The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 114 110 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.72% 14.61% 17.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.54% 15.76% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 58
Median daily rate £380 £368 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £276 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £481 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £18.30 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
650 698 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.31% 92.70% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 351 311
Median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 46
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +4 22 £325 -15.03% 8
Welwyn Garden City +9 19 £413 +9.31% 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 9 £425 +49.12% 3
Rickmansworth -1 7 £153 -53.07% 1
Stevenage +2 6 £313 +78.06% 1
St Albans +3 5 - -
Royston +3 1 - -
Waltham Cross 0 1 £275 -7.56%
Cheshunt - 1 - - 1
Analyst
East of England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 44 (19.91%) Finance
2 35 (15.84%) Microsoft
3 31 (14.03%) SQL
3 31 (14.03%) MS Office
3 31 (14.03%) ITIL
4 30 (13.57%) Retail
5 29 (13.12%) Windows
6 26 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (10.41%) Active Directory
7 23 (10.41%) Degree
8 22 (9.95%) MS Excel
8 22 (9.95%) Advertising
9 19 (8.60%) Migration
10 18 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (8.14%) Business Analysis
11 17 (7.69%) Project Management
11 17 (7.69%) MS Visio
11 17 (7.69%) Oracle
12 15 (6.79%) Web Services
12 15 (6.79%) SAP
13 14 (6.33%) SQL Server
13 14 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (6.33%) Cisco
14 13 (5.88%) Logistics
15 12 (5.43%) IBM
15 12 (5.43%) Data Modelling
15 12 (5.43%) German Language
16 11 (4.98%) Citrix
16 11 (4.98%) Scrum

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.26%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.81%) CMS
4 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.36%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.90%) Drupal
5 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (14.03%) MS Office
2 22 (9.95%) MS Excel
3 17 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.90%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Maximo
2 6 (2.71%) SAP WM
3 3 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.90%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.45%) HFM
5 1 (0.45%) Lawson
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.45%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.07%) Office 365
2 7 (3.17%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.62%) LAN
2 7 (3.17%) DNS
2 7 (3.17%) WAN
3 6 (2.71%) ATM
3 6 (2.71%) Firewall
4 5 (2.26%) IP Telephony
4 5 (2.26%) NetScaler
4 5 (2.26%) VLAN
4 5 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.81%) Intranet
6 3 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.36%) Internet
6 3 (1.36%) WebEx
7 2 (0.90%) LDAP
7 2 (0.90%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.90%) VPN
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.45%) GSM
8 1 (0.45%) ISDN
8 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.81%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.45%) DB2
6 1 (0.45%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (0.45%) Essbase
6 1 (0.45%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) QlikView
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Ant
1 5 (2.26%) ClearCase
1 5 (2.26%) ClearQuest
1 5 (2.26%) Gradle
1 5 (2.26%) JIRA
1 5 (2.26%) Maven
2 3 (1.36%) Selenium
3 2 (0.90%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.90%) JMeter
3 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (19.91%) Finance
2 30 (13.57%) Retail
3 22 (9.95%) Advertising
4 12 (5.43%) German Language
5 10 (4.52%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.17%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.81%) Banking
7 4 (1.81%) Billing
8 3 (1.36%) Marketing
8 3 (1.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Front Office
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.79%) Web Services
2 5 (2.26%) .NET
2 5 (2.26%) XML
3 3 (1.36%) RESTful
4 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.90%) HTML
4 2 (0.90%) REST
5 1 (0.45%) CSS
5 1 (0.45%) Flash
5 1 (0.45%) J2EE
5 1 (0.45%) JSON
5 1 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.71%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.71%) EPoS
4 5 (2.26%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.26%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.81%) iPad
5 4 (1.81%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.81%) PMI
5 4 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.36%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.36%) FMCG
6 3 (1.36%) iPhone
6 3 (1.36%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.90%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.12%) Windows
2 10 (4.52%) Linux
3 8 (3.62%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.62%) Windows XP
4 7 (3.17%) Solaris
5 6 (2.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.26%) Unix
6 5 (2.26%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.90%) AIX
9 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.03%) ITIL
2 26 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (8.60%) Migration
4 18 (8.14%) Business Analysis
4 18 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (7.69%) Project Management
6 14 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (5.88%) Logistics
8 12 (5.43%) Data Modelling
9 11 (4.98%) Scrum
10 10 (4.52%) Service Management
10 10 (4.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (4.52%) Use Case
11 9 (4.07%) SDLC
11 9 (4.07%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (4.07%) Test Scripting
12 8 (3.62%) Change Management
12 8 (3.62%) Data Analysis
12 8 (3.62%) UML
13 7 (3.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.03%) SQL
2 6 (2.71%) MATLAB
3 5 (2.26%) Java
4 4 (1.81%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.81%) VBA
5 3 (1.36%) C#
5 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (10.41%) Degree
2 10 (4.52%) ISEB
3 9 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.62%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.26%) CISSP
6 5 (2.26%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.81%) CISA
7 4 (1.81%) CISM
7 4 (1.81%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.81%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.36%) MCP
8 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.45%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.45%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.45%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.45%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.45%) MCSA
10 1 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.71%) QA
2 4 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.81%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) COBIT
3 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (10.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.90%) XenApp
3 2 (0.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.26%) SCCM
2 4 (1.81%) Bacula
2 4 (1.81%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.90%) SCOM
4 1 (0.45%) OpenView
4 1 (0.45%) OVSD
Vendors
1 35 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.69%) Oracle
3 15 (6.79%) SAP
4 14 (6.33%) Cisco
5 12 (5.43%) IBM
6 11 (4.98%) Citrix
7 8 (3.62%) HP
8 7 (3.17%) Remedy
8 7 (3.17%) VMware
9 6 (2.71%) Siemens
10 5 (2.26%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.26%) Nortel
11 4 (1.81%) Google
11 4 (1.81%) JDA
12 3 (1.36%) BMC
12 3 (1.36%) EMC
12 3 (1.36%) NetApp
13 2 (0.90%) Apple
13 2 (0.90%) Juniper
13 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
Stevenage
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £11.16 - £13.00 per hour + highly attractive benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 24 days ago
Watford
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago