The median contractor rate for an Information Analyst was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 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.

Information Analyst
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 96 83
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Analyst 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.45% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.47% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £175 £250 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -7.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £275
% change year-on-year +21.42% +27.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -31.82% -18.60%  

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 1308 1696 1429
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.50% 94.91% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 1006 841
Median daily rate £375 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.79% +8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 38 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -9.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £28.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Information Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Analyst in Manchester

Information Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Analyst in Manchester

Information Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Analyst in Manchester

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Information 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 Information Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management

Information 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS