The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business System Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 83 101 94
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Median daily rate £375 £525 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +75.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00

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 1240 1696 1549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.87% 94.54% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 981 810
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 48
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) ResourceLink
2 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) API Integration
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Data Conversion
4 1 (12.50%) FMCG
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Yardi
4 1 (12.50%) APMP
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ResourceLink
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) FMCG
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) API Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Conversion
3 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Yardi