The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 69 80 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.29% 20.78% 19.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.17% 21.45% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 63 25
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 11
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £13.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £20.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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
326 373 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.88% 96.88% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 298 147
Average daily rate £425 £425 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £265 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 12 26
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.56 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £27.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 8 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 44 £425 +6.25% 10
Dunstable 0 3 - -
Bedford -2 3 £425 +54.54% 6
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 29 (22.14%) E-Commerce
2 26 (19.85%) Retail
3 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (15.27%) Information Security
4 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
4 20 (15.27%) SQL
5 18 (13.74%) Change Management
5 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
6 17 (12.98%) Business Analysis
7 15 (11.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (11.45%) CRM
7 15 (11.45%) Windows
7 15 (11.45%) Data Modelling
7 15 (11.45%) Finance
7 15 (11.45%) User Stories
7 15 (11.45%) Security Operations
8 13 (9.92%) Use Case
8 13 (9.92%) Cyberthreat
9 12 (9.16%) Data Transformation
9 12 (9.16%) Scrum
9 12 (9.16%) ITIL
10 11 (8.40%) MS Office
10 11 (8.40%) CISSP
11 10 (7.63%) Management Information System
11 10 (7.63%) Migration
12 9 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.87%) SAP
12 9 (6.87%) COBIT
13 8 (6.11%) Software Delivery
13 8 (6.11%) Waterfall

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (4.58%) Confluence
2 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.05%) CMS
3 4 (3.05%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.76%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.40%) MS Office
3 6 (4.58%) MS Project
4 5 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.53%) MFGPRO
2 2 (1.53%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.53%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.76%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) SaaS
2 3 (2.29%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) FTP
2 3 (2.29%) Intranet
3 2 (1.53%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.29%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.76%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (0.76%) MS Access
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) JIRA
2 5 (3.82%) Bugzilla
2 5 (3.82%) FogBugz
General
1 26 (19.85%) Retail
2 15 (11.45%) Finance
3 5 (3.82%) Banking
4 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.05%) Marketing
4 4 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.53%) Back Office
5 2 (1.53%) Billing
5 2 (1.53%) Electronics
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
5 2 (1.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.29%) .NET
1 3 (2.29%) SAP Fiori
1 3 (2.29%) Web Services
2 2 (1.53%) BAPI
2 2 (1.53%) SAPUI5
2 2 (1.53%) SOAP
3 1 (0.76%) HTML
3 1 (0.76%) MFC
3 1 (0.76%) REST
3 1 (0.76%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (0.76%) WCF
3 1 (0.76%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.76%) WSDL
3 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (7.63%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.05%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.05%) NHS
5 3 (2.29%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.29%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.29%) User Experience
6 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.53%) FMCG
6 2 (1.53%) PMI
6 2 (1.53%) Statistics
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) CMDB
7 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.76%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.76%) Informatics
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.45%) Windows
2 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Unix
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.14%) E-Commerce
2 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.27%) Information Security
4 18 (13.74%) Change Management
5 17 (12.98%) Business Analysis
6 15 (11.45%) CRM
6 15 (11.45%) Data Modelling
6 15 (11.45%) Security Operations
6 15 (11.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (11.45%) User Stories
7 13 (9.92%) Use Case
8 12 (9.16%) Data Transformation
8 12 (9.16%) ITIL
8 12 (9.16%) Scrum
9 10 (7.63%) Migration
10 9 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.11%) Software Delivery
11 8 (6.11%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.34%) Incident Management
12 7 (5.34%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.27%) SQL
2 3 (2.29%) ABAP
3 2 (1.53%) C
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.76%) RPG
4 1 (0.76%) RPG IV
4 1 (0.76%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.76%) VB
4 1 (0.76%) VBA
4 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) CISSP
2 7 (5.34%) ISEB
3 5 (3.82%) Degree
4 3 (2.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) CCA
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ECDL
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) COBIT
2 8 (6.11%) SLA
3 7 (5.34%) QA
4 6 (4.58%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.29%) XenApp
3 2 (1.53%) XenServer
4 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.76%) SCCM
1 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.87%) SAP
3 5 (3.82%) VMware
4 4 (3.05%) Apple
4 4 (3.05%) Citrix
4 4 (3.05%) Lotus
5 3 (2.29%) Cognos
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle
6 2 (1.53%) AppSense
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco
6 2 (1.53%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.53%) QAD
6 2 (1.53%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.53%) webMethods
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe
7 1 (0.76%) Avaya
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) hybris
7 1 (0.76%) NetApp
7 1 (0.76%) Symantec
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