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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 124 136 118
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 28 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.64% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.67% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 18
Median daily rate £355 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.24 £13.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.23% -55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.00 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £13.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.07
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.16%
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
3307 4001 2953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.35% 95.33% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 2379 1629
Median daily rate £389 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 200 190
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +10 25 £355 +1.42% 3
Cheshire +5 3 £319 -20.31% 1
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (40.00%) Unix
2 25 (38.46%) Windows
3 22 (33.85%) Finance
3 22 (33.85%) Linux
4 17 (26.15%) Project Management
5 15 (23.08%) ITIL
6 14 (21.54%) VMware
6 14 (21.54%) Java
6 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
7 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (18.46%) Virtual Environments
9 11 (16.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (16.92%) Business Analysis
9 11 (16.92%) Solaris
9 11 (16.92%) Red Hat
10 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
10 10 (15.38%) Oracle
10 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (15.38%) Open Source
10 10 (15.38%) Service Design
11 9 (13.85%) Patch Management
11 9 (13.85%) Bash Shell
11 9 (13.85%) Agile Project Management
11 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
11 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (13.85%) Use Case

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 8 (12.31%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) CICS
3 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) IaaS
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) ATM
2 3 (4.62%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) Network Security
3 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.54%) FTP
4 1 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.54%) LAN
4 1 (1.54%) OpenScape
4 1 (1.54%) SSH
4 1 (1.54%) WAN
4 1 (1.54%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) DB2
3 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.54%) Toad
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.54%) SOAP
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 5 (7.69%) EMV
3 5 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Tandem
4 4 (6.15%) Life Science
4 4 (6.15%) NHS
5 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.54%) Informatics
6 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Unix
2 25 (38.46%) Windows
3 22 (33.85%) Linux
4 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
5 11 (16.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (16.92%) Solaris
6 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Project Management
2 15 (23.08%) ITIL
3 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.46%) Virtual Environments
4 11 (16.92%) Business Analysis
5 10 (15.38%) Open Source
5 10 (15.38%) Service Design
6 9 (13.85%) Agile Project Management
6 9 (13.85%) OO
6 9 (13.85%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (13.85%) Patch Management
6 9 (13.85%) UML
6 9 (13.85%) Use Case
6 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
7 8 (12.31%) Security Patching
7 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (10.77%) Data Analysis
9 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.69%) Coaching
10 5 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) Java
2 9 (13.85%) Bash Shell
2 9 (13.85%) Python
3 8 (12.31%) SQL
4 5 (7.69%) COBOL
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.31%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (10.77%) MCP
4 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) DBS Check
5 4 (6.15%) EMCSA
6 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.08%) CISSP
6 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) CASP
7 1 (1.54%) CCIE
7 1 (1.54%) CCNA
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.54%) CISM
7 1 (1.54%) CISMP
7 1 (1.54%) CSSLP
7 1 (1.54%) MCITP
7 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.08%) QA
3 2 (3.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) SCCM
1 9 (13.85%) SCOM
1 9 (13.85%) WSUS
2 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (12.31%) Puppet
3 5 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.08%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.54%) DameWare
5 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.54%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) VMware
2 11 (16.92%) Red Hat
3 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle
4 8 (12.31%) SaltStack
5 6 (9.23%) IBM
6 5 (7.69%) Citrix
6 5 (7.69%) EMC
7 3 (4.62%) HP
8 2 (3.08%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco
9 1 (1.54%) Dell
9 1 (1.54%) IronPort
9 1 (1.54%) Kofax
9 1 (1.54%) LexisNexis
9 1 (1.54%) Wyse