The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 13 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 28 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.39% 15.38% 15.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.79% 16.00% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 12
Median daily rate £275 £274 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +88.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £138 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £345 £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -

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
219 100 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 96.90% 96.15% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 43 42
Median daily rate £358 £325 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +51.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Belfast region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 24 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Belfast region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 16 (38.10%) Banking
4 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (26.19%) Project Management
7 10 (23.81%) MS Project
7 10 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (21.43%) QA
8 9 (21.43%) MS Office
8 9 (21.43%) Windows
9 8 (19.05%) Investment Banking
10 7 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (11.90%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 5 (11.90%) ITIL
12 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
12 5 (11.90%) PMP
12 5 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (9.52%) Validation
13 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
13 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
13 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
13 4 (9.52%) Data Validation
14 3 (7.14%) Software Delivery
14 3 (7.14%) Defect Management

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.76%) SAS
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (23.81%) MS Project
3 9 (21.43%) MS Office
4 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.38%) DMZ
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) FWSM
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) QlikView
3 1 (2.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) JUnit
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) NUnit
2 1 (2.38%) TestNG
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 16 (38.10%) Banking
3 8 (19.05%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
4 1 (2.38%) German Language
4 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) AIX
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Solaris
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Project Management
3 7 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 6 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Data Validation
6 4 (9.52%) Validation
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Change Management
7 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Defect Management
7 3 (7.14%) Service Management
7 3 (7.14%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) Data Management
8 2 (4.76%) ETL
8 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) C#
2 3 (7.14%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) PMP
2 3 (7.14%) MCDBA
2 3 (7.14%) MCP
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.38%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco
2 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.38%) CA
3 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix
3 1 (2.38%) Clearswift
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos
3 1 (2.38%) Symantec
3 1 (2.38%) Tandberg