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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 125 97 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.61% 22.05% 30.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.61% 22.99% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 47 90
Average daily rate £363 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £141 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 32
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £16.10 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £32.00 £33.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
488 422 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.06% 95.91% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 230 334
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £154 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 63
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £41.05 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Chelmsford +1 24 £350 +137.28% 6
Colchester 0 23 £375 +36.36% 4
Brentwood +5 14 £275 +27.90% 3
Southend-on-Sea 0 10 £415 -11.70%
Basildon +2 9 £350 - 1
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 80 (31.37%) Finance
2 60 (23.53%) Windows
3 56 (21.96%) SQL
4 51 (20.00%) MS Office
5 48 (18.82%) Active Directory
5 48 (18.82%) Incident Management
6 42 (16.47%) MS Excel
7 41 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (15.29%) Windows 7
9 34 (13.33%) Business Analysis
10 33 (12.94%) Citrix
11 28 (10.98%) ITIL
12 26 (10.20%) Microsoft
12 26 (10.20%) Waterfall
12 26 (10.20%) User Stories
13 23 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (8.63%) Document Management
15 21 (8.24%) Law
16 20 (7.84%) Blackberry
16 20 (7.84%) Analytics
17 18 (7.06%) MS Project
17 18 (7.06%) Banking
18 17 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (6.27%) MS Visio
19 16 (6.27%) Data Analysis
20 15 (5.88%) JIRA
20 15 (5.88%) Retail
20 15 (5.88%) XML
20 15 (5.88%) .NET
20 15 (5.88%) Confluence

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (5.88%) Confluence
2 7 (2.75%) IIS
2 7 (2.75%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.96%) Apache
3 5 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.57%) JBoss
4 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.39%) CMS
5 1 (0.39%) Documentum
5 1 (0.39%) Drupal
5 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (20.00%) MS Office
2 42 (16.47%) MS Excel
3 18 (7.06%) MS Project
4 16 (6.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.75%) Sonata
1 7 (2.75%) Tercero
2 3 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.78%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.39%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.75%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) Firewall
2 2 (0.78%) IntruShield
2 2 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (0.78%) LAN
2 2 (0.78%) WAN
3 1 (0.39%) Network Security
3 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.35%) QlikView
4 5 (1.96%) MS Access
5 3 (1.18%) DB2
5 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.39%) GIS
7 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (1.18%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.18%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.78%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.78%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.39%) JUnit
4 1 (0.39%) Maven
4 1 (0.39%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.39%) PVCS
4 1 (0.39%) Selenium
4 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.39%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 80 (31.37%) Finance
2 21 (8.24%) Law
3 18 (7.06%) Banking
4 15 (5.88%) Retail
5 14 (5.49%) Automotive
6 10 (3.92%) Retail Banking
7 9 (3.53%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.18%) French Language
10 3 (1.18%) Local Government
11 2 (0.78%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.78%) Legal
11 2 (0.78%) Marketing
12 1 (0.39%) Back Office
12 1 (0.39%) Electronics
12 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.88%) .NET
1 15 (5.88%) XML
2 7 (2.75%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.35%) Web Services
4 4 (1.57%) J2EE
5 3 (1.18%) Middleware
5 3 (1.18%) SOAP
5 3 (1.18%) XML Schema
5 3 (1.18%) XSD
6 2 (0.78%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.78%) COM+
6 2 (0.78%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.39%) HTML
7 1 (0.39%) JSP
7 1 (0.39%) RESTful
7 1 (0.39%) Servlets
7 1 (0.39%) Swagger
7 1 (0.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.84%) Blackberry
2 17 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.35%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.96%) Reinsurance
6 4 (1.57%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.18%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.18%) NHS
8 2 (0.78%) DataPower
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.78%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.39%) Clustering
9 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 60 (23.53%) Windows
2 39 (15.29%) Windows 7
3 10 (3.92%) Unix
3 10 (3.92%) Windows 8
3 10 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.14%) Linux
5 3 (1.18%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Solaris
7 1 (0.39%) VME
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.82%) Incident Management
2 41 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 28 (10.98%) ITIL
5 26 (10.20%) User Stories
5 26 (10.20%) Waterfall
6 22 (8.63%) Document Management
7 20 (7.84%) Analytics
8 16 (6.27%) Data Analysis
9 14 (5.49%) Business Analytics
9 14 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.49%) Business Process Mapping
10 12 (4.71%) Use Case
11 11 (4.31%) Project Management
11 11 (4.31%) SWOT Analysis
12 10 (3.92%) Change Management
12 10 (3.92%) Mentoring
12 10 (3.92%) Workflow
13 9 (3.53%) E-Commerce
13 9 (3.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.96%) SQL
2 10 (3.92%) C#
3 6 (2.35%) Java
4 5 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.78%) VBA
6 1 (0.39%) ANSI C
6 1 (0.39%) C
6 1 (0.39%) C++
6 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (2.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.18%) CCNA
2 3 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.18%) CISM
2 3 (1.18%) CISSP
2 3 (1.18%) Degree
2 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.18%) PMP
3 2 (0.78%) CEH
3 2 (0.78%) CISA
3 2 (0.78%) ISEB
4 1 (0.39%) ACCA
4 1 (0.39%) CIMA
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.39%) MCSE
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.39%) RHCE
4 1 (0.39%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.35%) SLA
2 4 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.57%) GAMP
3 3 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.78%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (18.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.35%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) Snort
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) QRadar
2 2 (0.78%) EnCase
2 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.78%) Nagios
2 2 (0.78%) Nessus
2 2 (0.78%) Opsview
2 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (0.39%) SCCM
3 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (12.94%) Citrix
2 26 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.14%) VMware
4 7 (2.75%) Avaloq
4 7 (2.75%) FNZ
4 7 (2.75%) Oracle
5 6 (2.35%) HP
6 4 (1.57%) IBM
6 4 (1.57%) Splunk
7 3 (1.18%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.18%) BMC
7 3 (1.18%) Capita
7 3 (1.18%) Cisco
7 3 (1.18%) Remedy
7 3 (1.18%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.18%) Thunderhead
8 2 (0.78%) Intel Security
8 2 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.78%) NetIQ
8 2 (0.78%) Sourcefire
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