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 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.

Data Analysis
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 86 60
Rank change year-on-year +26 -26  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 30 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.27% 0.89% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 1.07% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 17
Median daily rate £300 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £365 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +220.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.22 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +71.89% -13.37%  

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 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%  

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

Data Analysis
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 28 March 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

Data 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 Data 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
Stockport +1 2 £475 +58.33% 5
Bolton - 1 - -
Data Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 26 (59.09%) Finance
2 21 (47.73%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 10 (22.73%) Legal
5 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
5 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
5 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (20.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.64%) MS Office
9 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
9 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) HTML5
10 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (9.09%) WFM
10 4 (9.09%) Migration
10 4 (9.09%) ETL
10 4 (9.09%) CSS
10 4 (9.09%) HTML
10 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
10 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
10 4 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
11 3 (6.82%) User Experience
11 3 (6.82%) Front End Development

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 2 (4.55%) CMS
1 2 (4.55%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
1 9 (20.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
1 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) Lumira
5 1 (2.27%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.27%) QlikView
5 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) JUnit
1 1 (2.27%) Maven
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (59.09%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Excel Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (6.82%) UI Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.27%) ETL Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Information Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) CSS
1 4 (9.09%) HTML
1 4 (9.09%) HTML5
2 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.82%) Backbone.js
2 3 (6.82%) CSS3
2 3 (6.82%) React
2 3 (6.82%) RESTful
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (2.27%) Swing
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) CentOS
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
5 4 (9.09%) ETL
5 4 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) WFM
6 3 (6.82%) Front End Development
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (6.82%) Web Design
7 2 (4.55%) Change Management
7 2 (4.55%) Content Management
7 2 (4.55%) Data Management
7 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.55%) Scrum
7 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) VB
4 2 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (2.27%) GDPR
1 1 (2.27%) PMO
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
1 1 (2.27%) FreeIPA
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.27%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) WorldPay
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