The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Systems Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Analysis over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Systems Analysis
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 91 95
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Contract jobs citing Systems Analysis 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.30% 0.61% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.73% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £400 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +16.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +1.85%  

Systems Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1066 1500 1265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.51% 83.47% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 906 675
Median daily rate £381 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.77% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Systems Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Systems Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analysis in Manchester

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Analysis in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Analysis in Manchester

Systems Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analysis in Manchester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Analysis in Manchester

Systems Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analysis in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Analysis in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Systems Analysis.

1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 1 (14.29%) HDInsight
3 1 (14.29%) Spark SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
3 1 (14.29%) FMCG

Systems Analysis
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 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) HDInsight
2 1 (14.29%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Liquidity Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Big Data Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Hadoop Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) ATDD
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards