The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 108 201 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.23% 30.41% 24.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.27% 33.11% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 100 39
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £155 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.89% -28.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.18 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £33.63 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Analyst
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
396 607 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 92.52% 91.83% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 350 156
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £206 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £540 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 56 66
Average hourly rate £20.50 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.87% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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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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
Colchester +2 20 £480 +20.00%
Chelmsford 0 18 £135 -62.75% 1
Brentwood -5 15 £233 -32.31% 8
Basildon -4 7 £525 +16.66%
Harlow - 6 - -
Tilbury - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Billericay - - - - 1
Braintree - - - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 78 (36.62%) Windows
2 69 (32.39%) Finance
3 62 (29.11%) MS Office
4 61 (28.64%) Active Directory
5 57 (26.76%) MS Excel
6 49 (23.00%) Citrix
7 48 (22.54%) Windows 7
8 37 (17.37%) Microsoft
9 36 (16.90%) Blackberry
10 34 (15.96%) Document Management
11 33 (15.49%) Incident Management
12 29 (13.62%) SQL
13 28 (13.15%) ITIL
14 27 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (12.21%) Law
16 25 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (9.86%) Business Analysis
18 18 (8.45%) Migration
18 18 (8.45%) SQL Server
19 15 (7.04%) Project Management
20 14 (6.57%) Management Information System
21 13 (6.10%) Information Security
21 13 (6.10%) NHS
21 13 (6.10%) HTML
21 13 (6.10%) Security Cleared
22 12 (5.63%) UNIX
22 12 (5.63%) HP
22 12 (5.63%) Legal
22 12 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
23 11 (5.16%) Manufacturing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) JBoss
5 1 (0.47%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.47%) Moodle
5 1 (0.47%) Confluence
5 1 (0.47%) Lync
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 62 (29.11%) MS Office
2 57 (26.76%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.35%) MS Project
5 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.94%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Summit
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) AWD
3 1 (0.47%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.47%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) VoIP
1 7 (3.29%) Firewall
2 6 (2.82%) Internet
3 4 (1.88%) WAN
3 4 (1.88%) LAN
4 3 (1.41%) VPN
4 3 (1.41%) Extranet
4 3 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.41%) IntruShield
5 2 (0.94%) Network Security
5 2 (0.94%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.94%) SAN
5 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.47%) HTTP
6 1 (0.47%) ATM
6 1 (0.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.35%) WebFOCUS
4 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.41%) EDMS
6 3 (1.41%) MS Access
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.94%) DB2
7 2 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (2.82%) Selenium
1 6 (2.82%) SpecFlow
2 5 (2.35%) NUnit
3 4 (1.88%) JIRA
3 4 (1.88%) AccuRev
4 3 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.94%) Calabash
5 2 (0.94%) Grunt
5 2 (0.94%) Xcode
5 2 (0.94%) Subversion
5 2 (0.94%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.94%) Bower
6 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.47%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.47%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.47%) CA Gen
General
1 69 (32.39%) Finance
2 26 (12.21%) Law
3 12 (5.63%) Legal
4 11 (5.16%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.88%) Marketing
5 4 (1.88%) French Language
6 3 (1.41%) Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Retail
7 2 (0.94%) Front Office
7 2 (0.94%) Back Office
7 2 (0.94%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.10%) HTML
2 11 (5.16%) .NET
3 7 (3.29%) CSS
3 7 (3.29%) XML
4 6 (2.82%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.35%) LINQ
5 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (2.35%) LINQ to SQL
5 5 (2.35%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (2.35%) CSS3
5 5 (2.35%) Autofac
5 5 (2.35%) EDI
6 2 (0.94%) Flash
6 2 (0.94%) Web Services
6 2 (0.94%) XSD
7 1 (0.47%) XSL
7 1 (0.47%) XSLT
7 1 (0.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.90%) Blackberry
2 25 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.57%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.10%) NHS
5 5 (2.35%) Open Source
6 3 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.41%) AS400
6 3 (1.41%) User Experience
7 2 (0.94%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.94%) iSeries
8 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.47%) CMDB
8 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 78 (36.62%) Windows
2 48 (22.54%) Windows 7
3 12 (5.63%) UNIX
4 11 (5.16%) Linux
5 8 (3.76%) Windows Vista
6 7 (3.29%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.88%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.41%) Solaris
8 3 (1.41%) AIX
9 2 (0.94%) HPUX
9 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.96%) Document Management
2 33 (15.49%) Incident Management
3 28 (13.15%) ITIL
4 27 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (9.86%) Business Analysis
6 18 (8.45%) Migration
7 15 (7.04%) Project Management
8 13 (6.10%) Information Security
9 11 (5.16%) Workflow
9 11 (5.16%) Cyber Security
10 10 (4.69%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.23%) Data Migration
11 9 (4.23%) Waterfall
11 9 (4.23%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (3.76%) Use Case
12 8 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.76%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.29%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.62%) SQL
2 7 (3.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.82%) Java
4 5 (2.35%) C#
5 4 (1.88%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.41%) VBA
6 3 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.47%) COBOL
7 1 (0.47%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.47%) REXX
7 1 (0.47%) JCL
7 1 (0.47%) SELCOPY
7 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.69%) ISEB
3 8 (3.76%) Degree
3 8 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.41%) MCSA
6 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.94%) CISSP
6 2 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.47%) CEH
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.47%) PMP
7 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.47%) CISM
7 1 (0.47%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.23%) SLA
1 9 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (28.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.35%) VMware ESX
2 5 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.94%) Snort
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.29%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.35%) Nessus
3 4 (1.88%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (0.94%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.47%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.47%) WSUS
5 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (23.00%) Citrix
2 37 (17.37%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.63%) HP
4 9 (4.23%) IBM
5 7 (3.29%) Oracle
6 6 (2.82%) Autodesk
6 6 (2.82%) SolidWorks
6 6 (2.82%) PTC
7 5 (2.35%) Qualys
7 5 (2.35%) SolarWinds
7 5 (2.35%) Splunk
7 5 (2.35%) ArcSight
7 5 (2.35%) VMware
7 5 (2.35%) NetIQ
7 5 (2.35%) Adobe
7 5 (2.35%) Rapid7
8 4 (1.88%) Cisco
8 4 (1.88%) Symantec
8 4 (1.88%) McAfee
8 4 (1.88%) Altiris
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