The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 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.

Data Analyst
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 83 64
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 18 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.29% 1.01% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.07% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 19
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.47
% change year-on-year +20.00% -18.78%  

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 1311 1688 1428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.64% 94.94% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2413 3655 3033
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £552 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 140 233
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.79 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.36% -7.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £30.25 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Manchester

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Manchester

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Manchester

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Manchester

Data 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 Data Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 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 - -
Salford - 1 £400 -
Data Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Data 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) Data Analysis
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (32.43%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (21.62%) Data Management
7 7 (18.92%) Data Quality
7 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
8 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
9 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (13.51%) Master Data Management
9 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
9 5 (13.51%) ETL
9 5 (13.51%) VB
10 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
10 4 (10.81%) Migration
10 4 (10.81%) Retail
11 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
11 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (8.11%) Statistics
11 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
11 3 (8.11%) XenApp
11 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (8.11%) vSphere
11 3 (8.11%) Analytics

Data 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 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.11%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.70%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
4 3 (8.11%) MS Access
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.41%) MySQL Workbench
5 2 (5.41%) Power BI
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (2.70%) QlikView
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) ERwin
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Android
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Data Analysis
2 8 (21.62%) Data Management
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.51%) ETL
4 5 (13.51%) Master Data Management
4 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
6 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
6 3 (8.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) VB
3 3 (8.11%) VBA
4 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) vSphere
2 3 (8.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Citrix
2 3 (8.11%) CommVault
2 3 (8.11%) IBM
2 3 (8.11%) NetApp
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.70%) Siebel
3 1 (2.70%) Workday