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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 54 63 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 37.76% 39.62% 47.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.19% 42.86% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 42
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£425 £330 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.59
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.84%
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
128 147 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 89.51% 92.45% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 112 76
Average daily rate £425 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.60 £22.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% +136.84%
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 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 74 (66.67%) Finance
2 47 (42.34%) Banking
3 46 (41.44%) Retail
4 38 (34.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (27.03%) SAS
6 24 (21.62%) SQL
7 23 (20.72%) Retail Banking
8 18 (16.22%) Business Analysis
9 16 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (13.51%) Data Analysis
10 15 (13.51%) Credit Risk
11 14 (12.61%) MS Excel
12 13 (11.71%) Validation
13 12 (10.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
14 11 (9.91%) Migration
15 10 (9.01%) UML
15 10 (9.01%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
15 10 (9.01%) Workflow
15 10 (9.01%) Requirements Management
15 10 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2
16 8 (7.21%) Use Case
17 7 (6.31%) VBA
17 7 (6.31%) MS Visio
17 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (6.31%) Teradata
17 7 (6.31%) Pega
18 6 (5.41%) MS Project

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 30 (27.03%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.31%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.41%) MS Project
4 2 (1.80%) MS Office
5 1 (0.90%) DOC1
5 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.01%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.50%) OLAP
4 5 (4.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (3.60%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.60%) MS Access
5 4 (3.60%) Essbase
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.70%) Xcelsius
7 2 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.80%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.90%) Data Mart
General
1 74 (66.67%) Finance
2 47 (42.34%) Banking
3 46 (41.44%) Retail
4 23 (20.72%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) XML
2 3 (2.70%) XSLT
2 3 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (1.80%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.51%) Credit Risk
3 6 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.70%) UNIX
1 3 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (16.22%) Business Analysis
3 15 (13.51%) Data Analysis
4 13 (11.71%) Validation
5 11 (9.91%) Migration
6 10 (9.01%) Workflow
6 10 (9.01%) UML
6 10 (9.01%) Requirements Management
6 10 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (7.21%) Use Case
7 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.41%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.41%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 5 (4.50%) Project Management
9 5 (4.50%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (3.60%) BPMN
10 4 (3.60%) SOA
10 4 (3.60%) ETL
10 4 (3.60%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.62%) SQL
2 7 (6.31%) VBA
3 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.90%) SAS Macro
4 1 (0.90%) R
4 1 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.50%) ISEB
3 2 (1.80%) Degree
4 1 (0.90%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Basel III
2 1 (0.90%) COREP
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.31%) Teradata
2 7 (6.31%) Pega
3 4 (3.60%) TIBCO
3 4 (3.60%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.70%) HP
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle
6 1 (0.90%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.90%) Tableau
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