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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 118 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 21 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.72% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.79% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 9
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£325 £450 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.85%
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
2890 2518 2863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.95% 90.35% 91.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1702 1241 1448
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 183 189
Average hourly rate £15.13 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £40.57 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 -6 16 £325 +8.06% 7
Cheshire +1 2 £400 -13.51% 1
Merseyside -2 2 £319 +50.00% 2
Lancashire - - - - 2
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 14 (35.00%) SAP
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) CRM
3 10 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 9 (22.50%) Oracle
4 9 (22.50%) Windows
5 8 (20.00%) ERP
5 8 (20.00%) NetWeaver
5 8 (20.00%) SAP ERP
6 7 (17.50%) Migration
6 7 (17.50%) Finance
6 7 (17.50%) Project Management
6 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
6 7 (17.50%) Client/Server
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco
6 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.50%) Linux
6 7 (17.50%) DB2
7 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (15.00%) ITIL
7 6 (15.00%) CCNA
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.50%) Avaya
8 5 (12.50%) Nortel
8 5 (12.50%) CCNP
8 5 (12.50%) WAN
9 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
9 4 (10.00%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 8 (20.00%) NetWeaver
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) SAP ERP
2 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.50%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) IKE
3 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.00%) TETRA
3 2 (5.00%) IPsec
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) MPLS
4 1 (2.50%) BGP
4 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.50%) RIP
4 1 (2.50%) PSTN
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 7 (17.50%) DB2
3 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) MS Access
5 1 (2.50%) Informix
5 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) SAP Basis
2 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Client/Server
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Life Science
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.50%) CCTV
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) CRM
2 8 (20.00%) ERP
3 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 7 (17.50%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.00%) ETL
6 2 (5.00%) Information Security
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
6 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.00%) VBScript
3 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) CCNA
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) HND
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) RACF
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) OpenView
1 1 (2.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) SAP
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) Avaya
4 5 (12.50%) Nortel
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) Siemens
5 2 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) LexisNexis
6 1 (2.50%) Mitel
6 1 (2.50%) Aquila
6 1 (2.50%) Metastorm
6 1 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) AppSense
6 1 (2.50%) Remedy
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Unisys
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