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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 46 53 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 37.70% 31.93% 48.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.98% 33.97% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 86
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£436 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.23% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.79
% change year-on-year
- -8.15%
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
118 156 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 96.72% 93.98% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 121 161
Average daily rate £436 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +81.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014, 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 68 (61.26%) Finance
2 46 (41.44%) Banking
3 39 (35.14%) Retail
4 31 (27.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (23.42%) SAS
5 26 (23.42%) SQL
6 19 (17.12%) Data Analysis
6 19 (17.12%) Business Analysis
7 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (15.32%) Retail Banking
9 16 (14.41%) MS Excel
10 13 (11.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
11 11 (9.91%) Credit Risk
11 11 (9.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 10 (9.01%) VBA
12 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
13 9 (8.11%) Test Scripting
14 8 (7.21%) QA
14 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (6.31%) ETL
15 7 (6.31%) Business Objects
15 7 (6.31%) MS Access
15 7 (6.31%) Teradata
16 6 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
17 5 (4.50%) Xcelsius
17 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (4.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 26 (23.42%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.70%) MS Project
3 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.90%) DOC1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 7 (6.31%) MS Access
4 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.50%) Xcelsius
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.70%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (2.70%) Essbase
6 3 (2.70%) OLAP
7 2 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.80%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.90%) Data Mart
General
1 68 (61.26%) Finance
2 46 (41.44%) Banking
3 39 (35.14%) Retail
4 17 (15.32%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) XML
2 3 (2.70%) XSLT
3 2 (1.80%) .NET
3 2 (1.80%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.91%) Credit Risk
3 5 (4.50%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.60%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (17.12%) Data Analysis
2 19 (17.12%) Business Analysis
3 13 (11.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (8.11%) Test Scripting
5 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.31%) ETL
7 5 (4.50%) Requirements Management
7 5 (4.50%) Workflow
7 5 (4.50%) Validation
7 5 (4.50%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.60%) Mobile Commerce
8 4 (3.60%) Project Management
8 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.60%) Use Case
9 3 (2.70%) Analytics
9 3 (2.70%) Business Transformation
9 3 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.70%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (2.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.42%) SQL
2 10 (9.01%) VBA
3 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.90%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) ISEB
2 3 (2.70%) Degree
3 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.90%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) COREP
3 1 (0.90%) Basel III
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.31%) Business Objects
2 7 (6.31%) Teradata
3 3 (2.70%) Pega
3 3 (2.70%) TIBCO
3 3 (2.70%) HP
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle
5 1 (0.90%) Ab Initio
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