The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 7 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 18 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 18.37% 14.42% 9.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.95% 15.46% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 9
Average daily rate
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£200 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £114 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+204.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Analyst
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast 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
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95 97 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 96.94% 93.27% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 108
Average daily rate £275 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £124 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £377 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £24.75 £13.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 17 (51.52%) Banking
2 15 (45.45%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 10 (30.30%) Investment Banking
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 10 (30.30%) Fixed Income
4 10 (30.30%) Equities
5 8 (24.24%) ITIL
5 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
6 7 (21.21%) Cognos
6 7 (21.21%) MS Office
6 7 (21.21%) Lotus
6 7 (21.21%) IBM Notes
7 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.18%) Intranet
7 6 (18.18%) Internet
7 6 (18.18%) Extranet
7 6 (18.18%) Web Services
7 6 (18.18%) IIS
7 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 5 (15.15%) Windows
8 5 (15.15%) Change Management
8 5 (15.15%) Replication
8 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
9 4 (12.12%) UNIX
9 4 (12.12%) ISA Server
9 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
9 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 7 (21.21%) IBM Notes
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (9.09%) SAS
5 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) MS Office
3 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) MS Project
4 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Intranet
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
1 6 (18.18%) Extranet
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.06%) KDB
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Rational Rose
General
1 17 (51.52%) Banking
2 15 (45.45%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Fixed Income
1 10 (30.30%) Equities
2 5 (15.15%) Replication
3 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
4 3 (9.09%) Derivative
4 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.06%) iPad
6 1 (3.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Machine Learning
6 3 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) DNA
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Data Governance
8 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.03%) Data Management
8 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Cognos
2 7 (21.21%) Lotus
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) Reuters
3 2 (6.06%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) HP