Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 30 35
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 0
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 130 160 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.20% 5.48% 4.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.54% 18.31% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 84 97
Manchester median daily rate £375 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +7.59% +9.72%
10th Percentile £167 £241 £184
90th Percentile £533 £656 £574
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.11% - +0.70%
10th Percentile £11.76 £12.11 £10.10
90th Percentile £32.00 £30.21 £53.35
North West median hourly rate £22.89 £22.17 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.21% +58.38% -55.91%

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 960 874 1,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.00% 29.95% 33.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 532 787
Manchester median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -0.63% +9.74%
10th Percentile £194 £175 £250
90th Percentile £545 £588 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 51 34
Manchester median hourly rate £22.32 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.49% +31.03% +9.43%
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.79 £11.38
90th Percentile £32.25 £41.00 £24.97
North West median hourly rate £22.79 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +13.95% +25.00% -7.67%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -9 11 £250 -39.76% 1
Bolton - 6 £269 - 2
Stockport +4 3 £525 -28.08% 1
Rochdale 0 3 - - 6
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 65 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 38 (29.23%) Microsoft
3 31 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (18.46%) Analytics
5 22 (16.92%) SQL
6 20 (15.38%) Windows
7 18 (13.85%) SAP
8 17 (13.08%) ITIL
9 16 (12.31%) NetWeaver
9 16 (12.31%) VMware
10 15 (11.54%) Service Management
10 15 (11.54%) SAP BW
11 14 (10.77%) CSS
11 14 (10.77%) HTML
11 14 (10.77%) Finance
11 14 (10.77%) Degree
11 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (10.00%) Business Development
12 13 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
12 13 (10.00%) .NET
12 13 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (9.23%) Active Directory
13 12 (9.23%) HP
13 12 (9.23%) Workflow
13 12 (9.23%) ITSM
13 12 (9.23%) Change Management
13 12 (9.23%) Analytical Thinking
14 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (8.46%) Google Analytics

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 16 (12.31%) NetWeaver
2 6 (4.62%) Confluence
3 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.31%) Drupal
4 3 (2.31%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.54%) CMS
5 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.54%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.54%) JBoss
5 2 (1.54%) SAP Portal
5 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.54%) WordPress
6 1 (0.77%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.77%) SAS
6 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.31%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.77%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.77%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.46%) Google Analytics
3 10 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (6.15%) Office 365
5 7 (5.38%) GitHub
6 4 (3.08%) Google Tag Manager
6 4 (3.08%) IaaS
7 2 (1.54%) PaaS
7 2 (1.54%) SaaS
8 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) LAN
1 11 (8.46%) TCP/IP
1 11 (8.46%) WAN
2 9 (6.92%) DNS
3 8 (6.15%) Internet
4 7 (5.38%) DHCP
4 7 (5.38%) SMS
5 6 (4.62%) SSL
6 5 (3.85%) Firewall
6 5 (3.85%) ISDN
6 5 (3.85%) MPLS
6 5 (3.85%) VLAN
6 5 (3.85%) VoIP
6 5 (3.85%) VPN
7 4 (3.08%) SAN
8 3 (2.31%) 3G
8 3 (2.31%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.31%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.31%) PBX
8 3 (2.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.54%) SAP BW
2 9 (6.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.15%) DB2
4 7 (5.38%) RavenDB
5 4 (3.08%) Big Data
5 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.54%) GIS
7 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.54%) HBase
7 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.54%) QGIS
7 2 (1.54%) Spatial Data
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.77%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.77%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Eclipse
2 8 (6.15%) JIRA
3 7 (5.38%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.31%) AdminStudio
4 3 (2.31%) MSI
5 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.54%) GitLab
5 2 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.77%) ERwin
6 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.77%) Katalon Studio
6 1 (0.77%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.77%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.77%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 14 (10.77%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.85%) Retail
3 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Games
5 3 (2.31%) Marketing
6 2 (1.54%) Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (28.46%) Analyst
2 26 (20.00%) Developer
3 12 (9.23%) SAP Analyst
4 8 (6.15%) IT Analyst
5 6 (4.62%) Business Analyst
6 5 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 5 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 5 (3.85%) SAP Developer
6 5 (3.85%) Tester
6 5 (3.85%) User Researcher
7 4 (3.08%) ABAP Developer
7 4 (3.08%) Architect
7 4 (3.08%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.08%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.08%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (3.08%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (2.31%) Applications Developer
8 3 (2.31%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.77%) CSS
1 14 (10.77%) HTML
2 13 (10.00%) .NET
2 13 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
3 11 (8.46%) SAPUI5
4 9 (6.92%) HTML5
4 9 (6.92%) SOAP
4 9 (6.92%) XML
5 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET
5 8 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET Core
6 7 (5.38%) CSS3
6 7 (5.38%) jQuery
6 7 (5.38%) RESTful
6 7 (5.38%) Web Services
7 2 (1.54%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.54%) Middleware
7 2 (1.54%) PostGIS
7 2 (1.54%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.92%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.92%) User Experience
3 6 (4.62%) Semantic Web
4 4 (3.08%) Blog
4 4 (3.08%) Clustering
4 4 (3.08%) Life Science
4 4 (3.08%) Mobile Games
5 3 (2.31%) CMDB
5 3 (2.31%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.31%) NHS
5 3 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.31%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.54%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.77%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.38%) Windows
2 10 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 8 (6.15%) Unix
4 7 (5.38%) Linux
4 7 (5.38%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.31%) Android
6 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.54%) AIX
7 2 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.54%) Solaris
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.46%) Analytics
4 17 (13.08%) ITIL
5 15 (11.54%) Service Management
6 13 (10.00%) Business Development
7 12 (9.23%) Analytical Thinking
7 12 (9.23%) Change Management
7 12 (9.23%) ITSM
7 12 (9.23%) Workflow
8 11 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.69%) Data Management
9 10 (7.69%) TDD
10 9 (6.92%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.15%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.15%) Decision-Making
12 7 (5.38%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.38%) Project Management
13 6 (4.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.92%) SQL
2 11 (8.46%) ABAP
3 9 (6.92%) C#
4 7 (5.38%) Java
4 7 (5.38%) R
5 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.08%) Python
6 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.54%) VB
8 1 (0.77%) C
8 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.77%) Jython
8 1 (0.77%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.77%) Perl
8 1 (0.77%) PHP
8 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) Degree
2 9 (6.92%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.85%) CCNA
4 5 (3.85%) CCNP
5 3 (2.31%) ISEB
5 3 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.31%) MCSE
5 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.54%) GIAC
6 2 (1.54%) HP APS
6 2 (1.54%) MCP
6 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.77%) Analytics IQ
7 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.77%) PhD
7 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) QA
2 3 (2.31%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.31%) PMO
3 2 (1.54%) SLA
3 2 (1.54%) WCAG
4 1 (0.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.31%) XenApp
5 2 (1.54%) Docker
5 2 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.77%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.38%) SCCM
2 4 (3.08%) Grafana
2 4 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.08%) Prometheus
2 4 (3.08%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.08%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.31%) ThinApp
4 2 (1.54%) Kibana
4 2 (1.54%) NetApp OnCommand
4 2 (1.54%) SCOM
4 2 (1.54%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.85%) SAP
3 16 (12.31%) VMware
4 12 (9.23%) HP
5 11 (8.46%) Google
6 10 (7.69%) Cisco
6 10 (7.69%) Oracle
7 6 (4.62%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.85%) BMC
8 5 (3.85%) Citrix
9 4 (3.08%) Dynatrace
9 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.31%) Remedy
10 3 (2.31%) Tableau
11 2 (1.54%) AlienVault
11 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.54%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.54%) Lotus
11 2 (1.54%) NetApp
11 2 (1.54%) Nokia