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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 148 81 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.64% 15.49% 13.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.58% 16.27% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 39 59
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£350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £179 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.35 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +17.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £103.10 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.00%
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
756 498 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.21% 95.22% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 246 436
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 46 64
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £113.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 41 £356 +16.32% 10
Rickmansworth - 20 £379 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -3 12 £356 +122.65% 3
Welwyn Garden City +2 7 £325 -18.75% 1
St Albans 0 4 £375 +1.69% 2
Stevenage -6 1 £170 +19.29% 4
Royston - 1 £325 -
Letchworth - 1 £325 - 2
Potters Bar - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 3
Cheshunt - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (22.81%) Finance
2 56 (21.29%) Windows
3 55 (20.91%) SQL
4 45 (17.11%) Retail
5 37 (14.07%) Active Directory
6 36 (13.69%) MS Office
7 32 (12.17%) E-Commerce
8 31 (11.79%) HP
9 30 (11.41%) Manufacturing
10 29 (11.03%) Project Management
10 29 (11.03%) ITIL
11 28 (10.65%) Oracle
11 28 (10.65%) MS Excel
12 27 (10.27%) Windows XP
13 26 (9.89%) Microsoft
14 24 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (8.75%) Business Analysis
16 22 (8.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (7.60%) Windows 7
19 19 (7.22%) Analytics
19 19 (7.22%) Time Management
20 18 (6.84%) QA
20 18 (6.84%) Change Management
21 17 (6.46%) Data Analysis
21 17 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
22 16 (6.08%) MS Exchange
22 16 (6.08%) OpenView
22 16 (6.08%) OVSD
23 15 (5.70%) Internet

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (6.08%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.32%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.42%) SAS
4 6 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.14%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.38%) IIS
8 1 (0.38%) CMS
8 1 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 36 (13.69%) MS Office
2 28 (10.65%) MS Excel
3 14 (5.32%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.42%) SPSS
4 9 (3.42%) MS Project
5 6 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) TrackWise
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.76%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.70%) Internet
2 14 (5.32%) VPN
3 9 (3.42%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.66%) SAN
5 5 (1.90%) DNS
6 4 (1.52%) LAN
6 4 (1.52%) NAS
6 4 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.14%) Firewall
7 3 (1.14%) WAN
7 3 (1.14%) DHCP
8 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.38%) SMS
8 1 (0.38%) ATM
8 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.42%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.04%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.76%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.76%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.38%) MS Access
7 1 (0.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.38%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 4 (1.52%) JIRA
2 3 (1.14%) Selenium
2 3 (1.14%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.14%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.38%) SilkPerformer
General
1 60 (22.81%) Finance
2 45 (17.11%) Retail
3 30 (11.41%) Manufacturing
4 22 (8.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (4.18%) Banking
6 8 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.04%) Legal
7 7 (2.66%) Marketing
8 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.76%) Publishing
8 2 (0.76%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.66%) XML
2 6 (2.28%) .NET
3 4 (1.52%) Web Services
4 2 (0.76%) 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 11 (4.18%) NHS
2 5 (1.90%) Mainframe
2 5 (1.90%) Informatics
3 4 (1.52%) iPhone
3 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.52%) EPoS
4 3 (1.14%) Statistics
4 3 (1.14%) Replication
4 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.76%) iPad
5 2 (0.76%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.38%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.38%) Economics
6 1 (0.38%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.38%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.38%) Life Science
6 1 (0.38%) Wiki
6 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.29%) Windows
2 27 (10.27%) Windows XP
3 20 (7.60%) Windows 7
4 11 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.28%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.52%) UNIX
8 4 (1.52%) Linux
9 3 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.76%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.38%) Android
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.17%) E-Commerce
2 29 (11.03%) ITIL
2 29 (11.03%) Project Management
3 24 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (8.75%) Business Analysis
5 19 (7.22%) Time Management
5 19 (7.22%) Analytics
6 18 (6.84%) Change Management
7 17 (6.46%) Data Analysis
7 17 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (5.32%) Waterfall
9 10 (3.80%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (3.42%) ETL
11 8 (3.04%) Migration
11 8 (3.04%) Test Scripting
11 8 (3.04%) Data Entry
12 7 (2.66%) Use Case
12 7 (2.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (2.66%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (20.91%) SQL
2 10 (3.80%) VB
3 6 (2.28%) Java
4 4 (1.52%) Perl
4 4 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.76%) C#
6 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.38%) VBA
7 1 (0.38%) Python
7 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (5.70%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.56%) ISEB
3 11 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.42%) Degree
5 6 (2.28%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.90%) MCP
6 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.14%) MCDST
8 3 (1.14%) CCNP
8 3 (1.14%) CCNA
9 2 (0.76%) MCSE
9 2 (0.76%) IIBA
10 1 (0.38%) CBAP
10 1 (0.38%) MCTS
10 1 (0.38%) MCSA
10 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.38%) MBA
10 1 (0.38%) CCSA
10 1 (0.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.84%) QA
2 10 (3.80%) SLA
3 4 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.14%) GxP
4 3 (1.14%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.76%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (14.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (6.08%) OpenView
1 16 (6.08%) OVSD
2 5 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.14%) SCCM
4 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (11.79%) HP
2 28 (10.65%) Oracle
3 26 (9.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.80%) VMware
4 10 (3.80%) Teradata
5 9 (3.42%) Business Objects
5 9 (3.42%) SAP
6 7 (2.66%) Citrix
7 5 (1.90%) Cognos
7 5 (1.90%) NetApp
7 5 (1.90%) Tableau
8 4 (1.52%) Remedy
8 4 (1.52%) Planview
8 4 (1.52%) WatchGuard
8 4 (1.52%) CommVault
8 4 (1.52%) Cisco
9 3 (1.14%) Lotus
9 3 (1.14%) McAfee
9 3 (1.14%) Niku
9 3 (1.14%) Google
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