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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 127 99 124
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 37 53 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 1.36% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.44% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 11
Median daily rate £408 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-34.61% +14.28%
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
3802 3677 2957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.67% 94.50% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2299 1973 1574
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 £263 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 226 200
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £11.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 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 6 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 -33 16 £263 -22.79% 3
Lancashire +11 10 £450 +66.66%
Merseyside +3 6 £375 - 1
Cheshire -9 5 £500 +25.00% 1
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 40 (48.19%) Unix
2 37 (44.58%) Windows
3 35 (42.17%) Linux
4 28 (33.73%) Finance
5 22 (26.51%) Apache
5 22 (26.51%) Bash Shell
6 20 (24.10%) Project Management
6 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (19.28%) Java
7 16 (19.28%) Oracle
7 16 (19.28%) Open Source
7 16 (19.28%) Use Case
8 15 (18.07%) Agile Project Management
8 15 (18.07%) Service Design
9 14 (16.87%) Perl
10 13 (15.66%) UML
10 13 (15.66%) Web Services
10 13 (15.66%) Banking
10 13 (15.66%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (15.66%) LAPP Stack
11 12 (14.46%) Waterfall
11 12 (14.46%) Business Analysis
11 12 (14.46%) AWK
11 12 (14.46%) Solaris
11 12 (14.46%) Python
11 12 (14.46%) DB2
12 11 (13.25%) IBM
12 11 (13.25%) Data Analysis
12 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.02%) CICS
3 5 (6.02%) 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 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.02%) ATM
2 5 (6.02%) DNS
2 5 (6.02%) SMTP
2 5 (6.02%) SNMP
2 5 (6.02%) SSL
3 1 (1.20%) Firewall
3 1 (1.20%) FTP
3 1 (1.20%) HTTP
3 1 (1.20%) LAN
3 1 (1.20%) Network Security
3 1 (1.20%) SAN
3 1 (1.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.20%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (14.46%) DB2
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.61%) 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 6 (7.23%) 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 28 (33.73%) 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
1 13 (15.66%) Web Services
2 6 (7.23%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (7.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (6.02%) J2EE
3 5 (6.02%) Middleware
4 1 (1.20%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.02%) EMC VNX
3 5 (6.02%) EMV
3 5 (6.02%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (6.02%) Tandem
4 3 (3.61%) Life Science
4 3 (3.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.20%) Informatics
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.19%) Unix
2 37 (44.58%) Windows
3 35 (42.17%) Linux
4 12 (14.46%) Solaris
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Server
6 7 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.02%) AIX
8 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (24.10%) Project Management
2 16 (19.28%) Open Source
2 16 (19.28%) Use Case
3 15 (18.07%) Agile Project Management
3 15 (18.07%) Service Design
4 13 (15.66%) UML
5 12 (14.46%) Business Analysis
5 12 (14.46%) Waterfall
6 11 (13.25%) Data Analysis
6 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 10 (12.05%) OO
8 9 (10.84%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (9.64%) ITIL
10 6 (7.23%) Test Strategy
11 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.02%) SEO
11 5 (6.02%) Server Virtualisation
12 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
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
6 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.82%) C++
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 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) EMCSA
2 4 (4.82%) ISEB
3 3 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.61%) MCP
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
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%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
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 16 (19.28%) Oracle
2 11 (13.25%) IBM
3 10 (12.05%) VMware
4 8 (9.64%) SaltStack
5 7 (8.43%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.02%) EMC
7 4 (4.82%) Citrix
8 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.41%) HP
9 2 (2.41%) SAP
10 1 (1.20%) CA
10 1 (1.20%) Dell
10 1 (1.20%) Informatica
10 1 (1.20%) LexisNexis
10 1 (1.20%) Wyse