The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 529 421 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.16% 17.95% 19.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.31% 19.25% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 206 259
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 79 90
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £27.80 £33.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2889 2187 2888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.74% 93.22% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1736 1080 1425
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 209 314
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £43.50 £40.00
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 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Hertfordshire +3 147 £356 +14.00% 47
Bedfordshire +7 112 £375 +63.04% 18
Cambridgeshire -1 108 £240 -36.00% 39
Essex -3 107 £263 -25.00% 18
Suffolk +1 30 £425 +4.29% 3
Norfolk -17 18 £225 -33.33% 7
East Anglia -1 7 - -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 268 (22.79%) Finance
2 240 (20.41%) Windows
3 226 (19.22%) SQL
4 177 (15.05%) Active Directory
5 158 (13.44%) MS Office
6 155 (13.18%) Microsoft
7 151 (12.84%) MS Excel
8 145 (12.33%) Oracle
9 135 (11.48%) ITIL
10 122 (10.37%) Windows 7
11 117 (9.95%) Retail
12 112 (9.52%) Business Analysis
12 112 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
13 108 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
14 103 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
15 98 (8.33%) Data Analysis
16 97 (8.25%) Project Management
16 97 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
17 93 (7.91%) Migration
18 89 (7.57%) HP
18 89 (7.57%) SQL Server
19 86 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
20 84 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
21 82 (6.97%) Citrix
22 79 (6.72%) E-Commerce
23 74 (6.29%) Windows XP
24 72 (6.12%) Use Case
25 59 (5.02%) Change Management
26 55 (4.68%) ISEB
27 54 (4.59%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 54 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 52 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 29 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (1.36%) SAS
5 16 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (1.19%) CMS
7 13 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.85%) IBM Notes
10 10 (0.85%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.51%) Apache
11 6 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.34%) SugarCRM
13 4 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.26%) Lync
Applications
1 158 (13.44%) MS Office
2 151 (12.84%) MS Excel
3 49 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 32 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.87%) MS Project
6 11 (0.94%) SPSS
7 8 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.34%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (0.94%) SAP SD
6 10 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
7 9 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.68%) Agresso
8 8 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
10 5 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (0.34%) MFGPRO
11 4 (0.34%) Maximo
11 4 (0.34%) TrackWise
11 4 (0.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.85%) SaaS
2 5 (0.43%) Office 365
3 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.17%) Taleo
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.32%) Firewall
2 29 (2.47%) Internet
3 28 (2.38%) VPN
4 27 (2.30%) LAN
5 23 (1.96%) WAN
6 19 (1.62%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.28%) SAN
8 13 (1.11%) Wireless
9 12 (1.02%) DNS
10 10 (0.85%) PBX
10 10 (0.85%) Network Security
11 9 (0.77%) Ethernet
12 8 (0.68%) DHCP
12 8 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (0.60%) ADSL
13 7 (0.60%) Broadband
14 6 (0.51%) VoIP
14 6 (0.51%) VLAN
15 5 (0.43%) NAS
15 5 (0.43%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 86 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (2.64%) Oracle Database
4 24 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.53%) DB2
7 14 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.19%) Data Mart
8 13 (1.11%) EDRMS
9 10 (0.85%) Essbase
9 10 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (0.60%) DataStage
11 7 (0.60%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.51%) MS Access
13 5 (0.43%) WebFOCUS
13 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.34%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (1.11%) RequisitePro
2 11 (0.94%) JIRA
3 8 (0.68%) Selenium
4 4 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.34%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.34%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.26%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.26%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.26%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.17%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.17%) NUnit
6 2 (0.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.085%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.085%) QADirector
7 1 (0.085%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.085%) Lombardi
7 1 (0.085%) MSTest
7 1 (0.085%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 268 (22.79%) Finance
2 117 (9.95%) Retail
3 51 (4.34%) Manufacturing
4 32 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 29 (2.47%) Marketing
6 27 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.13%) Banking
8 23 (1.96%) Law
9 15 (1.28%) Legal
10 13 (1.11%) Automotive
11 12 (1.02%) Publishing
12 9 (0.77%) Advertising
12 9 (0.77%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.43%) Local Government
14 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.26%) Billing
16 2 (0.17%) Games
16 2 (0.17%) French Language
17 1 (0.085%) German Language
17 1 (0.085%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.89%) .NET
2 33 (2.81%) XML
3 23 (1.96%) J2EE
4 12 (1.02%) Web Services
4 12 (1.02%) EDI
5 8 (0.68%) HTML
6 7 (0.60%) XSD
7 5 (0.43%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.43%) XML Schema
7 5 (0.43%) Middleware
8 4 (0.34%) CSS
9 3 (0.26%) SOAP
9 3 (0.26%) ISPF
9 3 (0.26%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.26%) Spring
10 2 (0.17%) XML Messaging
10 2 (0.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (0.17%) LINQ to SQL
10 2 (0.17%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (3.91%) NHS
3 45 (3.83%) Blackberry
4 41 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 21 (1.79%) Mainframe
7 13 (1.11%) EPoS
7 13 (1.11%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.02%) IVR
9 11 (0.94%) Statistics
10 10 (0.85%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.68%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.60%) iPhone
13 6 (0.51%) Informatics
14 5 (0.43%) Replication
14 5 (0.43%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.43%) FMCG
14 5 (0.43%) User Experience
15 4 (0.34%) PMI
15 4 (0.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 240 (20.41%) Windows
2 122 (10.37%) Windows 7
3 74 (6.29%) Windows XP
4 46 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (2.47%) Linux
6 29 (2.47%) UNIX
7 21 (1.79%) Windows 8
8 15 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.85%) Windows Vista
10 8 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.51%) Android
12 4 (0.34%) Solaris
12 4 (0.34%) SUSE
13 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.085%) zOS
15 1 (0.085%) AIX
15 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (11.48%) ITIL
2 112 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 108 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
4 98 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 97 (8.25%) Project Management
5 97 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 93 (7.91%) Migration
7 84 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 79 (6.72%) E-Commerce
9 72 (6.12%) Use Case
10 59 (5.02%) Change Management
11 54 (4.59%) Incident Management
12 53 (4.51%) ETL
13 50 (4.25%) Test Scripting
13 50 (4.25%) Data Migration
14 43 (3.66%) Systems Analysis
15 41 (3.49%) PRINCE2
15 41 (3.49%) UML
16 40 (3.40%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 226 (19.22%) SQL
2 28 (2.38%) Java
3 27 (2.30%) VB
4 23 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 20 (1.70%) PL/SQL
6 19 (1.62%) VBA
7 9 (0.77%) Perl
8 6 (0.51%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.51%) C#
8 6 (0.51%) Python
8 6 (0.51%) ABAP
8 6 (0.51%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.34%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.34%) JCL
9 4 (0.34%) C
10 3 (0.26%) COBOL
10 3 (0.26%) PHP
10 3 (0.26%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.26%) LINC
11 2 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (4.68%) ISEB
2 51 (4.34%) Degree
3 26 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.36%) MCP
7 13 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.60%) MCDST
9 7 (0.60%) MCTS
9 7 (0.60%) MCITP
9 7 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.51%) CCNA
10 6 (0.51%) MCSE
11 5 (0.43%) MCSA
11 5 (0.43%) PMP
11 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.34%) CISSP
12 4 (0.34%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.08%) QA
2 38 (3.23%) SLA
3 20 (1.70%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.26%) GxP
7 3 (0.26%) P3O
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 177 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.34%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.34%) RACF
4 4 (0.34%) vSphere
5 2 (0.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.085%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.085%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.085%) Xen
6 1 (0.085%) XenApp
6 1 (0.085%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (2.13%) OpenView
3 22 (1.87%) OVSD
4 17 (1.45%) SCCM
5 7 (0.60%) WSUS
6 6 (0.51%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.34%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.085%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.085%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.085%) SCSM
10 1 (0.085%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.085%) Opsview
10 1 (0.085%) Puppet
10 1 (0.085%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.085%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.085%) Nagios
Vendors
1 155 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 145 (12.33%) Oracle
3 89 (7.57%) HP
4 82 (6.97%) Citrix
5 47 (4.00%) SAP
6 46 (3.91%) Cisco
6 46 (3.91%) VMware
7 21 (1.79%) Remedy
7 21 (1.79%) IBM
8 17 (1.45%) McAfee
9 16 (1.36%) Teradata
9 16 (1.36%) Business Objects
10 14 (1.19%) Sun
11 13 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (1.02%) Symantec
13 10 (0.85%) Lotus
14 9 (0.77%) Verint
15 8 (0.68%) Informatica
15 8 (0.68%) Adobe
15 8 (0.68%) WatchGuard
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 250 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 250 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £200 to £350 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £200pd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13 - 16 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £100 - £175 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Greythorn
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £110 - 130 per day + Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 2 days ago