1 (1.20%) Wyse