The first table below looks at the demand for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Belfast region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 17 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 18.68% 16.19% 11.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.52% 18.28% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £240 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £126 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
79 93 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 86.81% 88.57% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 70
Average daily rate £285 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.42 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% -64.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Analyst
County Antrim

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Belfast region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Belfast region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) SLA
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) Document Management
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.34%) Legal
6 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) CTI
6 3 (10.34%) UNIX
6 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (6.90%) UML
7 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.90%) MS Office
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) VMware
7 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
7 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Operations Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) CTI
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.45%) QlikView
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Legal
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
1 2 (6.90%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Document Management
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Management
5 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) UML
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Use Case
6 1 (3.45%) User Stories
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau
3 1 (3.45%) BT
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Business Objects