Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Salford during the 6 months to 17 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.

Analyst
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 8 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 31 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 24.03% 18.97% 12.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.83% 19.30% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 8
Salford median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £259
90th Percentile £480 £460 £435
Manchester median daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year +5.63% +9.23% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Salford median hourly rate £17.43 £15.48 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.60% - -
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £12.98 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.56% -23.65% +23.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford. 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
Salford
Contract vacancies in Salford with a recognized job title 120 114 71
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.02% 98.28% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 87 49
Salford median daily rate £425 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +14.58% +6.67%
10th Percentile £221 £220 £200
90th Percentile £582 £595 £488
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 10
Salford median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +6.78% +40.48%
10th Percentile £12.08 £12.89 £12.45
90th Percentile £31.50 £19.19 £19.25
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +3.33%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Salford

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Salford

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Salford over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Salford

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Salford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Salford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (51.61%) Security Monitoring
2 12 (38.71%) Threat Intelligence
2 12 (38.71%) Security Operations
2 12 (38.71%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (32.26%) SIEM
4 7 (22.58%) Information Security
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) CISSP
6 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
6 5 (16.13%) Service Management
6 5 (16.13%) ITIL
6 5 (16.13%) MCP
6 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
6 5 (16.13%) Publishing
6 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.90%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Threat Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (9.68%) FireEye
8 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.68%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Analytics
8 3 (9.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (9.68%) IronPort
8 3 (9.68%) Incident Management

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) VoIP
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Power BI
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.23%) SAS EBI
General
1 5 (16.13%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Billing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (6.45%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (6.45%) NHS
3 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Security Monitoring
2 12 (38.71%) Security Operations
2 12 (38.71%) Threat Intelligence
2 12 (38.71%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (32.26%) SIEM
4 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (22.58%) Information Security
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Service Management
6 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
7 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.68%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) C
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) CISSP
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (16.13%) MCP
3 2 (6.45%) SANS
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) SSCP
4 1 (3.23%) CCFP
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (6.45%) Nessus
2 2 (6.45%) Nexpose
2 2 (6.45%) Nmap
2 2 (6.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) FireEye
2 3 (9.68%) IronPort
2 3 (9.68%) McAfee
2 3 (9.68%) Symantec
3 2 (6.45%) Apple
3 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
3 2 (6.45%) Intel
3 2 (6.45%) Qualys
3 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.45%) Snow
3 2 (6.45%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) AlienVault
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Cognos
4 1 (3.23%) Lumension
4 1 (3.23%) NetIQ
4 1 (3.23%) NetWitness
4 1 (3.23%) Trustwave