The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Salford 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
Analyst
Manchester / Salford
Rank 15 17 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 10.00% 2.56% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.81% 2.63% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £363 - £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Salford. 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
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 74 38 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 92.50% 97.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 30 17
Median daily rate £425 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £333 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in Salford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Salford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) Splunk
1 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
1 7 (53.85%) QRadar
1 7 (53.85%) Case Management
2 6 (46.15%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
2 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (46.15%) Apple
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) VoIP
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) SSCP
3 5 (38.46%) CISSP
3 5 (38.46%) SANS
3 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
3 5 (38.46%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) LogRhythm
4 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) IBM

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) VoIP
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Redis
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Games
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (7.69%) IPTV
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Case Management
1 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
2 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (38.46%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
4 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) SIEM
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) ITSM
7 1 (7.69%) Process Management
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
1 5 (38.46%) SANS
1 5 (38.46%) SSCP
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) QRadar
2 3 (23.08%) Kibana
2 3 (23.08%) logstash
2 3 (23.08%) Nessus
2 3 (23.08%) Nexpose
2 3 (23.08%) Nmap
2 3 (23.08%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Splunk
2 6 (46.15%) Apple
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) LogRhythm
4 3 (23.08%) ArcSight
4 3 (23.08%) Intel
4 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
4 3 (23.08%) NetWitness
4 3 (23.08%) Qualys
5 2 (15.38%) Snow
6 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow