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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 59 48
Rank change year-on-year -9 -11  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 22 45 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.67% 2.52% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 3.01% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 25
Median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £170 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +2.56% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.65 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.67% +12.22%  

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 1067 1496 1285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.89% 83.67% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 907 688
Median daily rate £385 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 - 1 £345 - 1
Salford - 1 £325 -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 19 (27.54%) Project Management
2 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 17 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 11 (15.94%) ITIL
5 11 (15.94%) Process Improvement
6 7 (10.14%) SAP
6 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
6 7 (10.14%) Degree
6 7 (10.14%) Marketing
6 7 (10.14%) User Stories
6 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (10.14%) SDLC
7 6 (8.70%) ServiceNow
7 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
7 6 (8.70%) Scrum
7 6 (8.70%) CRM
7 6 (8.70%) ITSM
7 6 (8.70%) Business Process Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
8 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
8 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.25%) Oracle
8 5 (7.25%) Banking
8 5 (7.25%) Use Case

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 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.35%) SAP CO
2 3 (4.35%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.45%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.14%) Marketing
3 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.25%) Banking
5 4 (5.80%) Legal
6 3 (4.35%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.90%) Advertising
7 2 (2.90%) Electronics
8 1 (1.45%) Local Government
8 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (62.32%) Analyst
2 40 (57.97%) Business Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Business Manager
4 8 (11.59%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) IT Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Project Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Change Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Finance Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) IT Change Manager
8 3 (4.35%) ITSM Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Liquidity Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) CSS
1 3 (4.35%) HTML
1 3 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.45%) COM
2 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.45%) Velocity
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (2.90%) Life Science
4 2 (2.90%) PMI
5 1 (1.45%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Unix
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Project Management
2 17 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 11 (15.94%) ITIL
5 11 (15.94%) Process Improvement
6 7 (10.14%) SDLC
6 7 (10.14%) User Stories
7 6 (8.70%) Business Process Analysis
7 6 (8.70%) CRM
7 6 (8.70%) ITSM
7 6 (8.70%) Scrum
7 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.25%) Use Case
9 4 (5.80%) BPMN
9 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.80%) Facilities Management
9 4 (5.80%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) ABAP
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.45%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.45%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) ISEB
4 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.45%) APMP
5 1 (1.45%) CISSP
5 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SEPA
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) SAP
2 6 (8.70%) ServiceNow
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) Citrix
4 1 (1.45%) Cognos
4 1 (1.45%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.45%) Snow
4 1 (1.45%) Wyse
4 1 (1.45%) Yardi