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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 78 113 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.48% 29.20% 27.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.71% 30.87% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 83 88
Median daily rate £360 £350 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -14.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £174 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
- +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.55 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -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
329 366 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.81% 94.57% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 251 313
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.97 £27.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 0 47 £425 +21.42% 5
Bedford -2 6 £278 +29.06% 6
Dunstable -2 6 £421 -0.88% 1
Analyst
East of England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (21.19%) Business Analysis
2 31 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (19.21%) E-Commerce
4 26 (17.22%) Retail
5 21 (13.91%) User Stories
6 20 (13.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (13.25%) Data Modelling
7 18 (11.92%) Information Security
8 17 (11.26%) Use Case
8 17 (11.26%) Migration
9 16 (10.60%) Microsoft
9 16 (10.60%) ITIL
9 16 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (9.93%) Change Management
10 15 (9.93%) Finance
11 14 (9.27%) Scrum
11 14 (9.27%) SQL
12 13 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (8.61%) Security Operations
13 12 (7.95%) Windows
13 12 (7.95%) JIRA
14 11 (7.28%) COBIT
14 11 (7.28%) CISSP
15 10 (6.62%) Data Analysis
15 10 (6.62%) Data Flow Diagram
16 9 (5.96%) Waterfall
16 9 (5.96%) Security Management
16 9 (5.96%) Management Information System
16 9 (5.96%) MS Excel
16 9 (5.96%) MS Office

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 (4.64%) CMS
2 6 (3.97%) Drupal
2 6 (3.97%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (3.31%) Confluence
3 5 (3.31%) IBM Domino
3 5 (3.31%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.32%) LiveLink
4 2 (1.32%) SAS
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.96%) MS Excel
1 9 (5.96%) MS Office
2 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.66%) MS Project
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (1.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.32%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.66%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Office 365
1 3 (1.99%) SaaS
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) Taleo
3 1 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) Firewall
2 3 (1.99%) Network Security
2 3 (1.99%) WAN
3 2 (1.32%) BGP
3 2 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.32%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.32%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.32%) IPv4
3 2 (1.32%) LAN
3 2 (1.32%) OSPF
3 2 (1.32%) VLAN
3 2 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (0.66%) DHCP
4 1 (0.66%) DNS
4 1 (0.66%) Internet
4 1 (0.66%) MPLS
4 1 (0.66%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.66%) Skype
4 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.99%) Cognos Powerplay
2 3 (1.99%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.32%) MySQL
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.66%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.95%) JIRA
2 3 (1.99%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.32%) Selenium
4 1 (0.66%) MSI
4 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (17.22%) Retail
2 15 (9.93%) Finance
3 6 (3.97%) Marketing
4 5 (3.31%) Local Government
5 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.99%) French Language
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.99%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) SOAP
3 1 (0.66%) REST
3 1 (0.66%) WCF
3 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.30%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (3.31%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.31%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.31%) User Experience
5 4 (2.65%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.99%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.99%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.32%) BYOD
7 2 (1.32%) EPoS
7 2 (1.32%) iPhone
7 2 (1.32%) Statistics
8 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.66%) Blog
8 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.66%) iPad
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
8 1 (0.66%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.95%) Windows
2 7 (4.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.31%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.32%) Android
4 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.32%) Unix
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Linux
5 1 (0.66%) Solaris
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.19%) Business Analysis
2 31 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (19.21%) E-Commerce
4 21 (13.91%) User Stories
5 20 (13.25%) Data Modelling
5 20 (13.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (11.92%) Information Security
7 17 (11.26%) Migration
7 17 (11.26%) Use Case
8 16 (10.60%) ITIL
9 15 (9.93%) Change Management
10 14 (9.27%) Scrum
11 13 (8.61%) Security Operations
11 13 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (6.62%) Data Analysis
12 10 (6.62%) Data Flow Diagram
13 9 (5.96%) Security Management
13 9 (5.96%) Waterfall
14 8 (5.30%) Data Migration
14 8 (5.30%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.27%) SQL
2 2 (1.32%) C
2 2 (1.32%) C#
2 2 (1.32%) COBOL
2 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.66%) Python
3 1 (0.66%) Ruby
3 1 (0.66%) VBA
3 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.28%) CISSP
2 6 (3.97%) Degree
3 4 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.99%) ISEB
4 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) CCNA
5 2 (1.32%) CCNP
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.66%) CISM
6 1 (0.66%) MCITP
6 1 (0.66%) MCSE
6 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) COBIT
2 7 (4.64%) SLA
3 5 (3.31%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.65%) QA
5 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) vSphere
3 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Backup Exec
1 5 (3.31%) SCCM
2 1 (0.66%) Simpana
Vendors
1 16 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.30%) Sitecore
3 7 (4.64%) Citrix
3 7 (4.64%) Qualys
4 6 (3.97%) Oracle
5 5 (3.31%) Lotus
5 5 (3.31%) Symantec
6 4 (2.65%) Concur
6 4 (2.65%) SAP
6 4 (2.65%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.65%) VMware
7 3 (1.99%) Cognos
7 3 (1.99%) hybris
7 3 (1.99%) OpenText
7 3 (1.99%) Tableau
8 2 (1.32%) Adobe
8 2 (1.32%) Apple
8 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.32%) Cisco
8 2 (1.32%) Trillium
Bedfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Annapurna HR
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago