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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 138 34 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.11% 13.08% 24.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.45% 14.17% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 20 47
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£400 £254 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.63% -21.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £172 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £12.75 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.30 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £20.00 £21.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
485 240 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.28% 92.31% 89.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 105 184
Average daily rate £413 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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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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 -2 47 £425 +34.92% 12
Bedford +7 25 £388 +116.48% 8
Dunstable - 8 £460 -
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 67 (24.81%) Retail
2 57 (21.11%) Oracle
3 55 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (19.63%) Finance
6 49 (18.15%) Business Analysis
7 46 (17.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (11.85%) Microsoft
9 27 (10.00%) SQL
10 25 (9.26%) CRM
10 25 (9.26%) Data Analysis
11 24 (8.89%) E-Commerce
11 24 (8.89%) Change Management
12 23 (8.52%) Mobile App
13 22 (8.15%) PRINCE2
14 21 (7.78%) MS Office
15 20 (7.41%) SAP
16 19 (7.04%) Oracle EBS R12
17 18 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
18 17 (6.30%) Use Case
18 17 (6.30%) Migration
19 16 (5.93%) Windows
19 16 (5.93%) MS Visio
20 15 (5.56%) SQL Server
20 15 (5.56%) ITIL
21 14 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
21 14 (5.19%) Scrum
21 14 (5.19%) Data Entry
21 14 (5.19%) Data Migration
22 13 (4.81%) Performance Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.11%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.74%) SugarCRM
3 2 (0.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.37%) SAS
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (7.78%) MS Office
2 16 (5.93%) MS Visio
3 11 (4.07%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.11%) MS Project
7 2 (0.74%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (7.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (4.81%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (4.81%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (4.44%) Oracle Receivables
4 10 (3.70%) Oracle Assets
5 9 (3.33%) Agresso
6 7 (2.59%) SAP SD
7 6 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (1.85%) Oracle HRMS
9 4 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (1.48%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (1.48%) assyst
9 4 (1.48%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.37%) Retail-J
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.70%) SaaS
2 2 (0.74%) Taleo
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.37%) LAN
1 1 (0.37%) WAN
1 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.37%) VPN
1 1 (0.37%) Wireless
1 1 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.11%) MS Access
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 67 (24.81%) Retail
2 53 (19.63%) Finance
3 8 (2.96%) Banking
4 7 (2.59%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.74%) Local Government
6 2 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.59%) EDI
2 4 (1.48%) .NET
3 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.52%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.70%) EPoS
4 6 (2.22%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.48%) CMDB
6 2 (0.74%) Data Conversion
6 2 (0.74%) Statistics
6 2 (0.74%) IVR
6 2 (0.74%) FMCG
6 2 (0.74%) iPhone
6 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.37%) PDA
7 1 (0.37%) NHS
7 1 (0.37%) Firmware
7 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.93%) Windows
2 6 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 6 (2.22%) Windows 8
3 4 (1.48%) Android
4 2 (0.74%) UNIX
4 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (18.15%) Business Analysis
4 46 (17.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (9.26%) Data Analysis
5 25 (9.26%) CRM
6 24 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 24 (8.89%) Change Management
7 22 (8.15%) PRINCE2
8 18 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 17 (6.30%) Use Case
9 17 (6.30%) Migration
10 15 (5.56%) ITIL
11 14 (5.19%) Scrum
11 14 (5.19%) Data Migration
11 14 (5.19%) Data Entry
12 13 (4.81%) Performance Management
12 13 (4.81%) Test Scripting
12 13 (4.81%) Waterfall
13 11 (4.07%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.00%) SQL
2 7 (2.59%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.22%) ABAP
4 3 (1.11%) C
5 1 (0.37%) VBA
5 1 (0.37%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.37%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 13 (4.81%) ISEB
2 8 (2.96%) Degree
3 6 (2.22%) MCTS
3 6 (2.22%) MCITP
3 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.11%) PMP
5 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.74%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.37%) ACCA
7 1 (0.37%) CIMA
7 1 (0.37%) CCNA
7 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.59%) QA
2 3 (1.11%) P3O
3 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (21.11%) Oracle
2 32 (11.85%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.41%) SAP
4 9 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.22%) JDA
5 6 (2.22%) RedPrairie
6 4 (1.48%) Ceridian
6 4 (1.48%) HP
7 3 (1.11%) Cisco
7 3 (1.11%) Lotus
7 3 (1.11%) Mercator
8 2 (0.74%) McAfee
8 2 (0.74%) IBM
8 2 (0.74%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.74%) Adobe
8 2 (0.74%) Neolane
8 2 (0.74%) TSYS
8 2 (0.74%) Northgate
8 2 (0.74%) Unica
8 2 (0.74%) LANDesk
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