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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 8 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 15 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 17.24% 16.67% 10.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.65% 18.99% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 3
Average daily rate £275 £145 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.44 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
85 79 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 97.70% 87.78% 98.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 19
Average daily rate £325 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £105 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £13.61 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 28 (77.78%) Finance
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) Banking
4 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (27.78%) Data Analysis
5 10 (27.78%) Data Mining
6 9 (25.00%) Cognos
6 9 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 8 (22.22%) Investment Banking
7 8 (22.22%) Data Management
8 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (19.44%) Manual Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Data Validation
8 7 (19.44%) VBScript
8 7 (19.44%) C#
8 7 (19.44%) Java
8 7 (19.44%) Validation
8 7 (19.44%) Defect Management
8 7 (19.44%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (16.67%) Data Governance
9 6 (16.67%) Data Quality
10 5 (13.89%) Project Management
10 5 (13.89%) MS Office
10 5 (13.89%) SAS
10 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
12 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (13.89%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Data Mining
2 9 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 28 (77.78%) Finance
2 19 (52.78%) Banking
3 8 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Legal
4 3 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.78%) Derivative
5 1 (2.78%) Equities
5 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Data Analysis
2 8 (22.22%) Data Management
2 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Data Validation
3 7 (19.44%) Defect Management
3 7 (19.44%) Manual Testing
3 7 (19.44%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (19.44%) Validation
4 6 (16.67%) Data Governance
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
5 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) KYC
7 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) SDLC
7 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
8 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) VBScript
3 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
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