Period
to 29 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £115 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 124 89
Rank change year-on-year +58 -35 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 28 26 72
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 1.95% 0.97% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.02% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 29
Median daily rate £115 £250 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.00% +72.41% +7.41%
10th Percentile £104 £125 £100
90th Percentile £210 £299 £303
North West median daily rate £150 £200 £150
% change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 21
Median hourly rate £12.68 £12.68 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.85% +12.96%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.34 £13.00
90th Percentile £20.75 £17.35 £30.61
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +11.11%

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 1,343 2,544 2,919
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.46% 94.43% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1,622 1,862
Median daily rate £401 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £181 £263 £243
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 83 137
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -8.57% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.85 £11.31 £12.00
90th Percentile £34.75 £29.90 £40.00
Median hourly rate £20.57 £19.00 £18.02
% change year-on-year +8.26% +5.44% -8.76%

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Manchester

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Service Analyst in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Manchester

Service Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Service Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Service Analyst in Manchester

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Service Analyst in Manchester.

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 29 May 2020. 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
Rochdale - 2 - -
Salford +7 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £115 -
Service Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 10
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 8 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (21.43%) Service Management
6 5 (17.86%) Legal
7 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 4 (14.29%) Apple
7 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
7 4 (14.29%) Office 365
8 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.71%) iPhone
8 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
8 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
8 3 (10.71%) Ivanti
8 3 (10.71%) Time Management
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (10.71%) NHS
8 3 (10.71%) SLA
8 3 (10.71%) MCP
8 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.71%) Document Management
9 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
9 2 (7.14%) Retail
9 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery

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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) Skype
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (17.86%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) iPhone
2 3 (10.71%) NHS
3 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 10
3 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
3 3 (10.71%) Document Management
3 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.71%) Time Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Case Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Decision-Making
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) Practice Management
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (10.71%) MCP
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.57%) MOS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) Apple
4 3 (10.71%) Ivanti
5 1 (3.57%) Capita
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Sophos