The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 22 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 210 342 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.25% 18.66% 20.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.25% 19.64% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 192 173
Median daily rate £340 £346 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.80% +6.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 22
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £10.27 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £15.10 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1292 1741 1427
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.83% 94.98% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 1032 817
Median daily rate £375 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.72% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 36 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.54 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -9.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Bolton 0 11 £256 -21.23% 2
Oldham +1 4 £140 -30.00%
Salford +3 3 £350 +191.66% 3
Stockport -1 1 £310 +7.82% 5
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 109 (25.83%) Finance
2 73 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (14.45%) SQL
4 54 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (12.32%) Business Analysis
6 51 (12.09%) Windows
7 50 (11.85%) Microsoft
8 48 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (9.95%) Microsoft Excel
10 40 (9.48%) ITIL
11 37 (8.77%) Banking
11 37 (8.77%) Data Analysis
12 34 (8.06%) Process Improvement
13 33 (7.82%) Retail
14 32 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (7.11%) Project Management
16 27 (6.40%) Migration
17 26 (6.16%) Active Directory
18 24 (5.69%) Legal
19 23 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
20 22 (5.21%) SAP
20 22 (5.21%) Management Information System
21 21 (4.98%) Oracle
22 20 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
22 20 (4.74%) Service Delivery
22 20 (4.74%) User Stories
23 19 (4.50%) Change Management
23 19 (4.50%) CRM
23 19 (4.50%) E-Commerce
24 18 (4.27%) PRINCE2

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (2.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.42%) CMS
5 5 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.18%) SAS
6 4 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.47%) CICS
7 2 (0.47%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.24%) Apache
8 1 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.24%) Moodle
8 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.24%) Sakai
8 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (9.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (0.71%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.71%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.47%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.24%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.24%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.79%) Office 365
2 3 (0.71%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.24%) GitHub
4 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.55%) Firewall
1 15 (3.55%) WAN
2 13 (3.08%) Internet
3 12 (2.84%) LAN
4 10 (2.37%) DNS
4 10 (2.37%) VPN
5 9 (2.13%) VoIP
6 8 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.90%) Wireless
7 6 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.95%) MPLS
9 3 (0.71%) DHCP
9 3 (0.71%) Extranet
9 3 (0.71%) FTP
9 3 (0.71%) Network Security
9 3 (0.71%) NX-OS
9 3 (0.71%) VPLS
9 3 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.42%) Power BI
3 6 (1.42%) QlikView
3 6 (1.42%) Redis
3 6 (1.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.18%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.18%) MS Access
4 5 (1.18%) SAP BW
4 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.95%) DB2
6 3 (0.71%) MySQL
7 2 (0.47%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.47%) MySQL Workbench
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (4.03%) JIRA
2 9 (2.13%) Selenium
3 3 (0.71%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.71%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.47%) ERwin
4 2 (0.47%) JMeter
4 2 (0.47%) QAComplete
4 2 (0.47%) Ranorex
4 2 (0.47%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.24%) Appium
5 1 (0.24%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 109 (25.83%) Finance
2 37 (8.77%) Banking
3 33 (7.82%) Retail
4 24 (5.69%) Legal
5 11 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.61%) Marketing
6 10 (2.37%) Automotive
7 7 (1.66%) Law
8 6 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.18%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.95%) Games
11 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.47%) Advertising
12 2 (0.47%) Back Office
12 2 (0.47%) French Language
12 2 (0.47%) German Language
12 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.47%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.42%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (1.42%) HTML
1 6 (1.42%) Middleware
2 5 (1.18%) .NET
2 5 (1.18%) CSS
3 4 (0.95%) Web Services
3 4 (0.95%) XML
4 3 (0.71%) jQuery
4 3 (0.71%) RESTful
4 3 (0.71%) SOAP
5 2 (0.47%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.47%) HTML5
5 2 (0.47%) JSON
5 2 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.24%) COM
6 1 (0.24%) EDI
6 1 (0.24%) J2EE
6 1 (0.24%) Node.js
6 1 (0.24%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.90%) Virtual Team
4 7 (1.66%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.66%) NHS
5 6 (1.42%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.42%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.42%) Life Science
5 6 (1.42%) User Experience
6 5 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.18%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.18%) iPhone
6 5 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.95%) AS400
7 4 (0.95%) Linked Data
8 3 (0.71%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (0.71%) iPad
8 3 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.09%) Windows
2 17 (4.03%) Linux
2 17 (4.03%) Unix
2 17 (4.03%) Windows Server
3 12 (2.84%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.13%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.66%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.95%) AIX
9 4 (0.95%) Android
10 3 (0.71%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.47%) OS/390
11 2 (0.47%) Solaris
12 1 (0.24%) OS/400
12 1 (0.24%) VMS
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (12.32%) Business Analysis
3 48 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (9.48%) ITIL
5 37 (8.77%) Data Analysis
6 34 (8.06%) Process Improvement
7 32 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (7.11%) Project Management
9 27 (6.40%) Migration
10 23 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (4.74%) Service Delivery
11 20 (4.74%) User Stories
12 19 (4.50%) Change Management
12 19 (4.50%) CRM
12 19 (4.50%) E-Commerce
13 18 (4.27%) Analytics
13 18 (4.27%) PRINCE2
13 18 (4.27%) Scrum
14 17 (4.03%) Test Scripting
14 17 (4.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.45%) SQL
2 12 (2.84%) Java
3 9 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.90%) VB
5 5 (1.18%) C#
5 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.18%) VBA
6 4 (0.95%) C
6 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.71%) JCL
7 3 (0.71%) PHP
7 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.47%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.47%) COBOL
8 2 (0.47%) Perl
8 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.47%) Python
8 2 (0.47%) RPG
8 2 (0.47%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (3.79%) ISEB
2 14 (3.32%) Degree
2 14 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.13%) CISSP
4 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.42%) CCNP
5 6 (1.42%) SANS
5 6 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.42%) SSCP
6 4 (0.95%) CCNA
6 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.95%) MCSA
7 3 (0.71%) ACSP
7 3 (0.71%) HP AIS
7 3 (0.71%) MCITP
7 3 (0.71%) MCP
7 3 (0.71%) MCSE
7 3 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.08%) PMO
2 10 (2.37%) QA
3 8 (1.90%) SLA
4 7 (1.66%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) GDPR
7 1 (0.24%) IFRS
7 1 (0.24%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.42%) vSphere
3 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.71%) XenApp
4 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.42%) Kibana
2 6 (1.42%) QRadar
2 6 (1.42%) SCCM
3 5 (1.18%) logstash
4 2 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.47%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.24%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.24%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 50 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.21%) SAP
3 21 (4.98%) Oracle
4 14 (3.32%) IBM
5 12 (2.84%) Cisco
5 12 (2.84%) VMware
6 11 (2.61%) Apple
7 8 (1.90%) Citrix
7 8 (1.90%) HP
7 8 (1.90%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (1.66%) Splunk
9 6 (1.42%) LANDesk
9 6 (1.42%) LogRhythm
10 5 (1.18%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.18%) Intel
10 5 (1.18%) IronPort
10 5 (1.18%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.95%) Google
11 4 (0.95%) RightFax
11 4 (0.95%) ServiceNow
Salford, Lancashire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £330 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £100 - £150 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Rate: £11 - £14 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £140.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-op
Rate: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago