The first table below looks at the demand for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 1 August 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 Lancashire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 5 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 56 33 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.05% 11.87% 13.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.74% 13.20% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 33
Average daily rate
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£300 £248 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -26.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £179 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £328 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.38% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £14.50 £25.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
380 250 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.58% 89.93% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 109 229
Average daily rate £371 £300 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% -17.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 39 25
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £33.45 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Preston 0 15 £388 +56.56% 4
Blackpool -11 13 £273 +42.76% 4
Blackburn +5 4 £225 -24.36%
Burnley -2 2 £388 -
Chorley - - - -
Accrington - - - - 1
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 25 (19.53%) Business Analysis
1 25 (19.53%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.97%) Oracle
3 20 (15.63%) Windows
4 18 (14.06%) Finance
5 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
5 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
5 17 (13.28%) Migration
6 16 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 16 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
7 14 (10.94%) HP
8 13 (10.16%) Change Control
9 12 (9.38%) Citrix
9 12 (9.38%) Data Modelling
10 11 (8.59%) UML
10 11 (8.59%) Data Migration
10 11 (8.59%) Scrum
11 10 (7.81%) Validation
11 10 (7.81%) Data Management
11 10 (7.81%) TDD
11 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (7.81%) Windows 7
11 10 (7.81%) Degree
11 10 (7.81%) NHS
11 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (7.81%) Business Objects
11 10 (7.81%) MS Office
11 10 (7.81%) SharePoint
11 10 (7.81%) BDD
12 9 (7.03%) ETL

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 10 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.25%) CMS
3 6 (4.69%) MQSeries
3 6 (4.69%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.91%) Escenic
4 5 (3.91%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (3.91%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.91%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.91%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.13%) IIS
6 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.78%) SAS
7 1 (0.78%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Office
2 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) LAN
2 4 (3.13%) Firewall
2 4 (3.13%) SAN
2 4 (3.13%) WAN
3 2 (1.56%) SMS
4 1 (0.78%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.78%) DHCP
4 1 (0.78%) FTP
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
4 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) VPN
4 1 (0.78%) DNS
4 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (4.69%) Big Data
4 5 (3.91%) MySQL
4 5 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.91%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.13%) QlikView
6 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.78%) DB2
6 1 (0.78%) IMS/DB
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.78%) Toad
2 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (14.06%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.13%) Banking
4 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Advertising
5 2 (1.56%) Legal
5 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) German Language
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.03%) J2EE
2 8 (6.25%) CSS
2 8 (6.25%) HTML
2 8 (6.25%) .NET
3 6 (4.69%) jQuery
4 5 (3.91%) HTML5
4 5 (3.91%) CSS3
4 5 (3.91%) Struts
4 5 (3.91%) EJB
4 5 (3.91%) XML
4 5 (3.91%) Java RMI
4 5 (3.91%) Spring
4 5 (3.91%) JSF
4 5 (3.91%) Hibernate
4 5 (3.91%) LAMP
4 5 (3.91%) Ajax
4 5 (3.91%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (3.13%) Web Services
6 3 (2.34%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.56%) DWR
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) NHS
2 7 (5.47%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.69%) Wiki
4 4 (3.13%) Clustering
5 3 (2.34%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.56%) Open Source
7 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) CESG
7 1 (0.78%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.78%) PKI
7 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.78%) RMADS
7 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.63%) Windows
2 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (7.81%) Windows 7
2 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.13%) Linux
3 4 (3.13%) UNIX
3 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.34%) AIX
4 3 (2.34%) HPUX
4 3 (2.34%) Solaris
4 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.78%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.53%) Business Analysis
2 17 (13.28%) Migration
3 16 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
4 13 (10.16%) Change Control
5 12 (9.38%) Data Modelling
6 11 (8.59%) UML
6 11 (8.59%) Data Migration
6 11 (8.59%) Scrum
7 10 (7.81%) Validation
7 10 (7.81%) Data Management
7 10 (7.81%) TDD
7 10 (7.81%) BDD
8 9 (7.03%) ETL
8 9 (7.03%) ITIL
8 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 8 (6.25%) Metadata Management
10 7 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.03%) Java
1 9 (7.03%) Scala
2 6 (4.69%) C#
2 6 (4.69%) SQL
3 5 (3.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.34%) Perl
5 3 (2.34%) VB
5 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.78%) SELCOPY
6 1 (0.78%) VBA
6 1 (0.78%) JCL
6 1 (0.78%) REXX
6 1 (0.78%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 25 (19.53%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.81%) Degree
4 7 (5.47%) ISEB
4 7 (5.47%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.56%) IIBA
5 2 (1.56%) CBAP
5 2 (1.56%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) XenServer
5 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.34%) Unicenter
2 3 (2.34%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (17.97%) Oracle
2 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.94%) HP
4 12 (9.38%) Citrix
5 10 (7.81%) Business Objects
6 9 (7.03%) VMware
7 7 (5.47%) Siebel
7 7 (5.47%) CA
8 6 (4.69%) Open Text
8 6 (4.69%) AppSense
8 6 (4.69%) Informatica
8 6 (4.69%) IBM
8 6 (4.69%) Cognos
8 6 (4.69%) Talend
9 5 (3.91%) SAP
9 5 (3.91%) JBoss
10 4 (3.13%) IronPort
11 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.34%) Curam
12 2 (1.56%) VocaLink
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