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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 90 173 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.33% 29.98% 23.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.56% 32.77% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 86 32
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£350 £400 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +75.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £131 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £24.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.65% +48.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £10.70 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.65 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
399 528 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 94.55% 91.51% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 302 138
Average daily rate £350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £167 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 68 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £38.50 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 27 £263 +40.00% 2
Chelmsford -2 12 £205 -48.75%
Basildon -3 8 £350 -22.22% 3
Harlow - 6 - - 1
Brentwood -12 5 £215 -49.41% 4
Billericay - - - - 1
Braintree - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Wickford - - - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (41.05%) Windows
2 66 (34.74%) MS Office
3 64 (33.68%) Active Directory
3 64 (33.68%) Finance
4 63 (33.16%) MS Excel
5 54 (28.42%) Windows 7
6 51 (26.84%) Citrix
7 40 (21.05%) Blackberry
8 37 (19.47%) Document Management
8 37 (19.47%) Incident Management
9 31 (16.32%) Microsoft
10 29 (15.26%) Law
11 25 (13.16%) ITIL
12 23 (12.11%) SQL
13 22 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (10.53%) Business Analysis
16 16 (8.42%) Migration
17 14 (7.37%) Linux
17 14 (7.37%) UNIX
18 13 (6.84%) MS Exchange
18 13 (6.84%) Security Cleared
19 12 (6.32%) Information Security
19 12 (6.32%) MS PowerPoint
19 12 (6.32%) HP
19 12 (6.32%) SQL Server
20 11 (5.79%) ISEB
20 11 (5.79%) Windows XP
20 11 (5.79%) Project Management
20 11 (5.79%) Workflow

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 13 (6.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.05%) Apache
4 2 (1.05%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) Lync
5 1 (0.53%) Moodle
5 1 (0.53%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 66 (34.74%) MS Office
2 63 (33.16%) MS Excel
3 12 (6.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.16%) MS Project
5 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.05%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.53%) Summit
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.21%) Internet
1 8 (4.21%) Firewall
2 7 (3.68%) VoIP
3 4 (2.11%) WAN
3 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.11%) LAN
4 3 (1.58%) Broadband
4 3 (1.58%) VPN
4 3 (1.58%) Extranet
4 3 (1.58%) IntruShield
4 3 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.05%) Network Security
5 2 (1.05%) SAN
5 2 (1.05%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.53%) ATM
6 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.58%) MS Access
5 3 (1.58%) EDMS
5 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.53%) DB2
7 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Selenium
1 6 (3.16%) SpecFlow
2 5 (2.63%) NUnit
3 4 (2.11%) JIRA
4 3 (1.58%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.58%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.05%) Xcode
5 2 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.05%) Bower
5 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.05%) Calabash
5 2 (1.05%) Grunt
6 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.53%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 64 (33.68%) Finance
2 29 (15.26%) Law
3 9 (4.74%) Legal
4 8 (4.21%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.63%) Marketing
6 3 (1.58%) Banking
6 3 (1.58%) Retail
6 3 (1.58%) Automotive
7 2 (1.05%) Publishing
7 2 (1.05%) Local Government
7 2 (1.05%) Front Office
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.74%) HTML
2 6 (3.16%) .NET
3 5 (2.63%) Autofac
3 5 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (2.63%) LINQ to SQL
3 5 (2.63%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (2.63%) CSS3
3 5 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.63%) CSS
3 5 (2.63%) LINQ
3 5 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.11%) XML
5 3 (1.58%) EDI
6 2 (1.05%) J2EE
6 2 (1.05%) Flash
6 2 (1.05%) Web Services
7 1 (0.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 22 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.74%) NHS
5 3 (1.58%) iPhone
5 3 (1.58%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.58%) AS400
6 2 (1.05%) iSeries
6 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.05%) User Experience
7 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.53%) CMDB
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 78 (41.05%) Windows
2 54 (28.42%) Windows 7
3 14 (7.37%) Linux
3 14 (7.37%) UNIX
4 11 (5.79%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.16%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.63%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.58%) AIX
7 3 (1.58%) Solaris
8 2 (1.05%) HPUX
8 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.47%) Document Management
1 37 (19.47%) Incident Management
2 25 (13.16%) ITIL
3 21 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 16 (8.42%) Migration
6 12 (6.32%) Information Security
7 11 (5.79%) Project Management
7 11 (5.79%) Workflow
8 10 (5.26%) Cyber Security
9 9 (4.74%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.21%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.21%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (3.68%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.16%) Software Testing
12 6 (3.16%) Use Case
12 6 (3.16%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.16%) Service Management
12 6 (3.16%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.11%) SQL
2 7 (3.68%) Java
3 6 (3.16%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.63%) C#
5 3 (1.58%) VBA
6 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (6.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.79%) ISEB
3 7 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.16%) Degree
5 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.58%) MCSA
6 3 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.05%) CISSP
7 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.53%) MCP
8 1 (0.53%) CISM
8 1 (0.53%) PMP
8 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.53%) MCDST
8 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.53%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.26%) SLA
2 9 (4.74%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (33.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.05%) Snort
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.68%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.11%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.11%) Nessus
3 3 (1.58%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.58%) WSUS
4 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.53%) OpenView
5 1 (0.53%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.53%) SCCM
5 1 (0.53%) OVSD
Vendors
1 51 (26.84%) Citrix
2 31 (16.32%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.32%) HP
4 8 (4.21%) Oracle
4 8 (4.21%) IBM
5 7 (3.68%) McAfee
6 6 (3.16%) Symantec
7 5 (2.63%) Autodesk
7 5 (2.63%) SolidWorks
7 5 (2.63%) PTC
7 5 (2.63%) VMware
8 4 (2.11%) Qualys
8 4 (2.11%) NetIQ
8 4 (2.11%) Cisco
8 4 (2.11%) Adobe
8 4 (2.11%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.11%) Splunk
8 4 (2.11%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.11%) Rapid7
9 3 (1.58%) SunGard
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