The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £256 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 11 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 33.33% 52.63% 13.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 52.63% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Median daily rate £256 £325 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.23% -48.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £204 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £400 £925
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% +3.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 33 19 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 18
Median daily rate £338 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -0.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £149 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Bolton

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Bolton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Bolton

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Bolton over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Bolton

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Bolton

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Bolton region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 8 (34.78%) PeopleSoft
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (30.43%) Coaching
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Office 365
7 4 (17.39%) RightFax
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (17.39%) IronPort
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (17.39%) Intel
7 4 (17.39%) DNS
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
8 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) VBA
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (13.04%) Change Management
8 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
2 2 (8.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MS Access
2 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Power BI
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Handset
2 2 (8.70%) IVR
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Coaching
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (8.70%) Data Entry
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Business Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) VBA
2 2 (8.70%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
1 8 (34.78%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (17.39%) Intel
2 4 (17.39%) IronPort
2 4 (17.39%) RightFax
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) JD Edwards
3 2 (8.70%) Verint
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau