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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 173 160 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.95% 31.62% 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.81% 34.48% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 61 48
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£350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £440 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 24
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -27.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.90 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £34.30 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
622 464 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.88% 91.70% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 240 197
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 67 70
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Chelmsford 0 53 £350 +46.59% 2
Colchester +1 20 £398 +67.36% 3
Basildon -2 17 £400 +14.28% 2
Brentwood -3 12 £290 +22.10% 5
Southend-on-Sea -7 9 £440 +25.71% 1
Witham 0 3 £325 +261.11%
Harlow - 2 - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 107 (37.28%) Finance
2 54 (18.82%) SQL
2 54 (18.82%) MS Office
3 52 (18.12%) Windows
4 50 (17.42%) Active Directory
5 48 (16.72%) Microsoft
5 48 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (16.38%) MS Excel
7 38 (13.24%) ITIL
8 37 (12.89%) Incident Management
9 35 (12.20%) SQL Server
9 35 (12.20%) Citrix
10 33 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (10.45%) Project Management
11 30 (10.45%) Windows 7
12 27 (9.41%) Business Analysis
13 26 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (8.71%) Change Management
15 24 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (6.97%) Document Management
18 19 (6.62%) Blackberry
19 18 (6.27%) Service Management
19 18 (6.27%) MS PowerPoint
19 18 (6.27%) Waterfall
20 17 (5.92%) VBA
21 16 (5.57%) SDLC
22 15 (5.23%) User Stories
22 15 (5.23%) SQL Server 2005
22 15 (5.23%) .NET

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.14%) IIS
3 6 (2.09%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.35%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.35%) CICS
Applications
1 54 (18.82%) MS Office
2 47 (16.38%) MS Excel
3 18 (6.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.74%) MS Project
6 3 (1.05%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (2.09%) SunGard AvantGard
2 5 (1.74%) CODA-Financials
2 5 (1.74%) Summit
3 3 (1.05%) VisionPLUS
4 2 (0.70%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
1 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.79%) Internet
2 7 (2.44%) SAN
3 6 (2.09%) Firewall
4 3 (1.05%) VPN
4 3 (1.05%) SMTP
5 2 (0.70%) DHCP
5 2 (0.70%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.70%) DNS
5 2 (0.70%) Intranet
5 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.35%) SSH
6 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.35%) IntruShield
6 1 (0.35%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.35%) Network Security
6 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.35%) NAS
6 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.35%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (3.83%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (3.48%) DTS
8 8 (2.79%) MS Access
8 8 (2.79%) WebFOCUS
9 7 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.74%) ProClarity
11 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.35%) Essbase
13 1 (0.35%) MySQL
13 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (3.83%) JIRA
2 9 (3.14%) SoapUI
3 7 (2.44%) LoadRunner
3 7 (2.44%) AccuRev
4 6 (2.09%) HP UFT
4 6 (2.09%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.74%) Selenium
5 5 (1.74%) Subversion
6 3 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.35%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.35%) Ant
7 1 (0.35%) JUnit
7 1 (0.35%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.35%) JMeter
7 1 (0.35%) Maven
7 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.35%) CA Gen
7 1 (0.35%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
General
1 107 (37.28%) Finance
2 15 (5.23%) Law
2 15 (5.23%) Manufacturing
3 13 (4.53%) Legal
4 6 (2.09%) Automotive
4 6 (2.09%) Marketing
5 5 (1.74%) Banking
5 5 (1.74%) Retail
6 4 (1.39%) French Language
7 3 (1.05%) Back Office
7 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.70%) Front Office
8 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.23%) .NET
2 14 (4.88%) SOAP
2 14 (4.88%) XML
3 11 (3.83%) HTML
4 9 (3.14%) Web Services
5 5 (1.74%) EDI
6 3 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.05%) CSS
6 3 (1.05%) MDX
7 2 (0.70%) J2EE
7 2 (0.70%) XSD
8 1 (0.35%) XSL
8 1 (0.35%) XSLT
8 1 (0.35%) Flash
8 1 (0.35%) Java SE
8 1 (0.35%) WSDL
8 1 (0.35%) Spring
8 1 (0.35%) JSP
8 1 (0.35%) Struts
8 1 (0.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.62%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.18%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.44%) NHS
4 7 (2.44%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.05%) GIS
6 3 (1.05%) User Experience
7 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.70%) AS400
7 2 (0.70%) PKI
8 1 (0.35%) Statistics
8 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 52 (18.12%) Windows
2 30 (10.45%) Windows 7
3 11 (3.83%) UNIX
4 9 (3.14%) Windows Vista
5 6 (2.09%) Linux
6 4 (1.39%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.70%) Solaris
9 1 (0.35%) AIX
9 1 (0.35%) HPUX
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (13.24%) ITIL
3 37 (12.89%) Incident Management
4 30 (10.45%) Project Management
5 27 (9.41%) Business Analysis
6 26 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (8.71%) Change Management
8 20 (6.97%) Document Management
9 18 (6.27%) Service Management
9 18 (6.27%) Waterfall
10 16 (5.57%) SDLC
11 15 (5.23%) User Stories
11 15 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (4.88%) Use Case
13 12 (4.18%) Workflow
13 12 (4.18%) Migration
14 11 (3.83%) TDD
14 11 (3.83%) PRINCE2
14 11 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (3.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (18.82%) SQL
2 17 (5.92%) VBA
3 12 (4.18%) Java
4 7 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.44%) VB.NET
4 7 (2.44%) XMLA
5 6 (2.09%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.39%) C#
7 3 (1.05%) VB
8 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.35%) COBOL
9 1 (0.35%) C
9 1 (0.35%) VBScript
9 1 (0.35%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.35%) REXX
9 1 (0.35%) JCL
9 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.35%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 10 (3.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.09%) Degree
3 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.05%) ISEB
6 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.35%) MOS
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
7 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) MCP
7 1 (0.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.83%) SLA
2 6 (2.09%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) P3O
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (17.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.05%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.35%) Snort
4 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.05%) SCCM
1 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.70%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (0.70%) Nessus
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.35%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.20%) Citrix
3 15 (5.23%) CODA
3 15 (5.23%) Cognos
4 13 (4.53%) VMware
5 11 (3.83%) HP
6 10 (3.48%) SunGard
7 9 (3.14%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (2.79%) NetApp
8 8 (2.79%) Cisco
9 6 (2.09%) IBM
9 6 (2.09%) Thunderhead
10 5 (1.74%) Oracle
10 5 (1.74%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.74%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.39%) SAP
11 4 (1.39%) Adobe
12 3 (1.05%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (1.05%) Pega
12 3 (1.05%) PTC