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 26 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 120 74 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.02% 11.82% 16.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.93% 12.48% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 45 74
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£375 £390 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £169 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.05 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.46% +33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £19.35 £13.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +11.11%
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
634 593 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.20% 94.73% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 308 395
Average daily rate £390 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 41
Average hourly rate £29.75 £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.64% -7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +9 23 £375 +25.00% 15
Hemel Hempstead +13 16 £275 -48.83% 3
Rickmansworth 0 15 £375 -
St Albans -2 7 £313 -16.66%
Welwyn Garden City -4 5 £388 +1.97% 1
Hertford - 5 £550 -
Letchworth - 4 £325 - 4
Stevenage - 3 - - 3
Potters Bar 0 1 - -
Royston - 1 £425 - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 52 (22.41%) Windows
2 48 (20.69%) SQL
2 48 (20.69%) Finance
3 38 (16.38%) MS Excel
3 38 (16.38%) Microsoft
4 34 (14.66%) MS Office
5 32 (13.79%) Retail
6 29 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 29 (12.50%) Oracle
7 28 (12.07%) SAP
8 27 (11.64%) ITIL
9 24 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (9.48%) Active Directory
10 22 (9.48%) HP
11 20 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.76%) Windows XP
12 18 (7.76%) Project Management
12 18 (7.76%) Manufacturing
13 17 (7.33%) Business Analysis
14 16 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (6.90%) VMware
15 15 (6.47%) Teradata
15 15 (6.47%) OpenView
15 15 (6.47%) QA
15 15 (6.47%) Security Cleared
16 14 (6.03%) SC Cleared
16 14 (6.03%) Management Information System
17 13 (5.60%) SLA
17 13 (5.60%) E-Commerce
17 13 (5.60%) Windows 7

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 11 (4.74%) SAS
2 7 (3.02%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.16%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.43%) TPMS
Applications
1 38 (16.38%) MS Excel
2 34 (14.66%) MS Office
3 8 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.59%) SPSS
5 2 (0.86%) MS Project
6 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.02%) SAP FI
1 7 (3.02%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (3.02%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) SAP PP
2 2 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.86%) SAP PP-PI
2 2 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.43%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.43%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.43%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.72%) Office 365
3 2 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.17%) VPN
2 10 (4.31%) Internet
3 8 (3.45%) DNS
4 6 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.16%) SAN
6 4 (1.72%) Firewall
7 3 (1.29%) ADSL
7 3 (1.29%) LAN
7 3 (1.29%) DHCP
7 3 (1.29%) SSH
8 2 (0.86%) WAN
9 1 (0.43%) HTTP
9 1 (0.43%) Wireless
9 1 (0.43%) IPsec
9 1 (0.43%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.43%) VLAN
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (4.74%) Oracle Database
2 9 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.16%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 4 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.86%) MySQL
6 2 (0.86%) OLAP
6 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.43%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.43%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (2.16%) JIRA
2 2 (0.86%) Selenium
2 2 (0.86%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.86%) LSMW
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (20.69%) Finance
2 32 (13.79%) Retail
3 18 (7.76%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.74%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (4.31%) Banking
6 4 (1.72%) Marketing
7 2 (0.86%) French Language
7 2 (0.86%) German Language
7 2 (0.86%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.72%) HTML
1 4 (1.72%) .NET
2 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.29%) SAP PI
3 2 (0.86%) Web Services
3 2 (0.86%) XML
4 1 (0.43%) WAP
4 1 (0.43%) Middleware
4 1 (0.43%) Spring
4 1 (0.43%) WCF
4 1 (0.43%) WPF
4 1 (0.43%) COM
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.45%) NHS
4 6 (2.59%) Statistics
4 6 (2.59%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.16%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.72%) iSeries
6 4 (1.72%) Applied Mathematics
6 4 (1.72%) Economics
6 4 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.72%) Kindle
7 3 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.29%) AS400
7 3 (1.29%) Informatics
8 2 (0.86%) EPoS
8 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.86%) FMCG
8 2 (0.86%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.41%) Windows
2 18 (7.76%) Windows XP
3 13 (5.60%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.16%) UNIX
7 3 (1.29%) OS/400
7 3 (1.29%) Solaris
7 3 (1.29%) Linux
7 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.86%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.43%) i5/OS
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 27 (11.64%) ITIL
3 20 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (7.76%) Project Management
5 17 (7.33%) Business Analysis
6 16 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (5.60%) E-Commerce
7 13 (5.60%) Use Case
8 11 (4.74%) ERP
8 11 (4.74%) Service Management
8 11 (4.74%) Change Management
9 10 (4.31%) ETL
9 10 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (4.31%) Analytics
10 9 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (3.88%) Data Management
11 7 (3.02%) Business Continuity
11 7 (3.02%) Migration
11 7 (3.02%) ITIL V3
12 6 (2.59%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.69%) SQL
2 8 (3.45%) VBA
2 8 (3.45%) VB
3 7 (3.02%) Java
4 5 (2.16%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.72%) Python
5 4 (1.72%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.29%) VBScript
7 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.86%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.86%) ABAP
8 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.43%) VB6
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.43%) C#
8 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.03%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.74%) Degree
4 8 (3.45%) MCP
5 6 (2.59%) ISEB
6 3 (1.29%) MOS
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.43%) ACCA
7 1 (0.43%) CIMA
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.47%) QA
2 13 (5.60%) SLA
3 6 (2.59%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.86%) COBIT
5 2 (0.86%) TickIT
System Software
1 22 (9.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.29%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (1.29%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.43%) Firmware
5 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (6.47%) OpenView
2 10 (4.31%) OVSD
3 5 (2.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.72%) WSUS
4 4 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.29%) Puppet
6 2 (0.86%) SCCM
6 2 (0.86%) SCOM
7 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.43%) SCSM
7 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 38 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.50%) Oracle
3 28 (12.07%) SAP
4 22 (9.48%) HP
5 16 (6.90%) VMware
6 15 (6.47%) Teradata
7 6 (2.59%) Planview
7 6 (2.59%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.16%) Lotus
9 4 (1.72%) Cognos
9 4 (1.72%) Citrix
9 4 (1.72%) Informatica
9 4 (1.72%) Google
10 3 (1.29%) Dell
10 3 (1.29%) Cisco
10 3 (1.29%) IBM
10 3 (1.29%) Remedy
11 2 (0.86%) Retek
11 2 (0.86%) Tableau
11 2 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
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