The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Analyst
England / North West
Rank 104 126 116
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 24 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.94% 0.89% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.94% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 14
Median daily rate £350 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £395 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +2.66% +4.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +21.73% -56.60%  

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 2431 3618 3289
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.04% 94.24% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 2143 1743
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 180 198
Median hourly rate £16.50 £27.00 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +38.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.98 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 +5 13 £350 -12.50% 3
Cheshire +25 5 £425 -19.04% 1
Lancashire - 3 £300 -
Cumbria - 1 £220 -
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Banking
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) Windows
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Use Case
5 6 (16.22%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Coaching
6 5 (13.51%) User Stories
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) UML
7 4 (10.81%) Internet
7 4 (10.81%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) SDLC
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
8 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
8 3 (8.11%) Data Management
8 3 (8.11%) Analytics
8 3 (8.11%) Service Management
8 3 (8.11%) Automotive
8 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.11%) SCCM
8 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
9 2 (5.41%) Workflow
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) Moodle
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.70%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) MPLS
3 1 (2.70%) PABX
3 1 (2.70%) PBX
3 1 (2.70%) Skype
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MS Access
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Automotive
4 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) International Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) HTML5
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (16.22%) Use Case
4 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Coaching
4 5 (13.51%) User Stories
5 4 (10.81%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) SDLC
5 4 (10.81%) UML
5 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Data Management
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Validation
7 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) MCITP
1 1 (2.70%) MCSE
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.70%) Netcool
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) BroadSoft
4 1 (2.70%) Capita
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) GENBAND
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
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