The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 124 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 18 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.47% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.50% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 13
Average daily rate
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£333 £338 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% +68.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £308 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £394 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £341 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 £18.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.66% +44.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%
Technical Analyst
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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
3148 2611 2175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.10% 93.65% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1707 1340 1067
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 207 179
Average hourly rate £19.35 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 8 £345 +10.40% 2
Cheshire +6 5 £325 -7.14% 3
Merseyside - 1 £275 -
Lancashire - - - -
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) Finance
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle
3 9 (23.08%) SAP
3 9 (23.08%) Windows
4 8 (20.51%) CRM
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
5 7 (17.95%) SAP BW
6 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 6 (15.38%) WAN
6 6 (15.38%) Migration
7 5 (12.82%) SAP ERP
7 5 (12.82%) ERP
7 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
7 5 (12.82%) NetWeaver
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.26%) Cisco
8 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
8 4 (10.26%) LAN
8 4 (10.26%) Linux
8 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.26%) DB2
8 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
8 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
8 4 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Subversion

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
1 5 (12.82%) NetWeaver
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP ERP
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) WAN
2 4 (10.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) TETRA
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) VoIP
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SAP BW
2 4 (10.26%) DB2
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Subversion
1 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) SOAP
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Basis
1 3 (7.69%) JSON
2 2 (5.13%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) CCTV
4 1 (2.56%) Life Science
4 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) CRM
1 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
2 6 (15.38%) Migration
3 5 (12.82%) ERP
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.13%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.13%) Time Management
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.13%) BDD
6 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Groovy
4 2 (5.13%) VBScript
4 2 (5.13%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) CCNA
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) VCP4
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
1 9 (23.08%) SAP
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) NetApp
5 2 (5.13%) Siemens
6 1 (2.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) Nortel
6 1 (2.56%) Mitel
6 1 (2.56%) Google