Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 25 26
Rank change year-on-year -34 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 112 171 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.81% 6.15% 5.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.02% 20.43% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 87 93
Manchester median daily rate £375 £448 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.20% +19.33% -
10th Percentile £186 £290 £178
90th Percentile £488 £675 £566
North West median daily rate £388 £430 £388
% change year-on-year -9.88% +10.97% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 8
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £14.46 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.02% +6.74% +8.38%
10th Percentile £12.21 £12.89 £12.08
90th Percentile £26.26 £55.00 £14.75
North West median hourly rate £24.60 £22.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year +10.09% +54.10% -27.50%

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 860 837 1,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 29.22% 30.12% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 498 657
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £191 £169 £271
90th Percentile £545 £600 £571
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 58 26
Manchester median hourly rate £20.88 £19.75 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.72% +40.59% -17.37%
10th Percentile £13.81 £13.29 £11.33
90th Percentile £31.90 £33.68 £28.03
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +31.25% -8.57%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +3 6 £425 +254.17%
Salford -8 5 £154 -61.50% 3
Rochdale -1 2 - - 1
Stockport +2 1 £638 +112.50% 8
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 54 (48.21%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (29.46%) Microsoft
3 27 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (23.21%) SQL
5 21 (18.75%) Windows
6 18 (16.07%) Analytics
7 16 (14.29%) CSS
7 16 (14.29%) HTML
8 15 (13.39%) .NET
9 14 (12.50%) Java
9 14 (12.50%) HP
9 14 (12.50%) Degree
9 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (11.61%) SAP
10 13 (11.61%) VMware
11 12 (10.71%) ITIL
11 12 (10.71%) Linux
11 12 (10.71%) Active Directory
11 12 (10.71%) SAP BW
11 12 (10.71%) NetWeaver
11 12 (10.71%) HTML5
11 12 (10.71%) Windows Server
12 11 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (9.82%) C#
12 11 (9.82%) Finance
12 11 (9.82%) Change Management
12 11 (9.82%) Decision-Making
13 10 (8.93%) TDD
13 10 (8.93%) TCP/IP
13 10 (8.93%) jQuery

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 12 (10.71%) NetWeaver
2 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.57%) Confluence
4 3 (2.68%) Drupal
5 2 (1.79%) Apache
5 2 (1.79%) CMS
5 2 (1.79%) JBoss
5 2 (1.79%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.79%) SAS
5 2 (1.79%) WordPress
6 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.04%) Google Analytics
3 7 (6.25%) GitHub
4 5 (4.46%) Office 365
5 4 (3.57%) Google Tag Manager
5 4 (3.57%) IaaS
6 2 (1.79%) PaaS
6 2 (1.79%) SaaS
7 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.25%) Internet
2 7 (6.25%) SAN
3 6 (5.36%) DNS
4 5 (4.46%) DHCP
4 5 (4.46%) LAN
4 5 (4.46%) WAN
5 4 (3.57%) SSL
6 3 (2.68%) Firewall
6 3 (2.68%) ISDN
6 3 (2.68%) MPLS
6 3 (2.68%) VLAN
6 3 (2.68%) VPN
7 2 (1.79%) IGMP
7 2 (1.79%) IKE
7 2 (1.79%) IPsec
7 2 (1.79%) PPP
7 2 (1.79%) SSH
7 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) SAP BW
2 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.14%) DB2
4 7 (6.25%) RavenDB
5 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.89%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.89%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.89%) Essbase
6 1 (0.89%) GIS
6 1 (0.89%) MySQL
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Smart View
6 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.89%) Power BI
6 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.89%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.36%) Eclipse
2 6 (5.36%) JIRA
3 3 (2.68%) AdminStudio
3 3 (2.68%) MSI
4 2 (1.79%) Selenium
5 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.89%) Katalon Studio
5 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.89%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.68%) Marketing
2 3 (2.68%) Retail
3 2 (1.79%) Games
3 2 (1.79%) Law
3 2 (1.79%) Legal
3 2 (1.79%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Back Office
4 1 (0.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (30.36%) Analyst
2 20 (17.86%) Developer
3 11 (9.82%) SAP Analyst
4 8 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 6 (5.36%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.36%) Tester
5 6 (5.36%) User Researcher
6 5 (4.46%) .NET Developer
6 5 (4.46%) SQL Developer
6 5 (4.46%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (2.68%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (2.68%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (2.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (2.68%) Architect
8 3 (2.68%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (2.68%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.29%) CSS
1 16 (14.29%) HTML
2 15 (13.39%) .NET
3 12 (10.71%) HTML5
4 10 (8.93%) jQuery
5 9 (8.04%) SOAP
6 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (7.14%) XML
7 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
7 7 (6.25%) CSS3
7 7 (6.25%) RESTful
7 7 (6.25%) Web Services
8 6 (5.36%) SAP Basis
8 6 (5.36%) SAPUI5
8 6 (5.36%) Web Dynpro
9 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.68%) Node.js
10 3 (2.68%) REST
11 2 (1.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) User Experience
2 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.36%) Semantic Web
4 5 (4.46%) NHS
5 4 (3.57%) Blog
5 4 (3.57%) Clustering
5 4 (3.57%) CMDB
6 3 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.79%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.79%) PMI
7 2 (1.79%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.89%) EPoS
8 1 (0.89%) Life Science
8 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.89%) Replication
8 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.75%) Windows
2 12 (10.71%) Linux
2 12 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.93%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.46%) Unix
5 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.68%) Solaris
7 2 (1.79%) AIX
7 2 (1.79%) HPUX
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.21%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.07%) Analytics
4 12 (10.71%) ITIL
5 11 (9.82%) Change Management
5 11 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (9.82%) Decision-Making
6 10 (8.93%) TDD
7 8 (7.14%) Data Management
7 8 (7.14%) ITSM
7 8 (7.14%) Service Management
8 7 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
8 7 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 7 (6.25%) Project Management
8 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.36%) Business Development
9 6 (5.36%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.36%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.36%) Ontologies
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.21%) SQL
2 14 (12.50%) Java
3 11 (9.82%) C#
4 6 (5.36%) ABAP
4 6 (5.36%) PHP
4 6 (5.36%) R
5 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.57%) VB
6 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.68%) ES6
6 3 (2.68%) Perl
6 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.79%) VBA
8 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) CCNA
4 3 (2.68%) CCNP
4 3 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.68%) MCSE
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.79%) HP APS
5 2 (1.79%) MCP
5 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.89%) Analytics IQ
6 1 (0.89%) GIAC
6 1 (0.89%) ISEB
6 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) QA
1 5 (4.46%) SLA
2 4 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.68%) PMO
4 2 (1.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.68%) vSphere
4 3 (2.68%) XenApp
5 2 (1.79%) NFS
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Grafana
1 5 (4.46%) SCCM
2 3 (2.68%) Prometheus
2 3 (2.68%) ThinApp
2 3 (2.68%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.79%) Nagios
3 2 (1.79%) SCOM
3 2 (1.79%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.79%) vRealize
3 2 (1.79%) WSUS
4 1 (0.89%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (29.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.50%) HP
3 13 (11.61%) SAP
3 13 (11.61%) VMware
4 9 (8.04%) Google
5 7 (6.25%) Oracle
6 6 (5.36%) Cisco
6 6 (5.36%) Dell
6 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.46%) Remedy
7 5 (4.46%) ServiceNow
7 5 (4.46%) Sun
8 4 (3.57%) BMC
9 3 (2.68%) Citrix
9 3 (2.68%) Dynatrace
9 3 (2.68%) IBM
9 3 (2.68%) StorageTek
10 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.79%) iManage
10 2 (1.79%) Nokia