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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 53 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 35.10% 41.89% 42.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.41% 44.93% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 41
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
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
138 138 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 91.39% 93.24% 90.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 103 79
Average daily rate £413 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £9.50
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 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 63 (64.29%) Finance
2 51 (52.04%) Retail
3 50 (51.02%) Banking
4 38 (38.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (28.57%) Retail Banking
6 19 (19.39%) SQL
6 19 (19.39%) SAS
7 18 (18.37%) Business Analysis
8 17 (17.35%) Validation
9 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (14.29%) Requirements Management
11 13 (13.27%) UML
12 12 (12.24%) Migration
12 12 (12.24%) Workflow
13 10 (10.20%) MS Visio
13 10 (10.20%) Data Analysis
13 10 (10.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 9 (9.18%) Use Case
14 9 (9.18%) Pega
14 9 (9.18%) PRINCE2
15 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
15 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Analysis
16 7 (7.14%) Credit Risk
16 7 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
16 7 (7.14%) Data Modelling
16 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
17 6 (6.12%) ISEB
17 6 (6.12%) Mainframe

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (19.39%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.10%) MS Project
4 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) DOC1
4 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (4.08%) OLAP
4 4 (4.08%) Essbase
5 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.06%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.02%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
General
1 63 (64.29%) Finance
2 51 (52.04%) Retail
3 50 (51.02%) Banking
4 28 (28.57%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Legal
5 2 (2.04%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.02%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) XML
1 1 (1.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 6 (6.12%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.02%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) UNIX
1 3 (3.06%) AIX
2 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (18.37%) Business Analysis
3 17 (17.35%) Validation
4 14 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 13 (13.27%) UML
6 12 (12.24%) Migration
6 12 (12.24%) Workflow
7 10 (10.20%) Data Analysis
8 9 (9.18%) Use Case
8 9 (9.18%) PRINCE2
9 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 7 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.14%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.10%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (4.08%) SOA
12 4 (4.08%) BPMN
12 4 (4.08%) Test Scripting
13 3 (3.06%) Resource Management
13 3 (3.06%) Integration Testing
13 3 (3.06%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.39%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) VBA
3 2 (2.04%) PL/1
4 1 (1.02%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.02%) R
4 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (6.12%) ISEB
3 1 (1.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Pega
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.10%) Teradata
4 4 (4.08%) Oracle
4 4 (4.08%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.06%) HP
5 3 (3.06%) SAP
6 1 (1.02%) Tableau
6 1 (1.02%) Ab Initio
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