Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £111 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 15 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.

Service Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 100 126
Rank change year-on-year +32 +26 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 95 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.03% 1.38% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 1.46% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 16
Manchester median daily rate £111 £121 £148
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.45% -17.80% -14.49%
10th Percentile £97 £94 £99
90th Percentile £306 £361 £378
North West median daily rate £135 £150 £260
% change year-on-year -10.00% -42.20% +48.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 7
Manchester median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% - +8.00%
10th Percentile £10.38 £11.35 £10.15
90th Percentile £21.18 £17.17 £15.19
North West median hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +1.79% - -3.45%

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 2,977 2,679 3,416
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 94.76% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,838 1,643 2,123
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £225 £238
90th Percentile £563 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 115 84
Manchester median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +14.29% -2.46%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -9.96%

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Manchester

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Manchester

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Analyst in Manchester

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Manchester

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Service Analyst in Manchester

Service 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 Service Analyst within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 15 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 +11 15 £111 - 1
Bolton +10 5 £250 -23.08%
Service Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, Service 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 Service Analyst in the job title.

1 45 (47.37%) ITIL
2 28 (29.47%) Active Directory
3 21 (22.11%) Windows
3 21 (22.11%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 18 (18.95%) Incident Management
6 17 (17.89%) ServiceNow
6 17 (17.89%) Service Management
7 16 (16.84%) Intranet
7 16 (16.84%) Internet
7 16 (16.84%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (16.84%) Web Filtering
8 15 (15.79%) NHS
9 14 (14.74%) Citrix
10 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (12.63%) Service Delivery
11 11 (11.58%) Remedy
12 10 (10.53%) Office 365
13 8 (8.42%) ITIL V3
13 8 (8.42%) Problem Management
13 8 (8.42%) Blackberry
13 8 (8.42%) Change Management
13 8 (8.42%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (7.37%) ITSM
14 7 (7.37%) Finance
14 7 (7.37%) Ivanti
14 7 (7.37%) Degree
14 7 (7.37%) Windows 10
15 6 (6.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (6.32%) Windows 7

Service 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 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.11%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.84%) Internet
1 16 (16.84%) Intranet
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.11%) SMS
2 2 (2.11%) VoIP
2 2 (2.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) JIRA
1 1 (1.05%) TestRail
General
1 7 (7.37%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.21%) Law
3 4 (4.21%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) NHS
2 8 (8.42%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.32%) CMDB
3 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.21%) iPhone
5 3 (3.16%) iPad
5 3 (3.16%) User Experience
6 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.05%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.11%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Windows 10
3 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.16%) Mac OS
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) Android
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (47.37%) ITIL
2 21 (22.11%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (18.95%) Incident Management
4 17 (17.89%) Service Management
5 16 (16.84%) Kalman Filter
5 16 (16.84%) Web Filtering
6 12 (12.63%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.42%) Change Management
7 8 (8.42%) ITIL V3
7 8 (8.42%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.37%) ITSM
9 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.32%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (5.26%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (5.26%) Data Integration
10 5 (5.26%) Patch Management
10 5 (5.26%) Requirements Management
10 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.21%) Document Management
11 4 (4.21%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.11%) CCNA
5 2 (2.11%) CCNP
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.11%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.11%) MCITP
5 2 (2.11%) MCP
5 2 (2.11%) MCSE
5 2 (2.11%) MCTS
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.05%) ISEB
6 1 (1.05%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.11%) QA
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (29.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.42%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) SCCM
2 4 (4.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.11%) OpenView
3 2 (2.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.89%) ServiceNow
3 14 (14.74%) Citrix
4 11 (11.58%) Remedy
5 7 (7.37%) Ivanti
6 3 (3.16%) Blue Prism
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco
7 2 (2.11%) HP
7 2 (2.11%) Lotus
7 2 (2.11%) Meraki
7 2 (2.11%) Sun
8 1 (1.05%) iManage
8 1 (1.05%) SAP