Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 132 94
Rank change year-on-year +40 -38 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 49 30 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.67% 0.85% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.90% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 42
Manchester median daily rate £375 £175 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +114.29% -46.97% +46.67%
10th Percentile £294 £113 £158
90th Percentile £488 £440 £434
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £15.24 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -19.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £15.25 £10.27 £13.90
90th Percentile £15.75 £18.75 £19.50
North West median hourly rate £52.25 £17.50 £50.80
% change year-on-year +198.57% -65.55% +111.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2785 3343 3619
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.46% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 2136 2088
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £233 £238 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 79 144
Manchester median hourly rate £17.22 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.72% -9.38% +8.47%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.20 £10.58
90th Percentile £41.10 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.11 £20.50
% change year-on-year +10.14% -21.43% +28.13%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 £375 -
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
Data Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 18 (36.73%) Data Analysis
3 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
3 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.49%) Migration
5 10 (20.41%) Finance
5 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (20.41%) Oracle
6 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
8 7 (14.29%) .NET
8 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 7 (14.29%) Power BI
9 6 (12.24%) Visualisation
9 6 (12.24%) Data Governance
9 6 (12.24%) Data Management
9 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (10.20%) SAP
10 5 (10.20%) Data Quality
11 4 (8.16%) Analytics
11 4 (8.16%) Data Structures
11 4 (8.16%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
11 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.16%) ETL
11 4 (8.16%) Retail

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 (6.12%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) Power BI
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) DTS
6 1 (2.04%) MS Access
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.04%) QlikView
6 1 (2.04%) SAS EBI
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) HTML5
2 1 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) NHS
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.04%) FMCG
5 1 (2.04%) Pricing Data
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Data Analysis
2 12 (24.49%) Migration
3 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 6 (12.24%) Data Governance
5 6 (12.24%) Data Management
5 6 (12.24%) Visualisation
6 4 (8.16%) Analytics
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.16%) ETL
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.12%) Master Data Management
7 3 (6.12%) Workflow
8 2 (4.08%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Scrum
8 2 (4.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.08%) VBA
4 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.12%) GDPR
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) SAP
4 3 (6.12%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) Capita
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) WorldPay