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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 91 122 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.16% 31.28% 18.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.04% 33.89% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 78 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £419 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
395 360 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.86% 92.31% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 217 110
Average daily rate £445 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.87 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.39% -20.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.58 £45.00 £20.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 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 27 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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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 28 £400 -5.88% 5
Dunstable +1 14 £413 -6.25% 3
Bedford -4 8 £320 -1.53% 3
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 35 (22.73%) Retail
2 31 (20.13%) Finance
2 31 (20.13%) SQL
2 31 (20.13%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (18.83%) Microsoft
4 23 (14.94%) E-Commerce
5 22 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 21 (13.64%) ITIL
6 21 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (11.69%) Business Analysis
8 17 (11.04%) Oracle
9 14 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (8.44%) Windows
11 12 (7.79%) Citrix
11 12 (7.79%) Waterfall
12 11 (7.14%) Tableau
12 11 (7.14%) Project Management
12 11 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (6.49%) Test Scripting
13 10 (6.49%) PCI DSS
13 10 (6.49%) Data Analysis
13 10 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (6.49%) Change Management
13 10 (6.49%) Migration
13 10 (6.49%) Lotus
13 10 (6.49%) SAP
14 9 (5.84%) IBM Notes
14 9 (5.84%) CRM
14 9 (5.84%) SQL Server

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (5.84%) IBM Notes
2 8 (5.19%) Lotus Domino
3 7 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.30%) CICS
4 2 (1.30%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.30%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (5.84%) MS Office
4 6 (3.90%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.25%) MS Project
6 3 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Agresso
2 2 (1.30%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.30%) SAP PP
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) PaaS
2 2 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) VoIP
1 3 (1.95%) DHCP
1 3 (1.95%) VPN
1 3 (1.95%) DNS
1 3 (1.95%) Wireless
2 2 (1.30%) Firewall
2 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.95%) QlikView
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.30%) DB2
7 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.65%) CorVu
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.60%) JIRA
2 2 (1.30%) Selenium
2 2 (1.30%) TestNG
2 2 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.30%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.30%) Robotium
2 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.30%) Calabash
2 2 (1.30%) Appium
2 2 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (22.73%) Retail
2 31 (20.13%) Finance
3 5 (3.25%) Marketing
3 5 (3.25%) German Language
4 4 (2.60%) Banking
4 4 (2.60%) French Language
5 3 (1.95%) Dutch Language
5 3 (1.95%) Front Office
6 2 (1.30%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.90%) Middleware
2 4 (2.60%) .NET
3 3 (1.95%) HTML
4 2 (1.30%) XML
4 2 (1.30%) ISPF
5 1 (0.65%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.65%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.65%) EDI
5 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.25%) EPoS
3 5 (3.25%) Data Extraction
4 4 (2.60%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.95%) SecurID
6 2 (1.30%) Statistics
6 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.30%) Open Source
6 2 (1.30%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) GIS
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Economics
7 1 (0.65%) EMV
7 1 (0.65%) EFT
7 1 (0.65%) NHS
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.44%) Windows
2 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.13%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (14.94%) E-Commerce
3 21 (13.64%) ITIL
3 21 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.69%) Business Analysis
5 12 (7.79%) Waterfall
6 11 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (7.14%) Project Management
7 10 (6.49%) Change Management
7 10 (6.49%) Data Analysis
7 10 (6.49%) Migration
7 10 (6.49%) Test Scripting
8 9 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.84%) CRM
9 8 (5.19%) ETL
9 8 (5.19%) ERP
10 7 (4.55%) Scrum
10 7 (4.55%) Analytics
11 6 (3.90%) User Stories
11 6 (3.90%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.13%) SQL
2 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.60%) VBA
4 3 (1.95%) Java
4 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.30%) C#
5 2 (1.30%) COBOL
5 2 (1.30%) Assembly Language
5 2 (1.30%) REXX
5 2 (1.30%) JCL
5 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.60%) ISEB
1 4 (2.60%) Degree
2 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.30%) SSCP
3 2 (1.30%) CISM
3 2 (1.30%) GIAC
3 2 (1.30%) CEH
3 2 (1.30%) CISMP
3 2 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.30%) CISSP
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.84%) SLA
3 8 (5.19%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.60%) QA
5 2 (1.30%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.65%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.04%) Oracle
3 12 (7.79%) Citrix
4 11 (7.14%) Tableau
5 10 (6.49%) SAP
5 10 (6.49%) Lotus
6 9 (5.84%) VMware
7 5 (3.25%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.60%) IBM
8 4 (2.60%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.95%) Symantec
9 3 (1.95%) McAfee
9 3 (1.95%) Altiris
9 3 (1.95%) Cognos
10 2 (1.30%) HP
10 2 (1.30%) Unica
10 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.30%) Neolane
11 1 (0.65%) VeriFone
11 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
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