Period
to 25 May 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 126 120
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 9 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.33% 0.98% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.03% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 10
Manchester median daily rate £388 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +20.75% +26.19%
10th Percentile £256 £108 £110
90th Percentile £475 £475 £443
North West median daily rate £375 £395 £313
% change year-on-year -5.06% +26.40% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Manchester median hourly rate £20.67 £17.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.57% - -
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.34 £16.00
% change year-on-year -0.55% +2.13% -25.58%

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 2,568 2,924 2,522
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.18% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,631 1,870 1,527
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £243 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 135 76
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +12.90% -8.82%
10th Percentile £11.37 £12.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £31.46 £40.00 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £17.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.26% -10.60% -3.75%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +2 1 - - 1
IT Analyst
North West

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (11.11%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7

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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (11.11%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft