Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £210 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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.

IT Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 110 135
Rank change year-on-year -6 +25 -7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 32 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.03% 1.06% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.11% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 16
Manchester median daily rate £210 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.80% -7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £97 £160 £111
90th Percentile £475 £398 £456
North West median daily rate £300 £319 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% -8.93% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +36.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.38 £17.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £16.50 £17.00 £12.75
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -11.76% +36.00% -1.96%

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 2,942 2,699 3,435
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.97% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,828 1,677 2,140
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £230 £238
90th Percentile £563 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 112 87
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +15.25% -3.28%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.26 £10.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.58 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -10.53%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in Manchester

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Analyst in Manchester

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Analyst in Manchester

IT Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Analyst in Manchester

IT 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 IT Analyst within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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 +6 8 £111 -
Bolton -1 3 £450 +38.46%
Wigan - 1 £225 - 1
IT Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring IT Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
1 10 (31.25%) ServiceNow
1 10 (31.25%) Remedy
2 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.88%) SAP BW
3 7 (21.88%) NetWeaver
3 7 (21.88%) ABAP
3 7 (21.88%) SAP
3 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
3 7 (21.88%) Workflow
3 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (21.88%) Web Dynpro
3 7 (21.88%) Business Development
3 7 (21.88%) SAPUI5
4 6 (18.75%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) SCCM
5 5 (15.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (12.50%) Windows
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
7 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (6.25%) Finance
8 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) Information Security
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.25%) QA
8 2 (6.25%) CMDB

IT 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 7 (21.88%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) SAPUI5
1 7 (21.88%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) CMDB
3 2 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) EPoS
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone
4 1 (3.13%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (21.88%) Business Development
2 7 (21.88%) Workflow
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.25%) Information Security
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) Document Management
5 1 (3.13%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) ABAP
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CISA
1 1 (3.13%) CISM
1 1 (3.13%) CISSP
1 1 (3.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Remedy
1 10 (31.25%) ServiceNow
2 7 (21.88%) SAP
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.13%) iManage
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle