The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 12 13 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 43 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.86% 8.71% 23.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.44% 9.37% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 27
Average daily rate £313 £335 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £186 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £476 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
Average hourly rate £43.43 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.40% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £22.00 £13.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £22.00 £22.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
376 395 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.95% 92.94% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 255 111
Average daily rate £410 £378 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.60% +34.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 21 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.14 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.45% +68.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £37.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Blackpool -3 19 £340 -21.83% 3
Preston +1 9 £140 -58.51% 4
Chorley +1 3 £414 +22.66% 5
Lytham St Annes -6 2 £288 -10.15%
Blackburn +4 1 £300 - 2
Skelmersdale - 1 £170 -
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 37 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.14%) Project Management
3 27 (22.31%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (21.49%) Web Services
4 26 (21.49%) Business Analysis
5 24 (19.83%) Open Source
6 20 (16.53%) Waterfall
7 19 (15.70%) TDD
8 17 (14.05%) Finance
9 16 (13.22%) Windows
9 16 (13.22%) Security Cleared
10 15 (12.40%) Data Analysis
11 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
12 13 (10.74%) BDD
13 12 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (9.92%) Data Analytics
13 12 (9.92%) Analytics
14 11 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
14 11 (9.09%) VMware
14 11 (9.09%) HP
14 11 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
14 11 (9.09%) Product Management
14 11 (9.09%) Data Protection
15 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
15 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
16 9 (7.44%) SQL
16 9 (7.44%) Active Directory
16 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
16 9 (7.44%) QA
17 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Engagement

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (3.31%) Confluence
1 4 (3.31%) SAS
2 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
3 3 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) Firewall
2 4 (3.31%) SNMP
2 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.48%) FTP
3 3 (2.48%) HTTP
4 2 (1.65%) 3G
4 2 (1.65%) DHCP
4 2 (1.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
5 1 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.31%) Base SAS
4 3 (2.48%) DB2
4 3 (2.48%) GIS
4 3 (2.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.83%) OLAP
6 1 (0.83%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.83%) SAS EBI
6 1 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Cucumber
1 5 (4.13%) HP UFT
1 5 (4.13%) LoadRunner
2 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.31%) JIRA
2 4 (3.31%) JMeter
2 4 (3.31%) Selenium
3 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.83%) AppScan
5 1 (0.83%) ERwin
5 1 (0.83%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (14.05%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Law
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.49%) Web Services
2 6 (4.96%) .NET
3 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.31%) HTML
3 4 (3.31%) SOAP
4 2 (1.65%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.65%) HTML5
4 2 (1.65%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 2 (1.65%) XML
5 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.79%) NHS
3 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.48%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.48%) User Experience
4 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.65%) Clustering
5 2 (1.65%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.65%) iPad
5 2 (1.65%) iPhone
5 2 (1.65%) Life Science
5 2 (1.65%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.22%) Windows
2 6 (4.96%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.13%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.31%) Unix
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.65%) Linux
5 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.14%) Project Management
3 26 (21.49%) Business Analysis
4 24 (19.83%) Open Source
5 20 (16.53%) Waterfall
6 19 (15.70%) TDD
7 15 (12.40%) Data Analysis
8 13 (10.74%) BDD
9 12 (9.92%) Analytics
9 12 (9.92%) Data Analytics
9 12 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
10 11 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
10 11 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 11 (9.09%) Product Management
11 8 (6.61%) Defect Management
11 8 (6.61%) Information Security
11 8 (6.61%) ITIL
11 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (5.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
2 9 (7.44%) SQL
3 6 (4.96%) Python
4 5 (4.13%) C#
5 4 (3.31%) C++
6 2 (1.65%) Perl
6 2 (1.65%) R
6 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.65%) VB
6 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) Java
7 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.83%) VB6
7 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (13.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.31%) CISM
4 4 (3.31%) CISSP
5 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.65%) MCP
6 2 (1.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) CCNA
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.83%) Degree
7 1 (0.83%) ISEB
7 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MCSA
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) QA
2 7 (5.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.09%) HP
2 11 (9.09%) VMware
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle
4 5 (4.13%) SAP
5 4 (3.31%) Citrix
6 2 (1.65%) AppSense
6 2 (1.65%) Baan
6 2 (1.65%) Cisco
6 2 (1.65%) Infor
6 2 (1.65%) ThinPrint
6 2 (1.65%) Veritas
7 1 (0.83%) BT
7 1 (0.83%) CA
7 1 (0.83%) Informatica
7 1 (0.83%) Polycom
7 1 (0.83%) Siebel
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