The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the County Antrim region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 10 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 9 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 9.28% 19.80% 14.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.68% 20.41% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 9
Median daily rate £273 £200 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.25% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £110 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +204.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Analyst
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim 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
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 98 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 95.88% 97.03% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 48 32
Median daily rate £325 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £103 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +29.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -3 9 £273 +36.25% 5
Analyst
Northern Ireland

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 County Antrim region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) VBScript
4 7 (29.17%) Validation
4 7 (29.17%) C#
4 7 (29.17%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Data Validation
4 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (29.17%) Defect Management
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Retail
7 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.50%) SAS
7 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
8 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 3 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Data Validation
2 7 (29.17%) Defect Management
2 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Validation
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.17%) PDM
5 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) EMIR
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.17%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) BMC
2 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
2 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
2 1 (4.17%) Remedy
2 1 (4.17%) VMware