The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 141 86 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.11% 14.08% 16.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.71% 14.80% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 48 71
Average daily rate
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£369 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.23% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.35 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.28% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £36.95 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
621 581 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.96% 95.09% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 294 405
Average daily rate £375 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 39 73
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
East of England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +7 36 £388 +26.53% 9
Rickmansworth +1 19 £423 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -1 10 £275 -31.25% 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 7 £350 +150.00% 3
Stevenage +2 3 £170 -5.55% 1
St Albans -4 3 £400 +15.10% 1
Royston - 1 £325 -
Letchworth - 1 £325 -
Potters Bar - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (21.46%) SQL
1 56 (21.46%) Finance
2 51 (19.54%) Retail
3 49 (18.77%) Windows
4 33 (12.64%) Active Directory
5 32 (12.26%) HP
5 32 (12.26%) MS Office
6 31 (11.88%) E-Commerce
7 28 (10.73%) Microsoft
8 27 (10.34%) Project Management
8 27 (10.34%) ITIL
9 26 (9.96%) MS Excel
10 25 (9.58%) Manufacturing
11 23 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (8.05%) Windows XP
12 21 (8.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (8.05%) Windows 7
13 20 (7.66%) Oracle
14 19 (7.28%) Business Analysis
14 19 (7.28%) Change Management
14 19 (7.28%) Time Management
15 18 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (6.51%) SharePoint
17 16 (6.13%) MS Exchange
17 16 (6.13%) NHS
17 16 (6.13%) Analytics
18 15 (5.75%) QA
18 15 (5.75%) MS Visio
19 14 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (6.51%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.13%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.92%) SAS
4 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (1.15%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.38%) Confluence
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (12.26%) MS Office
2 26 (9.96%) MS Excel
3 15 (5.75%) MS Visio
4 12 (4.60%) MS Project
5 7 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.92%) SPSS
7 3 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) TrackWise
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.77%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.38%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Taleo
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.60%) Internet
2 11 (4.21%) SAN
2 11 (4.21%) VPN
3 10 (3.83%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.92%) DNS
4 5 (1.92%) NAS
5 4 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.53%) Firewall
5 4 (1.53%) LAN
6 3 (1.15%) WAN
6 3 (1.15%) DHCP
7 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.38%) SMS
7 1 (0.38%) ATM
7 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.38%) Network Security
7 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.07%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.15%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.38%) MS Access
9 1 (0.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.38%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (1.53%) JIRA
2 3 (1.15%) Selenium
2 3 (1.15%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.38%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (0.38%) Calabash
General
1 56 (21.46%) Finance
2 51 (19.54%) Retail
3 25 (9.58%) Manufacturing
4 21 (8.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (3.83%) Banking
5 10 (3.83%) Marketing
6 8 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.30%) Legal
8 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.77%) Publishing
8 2 (0.77%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.68%) XML
2 6 (2.30%) .NET
3 4 (1.53%) Web Services
4 3 (1.15%) Flash
5 1 (0.38%) OLE
5 1 (0.38%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.38%) XMPP
5 1 (0.38%) MDX
5 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.38%) Mason
5 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.13%) NHS
2 7 (2.68%) EPoS
3 6 (2.30%) iPhone
4 5 (1.92%) Informatics
4 5 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.53%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.15%) Replication
6 3 (1.15%) iPad
6 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.77%) Statistics
7 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.77%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) EFT
8 1 (0.38%) Life Science
8 1 (0.38%) Wiki
8 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.38%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.77%) Windows
2 21 (8.05%) Windows XP
2 21 (8.05%) Windows 7
3 12 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.92%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (1.53%) UNIX
6 4 (1.53%) Linux
7 3 (1.15%) Android
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.88%) E-Commerce
2 27 (10.34%) ITIL
2 27 (10.34%) Project Management
3 23 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (7.28%) Change Management
4 19 (7.28%) Business Analysis
4 19 (7.28%) Time Management
5 17 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (6.13%) Analytics
7 14 (5.36%) Waterfall
7 14 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (3.45%) Data Analysis
8 9 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (3.45%) ETL
8 9 (3.45%) Migration
9 8 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (2.68%) SOA
10 7 (2.68%) Test Scripting
10 7 (2.68%) User Stories
11 6 (2.30%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.46%) SQL
2 7 (2.68%) VB
3 6 (2.30%) Java
4 4 (1.53%) Perl
4 4 (1.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.53%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.77%) VBScript
5 2 (0.77%) C#
5 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.77%) VBA
6 1 (0.38%) Ruby
6 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (4.98%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.21%) ISEB
3 9 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.68%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.68%) Degree
5 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.92%) MCP
6 5 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.53%) CCNP
7 4 (1.53%) CCNA
8 3 (1.15%) MCSE
8 3 (1.15%) MCDST
9 2 (0.77%) IIBA
10 1 (0.38%) CBAP
10 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.38%) NCDA
10 1 (0.38%) NCIE
10 1 (0.38%) VCAP
10 1 (0.38%) MCTS
10 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.75%) QA
2 11 (4.21%) SLA
3 4 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.15%) GxP
4 3 (1.15%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.77%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.15%) XenApp
3 3 (1.15%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.38%) Xen
4 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.38%) vSphere
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (4.98%) OpenView
1 13 (4.98%) OVSD
2 6 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.53%) SCCM
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (12.26%) HP
2 28 (10.73%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.66%) Oracle
4 13 (4.98%) VMware
5 11 (4.21%) Citrix
6 9 (3.45%) NetApp
7 8 (3.07%) Business Objects
8 6 (2.30%) SAP
8 6 (2.30%) Cognos
9 5 (1.92%) Cisco
9 5 (1.92%) Teradata
9 5 (1.92%) WatchGuard
9 5 (1.92%) Tableau
10 4 (1.53%) Planview
10 4 (1.53%) Remedy
10 4 (1.53%) CommVault
11 3 (1.15%) McAfee
11 3 (1.15%) Niku
11 3 (1.15%) Lotus
11 3 (1.15%) Google
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago