Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 31 30
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 154 148 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.75% 5.31% 4.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.16% 16.65% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 74 111
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £225 £143 £224
90th Percentile £613 £550 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Manchester median hourly rate £13.54 £21.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.55% +54.47% +21.17%
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.56 £9.36
90th Percentile £32.00 £23.00 £72.47
North West median hourly rate £13.54 £38.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -64.84% +92.50% +35.59%

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 1,016 889 1,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.37% 31.90% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 544 718
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £226 £170 £213
90th Percentile £563 £544 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 29
Manchester median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +51.72% +7.41%
10th Percentile £12.71 £11.29 £10.90
90th Percentile £32.50 £44.88 £31.40
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £18.94
% change year-on-year -4.55% +16.16% +16.55%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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
Salford +8 15 £263 -41.67% 5
Rochdale - 5 - - 3
Stockport +4 4 £425 - 10
Bolton +7 3 £160 - 3
Sale - 1 £350 -
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 66 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 42 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (23.38%) Finance
4 32 (20.78%) Microsoft
5 30 (19.48%) SAP
6 29 (18.83%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (17.53%) Analytics
8 24 (15.58%) Big Data
8 24 (15.58%) QA
9 22 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 21 (13.64%) SQL
11 20 (12.99%) Python
11 20 (12.99%) Manufacturing
11 20 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (12.34%) Data Management
12 19 (12.34%) Linux
12 19 (12.34%) Oracle
13 18 (11.69%) Google
13 18 (11.69%) Machine Learning
14 17 (11.04%) Marketing
14 17 (11.04%) Open Source
15 16 (10.39%) ITIL
15 16 (10.39%) Data Modelling
15 16 (10.39%) Programme Management
15 16 (10.39%) Degree
16 15 (9.74%) Digital Marketing
16 15 (9.74%) Test Automation
16 15 (9.74%) Electronics
16 15 (9.74%) Management Information System
17 14 (9.09%) Microsoft Office

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 10 (6.49%) NetWeaver
2 8 (5.19%) SAS
3 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.90%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.25%) Apache
4 5 (3.25%) CMS
4 5 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.60%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.60%) WebLogic Integration
6 3 (1.95%) Confluence
6 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.30%) SAP Portal
7 2 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.90%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) Magento
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.65%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.65%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.65%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.79%) Google Analytics
2 11 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.19%) Office 365
4 6 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.25%) GitHub
6 3 (1.95%) PaaS
6 3 (1.95%) SaaS
7 2 (1.30%) IaaS
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.65%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.65%) Taleo
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) LAN
1 11 (7.14%) WAN
2 10 (6.49%) SMS
2 10 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.84%) DNS
4 7 (4.55%) DHCP
4 7 (4.55%) Internet
5 6 (3.90%) VoIP
6 5 (3.25%) Firewall
6 5 (3.25%) FTP
7 4 (2.60%) SAN
8 3 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.95%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.95%) ISDN
8 3 (1.95%) MPLS
8 3 (1.95%) PBX
8 3 (1.95%) SSL
8 3 (1.95%) VLAN
8 3 (1.95%) VPN
9 2 (1.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.58%) Big Data
2 13 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.84%) DB2
4 9 (5.84%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.84%) SAP BW
5 8 (5.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.19%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.19%) HBase
6 7 (4.55%) Apache Hive
6 7 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (4.55%) Pentaho
7 5 (3.25%) Data Lake
8 4 (2.60%) MS Access
8 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.60%) RavenDB
8 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.95%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 13 (8.44%) JIRA
2 9 (5.84%) GitLab
3 8 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.55%) ERwin
4 7 (4.55%) PyCharm
4 7 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.25%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.25%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.30%) Selenium
7 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 36 (23.38%) Finance
2 22 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 20 (12.99%) Manufacturing
4 17 (11.04%) Marketing
5 15 (9.74%) Electronics
6 7 (4.55%) Games
7 5 (3.25%) Banking
8 3 (1.95%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.30%) Legal
9 2 (1.30%) Retail
10 1 (0.65%) Advertising
10 1 (0.65%) Back Office
10 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (28.57%) Analyst
2 22 (14.29%) Developer
3 17 (11.04%) Business Analyst
4 8 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 7 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 6 (3.90%) Architect
6 6 (3.90%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 6 (3.90%) Consultant
6 6 (3.90%) Data Architect
6 6 (3.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 6 (3.90%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (3.25%) Digital Analytics Specialist
7 5 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (3.25%) SAP Developer
8 4 (2.60%) ABAP Developer
8 4 (2.60%) Administrator
8 4 (2.60%) Service Analyst
9 3 (1.95%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.44%) CSS
1 13 (8.44%) HTML
2 7 (4.55%) CSS3
2 7 (4.55%) HTML5
2 7 (4.55%) Node.js
2 7 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (4.55%) Web Dynpro
2 7 (4.55%) XML
3 5 (3.25%) .NET
3 5 (3.25%) jQuery
3 5 (3.25%) RESTful
3 5 (3.25%) SAPUI5
4 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET Core
4 4 (2.60%) SOAP
4 4 (2.60%) Web Services
5 3 (1.95%) Middleware
5 3 (1.95%) React
5 3 (1.95%) Redux
5 3 (1.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.25%) Life Science
4 5 (3.25%) User Experience
5 4 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.60%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.95%) Clustering
6 3 (1.95%) Kindle
6 3 (1.95%) Mobile Games
6 3 (1.95%) NHS
6 3 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.95%) Semantic Web
6 3 (1.95%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.30%) Blog
7 2 (1.30%) Online Games
8 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.65%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.34%) Linux
2 12 (7.79%) Unix
3 9 (5.84%) Windows
4 8 (5.19%) Android
5 6 (3.90%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.25%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.60%) HPUX
7 4 (2.60%) SUSE
7 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.30%) AIX
9 2 (1.30%) Solaris
9 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 42 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.83%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (17.53%) Analytics
5 20 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (12.34%) Data Management
7 18 (11.69%) Machine Learning
8 17 (11.04%) Open Source
9 16 (10.39%) Data Modelling
9 16 (10.39%) ITIL
9 16 (10.39%) Programme Management
10 15 (9.74%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (9.74%) Test Automation
11 13 (8.44%) Business Analysis
11 13 (8.44%) Service Management
12 12 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.79%) DevOps
12 12 (7.79%) Problem Management
13 11 (7.14%) Change Management
13 11 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.64%) SQL
2 20 (12.99%) Python
3 11 (7.14%) Java
4 9 (5.84%) Go
4 9 (5.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.25%) ABAP
6 5 (3.25%) R
7 4 (2.60%) C#
7 4 (2.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 4 (2.60%) VB
8 3 (1.95%) Perl
9 2 (1.30%) C
9 2 (1.30%) Jython
9 2 (1.30%) PHP
9 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.65%) Ruby
10 1 (0.65%) Scala
10 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (10.39%) Degree
2 8 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.55%) ISEB
3 7 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.90%) CCNA
5 5 (3.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.95%) CCNP
7 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.30%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.30%) MCP
8 2 (1.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.65%) APMP
9 1 (0.65%) CBAP
9 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.58%) QA
2 12 (7.79%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.90%) GCP
3 6 (3.90%) GDPR
4 3 (1.95%) SLA
5 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (7.14%) Docker
2 9 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.30%) XenApp
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.84%) Ansible
2 9 (5.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.19%) Puppet
4 4 (2.60%) HP ALM
4 4 (2.60%) SCCM
5 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.95%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.30%) Kibana
6 2 (1.30%) MaaS360
6 2 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.30%) WSUS
7 1 (0.65%) Grafana
7 1 (0.65%) NetApp OnCommand
7 1 (0.65%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.65%) Terraform
7 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.48%) SAP
3 19 (12.34%) Oracle
4 18 (11.69%) Google
5 10 (6.49%) CA
5 10 (6.49%) Cisco
5 10 (6.49%) HP
6 9 (5.84%) Tableau
6 9 (5.84%) VMware
7 7 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 7 (4.55%) Informatica
8 5 (3.25%) Coremetrics
8 5 (3.25%) IBM
8 5 (3.25%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.60%) Citrix
9 4 (2.60%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.95%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.30%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.30%) Lotus
11 2 (1.30%) Symantec