Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 113 117
Rank change year-on-year +21 +4 -63
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 53 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.88% 1.29% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.37% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 23
Manchester median daily rate £125 £124 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% -30.56%
10th Percentile £90 £100 £96
90th Percentile £380 £370 £560
North West median daily rate £145 £130 £158
% change year-on-year +11.54% -17.46% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 7
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £13.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.11% -20.59% +38.78%
10th Percentile £12.68 £11.10 £10.98
90th Percentile £30.18 £15.29 £22.75
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +24.50% - +16.67%

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 2,705 2,995 3,679
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 94.39% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,745 1,911 2,094
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £227 £231 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 58 139
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.88 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.18% -12.50% +21.43%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.50 £11.10
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% -18.60% +30.30%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +15 13 £120 -
Bolton - 5 £103 - 1
Wigan - 2 £140 - 1
Oldham - 1 £375 -
Altrincham - 1 - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £100 -
Service Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Service 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 Service Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (64.15%) ITIL
2 24 (45.28%) Windows
2 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
3 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
4 19 (35.85%) Service Management
5 18 (33.96%) Management Information System
6 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
6 16 (30.19%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (22.64%) MCP
7 12 (22.64%) Publishing
8 7 (13.21%) C
9 6 (11.32%) Citrix
9 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
10 5 (9.43%) Law
10 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
11 4 (7.55%) Finance
11 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
11 4 (7.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (7.55%) Sage
11 4 (7.55%) NHS
11 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
11 4 (7.55%) iPhone
11 4 (7.55%) BYOD
11 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
12 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
12 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
12 3 (5.66%) SLA
12 3 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (5.66%) Retail

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 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Extranet
1 2 (3.77%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 12 (22.64%) Publishing
2 5 (9.43%) Law
3 4 (7.55%) Finance
4 3 (5.66%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.55%) BYOD
3 4 (7.55%) iPhone
3 4 (7.55%) NHS
4 2 (3.77%) iPad
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Windows
2 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) ITIL
2 19 (35.85%) Service Management
3 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
4 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) Coaching
6 2 (3.77%) Content Management
6 2 (3.77%) Document Management
6 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.77%) Release Management
6 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (3.77%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (3.77%) Use Case
7 1 (1.89%) Chat Support
7 1 (1.89%) Email Management
7 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.89%) Requirements Management
7 1 (1.89%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) C
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (22.64%) MCP
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.66%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Citrix
3 4 (7.55%) Sage
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) Ivanti