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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 9 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 20 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 13.33% 32.97% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.38% 34.09% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 13
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£380 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £194 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £456 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.45%
Analyst
London

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
130 88 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 86.67% 96.70% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 60 78
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 £295 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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 £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) MS Office
3 10 (26.32%) Windows
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.42%) HP
5 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
5 7 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
7 5 (13.16%) ITIL
7 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
8 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.89%) ISEB
9 3 (7.89%) XML
9 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.89%) Lync
9 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
9 3 (7.89%) Resource Management
9 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
10 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.26%) Retail

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (7.89%) Lync
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) VPN
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.63%) MPLS
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) MFC
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.26%) iPhone
3 2 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) ITIL
1 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
2 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
3 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
3 3 (7.89%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL V2
4 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Document Management
4 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.63%) SEO
5 1 (2.63%) Workflow
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C#
1 2 (5.26%) C++
1 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.26%) VC++
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Compaq
3 2 (5.26%) Dell
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Altiris
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