The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 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.

Senior Analyst
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 90 70
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 10 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.72% 0.60% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.64% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 17
Median daily rate £363 £333 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.02% -14.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £294 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.48 £36.00 £23.74
% change year-on-year -34.77% +51.67%  

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 1304 1727 1441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.75% 94.94% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 1020 831
Median daily rate £375 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.72% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £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 46 37 64
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 £45.00 £28.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in Manchester

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in Manchester

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in Manchester

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (28.00%) Windows
1 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (16.00%) Office 365
4 4 (16.00%) RightFax
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) Retail
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (16.00%) IronPort
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Intel
4 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.00%) VPN
4 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) LAN
5 3 (12.00%) VoIP
5 3 (12.00%) Unix
5 3 (12.00%) Linux

Senior 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 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
1 4 (16.00%) LAN
1 4 (16.00%) VPN
1 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) VoIP
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.00%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.00%) Scrum
2 4 (16.00%) Validation
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Case Management
3 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
3 3 (12.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (12.00%) Security Patching
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) SIEM
3 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (8.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CISSP
1 3 (12.00%) SANS
1 3 (12.00%) SSCP
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Kibana
1 3 (12.00%) logstash
1 3 (12.00%) QRadar
2 1 (4.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) Intel
3 4 (16.00%) IronPort
3 4 (16.00%) RightFax
4 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) CommVault
4 3 (12.00%) LogRhythm
4 3 (12.00%) NetApp
4 3 (12.00%) Splunk
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Aruba
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Fortinet