Period
to 19 August 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 42 26
Rank change year-on-year -10 -16 +5
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 115 160 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.06% 4.92% 5.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.25% 16.10% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 103 91
Manchester median daily rate £413 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -8.54% -0.61%
10th Percentile £225 £178 £238
90th Percentile £550 £575 £588
North West median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Manchester median hourly rate £22.50 £17.49 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.64% -4.16% +34.24%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.56 £10.95
90th Percentile £25.29 £32.00 £39.00
North West median hourly rate £24.50 £14.80 £39.50
% change year-on-year +65.57% -62.54% +182.14%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 807 994 871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 28.50% 30.58% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 576 537
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £200 £219 £170
90th Percentile £600 £554 £566
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 39
Manchester median hourly rate £16.00 £25.22 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.55% +26.08% +37.93%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.83 £11.33
90th Percentile £24.67 £32.50 £50.00
North West median hourly rate £21.77 £19.52 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.57% -11.30% +29.41%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Manchester

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Manchester

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Manchester

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Manchester

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Manchester

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +6 19 £450 +150.00% 4
Salford -5 4 - - 2
Altrincham - 3 £413 - 2
Oldham - 1 - - 2
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 41 (35.65%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (25.22%) SQL
3 23 (20.00%) Finance
3 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.39%) Windows
4 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 20 (17.39%) Analytics
5 17 (14.78%) Microsoft Excel
5 17 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (13.91%) Degree
7 14 (12.17%) Project Management
7 14 (12.17%) Decision-Making
8 13 (11.30%) Active Directory
8 13 (11.30%) Python
8 13 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (10.43%) ITIL
9 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
10 11 (9.57%) Banking
11 10 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 10 (8.70%) Big Data
12 9 (7.83%) DevOps
12 9 (7.83%) Data Analysis
12 9 (7.83%) Java
12 9 (7.83%) Project Delivery
13 8 (6.96%) Public Sector
13 8 (6.96%) C#
13 8 (6.96%) .NET
13 8 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (6.96%) Retail
13 8 (6.96%) Validation

Analytical Skills
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 5 (4.35%) SAS
2 4 (3.48%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.74%) Confluence
3 2 (1.74%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.61%) SPSS
4 3 (2.61%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.74%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Google Analytics
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.35%) Office 365
1 5 (4.35%) Power Platform
2 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.74%) G Suite
3 2 (1.74%) Slack
3 2 (1.74%) Trello
4 1 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.87%) GitHub
4 1 (0.87%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) MPLS
1 7 (6.09%) WAN
2 6 (5.22%) DHCP
2 6 (5.22%) DNS
3 5 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (4.35%) IP Telephony
3 5 (4.35%) ISDN
3 5 (4.35%) LAN
3 5 (4.35%) PBX
3 5 (4.35%) SSL
3 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.35%) VLAN
3 5 (4.35%) VPN
4 3 (2.61%) VoIP
5 2 (1.74%) Firewall
6 1 (0.87%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.87%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) Big Data
3 6 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.35%) Power BI
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.61%) OLAP
7 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.74%) MySQL
7 2 (1.74%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.74%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.87%) DB2
8 1 (0.87%) DTS
8 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.87%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.87%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.22%) JIRA
3 4 (3.48%) JUnit
3 4 (3.48%) Maven
4 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.74%) Ant
5 2 (1.74%) Appium
5 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.74%) Gradle
5 2 (1.74%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.74%) Selenium
5 2 (1.74%) TestNG
5 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.87%) ERwin
6 1 (0.87%) LSMW
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Banking
3 8 (6.96%) Public Sector
3 8 (6.96%) Retail
4 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.74%) Electronics
6 2 (1.74%) Law
6 2 (1.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.87%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.87%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.87%) Publishing
7 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (31.30%) Analyst
2 15 (13.04%) Developer
3 14 (12.17%) Business Analyst
4 7 (6.09%) Architect
5 6 (5.22%) IT Analyst
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Developer
6 5 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 5 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.48%) Administrator
7 4 (3.48%) Graduate
7 4 (3.48%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (3.48%) Graduate Software Developer
7 4 (3.48%) IT Operations Analyst
7 4 (3.48%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (3.48%) Security Operations Analyst
7 4 (3.48%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.48%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) .NET
2 4 (3.48%) CSS
2 4 (3.48%) HTML
2 4 (3.48%) jQuery
3 3 (2.61%) REST
4 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.74%) React
4 2 (1.74%) Servlets
4 2 (1.74%) Spring
4 2 (1.74%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.74%) WCF
5 1 (0.87%) BAPI
5 1 (0.87%) COM
5 1 (0.87%) JSON
5 1 (0.87%) LAMP
5 1 (0.87%) Web Services
5 1 (0.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) User Experience
2 6 (5.22%) Smartphone
3 5 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.48%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.61%) NHS
5 3 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.74%) Analogue Electronics
6 2 (1.74%) Clustering
6 2 (1.74%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.74%) Life Science
6 2 (1.74%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.87%) IVR
7 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.87%) PMI
7 1 (0.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (2.61%) Linux
2 3 (2.61%) Windows 10
2 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.61%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.74%) AIX
4 1 (0.87%) MVS
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.87%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.65%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.39%) Analytics
4 17 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (12.17%) Decision-Making
5 14 (12.17%) Project Management
6 13 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (10.43%) ITIL
8 9 (7.83%) Data Analysis
8 9 (7.83%) DevOps
8 9 (7.83%) Project Delivery
9 8 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (6.96%) Validation
10 7 (6.09%) Analytical Thinking
10 7 (6.09%) Data Analytics
10 7 (6.09%) Migration
10 7 (6.09%) Process Improvement
11 6 (5.22%) Statistics
11 6 (5.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.22%) SQL
2 13 (11.30%) Python
3 9 (7.83%) Java
4 8 (6.96%) C#
5 6 (5.22%) R
6 5 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.48%) C++
7 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.48%) VBA
8 3 (2.61%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.74%) VB
10 1 (0.87%) ABAP
10 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.87%) C
10 1 (0.87%) Go
10 1 (0.87%) JCL
10 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) CCNA
3 5 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.35%) ISEB
4 4 (3.48%) CISM
4 4 (3.48%) CISSP
5 3 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.74%) CCNP
6 2 (1.74%) HNC
6 2 (1.74%) HND
6 2 (1.74%) MCITP
6 2 (1.74%) MCTS
6 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.87%) CNE
7 1 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.87%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.61%) SLA
3 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.74%) PMO
3 2 (1.74%) QA
4 1 (0.87%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.87%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (11.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) Docker
2 2 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.87%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.87%) Ansible
2 1 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.87%) Puppet
2 1 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.09%) Cisco
2 7 (6.09%) Google
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle
3 6 (5.22%) SAP
4 4 (3.48%) Minitab
5 2 (1.74%) Apple
5 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.87%) Adobe
6 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.87%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.87%) IBM
6 1 (0.87%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.87%) NetApp
6 1 (0.87%) Tableau
6 1 (0.87%) VMware
6 1 (0.87%) Zscaler
6 1 (0.87%) Zuora