The first table below looks at the demand for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Ipswich region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 53 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 29.61% 42.53% 22.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.99% 43.02% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 16
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £328 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.08 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.25% -27.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.42 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.74 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
171 86 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.53% 98.85% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 61 64
Average daily rate £388 £350 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.38 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.24% -36.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.56 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Analyst
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Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Ipswich region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Ipswich region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 28 (34.15%) SQL
2 22 (26.83%) UML
3 16 (19.51%) Finance
4 14 (17.07%) Test Scripting
5 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (15.85%) Windows
5 13 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (14.63%) QA
6 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
7 11 (13.41%) Use Case
8 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 10 (12.20%) Data Analysis
8 10 (12.20%) Migration
9 9 (10.98%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (10.98%) System Testing
10 8 (9.76%) Mathematics
10 8 (9.76%) Degree
11 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.54%) ETL
11 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
11 7 (8.54%) HP
11 7 (8.54%) ISEB
11 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (7.32%) Business Process Mapping
12 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
12 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
12 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
12 6 (7.32%) Statistics
12 6 (7.32%) Data Mart

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 3 (3.66%) SAS
2 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Firewall
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) VLAN
3 1 (1.22%) IPsec
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) Data Mart
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (4.88%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (1.22%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) JMeter
5 1 (1.22%) LoadUI
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Banking
2 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) MDX
1 3 (3.66%) XML
2 2 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) J2EE
3 1 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Mathematics
2 6 (7.32%) Statistics
3 2 (2.44%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.22%) PKI
4 1 (1.22%) Physics
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
2 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.66%) UNIX
4 1 (1.22%) Solaris
4 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) UML
2 14 (17.07%) Test Scripting
3 13 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (13.41%) Use Case
6 10 (12.20%) Data Analysis
6 10 (12.20%) Migration
7 9 (10.98%) System Testing
8 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.54%) ETL
9 6 (7.32%) Business Process Mapping
9 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.10%) Test Strategy
10 5 (6.10%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.88%) ITIL
11 4 (4.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (3.66%) Business Analysis
12 3 (3.66%) Systems Analysis
12 3 (3.66%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.15%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.22%) Tcl
3 1 (1.22%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) VBA
3 1 (1.22%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) Perl
3 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) ISEB
3 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.66%) MCSE
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) HP
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) Citrix
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco
5 2 (2.44%) Kaspersky
5 2 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (1.22%) Sage
6 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.22%) Splunk
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