The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 7 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 52 78 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.68% 21.79% 14.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.25% 23.49% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 56 36
Median daily rate £339 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.83% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 3
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £14.50 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £43.43 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -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
365 332 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.05% 92.74% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 236 235
Median daily rate £375 £408 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 44
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% +8.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £14.20 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £59.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -2 15 £320 -21.23% 1
Chorley - 10 £400 - 2
Blackpool -16 5 £194 -28.24%
Blackburn +2 2 £325 - 3
Lytham St Annes -5 2 - -
Skelmersdale - 2 £140 -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (33.33%) Finance
2 28 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 25 (23.81%) Java
3 25 (23.81%) Windows
4 22 (20.95%) Project Management
5 21 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (20.00%) Use Case
6 18 (17.14%) UML
6 18 (17.14%) Unix
7 16 (15.24%) OOA/OOD
7 16 (15.24%) OO
7 16 (15.24%) SQL
7 16 (15.24%) Open Source
7 16 (15.24%) Waterfall
7 16 (15.24%) Agile Project Management
8 15 (14.29%) Oracle
8 15 (14.29%) MS Office
8 15 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 15 (14.29%) Service Design
9 14 (13.33%) Linux
9 14 (13.33%) Migration
10 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
10 13 (12.38%) MS Excel
10 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
11 12 (11.43%) Puppet
11 12 (11.43%) IaaS
11 12 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
11 12 (11.43%) Python
11 12 (11.43%) ITIL

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.48%) Apache
2 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.86%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.90%) Drupal
4 2 (1.90%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.90%) WordPress
5 1 (0.95%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.95%) FileNet
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (14.29%) MS Office
2 13 (12.38%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.95%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) OpenCart
1 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.43%) IaaS
2 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Firewall
2 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.86%) FTP
3 3 (2.86%) HTTP
4 2 (1.90%) LAN
4 2 (1.90%) WAN
5 1 (0.95%) DNS
5 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (3.81%) SAP BW
1 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.90%) DB2
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.95%) QlikView
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Back Office
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Electronics
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) Web Services
2 3 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (0.95%) CSS
3 1 (0.95%) HTML
3 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.62%) Smart Meter
2 6 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.86%) Life Science
3 3 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.95%) Ergonomics
5 1 (0.95%) NHS
5 1 (0.95%) Statistics
5 1 (0.95%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.81%) Windows
2 18 (17.14%) Unix
3 14 (13.33%) Linux
4 6 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.86%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 22 (20.95%) Project Management
3 21 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.00%) Use Case
4 18 (17.14%) UML
5 16 (15.24%) Agile Project Management
5 16 (15.24%) OO
5 16 (15.24%) OOA/OOD
5 16 (15.24%) Open Source
5 16 (15.24%) Waterfall
6 15 (14.29%) Service Design
7 14 (13.33%) Migration
8 12 (11.43%) ITIL
9 11 (10.48%) Change Management
10 10 (9.52%) Service Delivery
11 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.62%) Data Analysis
11 8 (7.62%) ERP
11 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.81%) Java
2 16 (15.24%) SQL
3 15 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
4 12 (11.43%) Python
5 5 (4.76%) VB
6 4 (3.81%) JCL
7 3 (2.86%) COBOL
8 2 (1.90%) C
8 2 (1.90%) PHP
8 2 (1.90%) REXX
9 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) CCNA
3 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.86%) CISM
3 3 (2.86%) CISSP
3 3 (2.86%) MCSE
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.90%) MCP
4 2 (1.90%) MCSA
5 1 (0.95%) Degree
5 1 (0.95%) ISEB
5 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.81%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (11.43%) Puppet
2 4 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.81%) SCCM
3 2 (1.90%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Oracle
2 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.43%) SaltStack
4 11 (10.48%) IFS
5 9 (8.57%) Citrix
5 9 (8.57%) SAP
6 8 (7.62%) VMware
7 7 (6.67%) HP
8 5 (4.76%) Cisco
8 5 (4.76%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.86%) CODA
9 3 (2.86%) Cognos
9 3 (2.86%) Concur
9 3 (2.86%) IBM
9 3 (2.86%) Maconomy
10 2 (1.90%) Micro Focus
10 2 (1.90%) Polycom
11 1 (0.95%) Ektron
11 1 (0.95%) Genesys
11 1 (0.95%) Informatica
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