Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £128 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 12 December 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.

Service Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 117 109
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 42 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.44% 1.14% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.21% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 28
Manchester median daily rate £128 £125 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -41.18% +51.79%
10th Percentile £89 £100 £100
90th Percentile £380 £375 £361
North West median daily rate £150 £130 £175
% change year-on-year +15.38% -25.71% +35.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 5
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -22.86% +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.10 £13.18
90th Percentile £17.43 £15.29 £24.75
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +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 2778 3230 3658
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 94.61% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1784 2062 2110
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £238 £228 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 73 142
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.20% -7.69% +12.07%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year +12.86% -11.39% +22.82%

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 12 December 2017.

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
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 12 December 2017. 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 +1 6 - -
Bolton - 3 £80 - 1
Wigan - 2 £140 -
Altrincham - 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 12 December 2017, 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 25 (59.52%) ITIL
2 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 18 (42.86%) Windows
4 15 (35.71%) Service Management
5 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
7 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
8 9 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
9 7 (16.67%) Citrix
10 6 (14.29%) MCP
10 6 (14.29%) Publishing
11 5 (11.90%) Law
11 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
11 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
11 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
12 4 (9.52%) Finance
12 4 (9.52%) iPhone
12 4 (9.52%) Sage
12 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
13 3 (7.14%) Banking
13 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (7.14%) Legal
13 3 (7.14%) VMware
13 3 (7.14%) C
13 3 (7.14%) Extranet
13 3 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
13 3 (7.14%) Office 365

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 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Extranet
2 2 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.38%) Skype
3 1 (2.38%) SMS
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (14.29%) Publishing
2 5 (11.90%) Law
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
4 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Legal
5 2 (4.76%) Retail
6 1 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.52%) iPhone
4 2 (4.76%) iPad
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) BYOD
5 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.38%) Android
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) ITIL
2 15 (35.71%) Service Management
3 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) Coaching
6 2 (4.76%) Content Management
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Chat Support
7 1 (2.38%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (2.38%) Document Management
7 1 (2.38%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) C
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (14.29%) MCP
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) GDPR
3 1 (2.38%) MiFID
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (9.52%) Sage
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) AppSense
5 1 (2.38%) LANDesk