The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Salford region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Manchester / Salford
Rank 18 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 7.81% 9.52% 19.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.06% 10.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £388 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £342 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +11.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford 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
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
62 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 96.88% 95.24% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 31 16
Median daily rate £425 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Salford region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Salford region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Salford region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Salford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) LAN
1 8 (44.44%) WAN
1 8 (44.44%) ELK Stack
2 7 (38.89%) QRadar
2 7 (38.89%) Case Management
2 7 (38.89%) Security Monitoring
2 7 (38.89%) Splunk
2 7 (38.89%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (38.89%) Patch Management
2 7 (38.89%) VoIP
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) VPN
2 7 (38.89%) Unix
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Apple
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (33.33%) SSCP
3 6 (33.33%) CISSP
3 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (33.33%) SANS
3 6 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
4 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
5 4 (22.22%) LogRhythm
5 4 (22.22%) logstash
5 4 (22.22%) Kibana
5 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
5 4 (22.22%) SIEM

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) LAN
1 8 (44.44%) WAN
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) VoIP
2 7 (38.89%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Redis
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) ELK Stack
2 4 (22.22%) RESTful
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (16.67%) NHS
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Case Management
1 7 (38.89%) Patch Management
1 7 (38.89%) Security Monitoring
1 7 (38.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 7 (38.89%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
4 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) SIEM
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CISSP
1 6 (33.33%) SANS
1 6 (33.33%) SSCP
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) QRadar
2 4 (22.22%) Kibana
2 4 (22.22%) logstash
3 3 (16.67%) Nessus
3 3 (16.67%) Nexpose
3 3 (16.67%) Nmap
3 3 (16.67%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Apple
1 7 (38.89%) Splunk
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) LogRhythm
3 3 (16.67%) ArcSight
3 3 (16.67%) Intel
3 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 3 (16.67%) NetWitness
3 3 (16.67%) Qualys
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow