The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Business Analysis
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 43 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 58 67 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.11% 3.75% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 4.55% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 24
Median daily rate £375 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £43.43
% change year-on-year +17.54% -34.37%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1124 1474 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.72% 82.53% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 3398 2373
Median daily rate £400 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 64
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £40.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Manchester

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Manchester

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Manchester

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Manchester

Business Analysis
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 Business Analysis within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 - -
Oldham -1 1 - -
Salford - 1 £400 - 2
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Project Management
3 16 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (16.46%) Retail
4 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (15.19%) Banking
5 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.66%) SAP
6 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
7 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
7 8 (10.13%) Migration
7 8 (10.13%) Process Improvement
8 7 (8.86%) Manufacturing
8 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
8 7 (8.86%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.86%) ITIL
8 7 (8.86%) SQL
8 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
9 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.59%) ETL
9 6 (7.59%) Oracle
9 6 (7.59%) Change Management
9 6 (7.59%) Business Process Analysis
10 5 (6.33%) Use Case
10 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.33%) Virtual Team
10 5 (6.33%) User Stories
10 5 (6.33%) Requirements Management

Business Analysis
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 1 (1.27%) Moodle
1 1 (1.27%) Sakai
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle HRMS
1 4 (5.06%) SAP CO
1 4 (5.06%) SAP FI
1 4 (5.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.27%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.27%) IaaS
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
1 1 (1.27%) PaaS
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
1 1 (1.27%) LAN
1 1 (1.27%) SMS
1 1 (1.27%) WAN
1 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) SAP BW
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) DataStage
5 1 (1.27%) GIS
5 1 (1.27%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.27%) QGIS
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Retail
3 12 (15.19%) Banking
4 7 (8.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.80%) General Ledger
5 3 (3.80%) Marketing
6 2 (2.53%) Back Office
6 2 (2.53%) Local Government
6 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 59 (74.68%) Analyst
2 50 (63.29%) Business Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Banking Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.33%) Retail Business Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Functional Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Functional Business Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Liquidity Business Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle HRMS Business Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) COM
2 1 (1.27%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.80%) Life Science
5 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.27%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Project Management
2 16 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.13%) Migration
5 8 (10.13%) Process Improvement
5 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.86%) ITIL
6 7 (8.86%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.59%) Business Process Analysis
7 6 (7.59%) Change Management
7 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.59%) ETL
8 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.33%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.33%) Requirements Management
8 5 (6.33%) Use Case
8 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.33%) User Stories
9 4 (5.06%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) ABAP
2 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.27%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Degree
1 4 (5.06%) ISEB
2 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) APMP
4 1 (1.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) IFRS
2 1 (1.27%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) SEPA
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) SAP
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) Blackboard
4 1 (1.27%) hybris
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) Progress
4 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.27%) Yardi
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