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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 118 104 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.39% 14.23% 15.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.08% 15.27% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 50 68
Median daily rate £375 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £269 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £414 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.01 £10.45 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £17.60 £22.00
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
691 681 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.97% 93.16% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 354 357
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 47
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.85 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £34.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 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
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 6 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 +2 20 £325 -9.72% 11
Hemel Hempstead -6 10 £375 +127.27% 7
Welwyn Garden City +2 9 £406 +10.19% 1
St Albans +5 7 £375 -6.25% 4
Stevenage +4 6 £313 +78.06% 1
Rickmansworth -2 6 £153 -53.07% 2
Royston +2 3 - -
Waltham Cross -1 2 £325 +9.24%
Cheshunt -2 1 - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 42 (19.09%) Finance
2 35 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 32 (14.55%) ITIL
4 31 (14.09%) SQL
5 29 (13.18%) Windows
5 29 (13.18%) Retail
6 28 (12.73%) MS Office
7 27 (12.27%) Active Directory
8 26 (11.82%) Advertising
9 25 (11.36%) Degree
10 22 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (9.55%) MS Excel
11 21 (9.55%) Migration
12 19 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (8.64%) Project Management
13 18 (8.18%) MS Visio
13 18 (8.18%) Web Services
13 18 (8.18%) Oracle
13 18 (8.18%) Business Analysis
14 16 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (7.27%) SAP
15 15 (6.82%) Data Modelling
15 15 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (6.36%) SQL Server
16 14 (6.36%) Citrix
16 14 (6.36%) Service Management
17 13 (5.91%) Cisco
17 13 (5.91%) German Language
18 12 (5.45%) Windows Server
18 12 (5.45%) Office 365

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 6 (2.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.36%) CMS
3 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.36%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.91%) Drupal
4 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (12.73%) MS Office
2 21 (9.55%) MS Excel
3 18 (8.18%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.91%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.64%) Maximo
2 6 (2.73%) SAP WM
3 4 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.91%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.91%) 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 ERP
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.45%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.45%) Office 365
2 6 (2.73%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.91%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.55%) DNS
1 10 (4.55%) LAN
2 8 (3.64%) WAN
3 7 (3.18%) Firewall
4 6 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (2.27%) IP Telephony
5 5 (2.27%) NetScaler
5 5 (2.27%) VLAN
6 3 (1.36%) ATM
6 3 (1.36%) DHCP
6 3 (1.36%) Internet
7 2 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.91%) Intranet
7 2 (0.91%) LDAP
7 2 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.91%) VPN
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.36%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.91%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.45%) DB2
7 1 (0.45%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.45%) Essbase
7 1 (0.45%) MySQL
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Ant
1 5 (2.27%) ClearCase
1 5 (2.27%) ClearQuest
1 5 (2.27%) Gradle
1 5 (2.27%) JIRA
1 5 (2.27%) Maven
2 3 (1.36%) Selenium
3 2 (0.91%) JMeter
3 2 (0.91%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (19.09%) Finance
2 29 (13.18%) Retail
3 26 (11.82%) Advertising
4 13 (5.91%) German Language
5 10 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.18%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.73%) Publishing
8 5 (2.27%) Banking
8 5 (2.27%) Billing
9 3 (1.36%) Marketing
10 2 (0.91%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.18%) Web Services
2 6 (2.73%) .NET
3 4 (1.82%) XML
4 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.36%) RESTful
5 2 (0.91%) HTML
6 1 (0.45%) CSS
6 1 (0.45%) Flash
6 1 (0.45%) J2EE
6 1 (0.45%) REST
6 1 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.73%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.27%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.27%) EPoS
4 5 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.27%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.82%) FMCG
5 4 (1.82%) iPad
5 4 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.82%) PMI
5 4 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.36%) iPhone
7 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.91%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.18%) Windows
2 12 (5.45%) Windows Server
3 11 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (4.09%) Linux
5 7 (3.18%) Solaris
6 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.27%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.82%) Unix
8 4 (1.82%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.55%) ITIL
2 21 (9.55%) Migration
3 19 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (8.64%) Project Management
4 18 (8.18%) Business Analysis
5 16 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (6.82%) Data Modelling
7 14 (6.36%) Service Management
8 11 (5.00%) Logistics
8 11 (5.00%) SDLC
9 10 (4.55%) Use Case
10 9 (4.09%) Data Management
10 9 (4.09%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (4.09%) Test Scripting
11 8 (3.64%) Change Management
11 8 (3.64%) Scrum
12 7 (3.18%) Asset Management
12 7 (3.18%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.18%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.09%) SQL
2 5 (2.27%) MATLAB
3 4 (1.82%) C#
3 4 (1.82%) Java
3 4 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.36%) VBA
5 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (11.36%) Degree
2 10 (4.55%) ISEB
2 10 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.27%) CISSP
5 5 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.82%) CISA
6 4 (1.82%) CISM
6 4 (1.82%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.82%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.36%) MCP
8 2 (0.91%) MCSA
8 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.45%) CCNP
9 1 (0.45%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.45%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.45%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.64%) SLA
2 7 (3.18%) QA
3 4 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (12.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.27%) XenApp
3 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.27%) SCCM
2 4 (1.82%) Bacula
2 4 (1.82%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.91%) SCOM
4 1 (0.45%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.45%) OpenView
4 1 (0.45%) OVSD
Vendors
1 35 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.18%) Oracle
3 16 (7.27%) SAP
4 14 (6.36%) Citrix
5 13 (5.91%) Cisco
6 11 (5.00%) IBM
7 10 (4.55%) Remedy
8 7 (3.18%) VMware
9 6 (2.73%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.73%) JDA
9 6 (2.73%) Siemens
10 5 (2.27%) Nortel
11 4 (1.82%) BMC
11 4 (1.82%) HP
11 4 (1.82%) Juniper
11 4 (1.82%) NetApp
12 3 (1.36%) EMC
12 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.36%) Sophos
13 2 (0.91%) Sitecore
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
JM
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £16 - £18 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago