Period
to 15 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 15 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 112 106
Rank change year-on-year +30 -6 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 76 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.36% 0.85% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 0.91% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 24
Manchester median daily rate £150 £115 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -20.69% -35.56%
10th Percentile £100 £94 £97
90th Percentile £305 £348 £368
North West median daily rate £150 £140 £250
% change year-on-year +7.14% -44.00% -18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 1 9
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £12.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.24% +0.20%
10th Percentile £11.19 £12.00 £9.18
90th Percentile £30.11 £12.00 £14.35
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% -3.57%

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 3,055 2,648 3,468
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.03% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,935 1,597 2,036
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 99 77
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.68 £10.48 £10.40
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £21.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year -18.03% +6.75% +8.34%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 - 13 £135 -
Bolton - 2 £180 - 1
Oldham 0 1 £375 +167.86%
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
Service Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 41 (53.95%) ITIL
2 29 (38.16%) Active Directory
3 26 (34.21%) Windows
4 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
5 19 (25.00%) Service Management
6 17 (22.37%) Incident Management
7 15 (19.74%) Citrix
8 12 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (15.79%) Blackberry
8 12 (15.79%) Law
8 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
9 11 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (13.16%) Ivanti
10 10 (13.16%) ServiceNow
11 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
11 8 (10.53%) CMDB
11 8 (10.53%) Change Management
11 8 (10.53%) ITSM
11 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
12 7 (9.21%) Legal
12 7 (9.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (9.21%) MCP
12 7 (9.21%) iPhone
12 7 (9.21%) ITIL V3
12 7 (9.21%) Acceptance Criteria
13 6 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
14 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management

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 7 (9.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Internet
1 4 (5.26%) Intranet
2 3 (3.95%) SMS
3 2 (2.63%) Extranet
4 1 (1.32%) ADSL
4 1 (1.32%) Broadband
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.32%) VoIP
4 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (15.79%) Law
2 7 (9.21%) Legal
3 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Investment Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.26%) Finance
4 4 (5.26%) Publishing
5 3 (3.95%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 8 (10.53%) CMDB
2 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.21%) iPhone
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) NHS
4 4 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.95%) iPad
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.21%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.95%) ITIL
2 19 (25.00%) Service Management
3 17 (22.37%) Incident Management
4 11 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.53%) Change Management
5 8 (10.53%) ITSM
5 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 7 (9.21%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (9.21%) ITIL V3
7 5 (6.58%) Data Integration
7 5 (6.58%) Document Management
7 5 (6.58%) Patch Management
7 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.58%) Time Management
7 5 (6.58%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.26%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) C
2 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (9.21%) MCP
3 5 (6.58%) Degree
3 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) MOS
5 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
6 1 (1.32%) CCNP
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) MCITP
6 1 (1.32%) MCSE
6 1 (1.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (38.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.63%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.95%) SCCM
3 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.74%) Citrix
3 10 (13.16%) Ivanti
3 10 (13.16%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.95%) Blue Prism
4 3 (3.95%) Remedy
5 2 (2.63%) iManage
5 2 (2.63%) Lotus
6 1 (1.32%) CA
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) Meraki
6 1 (1.32%) SAP