The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 75 98 80
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 15 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.15% 0.45% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.47% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
Median daily rate £345 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -1.93% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +27.38% -34.37%  

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 1240 1696 1549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.87% 94.54% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 981 810
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 48
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Analyst in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in Manchester

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 4 £345 -
Salford - 1 £400 - 1
Senior Analyst
North West

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 10 (38.46%) Change Management
2 9 (34.62%) Migration
2 9 (34.62%) Process Improvement
3 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
3 8 (30.77%) SAP PP-PI
3 8 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) SAP MII
3 8 (30.77%) Business Process Improvement
3 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 8 (30.77%) SAP XI
3 8 (30.77%) SAP PP
3 8 (30.77%) SAP
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) Feasibility Study
3 8 (30.77%) Business Process Modelling
4 7 (26.92%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
4 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
4 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (23.08%) IBM
5 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (15.38%) Intel
7 4 (15.38%) DNS
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (15.38%) IronPort

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) SAP MII
1 8 (30.77%) SAP PP
1 8 (30.77%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) VoIP
2 3 (11.54%) VPN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Redis
General
1 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) SAP XI
2 3 (11.54%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (7.69%) RESTful
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Change Management
2 9 (34.62%) Migration
2 9 (34.62%) Process Improvement
3 8 (30.77%) Business Process Improvement
3 8 (30.77%) Business Process Modelling
3 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
3 8 (30.77%) Feasibility Study
3 8 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (11.54%) Open Source
6 3 (11.54%) Patch Management
6 3 (11.54%) Security Patching
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) SIEM
6 3 (11.54%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CISSP
1 3 (11.54%) SANS
1 3 (11.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) vSphere
2 3 (11.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Kibana
1 3 (11.54%) logstash
1 3 (11.54%) QRadar
2 2 (7.69%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) SAP
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) IBM
4 4 (15.38%) Intel
4 4 (15.38%) IronPort
4 4 (15.38%) RightFax
5 3 (11.54%) Apple
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) CommVault
5 3 (11.54%) LogRhythm
5 3 (11.54%) NetApp
5 3 (11.54%) Splunk
5 3 (11.54%) VMware