The first table below looks at the demand for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 24 April 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 Croydon 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 28 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.18% 28.13% 7.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.00% 29.51% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 9
Average daily rate £313 £325 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £425 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100 61 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 97.09% 95.31% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 39 97
Average daily rate £375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -14.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Analyst
London

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 21 (42.86%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
3 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
3 12 (24.49%) MS Office
4 10 (20.41%) ITIL
5 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
5 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
6 7 (14.29%) Finance
6 7 (14.29%) ISEB
6 7 (14.29%) Blackberry
7 6 (12.24%) Cisco
7 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (10.20%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (10.20%) PCI DSS
8 5 (10.20%) iPhone
8 5 (10.20%) Backup Exec
8 5 (10.20%) Banking
8 5 (10.20%) VPN
8 5 (10.20%) iPad
9 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
9 4 (8.16%) Service Management
9 4 (8.16%) HP
9 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.12%) Scrum
10 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
10 3 (6.12%) Oracle
10 3 (6.12%) Waterfall

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.12%) Lync
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Office
2 6 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) VPN
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.04%) MPLS
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.08%) DataStage
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (4.08%) Selenium
1 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) SOAP
2 1 (2.04%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) MFC
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.20%) iPhone
2 5 (10.20%) iPad
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
3 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
4 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.16%) Service Management
5 3 (6.12%) Scrum
5 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL V2
6 2 (4.08%) Test Management
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) ETL
7 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.04%) Information Management
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) C#
1 2 (4.08%) Java
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) VBScript
2 1 (2.04%) VB
2 1 (2.04%) VC++
2 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) XenApp
2 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Cisco
3 4 (8.16%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) Cognos
5 2 (4.08%) Siebel
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) ProCurve