The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 147 62 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.50% 12.65% 14.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.47% 13.39% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 53
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£363 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £184 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 19
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.20 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.80% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.62 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.88 £16.84 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
796 463 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.76% 94.49% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 219 412
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 44 65
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% -18.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +11 40 £388 +31.91% 16
Rickmansworth -5 22 £400 +30.08% 2
Welwyn Garden City +4 10 £313 - 3
Hemel Hempstead -6 10 £356 +122.65% 5
St Albans -1 6 £375 -
Stevenage -5 2 £189 +79.76% 4
Hertford - 2 £305 -
Hitchin -5 1 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Royston - 1 £325 -
Letchworth - - - - 3
Potters Bar - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (23.86%) Windows
2 61 (23.11%) Finance
3 56 (21.21%) SQL
4 44 (16.67%) MS Office
5 38 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (14.39%) Retail
6 37 (14.02%) Active Directory
7 33 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 32 (12.12%) Manufacturing
9 31 (11.74%) Windows XP
10 30 (11.36%) E-Commerce
10 30 (11.36%) HP
11 29 (10.98%) Project Management
11 29 (10.98%) Oracle
11 29 (10.98%) ITIL
12 28 (10.61%) Microsoft
13 27 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (9.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 23 (8.71%) Windows 7
16 21 (7.95%) Business Analysis
16 21 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (7.58%) Data Analysis
18 19 (7.20%) Analytics
18 19 (7.20%) Time Management
19 18 (6.82%) QA
19 18 (6.82%) OVSD
19 18 (6.82%) OpenView
19 18 (6.82%) VPN
20 17 (6.44%) Internet
20 17 (6.44%) Change Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.79%) SAS
4 8 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.38%) Confluence
8 1 (0.38%) TPMS
8 1 (0.38%) IIS
8 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (16.67%) MS Office
2 33 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.92%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.41%) SPSS
4 9 (3.41%) MS Project
5 4 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) TrackWise
2 3 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.76%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) Office 365
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.82%) VPN
2 17 (6.44%) Internet
3 7 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.27%) SAN
4 6 (2.27%) DNS
5 5 (1.89%) LAN
6 4 (1.52%) Firewall
6 4 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.52%) NAS
7 3 (1.14%) ADSL
7 3 (1.14%) WAN
7 3 (1.14%) DHCP
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.38%) Network Security
8 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.38%) ATM
8 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.38%) IPsec
8 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.79%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.52%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.38%) MySQL
6 1 (0.38%) OLAP
6 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.38%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.52%) JIRA
2 3 (1.14%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.14%) Selenium
2 3 (1.14%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.38%) SilkPerformer
General
1 61 (23.11%) Finance
2 38 (14.39%) Retail
3 32 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 25 (9.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (3.79%) Banking
6 8 (3.03%) Marketing
6 8 (3.03%) Legal
6 8 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.76%) Billing
7 2 (0.76%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.65%) XML
2 5 (1.89%) Web Services
2 5 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.38%) Mason
3 1 (0.38%) WAP
3 1 (0.38%) OLE
3 1 (0.38%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.79%) NHS
3 5 (1.89%) Informatics
3 5 (1.89%) Mathematics
3 5 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.52%) EPoS
4 4 (1.52%) Statistics
5 3 (1.14%) User Experience
5 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.14%) Replication
6 2 (0.76%) Economics
6 2 (0.76%) Applied Mathematics
6 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.76%) iPhone
6 2 (0.76%) iPad
7 1 (0.38%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.38%) Life Science
7 1 (0.38%) Wiki
7 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 63 (23.86%) Windows
2 31 (11.74%) Windows XP
3 23 (8.71%) Windows 7
4 11 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.65%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.89%) Linux
9 4 (1.52%) UNIX
10 2 (0.76%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Android
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (11.36%) E-Commerce
3 29 (10.98%) Project Management
3 29 (10.98%) ITIL
4 21 (7.95%) Business Analysis
5 20 (7.58%) Data Analysis
6 19 (7.20%) Analytics
6 19 (7.20%) Time Management
7 17 (6.44%) Change Management
8 16 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (4.92%) Waterfall
10 13 (4.92%) Line Management
11 10 (3.79%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (3.79%) ETL
12 9 (3.41%) ERP
13 8 (3.03%) Data Entry
14 7 (2.65%) Product Management
14 7 (2.65%) Use Case
14 7 (2.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.21%) SQL
2 12 (4.55%) VB
3 5 (1.89%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.89%) Java
4 4 (1.52%) Perl
4 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.76%) Python
6 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.38%) C#
6 1 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.17%) ISEB
2 11 (4.17%) Degree
3 10 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.03%) MCP
5 6 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.52%) MOS
7 4 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.14%) CCNP
8 3 (1.14%) CCNA
8 3 (1.14%) MCDST
9 2 (0.76%) MCSE
9 2 (0.76%) IIBA
10 1 (0.38%) CBAP
10 1 (0.38%) MCSA
10 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.38%) ACCA
10 1 (0.38%) CCSA
10 1 (0.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.82%) QA
2 8 (3.03%) SLA
3 4 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.14%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.14%) GxP
5 2 (0.76%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.38%) Xen
3 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (6.82%) OVSD
1 18 (6.82%) OpenView
2 4 (1.52%) SCCM
2 4 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.38%) SCSM
3 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (11.36%) HP
2 29 (10.98%) Oracle
3 28 (10.61%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.17%) SAP
4 11 (4.17%) Teradata
5 10 (3.79%) VMware
5 10 (3.79%) Business Objects
6 7 (2.65%) Citrix
6 7 (2.65%) Google
7 5 (1.89%) Tableau
7 5 (1.89%) Cisco
8 4 (1.52%) CommVault
8 4 (1.52%) Remedy
8 4 (1.52%) NetApp
8 4 (1.52%) WatchGuard
9 3 (1.14%) Cognos
9 3 (1.14%) Lotus
9 3 (1.14%) McAfee
9 3 (1.14%) Informatica
9 3 (1.14%) Symantec
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Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Greythorn
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 8 days ago