Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 17 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 22.97% 19.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 22.97% 20.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Bolton median daily rate £325 £325 -
Manchester median daily rate £363 £363 £325
% change year-on-year - +11.54% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £12.99 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.47% -23.59% +21.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bolton
Contract vacancies in Bolton with a recognized job title 74 59 27
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 96.72% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 41 17
Bolton median daily rate £325 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £122 £126 £213
90th Percentile £506 £425 £535
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bolton median hourly rate - - £18.48
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +17.24% -7.94% +8.62%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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 9 (52.94%) Finance
1 9 (52.94%) Coaching
2 8 (47.06%) Technical Analysis
2 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Compliance Audit
5 2 (11.76%) Contract Management
5 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (11.76%) Law
5 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
5 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Process Management
5 2 (11.76%) SLA
5 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 1 (5.88%) Sage
6 1 (5.88%) NHS
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) VBA

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 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Power BI
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Coaching
2 8 (47.06%) Technical Analysis
2 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Compliance Audit
4 2 (11.76%) Contract Management
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Process Management
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
1 8 (47.06%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Sage
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau