The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 System Analyst
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 102 86
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.057% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.060% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £350 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +25.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.47

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1279 1676 1442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.63% 94.85% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 993 846
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 37 62
Median hourly rate £14.38 £12.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £28.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in Manchester

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in Manchester

Business Systems Analyst
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 Systems Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 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 - 1 - -
Business Systems Analyst
North West

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Business Systems Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (30.00%) ResourceLink
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) API Integration
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (10.00%) Yardi

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
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 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
4 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (10.00%) Yardi