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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 132 141 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.75% 17.92% 14.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.06% 18.90% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 61 32
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£356 £350 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +15.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £115 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.74% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £12.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £9.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £28.00 £103.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.55 £14.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.65%
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
731 746 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.77% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 424 227
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 52 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -4 23 £275 -22.80% 5
Hemel Hempstead +7 15 £315 -11.57% 3
Rickmansworth +3 12 - - 4
Welwyn Garden City -4 7 £500 +60.00% 5
Stevenage 0 6 £375 +120.58% 2
St Albans +2 4 £398 +6.00% 1
Hertford 0 2 £400 -11.11% 2
Letchworth -2 2 - - 1
Welwyn - 2 £500 -
Cheshunt - 2 - -
Royston -3 1 - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 51 (20.32%) SQL
2 43 (17.13%) Retail
3 38 (15.14%) Finance
3 38 (15.14%) Windows
4 33 (13.15%) MS Office
5 31 (12.35%) ITIL
6 28 (11.16%) Oracle
6 28 (11.16%) Microsoft
7 26 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (9.96%) SAP
9 24 (9.56%) Business Analysis
10 23 (9.16%) Change Management
10 23 (9.16%) E-Commerce
11 22 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (8.37%) Project Management
13 18 (7.17%) MS Excel
13 18 (7.17%) HP
13 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (6.77%) Telecoms
15 16 (6.37%) IBM
15 16 (6.37%) UNIX
16 15 (5.98%) XML
16 15 (5.98%) Java
16 15 (5.98%) Validation
16 15 (5.98%) Firewall
17 14 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (5.18%) MS Visio
18 13 (5.18%) Linux
18 13 (5.18%) Active Directory

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (3.19%) MQSeries
1 8 (3.19%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.39%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.59%) CMS
3 4 (1.59%) Lync
4 3 (1.20%) Apache
4 3 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.20%) SAS
4 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.80%) IIS
5 2 (0.80%) JBoss
5 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.40%) Kentico
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.40%) DNN
Applications
1 33 (13.15%) MS Office
2 18 (7.17%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.18%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.20%) MS Project
6 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.20%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.20%) Maximo
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.40%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.40%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) Office 365
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.98%) Firewall
2 8 (3.19%) Internet
3 7 (2.79%) DNS
3 7 (2.79%) SAN
3 7 (2.79%) LAN
3 7 (2.79%) WAN
4 6 (2.39%) LDAP
4 6 (2.39%) Telnet
4 6 (2.39%) SSH
4 6 (2.39%) PuTTY
5 5 (1.99%) DHCP
6 4 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.20%) NAS
7 3 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.20%) Intranet
7 3 (1.20%) GSM
7 3 (1.20%) VPN
8 2 (0.80%) SNMP
8 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (4.78%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (2.79%) MS Access
5 6 (2.39%) DB2
5 6 (2.39%) DbVisualizer
6 5 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.20%) Big Data
8 3 (1.20%) MySQL
9 2 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.80%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.40%) MaxDB
10 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.40%) Essbase
10 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (5.18%) LoadRunner
2 7 (2.79%) JIRA
3 6 (2.39%) Toad
3 6 (2.39%) HP UFT
4 5 (1.99%) Selenium
5 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.20%) NUnit
6 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.40%) Hudson
7 1 (0.40%) Calabash
7 1 (0.40%) Appium
7 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.40%) TestNG
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.40%) LSMW
7 1 (0.40%) ChangeMan
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
General
1 43 (17.13%) Retail
2 38 (15.14%) Finance
3 17 (6.77%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.78%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.98%) French Language
6 7 (2.79%) German Language
6 7 (2.79%) Banking
6 7 (2.79%) Marketing
7 4 (1.59%) Local Government
8 3 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.80%) Advertising
9 2 (0.80%) Automotive
9 2 (0.80%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.98%) XML
2 12 (4.78%) .NET
3 10 (3.98%) Web Services
4 9 (3.59%) HTML
5 6 (2.39%) J2EE
5 6 (2.39%) Flash
6 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.20%) Middleware
6 3 (1.20%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.80%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.40%) ISPF
8 1 (0.40%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.40%) EDI
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.39%) Statistics
4 5 (1.99%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.99%) CMDB
5 4 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.59%) NHS
6 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.20%) iSeries
7 2 (0.80%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.80%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.80%) FMCG
7 2 (0.80%) iPhone
7 2 (0.80%) User Experience
7 2 (0.80%) AS400
7 2 (0.80%) Replication
7 2 (0.80%) e-Health
7 2 (0.80%) PKI
7 2 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.14%) Windows
2 16 (6.37%) UNIX
3 13 (5.18%) Linux
4 10 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.99%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.59%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.80%) Android
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.40%) Solaris
10 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (12.35%) ITIL
2 26 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (9.56%) Business Analysis
4 23 (9.16%) E-Commerce
4 23 (9.16%) Change Management
5 22 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (8.37%) Project Management
7 15 (5.98%) Validation
8 13 (5.18%) Migration
8 13 (5.18%) Service Management
8 13 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (4.78%) SDLC
10 11 (4.38%) Data Analysis
10 11 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.38%) ITSM
11 10 (3.98%) Test Scripting
11 10 (3.98%) Data Migration
12 9 (3.59%) System Testing
12 9 (3.59%) Time Management
12 9 (3.59%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.32%) SQL
2 15 (5.98%) Java
3 6 (2.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.20%) VBScript
4 3 (1.20%) VB
4 3 (1.20%) Python
4 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.20%) R
5 2 (0.80%) VBA
5 2 (0.80%) C
5 2 (0.80%) Perl
5 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.40%) RPG
6 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.40%) C++
6 1 (0.40%) REXX
6 1 (0.40%) JCL
6 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.40%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (4.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.98%) Degree
3 6 (2.39%) ISEB
3 6 (2.39%) OCA
3 6 (2.39%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.59%) MCSE
4 4 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.20%) MCTS
5 3 (1.20%) MCITP
5 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.20%) MCSA
6 2 (0.80%) PhD
6 2 (0.80%) MCP
6 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.80%) IIBA
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.38%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.80%) Xen
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.40%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.40%) Firmware
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (2.79%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 6 (2.39%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.59%) SCCM
4 2 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.40%) Puppet
5 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.40%) OVSD
5 1 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.40%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.40%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (11.16%) Oracle
1 28 (11.16%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.96%) SAP
3 18 (7.17%) HP
4 16 (6.37%) IBM
5 7 (2.79%) Cisco
5 7 (2.79%) Remedy
6 6 (2.39%) VMware
6 6 (2.39%) BMC
6 6 (2.39%) Lotus
6 6 (2.39%) Cyber-Ark
7 5 (1.99%) Symantec
7 5 (1.99%) Citrix
8 4 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.20%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.20%) ReadSoft
9 3 (1.20%) CA
9 3 (1.20%) NetApp
9 3 (1.20%) F5
10 2 (0.80%) Cognos
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