The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 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.

Data Analyst
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 83 74
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 19 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.45% 1.17% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.24% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 15
Median daily rate £288 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £253 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £415 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £15.75 £18.38
% change year-on-year +9.96% -14.28%  

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 1246 1697 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 95.04% 94.54% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 982 821
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 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 49
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 £11.16 £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%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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
Altrincham - 1 - -
Data Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) Data Analysis
4 10 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
5 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (17.14%) Oracle
6 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 5 (14.29%) NetApp
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 5 (14.29%) VMware
7 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 4 (11.43%) Data Governance
8 4 (11.43%) Data Quality
8 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Data Mapping
8 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Quality Management
8 4 (11.43%) Retail
8 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.57%) SAS
9 3 (8.57%) IBM
9 3 (8.57%) Citrix
9 3 (8.57%) CommVault
9 3 (8.57%) ITIL
9 3 (8.57%) VB
9 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.57%) Data Mining

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 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.57%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) Data Mining
3 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Data Analysis
2 10 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.43%) Data Governance
3 4 (11.43%) Data Mapping
3 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Quality Management
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
4 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
4 3 (8.57%) Security Patching
4 3 (8.57%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) Statistics
5 2 (5.71%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) VB
3 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.71%) VBA
4 1 (2.86%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) vSphere
2 3 (8.57%) XenApp
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) NetApp
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) CommVault
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.86%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
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