Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 24 34
Rank change year-on-year -19 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 141 177 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.44% 6.07% 4.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.33% 20.23% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 92 101
Manchester median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £191 £272 £163
90th Percentile £550 £636 £538
North West median daily rate £375 £410 £389
% change year-on-year -8.54% +5.47% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 6
Manchester median hourly rate £17.49 £14.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.62% +6.66% +13.29%
10th Percentile £11.88 £12.11 £9.39
90th Percentile £32.00 £30.21 £63.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +114.29% -6.67%

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 984 875 1,247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.97% 29.99% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 525 765
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £219 £170 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 39 34
Manchester median hourly rate £26.21 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.92% +31.03% +11.54%
10th Percentile £12.74 £11.35 £11.38
90th Percentile £32.50 £42.55 £34.28
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £20.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +12.93% +28.13% -4.95%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +1 17 £250 -37.50% 3
Rochdale - 4 - - 3
Bolton +4 3 £200 - 1
Stockport +3 3 £475 +11.76% 5
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 72 (51.06%) Problem-Solving
2 36 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 26 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (17.02%) Analytics
5 23 (16.31%) SAP
6 22 (15.60%) Finance
7 20 (14.18%) ITIL
7 20 (14.18%) SQL
8 18 (12.77%) Windows
9 17 (12.06%) Service Management
9 17 (12.06%) Degree
10 16 (11.35%) Management Information System
10 16 (11.35%) Data Management
10 16 (11.35%) NetWeaver
11 15 (10.64%) SAP BW
12 14 (9.93%) Oracle
12 14 (9.93%) Unix
12 14 (9.93%) LAN
12 14 (9.93%) WAN
12 14 (9.93%) Change Management
12 14 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (9.22%) Web Dynpro
13 13 (9.22%) VMware
13 13 (9.22%) Data Modelling
13 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Office
13 13 (9.22%) TCP/IP
13 13 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (9.22%) HP
13 13 (9.22%) Computer Science
13 13 (9.22%) Business Development

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 (11.35%) NetWeaver
2 7 (4.96%) Confluence
3 6 (4.26%) SAS
4 5 (3.55%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.84%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.84%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.13%) CMS
6 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.42%) Drupal
7 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.42%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.42%) SAP Portal
7 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.42%) WordPress
8 1 (0.71%) IIS
8 1 (0.71%) JBoss
8 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.84%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.71%) Magento
3 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.71%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.71%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.51%) Google Analytics
2 10 (7.09%) Office 365
3 8 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.84%) GitHub
4 4 (2.84%) Google Tag Manager
4 4 (2.84%) IaaS
5 2 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.42%) PaaS
5 2 (1.42%) SaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.93%) LAN
1 14 (9.93%) WAN
2 13 (9.22%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.09%) DNS
4 8 (5.67%) DHCP
4 8 (5.67%) SMS
5 7 (4.96%) Firewall
5 7 (4.96%) Internet
5 7 (4.96%) VoIP
6 6 (4.26%) SSL
7 5 (3.55%) ISDN
7 5 (3.55%) MPLS
7 5 (3.55%) VLAN
7 5 (3.55%) VPN
8 4 (2.84%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (2.84%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.84%) PBX
8 4 (2.84%) SAN
9 3 (2.13%) HTTP
9 3 (2.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.64%) SAP BW
2 9 (6.38%) Big Data
2 9 (6.38%) DB2
2 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.67%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.96%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.96%) HBase
5 6 (4.26%) Apache Hive
5 6 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.26%) Pentaho
6 4 (2.84%) Data Lake
6 4 (2.84%) RavenDB
7 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.42%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.42%) GIS
8 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.42%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 11 (7.80%) Eclipse
1 11 (7.80%) JIRA
2 6 (4.26%) ERwin
3 5 (3.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.13%) GitLab
4 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.71%) PyCharm
5 1 (0.71%) Selenium
5 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.71%) Subversion
5 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (15.60%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Games
2 8 (5.67%) Manufacturing
2 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.26%) Marketing
4 5 (3.55%) Banking
5 3 (2.13%) Retail
6 2 (1.42%) Electronics
6 2 (1.42%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.42%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (31.91%) Analyst
2 23 (16.31%) Developer
3 12 (8.51%) SAP Analyst
4 8 (5.67%) Business Analyst
5 7 (4.96%) IT Analyst
6 6 (4.26%) Data Analyst
7 5 (3.55%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (3.55%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.55%) SAP Developer
7 5 (3.55%) Tester
8 4 (2.84%) ABAP Developer
8 4 (2.84%) Administrator
8 4 (2.84%) Architect
8 4 (2.84%) Data Architect
8 4 (2.84%) Network Engineer
8 4 (2.84%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (2.84%) User Researcher
8 4 (2.84%) Web Content Officer
8 4 (2.84%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.22%) Web Dynpro
2 11 (7.80%) CSS
2 11 (7.80%) HTML
2 11 (7.80%) SAPUI5
3 7 (4.96%) .NET
4 6 (4.26%) HTML5
4 6 (4.26%) SOAP
4 6 (4.26%) XML
5 5 (3.55%) CSS3
5 5 (3.55%) RESTful
5 5 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET Core
6 4 (2.84%) jQuery
6 4 (2.84%) Web Services
7 3 (2.13%) Middleware
7 3 (2.13%) Node.js
7 3 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.42%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (1.42%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.22%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.38%) User Experience
4 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.55%) Mobile Games
6 4 (2.84%) Blog
6 4 (2.84%) Clustering
6 4 (2.84%) Life Science
6 4 (2.84%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.13%) NHS
7 3 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.13%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.42%) Online Games
9 1 (0.71%) Robotics
9 1 (0.71%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.77%) Windows
2 14 (9.93%) Unix
3 10 (7.09%) Linux
4 7 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.26%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.55%) Android
7 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.13%) AIX
8 3 (2.13%) Solaris
9 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.42%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (51.06%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.02%) Analytics
4 20 (14.18%) ITIL
5 17 (12.06%) Service Management
6 16 (11.35%) Data Management
7 14 (9.93%) Change Management
7 14 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (9.22%) Business Development
8 13 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (9.22%) Data Modelling
9 12 (8.51%) Problem Management
9 12 (8.51%) Workflow
10 11 (7.80%) Analytical Thinking
10 11 (7.80%) Open Source
11 10 (7.09%) ITSM
12 9 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (6.38%) Visualisation
13 8 (5.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.18%) SQL
2 11 (7.80%) ABAP
3 9 (6.38%) Java
3 9 (6.38%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.26%) Python
5 5 (3.55%) C#
6 4 (2.84%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.84%) R
7 2 (1.42%) Go
7 2 (1.42%) Jython
7 2 (1.42%) Perl
7 2 (1.42%) PHP
7 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (12.06%) Degree
2 10 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (4.96%) CCNA
5 5 (3.55%) CCNP
6 4 (2.84%) ISEB
6 4 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.13%) MCSE
7 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.42%) MCP
9 1 (0.71%) Analytics IQ
9 1 (0.71%) APMP
9 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.71%) GIAC
9 1 (0.71%) HP APS
9 1 (0.71%) PhD
9 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) QA
2 9 (6.38%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.13%) SLA
4 2 (1.42%) WCAG
5 1 (0.71%) GCP
5 1 (0.71%) GDPR
5 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.84%) Docker
4 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (3.55%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.55%) SCCM
3 4 (2.84%) Grafana
3 4 (2.84%) Prometheus
3 4 (2.84%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.13%) WSUS
5 2 (1.42%) Kibana
5 2 (1.42%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.42%) NetApp OnCommand
5 2 (1.42%) Puppet
5 2 (1.42%) SCOM
5 2 (1.42%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.71%) Ansible
6 1 (0.71%) MaaS360
6 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.31%) SAP
3 14 (9.93%) Oracle
4 13 (9.22%) HP
4 13 (9.22%) VMware
5 12 (8.51%) Google
6 11 (7.80%) Cisco
7 9 (6.38%) CA
8 8 (5.67%) Tableau
9 6 (4.26%) Informatica
9 6 (4.26%) ServiceNow
10 5 (3.55%) BMC
10 5 (3.55%) IBM
11 4 (2.84%) Dynatrace
11 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.13%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.13%) Citrix
12 3 (2.13%) Remedy
13 2 (1.42%) Lotus
13 2 (1.42%) NetApp