Period
to 25 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £135 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 109 110
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 65 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.17% 1.12% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.18% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 25
Manchester median daily rate £135 £124 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -29.29% -6.91%
10th Percentile £90 £100 £95
90th Percentile £322 £366 £535
North West median daily rate £140 £130 £250
% change year-on-year +7.69% -48.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 1 9
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £13.50 £12.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.11% +9.98% -3.73%
10th Percentile £13.45 £13.25 £9.18
90th Percentile £39.05 £13.75 £17.15
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.36% +1.85% -

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 2,852 2,625 3,546
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 94.94% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,833 1,626 2,030
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £213 £220
90th Percentile £575 £549 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 66 86
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -8.82% +22.57%
10th Percentile £11.97 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £44.38 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.54
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.27% +28.80%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 25 April 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 - 17 £120 - 1
Bolton - 5 £103 -
Oldham - 1 £375 -
Rochdale - 1 - -
Service Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 37 (56.92%) ITIL
2 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 29 (44.62%) Windows
4 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
5 21 (32.31%) Service Management
6 20 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (29.23%) Windows 7
8 16 (24.62%) Management Information System
9 14 (21.54%) MCP
10 13 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (20.00%) Publishing
11 11 (16.92%) Citrix
11 11 (16.92%) Blackberry
12 10 (15.38%) Law
13 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
14 7 (10.77%) Legal
14 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
14 7 (10.77%) C
14 7 (10.77%) iPhone
14 7 (10.77%) Ivanti
15 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (9.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (9.23%) Banking
16 5 (7.69%) Document Management
16 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
16 5 (7.69%) Investment Banking
16 5 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 4 (6.15%) Time Management
17 4 (6.15%) BYOD
17 4 (6.15%) Windows 10

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 6 (9.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) SMS
2 2 (3.08%) Extranet
3 1 (1.54%) ADSL
3 1 (1.54%) Broadband
3 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.54%) VPN
General
1 13 (20.00%) Publishing
2 10 (15.38%) Law
3 7 (10.77%) Legal
4 6 (9.23%) Banking
5 5 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 4 (6.15%) Retail
7 3 (4.62%) Finance
8 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Management Information System
2 13 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (16.92%) Blackberry
4 7 (10.77%) iPhone
5 4 (6.15%) BYOD
6 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.62%) CMDB
6 3 (4.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.15%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.62%) Android
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) ITIL
2 21 (32.31%) Service Management
3 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (7.69%) Document Management
7 4 (6.15%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (6.15%) Service Design
7 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.15%) Time Management
8 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.62%) ITSM
8 3 (4.62%) Runbook
9 2 (3.08%) Change Management
9 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.08%) Content Management
9 2 (3.08%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.08%) Release Management
9 2 (3.08%) Requirements Management
9 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) C
2 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (21.54%) MCP
3 3 (4.62%) MOS
3 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) Citrix
3 7 (10.77%) Ivanti
4 4 (6.15%) Sage
5 3 (4.62%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.54%) CA
6 1 (1.54%) iManage
6 1 (1.54%) SAP