The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Senior Analyst
England / North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 125 96
Rank change year-on-year +4 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 17 39 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.58% 1.04% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.09% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 44
Median daily rate £410 £408 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% -9.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £256 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £539 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £23.74
% change year-on-year -2.77% +51.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2769 3567 3515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.67% 94.89% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5318 7977 7306
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 407 629
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £11.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £44.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Senior Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in the North West

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Analyst in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in the North West

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in the North West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in the North West

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in the North West

Senior Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 10 £363 +6.61% 5
Cheshire +19 4 £415 -2.35% 3
Merseyside -7 1 - - 1
Senior Analyst
England

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Senior 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 North West region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) Retail
4 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
4 8 (21.05%) Windows
5 7 (18.42%) IBM
5 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (15.79%) Open Source
7 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (13.16%) Firewall
7 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.16%) Banking
7 5 (13.16%) Office 365
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
7 5 (13.16%) Case Management
8 4 (10.53%) IFRS
8 4 (10.53%) IFRS 9
8 4 (10.53%) QRadar
8 4 (10.53%) SANS
8 4 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (10.53%) LogRhythm
8 4 (10.53%) logstash
8 4 (10.53%) Kibana
8 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
8 4 (10.53%) RightFax
8 4 (10.53%) Redis

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) LAN
2 4 (10.53%) VPN
2 4 (10.53%) WAN
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) VoIP
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) SMS
5 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Redis
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) MS Access
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Retail
3 5 (13.16%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Open Source
3 5 (13.16%) Case Management
3 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.53%) Change Management
4 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (10.53%) Process Improvement
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) Scrum
4 4 (10.53%) SIEM
4 4 (10.53%) Validation
4 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (7.89%) Analytics
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Analytics
5 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) COBOL
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) R
2 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) CISSP
1 4 (10.53%) SANS
1 4 (10.53%) SSCP
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) IFRS
1 4 (10.53%) IFRS 9
2 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) GDPR
3 1 (2.63%) IAS 39
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) vSphere
2 4 (10.53%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Kibana
1 4 (10.53%) logstash
1 4 (10.53%) QRadar
2 1 (2.63%) RSA enVision
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) Intel
3 4 (10.53%) IronPort
3 4 (10.53%) LogRhythm
3 4 (10.53%) RightFax
3 4 (10.53%) Splunk
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) Apple
4 3 (7.89%) CommVault
4 3 (7.89%) NetApp
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.63%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Veritas