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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 86 91 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.94% 26.53% 23.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.43% 28.71% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 53 34
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
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
367 317 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.62% 92.42% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 196 106
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £126.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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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 -5 26 £400 -5.88% 12
Dunstable -1 10 £413 -6.77% 2
Bedford 0 9 £298 -13.45% 3
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 42 (26.42%) SQL
2 34 (21.38%) Finance
3 31 (19.50%) Retail
4 30 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
6 26 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (14.47%) ITIL
8 22 (13.84%) MS Excel
8 22 (13.84%) E-Commerce
9 18 (11.32%) Oracle
9 18 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (10.69%) Business Analysis
11 16 (10.06%) SAP
12 14 (8.81%) Windows
12 14 (8.81%) Waterfall
13 13 (8.18%) Tableau
13 13 (8.18%) Change Management
13 13 (8.18%) ETL
14 12 (7.55%) SLA
14 12 (7.55%) Data Analysis
15 11 (6.92%) Citrix
15 11 (6.92%) ERP
15 11 (6.92%) CRM
15 11 (6.92%) MS Office
15 11 (6.92%) Scrum
16 10 (6.29%) Migration
16 10 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (6.29%) Project Management
16 10 (6.29%) SQL Server

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 9 (5.66%) IBM Notes
2 8 (5.03%) Lotus Domino
3 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.14%) SugarCRM
5 2 (1.26%) CICS
5 2 (1.26%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (13.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.92%) MS Office
3 9 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.40%) MS Project
4 7 (4.40%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Agresso
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.26%) SAP PP
3 2 (1.26%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.52%) PaaS
2 2 (1.26%) IaaS
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) Wireless
1 3 (1.89%) DHCP
1 3 (1.89%) VPN
1 3 (1.89%) DNS
1 3 (1.89%) VoIP
2 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.89%) QlikView
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.26%) DB2
6 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.63%) CorVu
7 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.63%) MS Access
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.14%) JIRA
2 2 (1.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.26%) Selenium
2 2 (1.26%) TestNG
2 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.26%) Robotium
2 2 (1.26%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.26%) Calabash
2 2 (1.26%) Appium
3 1 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (21.38%) Finance
2 31 (19.50%) Retail
3 8 (5.03%) Marketing
4 6 (3.77%) German Language
5 5 (3.14%) French Language
6 4 (2.52%) Banking
7 3 (1.89%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.89%) Front Office
8 2 (1.26%) Legal
8 2 (1.26%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.66%) .NET
2 6 (3.77%) Middleware
3 4 (2.52%) HTML
4 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.26%) CSS
4 2 (1.26%) ISPF
5 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.63%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.63%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.63%) XML
5 1 (0.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.40%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.14%) Data Extraction
3 5 (3.14%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.52%) EPoS
4 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.52%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.89%) SecurID
6 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.26%) Economics
6 2 (1.26%) Statistics
6 2 (1.26%) FMCG
6 2 (1.26%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.26%) Open Source
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.63%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.81%) Windows
2 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.89%) UNIX
5 2 (1.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (14.47%) ITIL
4 22 (13.84%) E-Commerce
5 18 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (10.69%) Business Analysis
7 14 (8.81%) Waterfall
8 13 (8.18%) Change Management
8 13 (8.18%) ETL
9 12 (7.55%) Data Analysis
10 11 (6.92%) ERP
10 11 (6.92%) CRM
10 11 (6.92%) Scrum
11 10 (6.29%) Migration
11 10 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.29%) Project Management
11 10 (6.29%) Test Scripting
12 8 (5.03%) Performance Management
12 8 (5.03%) Analytics
13 7 (4.40%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.42%) SQL
2 7 (4.40%) PL/SQL
3 6 (3.77%) VBA
4 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.52%) Java
6 2 (1.26%) Assembly Language
6 2 (1.26%) REXX
6 2 (1.26%) C#
6 2 (1.26%) COBOL
6 2 (1.26%) VBScript
6 2 (1.26%) JCL
7 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.52%) Degree
2 3 (1.89%) VCP4
2 3 (1.89%) ISEB
2 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.26%) SSCP
3 2 (1.26%) GIAC
3 2 (1.26%) CISMP
3 2 (1.26%) CEH
4 1 (0.63%) CBAP
4 1 (0.63%) CISM
4 1 (0.63%) CISSP
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) SLA
2 8 (5.03%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.40%) Data Quality
4 5 (3.14%) ISO 9001
5 4 (2.52%) QA
6 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.63%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.63%) XenApp
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.32%) Oracle
3 16 (10.06%) SAP
4 13 (8.18%) Tableau
5 11 (6.92%) Citrix
6 10 (6.29%) Lotus
7 9 (5.66%) VMware
8 7 (4.40%) IBM
9 5 (3.14%) Neolane
9 5 (3.14%) Unica
9 5 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.52%) Informatica
10 4 (2.52%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.89%) Altiris
11 3 (1.89%) Symantec
11 3 (1.89%) McAfee
11 3 (1.89%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.26%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.26%) Cognos
13 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
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