The first table below looks at the demand for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 29 July 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 East of England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 636 430 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.98% 17.97% 18.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.62% 19.13% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 227 270
Average daily rate
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£368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £173 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 65 106
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £27.54 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2812 2248 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.74% 93.94% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1144 1419
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 230 366
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
England

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +1 144 £408 +25.59% 22
Hertfordshire +3 142 £363 +13.28% 32
Essex +1 140 £320 -5.88% 16
Cambridgeshire -3 104 £316 -15.66% 32
Suffolk 0 65 £425 - 8
Norfolk -7 30 £225 -30.76% 10
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 294 (22.72%) Finance
2 257 (19.86%) SQL
3 212 (16.38%) Windows
4 160 (12.36%) Oracle
5 157 (12.13%) Active Directory
6 151 (11.67%) Microsoft
7 142 (10.97%) MS Office
8 139 (10.74%) ITIL
9 137 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
10 133 (10.28%) MS Excel
10 133 (10.28%) Retail
11 126 (9.74%) Business Analysis
12 110 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
13 109 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
14 105 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 102 (7.88%) Data Analysis
15 102 (7.88%) HP
15 102 (7.88%) Windows 7
16 101 (7.81%) Project Management
17 97 (7.50%) SQL Server
18 92 (7.11%) Migration
19 87 (6.72%) Use Case
20 80 (6.18%) E-Commerce
21 71 (5.49%) ETL
21 71 (5.49%) Citrix
22 67 (5.18%) QA
23 66 (5.10%) Change Management
24 63 (4.87%) Windows XP
24 63 (4.87%) UML
25 62 (4.79%) NHS

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 53 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 52 (4.02%) MS Exchange
3 30 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (1.39%) SAS
6 16 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (1.08%) IBM Notes
9 11 (0.85%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.77%) MQSeries
10 10 (0.77%) Lync
10 10 (0.77%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.31%) Apache
13 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.23%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 142 (10.97%) MS Office
2 133 (10.28%) MS Excel
3 43 (3.32%) MS Visio
4 31 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (2.01%) MS Project
6 14 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.77%) SPSS
8 4 (0.31%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.077%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
5 10 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.70%) Agresso
7 8 (0.62%) SAP SD
7 8 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (0.31%) assyst
11 4 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
11 4 (0.31%) Maximo
11 4 (0.31%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.39%) SaaS
2 3 (0.23%) Office 365
2 3 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.86%) Firewall
2 23 (1.78%) LAN
3 20 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.55%) VPN
3 20 (1.55%) Internet
4 19 (1.47%) SAN
4 19 (1.47%) WAN
5 16 (1.24%) Wireless
6 12 (0.93%) Network Security
7 11 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (0.62%) DNS
9 7 (0.54%) NAS
9 7 (0.54%) VoIP
10 6 (0.46%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.39%) DHCP
11 5 (0.39%) ADSL
11 5 (0.39%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.31%) VLAN
12 4 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
2 97 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 43 (3.32%) Oracle Database
4 27 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.31%) DB2
9 13 (1.00%) EDRMS
9 13 (1.00%) Data Mart
10 12 (0.93%) Essbase
11 11 (0.85%) MS Access
12 9 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.54%) DataStage
14 6 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.39%) WebFOCUS
16 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (0.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (1.24%) RequisitePro
2 11 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 10 (0.77%) JIRA
3 10 (0.77%) Selenium
3 10 (0.77%) SoapUI
4 9 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.54%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.23%) Rational Rose
8 3 (0.23%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.23%) NUnit
8 3 (0.23%) JUnit
8 3 (0.23%) RSpec
8 3 (0.23%) MSTest
8 3 (0.23%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.15%) JMeter
9 2 (0.15%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.15%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.077%) Oracle Forms
General
1 294 (22.72%) Finance
2 133 (10.28%) Retail
3 44 (3.40%) Manufacturing
4 36 (2.78%) Banking
5 30 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 26 (2.01%) Marketing
7 17 (1.31%) Legal
8 15 (1.16%) Law
8 15 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.00%) General Ledger
10 12 (0.93%) Automotive
10 12 (0.93%) Publishing
11 8 (0.62%) Local Government
12 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.31%) Back Office
13 4 (0.31%) Advertising
14 2 (0.15%) Games
14 2 (0.15%) Billing
14 2 (0.15%) Electronics
15 1 (0.077%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.01%) XML
2 35 (2.70%) .NET
3 25 (1.93%) J2EE
4 15 (1.16%) XSD
5 12 (0.93%) EDI
5 12 (0.93%) Web Services
6 9 (0.70%) XML Schema
6 9 (0.70%) MDX
7 5 (0.39%) Middleware
7 5 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.31%) HTML
9 3 (0.23%) SOAP
9 3 (0.23%) Flash
9 3 (0.23%) Spring
9 3 (0.23%) ISPF
9 3 (0.23%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.15%) XML Messaging
10 2 (0.15%) CSS
11 1 (0.077%) XMPP
11 1 (0.077%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (4.79%) NHS
2 46 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 34 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 27 (2.09%) Mobile App
5 22 (1.70%) Mainframe
6 17 (1.31%) EPoS
7 11 (0.85%) Statistics
7 11 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 11 (0.85%) iPhone
8 10 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 10 (0.77%) Data Integration
9 7 (0.54%) Informatics
9 7 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.39%) Replication
10 5 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.31%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.31%) CMDB
12 3 (0.23%) Wiki
12 3 (0.23%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 212 (16.38%) Windows
2 102 (7.88%) Windows 7
3 63 (4.87%) Windows XP
4 45 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (2.40%) Linux
7 21 (1.62%) UNIX
8 14 (1.08%) Windows 8
9 12 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.93%) Android
10 11 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.77%) Windows Vista
12 9 (0.70%) Solaris
13 6 (0.46%) AIX
14 4 (0.31%) SUSE
14 4 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.31%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.077%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.077%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (10.74%) ITIL
2 137 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
3 126 (9.74%) Business Analysis
4 109 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 105 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 102 (7.88%) Data Analysis
7 101 (7.81%) Project Management
8 92 (7.11%) Migration
9 87 (6.72%) Use Case
10 80 (6.18%) E-Commerce
11 71 (5.49%) ETL
12 66 (5.10%) Change Management
13 63 (4.87%) UML
14 56 (4.33%) Data Modelling
15 55 (4.25%) Agile Software Development
16 53 (4.10%) Test Scripting
17 51 (3.94%) CRM
18 50 (3.86%) Systems Analysis
18 50 (3.86%) Data Migration
19 48 (3.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 257 (19.86%) SQL
2 27 (2.09%) Java
3 25 (1.93%) T-SQL
4 22 (1.70%) VB
5 17 (1.31%) VBA
6 11 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 9 (0.70%) Perl
8 8 (0.62%) C
8 8 (0.62%) C#
9 6 (0.46%) ABAP
10 5 (0.39%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.31%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.31%) JCL
11 4 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.23%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.23%) COBOL
13 2 (0.15%) VBScript
13 2 (0.15%) Python
13 2 (0.15%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.077%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 59 (4.56%) ISEB
2 54 (4.17%) Degree
3 29 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 24 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 19 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.31%) MCP
7 12 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.70%) MCITP
8 9 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.62%) MCSA
10 7 (0.54%) MCSE
10 7 (0.54%) MCDST
10 7 (0.54%) MCTS
11 5 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.39%) CISSP
11 5 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.31%) CCNP
12 4 (0.31%) CCNA
12 4 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.18%) QA
2 43 (3.32%) SLA
3 20 (1.55%) Solvency II
4 8 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.31%) CDISC
7 3 (0.23%) COBIT
7 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.23%) GxP
7 3 (0.23%) P3O
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 157 (12.13%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 15 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.39%) XenApp
6 4 (0.31%) ISA Server
6 4 (0.31%) RACF
7 3 (0.23%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.23%) vSphere
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.077%) Xen
9 1 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.077%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (1.93%) SCCM
3 20 (1.55%) OpenView
4 17 (1.31%) OVSD
5 7 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.31%) ARCserve
7 4 (0.31%) WSUS
8 3 (0.23%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.077%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.077%) SCOM
10 1 (0.077%) Cacti
10 1 (0.077%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.077%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.077%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.077%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.077%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.077%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 160 (12.36%) Oracle
2 151 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 102 (7.88%) HP
4 71 (5.49%) Citrix
5 51 (3.94%) Cisco
6 46 (3.55%) SAP
7 45 (3.48%) VMware
8 23 (1.78%) IBM
9 20 (1.55%) McAfee
10 17 (1.31%) Remedy
11 15 (1.16%) NetApp
12 14 (1.08%) Lotus
12 14 (1.08%) Sun
12 14 (1.08%) Teradata
13 13 (1.00%) Business Objects
14 12 (0.93%) Adobe
14 12 (0.93%) Symantec
15 11 (0.85%) Cognos
16 8 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.62%) JDA
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £11 - £12 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
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Rate: £325 - 355 per day
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Hertfordshire
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Rate: £180 - 200 per day
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Rate: £125 - £175 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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