Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £122 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 108 129
Rank change year-on-year -12 +21 +2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 35 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.09% 1.13% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.19% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 16
Manchester median daily rate £122 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +14.29% -19.23%
10th Percentile £96 £90 £108
90th Percentile £391 £414 £475
North West median daily rate £300 £325 £313
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £17.43 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.94% +39.44% -27.54%
10th Percentile £10.38 £17.09 £12.25
90th Percentile £16.50 £17.43 £12.75
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £17.43 £16.00
% change year-on-year -8.20% +8.94% +25.49%

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 3,036 2,781 3,230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.40% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,927 1,784 2,063
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £238 £228
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 115 73
Manchester median hourly rate £19.59 £17.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.38% +16.20% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.35 £10.25
90th Percentile £34.63 £41.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.53% +12.86% -11.39%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +3 11 £111 -
Bolton -7 2 £388 +40.91%
IT Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 14 (40.00%) Remedy
1 14 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 10 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
4 7 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 7 (20.00%) NetWeaver
4 7 (20.00%) ABAP
4 7 (20.00%) SAP
4 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 7 (20.00%) Workflow
4 7 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
4 7 (20.00%) Business Development
4 7 (20.00%) SAPUI5
5 6 (17.14%) SCCM
6 5 (14.29%) Office 365
6 5 (14.29%) Citrix
6 5 (14.29%) EPoS
6 5 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (11.43%) Windows
8 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
9 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
9 2 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.71%) Windows Server

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 (20.00%) NetWeaver
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) SAPUI5
1 7 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (20.00%) Business Development
2 7 (20.00%) Workflow
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
3 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.86%) Dependency Management
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) ITSM
5 1 (2.86%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Remedy
1 14 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 7 (20.00%) SAP
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Sony
5 1 (2.86%) VMware