The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 7 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 29 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 20.57% 21.57% 15.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.58% 22.92% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £182 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.13 £15.91
% change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
123 96 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 87.23% 94.12% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 69 75
Average daily rate £450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £319 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £498 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 October 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 October 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 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) MS Office
3 7 (17.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (12.50%) HP
5 5 (12.50%) ISEB
5 5 (12.50%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Banking
6 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
7 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.50%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.00%) Retail
8 2 (5.00%) Document Management
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Office
2 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.00%) MS Project
5 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) POP3
1 1 (2.50%) SMTP
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Toad
1 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Front Office
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Billing
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Local Government
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) MFC
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) W3C
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) iPhone
2 1 (2.50%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (12.50%) Project Management
2 5 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.50%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.00%) Document Management
5 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) SEO
6 1 (2.50%) Workflow
6 1 (2.50%) Migration
6 1 (2.50%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VBA
2 1 (2.50%) VC++
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) C++
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CBAP
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Compaq
3 2 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (2.50%) Altiris
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco