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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 111 35 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.13% 12.64% 20.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.97% 13.51% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 17 43
Average daily rate
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£375 £230 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.54%
UK excluding London average 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
463 259 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.46% 93.50% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 120 204
Average daily rate £403 £301 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.94% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -25.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 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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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 -3 40 £425 +54.54% 6
Bedford +12 16 £375 +109.49% 3
Dunstable +6 4 £460 - 2
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 63 (24.71%) Retail
2 60 (23.53%) Oracle
3 52 (20.39%) Finance
4 50 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (19.22%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (18.04%) Business Analysis
7 44 (17.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (13.33%) SQL
9 33 (12.94%) Microsoft
10 25 (9.80%) Change Management
11 24 (9.41%) E-Commerce
12 23 (9.02%) CRM
12 23 (9.02%) MS Office
12 23 (9.02%) Data Analysis
13 22 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (8.63%) SAP
14 21 (8.24%) PRINCE2
14 21 (8.24%) Mobile App
15 19 (7.45%) Oracle EBS R12
16 18 (7.06%) ITIL
17 17 (6.67%) MS Visio
17 17 (6.67%) Migration
18 16 (6.27%) Requirements Analysis
18 16 (6.27%) Use Case
18 16 (6.27%) Windows
19 15 (5.88%) SQL Server
19 15 (5.88%) Scrum
20 14 (5.49%) Management Information System
20 14 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
20 14 (5.49%) ISEB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.57%) SugarCRM
3 3 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.18%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
4 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (9.02%) MS Office
2 17 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 12 (4.71%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.96%) MS Project
5 3 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.78%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (7.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (4.71%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (4.71%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (4.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (3.53%) Agresso
4 9 (3.53%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (2.75%) SAP SD
6 6 (2.35%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (2.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (1.96%) Oracle HRMS
8 4 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (1.57%) assyst
8 4 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (1.57%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.75%) SaaS
2 2 (0.78%) Taleo
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) VLAN
1 1 (0.39%) Wireless
1 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.39%) VPN
1 1 (0.39%) LAN
1 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.57%) MS Access
4 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.39%) Big Data
5 1 (0.39%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
General
1 63 (24.71%) Retail
2 52 (20.39%) Finance
3 7 (2.75%) Banking
4 6 (2.35%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.57%) Marketing
6 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.78%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.75%) EDI
2 6 (2.35%) .NET
3 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.24%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.53%) EPoS
5 5 (1.96%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.57%) CMDB
7 3 (1.18%) FMCG
7 3 (1.18%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.78%) IVR
8 2 (0.78%) Statistics
8 2 (0.78%) iPhone
8 2 (0.78%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.39%) User Experience
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.39%) PDA
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.27%) Windows
2 6 (2.35%) Windows 7
2 6 (2.35%) Windows 8
3 5 (1.96%) UNIX
4 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.78%) Android
4 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 49 (19.22%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (18.04%) Business Analysis
4 44 (17.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (9.80%) Change Management
6 24 (9.41%) E-Commerce
7 23 (9.02%) CRM
7 23 (9.02%) Data Analysis
8 22 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (8.24%) PRINCE2
10 18 (7.06%) ITIL
11 17 (6.67%) Migration
12 16 (6.27%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (6.27%) Use Case
13 15 (5.88%) Scrum
14 14 (5.49%) Test Scripting
14 14 (5.49%) Data Migration
15 13 (5.10%) Data Entry
15 13 (5.10%) Performance Management
16 12 (4.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.33%) SQL
2 10 (3.92%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.35%) ABAP
4 2 (0.78%) C
5 1 (0.39%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (5.49%) ISEB
2 8 (3.14%) Degree
3 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.35%) MCTS
3 6 (2.35%) MCITP
4 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.18%) PMP
5 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.78%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.78%) CBAP
7 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) ACCA
7 1 (0.39%) CIMA
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.39%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.35%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.57%) SLA
3 3 (1.18%) P3O
4 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 60 (23.53%) Oracle
2 33 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.63%) SAP
4 11 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.57%) HP
5 4 (1.57%) IBM
5 4 (1.57%) Informatica
5 4 (1.57%) Unica
5 4 (1.57%) Neolane
6 3 (1.18%) Mercator
6 3 (1.18%) Lotus
6 3 (1.18%) Cisco
7 2 (0.78%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.78%) Adobe
7 2 (0.78%) McAfee
7 2 (0.78%) Northgate
7 2 (0.78%) Ceridian
7 2 (0.78%) LANDesk
7 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.39%) Tableau
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