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 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 44 66 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 35.20% 38.37% 47.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.26% 41.25% 49.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 60 70
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£431 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £250 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
115 160 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 92.00% 93.02% 97.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 128 129
Average daily rate £425 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
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 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 November 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 26 November 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 75 (64.10%) Finance
2 51 (43.59%) Banking
3 48 (41.03%) Retail
4 38 (32.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (23.93%) SQL
6 27 (23.08%) SAS
7 23 (19.66%) Retail Banking
8 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
9 18 (15.38%) Data Analysis
10 17 (14.53%) Business Analysis
10 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 12 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
14 11 (9.40%) VBA
14 11 (9.40%) Credit Risk
14 11 (9.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 10 (8.55%) Test Scripting
15 10 (8.55%) Migration
16 8 (6.84%) Validation
16 8 (6.84%) QA
17 7 (5.98%) Requirements Management
17 7 (5.98%) Workflow
17 7 (5.98%) Teradata
17 7 (5.98%) Business Objects
17 7 (5.98%) MS Access
17 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2
17 7 (5.98%) ETL
17 7 (5.98%) HP Quality Center

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 27 (23.08%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) MS Project
3 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.56%) MS Office
5 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.85%) DOC1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (9.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (5.98%) MS Access
5 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.27%) Xcelsius
7 4 (3.42%) Essbase
8 3 (2.56%) OLAP
8 3 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (2.56%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.71%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.85%) Data Mart
General
1 75 (64.10%) Finance
2 51 (43.59%) Banking
3 48 (41.03%) Retail
4 23 (19.66%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) XML
2 3 (2.56%) XSLT
2 3 (2.56%) .NET
3 2 (1.71%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.40%) Credit Risk
3 6 (5.13%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.71%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.85%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 17 (14.53%) Business Analysis
4 15 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (8.55%) Test Scripting
5 10 (8.55%) Migration
6 8 (6.84%) Validation
7 7 (5.98%) Requirements Management
7 7 (5.98%) Workflow
7 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.98%) ETL
8 6 (5.13%) UML
9 5 (4.27%) Project Management
9 5 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.42%) Analytics
10 4 (3.42%) Use Case
10 4 (3.42%) Change Management
11 3 (2.56%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.56%) Data Modelling
11 3 (2.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.93%) SQL
2 11 (9.40%) VBA
3 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.85%) Perl
4 1 (0.85%) SAS Macro
4 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.27%) ISEB
3 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.71%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) COREP
3 1 (0.85%) Basel III
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.98%) Teradata
2 7 (5.98%) Business Objects
3 4 (3.42%) Pega
4 3 (2.56%) HP
4 3 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.85%) Tableau
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