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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 95 160 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.63% 28.22% 24.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.96% 30.83% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 77 42
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£350 £350 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £120 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £11.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £33.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
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
476 519 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.33% 91.53% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 293 166
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £133 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 81 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £41.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 30 £225 +20.00% 3
Basildon -1 14 £438 -2.77% 1
Southend-on-Sea -16 7 £338 +3.84%
Chelmsford -5 6 £325 -8.77% 2
Brentwood -4 4 £175 -54.83% 2
Harlow +4 1 - - 1
Loughton - - - -
Tilbury - - - -
Wickford - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 64 (33.33%) Windows
2 61 (31.77%) MS Office
3 57 (29.69%) Active Directory
4 56 (29.17%) MS Excel
5 53 (27.60%) Finance
6 48 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 43 (22.40%) Citrix
8 36 (18.75%) Blackberry
9 33 (17.19%) Document Management
9 33 (17.19%) Incident Management
10 26 (13.54%) Law
11 25 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (13.02%) SQL
12 24 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 20 (10.42%) ITIL
14 19 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (9.38%) Business Analysis
15 18 (9.38%) Use Case
16 15 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
16 15 (7.81%) Linux
16 15 (7.81%) Oracle
16 15 (7.81%) Project Management
17 14 (7.29%) MS Exchange
17 14 (7.29%) Migration
18 13 (6.77%) Marketing
19 12 (6.25%) SQL Server
20 11 (5.73%) Windows XP
20 11 (5.73%) Workflow
20 11 (5.73%) Change Management
20 11 (5.73%) ISEB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (7.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (2.60%) JBoss
3 5 (2.60%) Apache
3 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.52%) Moodle
5 1 (0.52%) Confluence
5 1 (0.52%) Lync
Applications
1 61 (31.77%) MS Office
2 56 (29.17%) MS Excel
3 15 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.65%) MS Project
5 6 (3.13%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.04%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) VisionPLUS
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.21%) Internet
2 8 (4.17%) Firewall
3 7 (3.65%) VoIP
4 4 (2.08%) WAN
4 4 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.08%) LAN
5 3 (1.56%) Broadband
5 3 (1.56%) Extranet
6 2 (1.04%) VPN
6 2 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.04%) IntruShield
7 1 (0.52%) Network Security
7 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.13%) Essbase
4 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.56%) EDMS
7 2 (1.04%) MS Access
7 2 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.52%) DB2
8 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (4.17%) RequisitePro
2 6 (3.13%) Selenium
2 6 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 5 (2.60%) NUnit
4 4 (2.08%) JIRA
5 3 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.04%) Calabash
6 2 (1.04%) Grunt
6 2 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.04%) Bower
6 2 (1.04%) Xcode
7 1 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (27.60%) Finance
2 26 (13.54%) Law
3 13 (6.77%) Marketing
4 9 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.65%) Legal
5 7 (3.65%) Automotive
6 5 (2.60%) Publishing
7 3 (1.56%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.17%) HTML
1 8 (4.17%) J2EE
2 7 (3.65%) XML
3 6 (3.13%) CSS
4 5 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.60%) .NET
4 5 (2.60%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.60%) LINQ
4 5 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (2.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (2.60%) LINQ to SQL
4 5 (2.60%) Castle Windsor
4 5 (2.60%) CSS3
4 5 (2.60%) Autofac
5 2 (1.04%) Web Services
6 1 (0.52%) Flash
6 1 (0.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 19 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.21%) NHS
4 8 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.56%) iPhone
6 2 (1.04%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.52%) User Experience
7 1 (0.52%) iSeries
7 1 (0.52%) AS400
7 1 (0.52%) Clustering
7 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 64 (33.33%) Windows
2 48 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.81%) Linux
4 11 (5.73%) Windows XP
5 10 (5.21%) UNIX
6 6 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.04%) Solaris
7 2 (1.04%) AIX
8 1 (0.52%) HPUX
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.19%) Document Management
1 33 (17.19%) Incident Management
2 25 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (10.42%) ITIL
4 18 (9.38%) Business Analysis
4 18 (9.38%) Use Case
5 15 (7.81%) Project Management
6 14 (7.29%) Migration
7 11 (5.73%) Change Management
7 11 (5.73%) Workflow
8 9 (4.69%) Configuration Management
8 9 (4.69%) Information Security
8 9 (4.69%) Release Management
9 8 (4.17%) Cyber Security
9 8 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.13%) Time Management
11 6 (3.13%) Service Management
11 6 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (2.60%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.02%) SQL
2 8 (4.17%) Java
3 6 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.13%) VB
4 5 (2.60%) C#
5 3 (1.56%) VBA
6 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.73%) ISEB
2 7 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.60%) Degree
4 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.56%) MCSA
6 2 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.52%) CISM
7 1 (0.52%) CEH
7 1 (0.52%) MCDST
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.52%) MCP
7 1 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) QA
2 7 (3.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (29.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.52%) Snort
4 1 (0.52%) XenApp
4 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.56%) Nessus
3 3 (1.56%) WSUS
3 3 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.04%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.52%) SCCM
5 1 (0.52%) OVSD
5 1 (0.52%) OpenView
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.52%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 43 (22.40%) Citrix
2 24 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.81%) Oracle
4 10 (5.21%) HP
5 6 (3.13%) IBM
5 6 (3.13%) McAfee
6 5 (2.60%) Symantec
7 4 (2.08%) VMware
7 4 (2.08%) Adobe
8 3 (1.56%) SunGard
8 3 (1.56%) Cisco
8 3 (1.56%) Avaya
8 3 (1.56%) NetIQ
8 3 (1.56%) Qualys
8 3 (1.56%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.56%) Splunk
8 3 (1.56%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.56%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.56%) Rapid7
9 2 (1.04%) AccuRev
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