Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Technical Analyst
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 174 193
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 31 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.64% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.68% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 34
North West median daily rate £344 £371 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% -2.30% +1.33%
10th Percentile £221 £212 £293
90th Percentile £494 £575 £469
England median daily rate £445 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +2.30% +8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £15.24 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +17.23% -55.17%
10th Percentile £11.75 £15.05 £12.75
90th Percentile £27.63 £15.43 £13.25
England median hourly rate £16.25 £17.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -5.80% -28.13% +40.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5422 6474 8040
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 94.39% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3422 4173 4803
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £571
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 235 401
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £45.45 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in the North West

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in the North West

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Technical Analyst in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Manchester +11 24 £400 +14.29%
Cheshire +2 4 £313 -19.35%
Lancashire - 2 £125 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £225 -
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (35.48%) SQL
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) ETL
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 5 (16.13%) Data Management
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Data Quality
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Internet
3 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Automotive
3 5 (16.13%) Master Data Management
4 4 (12.90%) Coaching
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.90%) Apple
4 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.90%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Data Mining
4 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (12.90%) SCCM
5 3 (9.68%) Statistics
5 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (9.68%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (9.68%) Reference Data

Technical 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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.23%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
1 3 (9.68%) Slack
1 3 (9.68%) Trello
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) PSTN
3 1 (3.23%) Skype
3 1 (3.23%) SMS
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.68%) Big Data
2 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (9.68%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 5 (16.13%) Automotive
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Local Government
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Reference Data
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ETL
2 5 (16.13%) Data Management
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Master Data Management
3 4 (12.90%) Coaching
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (9.68%) IT Strategy
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
4 3 (9.68%) Reference Data Management
4 3 (9.68%) Statistics
5 2 (6.45%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ACSP
1 3 (9.68%) HP AIS
1 3 (9.68%) MCSA
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) SANS
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.23%) Nessus
2 1 (3.23%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.23%) Nmap
2 1 (3.23%) QRadar
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Apple
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (9.68%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) JD Edwards
5 2 (6.45%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) Intel
6 1 (3.23%) NetWitness
6 1 (3.23%) Qualys
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Snow
6 1 (3.23%) Splunk