The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 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.

Technical Analyst
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 123 102
Rank change year-on-year +2 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 19 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 1.05% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.10% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 20
Median daily rate £344 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £205 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £500 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +2.64% +7.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £17.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year -23.94% -22.82%  

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 2759 3624 3542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.75% 94.75% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 2242 2012
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 132 207
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £45.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Technical Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
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 3 months to 23 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 +3 14 £363 +48.71% 6
Cumbria - 3 £225 -
Cheshire +21 2 £406 +11.30% 2
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) ITIL
3 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.00%) Windows
4 11 (25.00%) Finance
5 10 (22.73%) Automotive
5 10 (22.73%) Internet
6 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
6 9 (20.45%) SCCM
7 8 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (18.18%) Banking
8 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.91%) VMware
8 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (13.64%) Coaching
9 6 (13.64%) Use Case
10 5 (11.36%) User Stories
10 5 (11.36%) Office 365
10 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
10 5 (11.36%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (11.36%) Oracle
10 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
10 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
11 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (9.09%) HTML
11 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.09%) UML
11 4 (9.09%) CRM
11 4 (9.09%) Cisco

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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Moodle
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.27%) Skype
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Automotive
3 8 (18.18%) Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
5 2 (4.55%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) CSS
2 3 (6.82%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) iPhone
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Coaching
4 6 (13.64%) Use Case
5 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (11.36%) User Stories
6 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) CRM
6 4 (9.09%) Data Management
6 4 (9.09%) SDLC
6 4 (9.09%) UML
7 3 (6.82%) Analytics
7 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) IT Strategy
7 3 (6.82%) Web Analytics
8 2 (4.55%) Project Management
8 2 (4.55%) Service Management
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ACSP
1 3 (6.82%) HP AIS
1 3 (6.82%) MCSA
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.82%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (9.09%) SCOM
2 4 (9.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) EMC
5 3 (6.82%) Apple
5 3 (6.82%) Google
5 3 (6.82%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.27%) Capita
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) Twitter
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