The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 9 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 20.93% 40.00% 9.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.43% 46.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £338 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £100 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Analyst
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 97.67% 85.71% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 12
Average daily rate £356 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £100 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -32.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Bedford region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Lotus
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) IBM Notes
3 5 (29.41%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) SLA
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Network Design
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) IBM Notes
1 5 (29.41%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
1 2 (11.76%) VoIP
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) QlikView
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) SecurID
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) ETL
2 3 (17.65%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) User Stories
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Lotus
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
6 1 (5.88%) Cognos
6 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
6 1 (5.88%) Altiris