The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 66 102 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.31% 29.06% 29.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.50% 30.27% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 81 93
Median daily rate £355 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
307 337 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.46% 96.01% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 238 268
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 17
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +2 35 £338 -3.57% 10
Bedford -1 6 £280 +3.70% 4
Dunstable -3 4 £425 -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.44%) Business Analysis
3 26 (18.98%) E-Commerce
4 24 (17.52%) Retail
5 22 (16.06%) User Stories
6 19 (13.87%) Information Security
7 17 (12.41%) Use Case
7 17 (12.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (11.68%) Scrum
9 15 (10.95%) Data Modelling
10 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
11 13 (9.49%) Finance
11 13 (9.49%) Change Management
11 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (8.76%) Security Operations
12 12 (8.76%) Migration
12 12 (8.76%) Windows
13 11 (8.03%) ITIL
13 11 (8.03%) SQL
13 11 (8.03%) CISSP
13 11 (8.03%) JIRA
14 10 (7.30%) Data Analysis
14 10 (7.30%) CRM
14 10 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (6.57%) MS Office
15 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
15 9 (6.57%) COBIT
15 9 (6.57%) Data Flow Diagram
15 9 (6.57%) Cyberthreat
15 9 (6.57%) Waterfall

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 7 (5.11%) CMS
2 6 (4.38%) Drupal
2 6 (4.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (3.65%) Confluence
3 5 (3.65%) IBM Domino
3 5 (3.65%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.46%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.73%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
1 9 (6.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.73%) MS Project
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (2.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.46%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.46%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.46%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.73%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.73%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) SaaS
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.46%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) Taleo
3 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) Firewall
2 3 (2.19%) Network Security
3 2 (1.46%) BGP
3 2 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.46%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.46%) IPv4
3 2 (1.46%) OSPF
3 2 (1.46%) VLAN
3 2 (1.46%) VPN
4 1 (0.73%) DHCP
4 1 (0.73%) DNS
4 1 (0.73%) FTP
4 1 (0.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.73%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.73%) LAN
4 1 (0.73%) Skype
4 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) Cognos Powerplay
2 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.46%) EDRMS
2 2 (1.46%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.73%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.03%) JIRA
2 3 (2.19%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.73%) MSI
General
1 24 (17.52%) Retail
2 13 (9.49%) Finance
3 5 (3.65%) Marketing
4 4 (2.92%) Local Government
5 3 (2.19%) French Language
6 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Games
7 1 (0.73%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.73%) Publishing
7 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) .NET
2 2 (1.46%) BAPI
2 2 (1.46%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (1.46%) SAPUI5
2 2 (1.46%) SOAP
3 1 (0.73%) MFC
3 1 (0.73%) REST
3 1 (0.73%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (0.73%) WCF
3 1 (0.73%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.73%) Web Services
3 1 (0.73%) WSDL
3 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.57%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.11%) User Experience
4 5 (3.65%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.65%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.46%) BYOD
5 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.46%) EPoS
5 2 (1.46%) iPhone
5 2 (1.46%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.46%) Statistics
6 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.73%) iPad
6 1 (0.73%) NHS
6 1 (0.73%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Windows
2 7 (5.11%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.65%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.46%) Unix
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.73%) Android
5 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.73%) Linux
5 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.44%) Business Analysis
3 26 (18.98%) E-Commerce
4 22 (16.06%) User Stories
5 19 (13.87%) Information Security
6 17 (12.41%) Use Case
6 17 (12.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (11.68%) Scrum
8 15 (10.95%) Data Modelling
9 13 (9.49%) Change Management
10 12 (8.76%) Migration
10 12 (8.76%) Security Operations
11 11 (8.03%) ITIL
12 10 (7.30%) CRM
12 10 (7.30%) Data Analysis
12 10 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.57%) Data Flow Diagram
13 9 (6.57%) Waterfall
14 8 (5.84%) Data Transformation
14 8 (5.84%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.03%) SQL
2 2 (1.46%) ABAP
2 2 (1.46%) COBOL
3 1 (0.73%) C
3 1 (0.73%) C#
3 1 (0.73%) RPG
3 1 (0.73%) RPG IV
3 1 (0.73%) SAPscript
3 1 (0.73%) VBA
3 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.03%) CISSP
2 6 (4.38%) Degree
3 4 (2.92%) ISEB
4 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) CCNP
6 1 (0.73%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.73%) CCA
6 1 (0.73%) CCNA
6 1 (0.73%) CISM
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) COBIT
2 7 (5.11%) SLA
3 4 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.92%) QA
4 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.84%) SAP
3 7 (5.11%) Qualys
3 7 (5.11%) Sitecore
4 6 (4.38%) Citrix
5 5 (3.65%) Lotus
5 5 (3.65%) Symantec
6 4 (2.92%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.19%) Cognos
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle
7 3 (2.19%) VMware
8 2 (1.46%) Adobe
8 2 (1.46%) Apple
8 2 (1.46%) AppSense
8 2 (1.46%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.46%) Cisco
8 2 (1.46%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.46%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.46%) OpenText
8 2 (1.46%) Trillium
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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Advantage XPO
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