The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 48 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 28.07% 34.73% 39.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.63% 36.71% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 47 44
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£380 £320 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
162 158 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 94.74% 94.61% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 121 89
Average daily rate £396 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +158.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 62 (60.78%) Finance
2 52 (50.98%) Banking
3 51 (50.00%) Retail
4 38 (37.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (27.45%) Retail Banking
6 19 (18.63%) Business Analysis
6 19 (18.63%) Validation
7 18 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (14.71%) MS Visio
8 15 (14.71%) Requirements Management
9 13 (12.75%) UML
10 12 (11.76%) Workflow
11 11 (10.78%) Migration
11 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
11 11 (10.78%) SQL
12 10 (9.80%) MS Project
12 10 (9.80%) ISEB
13 9 (8.82%) Legal
13 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
13 9 (8.82%) Data Modelling
13 9 (8.82%) SAS
13 9 (8.82%) Use Case
13 9 (8.82%) Data Analysis
13 9 (8.82%) Pega
14 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Analysis
14 8 (7.84%) Change Management
14 8 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (6.86%) Credit Risk
15 7 (6.86%) Requirements Analysis
16 6 (5.88%) Microsoft

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 9 (8.82%) SAS
2 1 (0.98%) CMS
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Visio
2 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
3 10 (9.80%) MS Project
4 4 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.92%) MS Office
5 1 (0.98%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.98%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.98%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) OLAP
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (3.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.98%) DB2
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.98%) Essbase
General
1 62 (60.78%) Finance
2 52 (50.98%) Banking
3 51 (50.00%) Retail
4 28 (27.45%) Retail Banking
5 9 (8.82%) Legal
6 2 (1.96%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.98%) Front Office
7 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) XML
1 1 (0.98%) XSLT
1 1 (0.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.92%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.94%) UNIX
1 3 (2.94%) AIX
2 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (18.63%) Business Analysis
2 19 (18.63%) Validation
3 15 (14.71%) Requirements Management
4 13 (12.75%) UML
5 12 (11.76%) Workflow
6 11 (10.78%) Migration
7 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.82%) Data Modelling
7 9 (8.82%) Use Case
7 9 (8.82%) Data Analysis
8 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 8 (7.84%) Change Management
9 7 (6.86%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (4.90%) ITIL
10 5 (4.90%) BPMN
10 5 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.92%) Release Management
11 4 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.78%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) VBA
3 2 (1.96%) PL/1
4 1 (0.98%) R
4 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) ISEB
2 8 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.98%) CCA
3 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.98%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) Pega
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) SAP
3 4 (3.92%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle
4 3 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (0.98%) Tableau
5 1 (0.98%) Altova
5 1 (0.98%) Teradata
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