The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 25 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.

Data Analysis
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 87 67
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 26 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.90% 0.91% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 1.10% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 22
Median daily rate £400 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.81% -38.66%  

Data 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 1095 1459 1158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.16% 82.57% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 878 687
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 33
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -4.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Manchester

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Manchester

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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 Data Analysis 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 - 3 - -
Salford +5 1 £400 -
Data Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data 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 Data Analysis.

1 32 (57.14%) Finance
2 28 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (46.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (30.36%) SQL
5 14 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 13 (23.21%) Legal
6 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
7 12 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (14.29%) VB
11 8 (14.29%) Data Management
11 8 (14.29%) WFM
11 8 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
11 8 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
12 7 (12.50%) Data Quality
12 7 (12.50%) Master Data Management
12 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
14 5 (8.93%) Time Management
14 5 (8.93%) Migration
14 5 (8.93%) MS Access
15 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (7.14%) Retail
15 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
16 3 (5.36%) Banking

Data 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 3 (5.36%) SAS
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (46.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.93%) MS Access
4 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 2 (3.57%) MySQL Workbench
5 2 (3.57%) Power BI
6 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.79%) Lumira
6 1 (1.79%) QlikView
6 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) ERwin
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JUnit
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (57.14%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Legal
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (67.86%) Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Data Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Excel Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Splunk Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) CSS
1 2 (3.57%) HTML
1 2 (3.57%) HTML5
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.79%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.79%) CSS3
2 1 (1.79%) React
2 1 (1.79%) RESTful
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.79%) Swing
2 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Android
1 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
1 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
4 8 (14.29%) Data Management
4 8 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
4 8 (14.29%) WFM
5 7 (12.50%) Master Data Management
6 5 (8.93%) Migration
6 5 (8.93%) Time Management
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Analytics
8 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Data Entry
8 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
8 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.36%) ERP
8 3 (5.36%) Project Management
8 3 (5.36%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) VB
3 3 (5.36%) VBA
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.79%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
2 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) JD Edwards
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) SAP
2 2 (3.57%) Splunk
3 1 (1.79%) Cognos
3 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.79%) Progress
3 1 (1.79%) Tableau
3 1 (1.79%) VMware