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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 7 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 63 93 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.52% 21.53% 13.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.15% 23.13% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 43
Median daily rate £375 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £435 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.88 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% -18.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
390 402 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.06% 93.06% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 251 315
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 50
Median hourly rate £30.25 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.51% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Blackpool -6 22 £450 +34.32% 2
Preston -6 10 £354 +1.00% 3
Chorley - 8 £375 - 3
Lytham St Annes -3 3 £325 +4.08% 1
Skelmersdale - 3 - - 2
Blackburn - 2 £300 - 1
Ormskirk - 1 - -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 41 (36.61%) Finance
2 31 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (25.89%) Business Analysis
4 28 (25.00%) Project Management
5 24 (21.43%) Java
6 23 (20.54%) Open Source
6 23 (20.54%) Agile Project Management
7 22 (19.64%) Windows
8 21 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 21 (18.75%) Service Design
9 20 (17.86%) Use Case
10 17 (15.18%) Unix
10 17 (15.18%) UML
10 17 (15.18%) SQL
10 17 (15.18%) Security Cleared
11 16 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
11 16 (14.29%) OO
11 16 (14.29%) Python
12 15 (13.39%) Oracle
13 13 (11.61%) Data Analysis
13 13 (11.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (11.61%) PL/SQL
13 13 (11.61%) ITIL
14 12 (10.71%) Linux
14 12 (10.71%) Migration
14 12 (10.71%) Change Management
14 12 (10.71%) Puppet
14 12 (10.71%) Bash Shell
14 12 (10.71%) IaaS
14 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared

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 (9.82%) Apache
2 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.68%) CMS
4 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.79%) Drupal
5 2 (1.79%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.79%) WordPress
6 1 (0.89%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.89%) FileNet
6 1 (0.89%) IIS
6 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.36%) MS Office
3 4 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.89%) MS Project
4 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) OpenCart
1 2 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) IaaS
2 7 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) Firewall
2 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.68%) FTP
3 3 (2.68%) HTTP
4 2 (1.79%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.79%) LAN
4 2 (1.79%) WAN
5 1 (0.89%) DNS
5 1 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.68%) SAP BW
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) DB2
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.89%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) ERwin
2 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 41 (36.61%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.57%) Law
3 4 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Electronics
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
4 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.82%) Web Services
2 3 (2.68%) SOAP
3 1 (0.89%) CSS
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.36%) Mainframe
2 6 (5.36%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.46%) User Experience
3 5 (4.46%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.68%) Clustering
4 3 (2.68%) Life Science
4 3 (2.68%) NHS
4 3 (2.68%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.89%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.89%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.89%) iPad
6 1 (0.89%) iPhone
6 1 (0.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.64%) Windows
2 17 (15.18%) Unix
3 12 (10.71%) Linux
4 5 (4.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.68%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.89%) Business Analysis
3 28 (25.00%) Project Management
4 23 (20.54%) Agile Project Management
4 23 (20.54%) Open Source
5 21 (18.75%) Service Design
5 21 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 20 (17.86%) Use Case
7 17 (15.18%) UML
8 16 (14.29%) OO
8 16 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
9 13 (11.61%) Data Analysis
9 13 (11.61%) ITIL
9 13 (11.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (10.71%) Change Management
10 12 (10.71%) Migration
11 11 (9.82%) Information Security
12 10 (8.93%) Data Protection
13 9 (8.04%) Risk Management
13 9 (8.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.43%) Java
2 17 (15.18%) SQL
3 16 (14.29%) Python
4 13 (11.61%) PL/SQL
5 12 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.57%) C++
7 4 (3.57%) JCL
7 4 (3.57%) VB
8 2 (1.79%) PHP
8 2 (1.79%) REXX
8 2 (1.79%) VBA
9 1 (0.89%) C
9 1 (0.89%) COBOL
9 1 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (15.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.25%) CISM
3 7 (6.25%) CISSP
4 5 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.68%) MCSE
5 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.79%) CCNA
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.79%) MCP
6 2 (1.79%) MCSA
7 1 (0.89%) ISEB
7 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.68%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (10.71%) Puppet
2 6 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.79%) CA Endevor
3 2 (1.79%) SCCM
4 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Oracle
2 12 (10.71%) SaltStack
3 10 (8.93%) IFS
3 10 (8.93%) VMware
4 9 (8.04%) Citrix
4 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.25%) HP
6 6 (5.36%) SAP
7 3 (2.68%) Cisco
7 3 (2.68%) IBM
7 3 (2.68%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.79%) CODA
8 2 (1.79%) Cognos
8 2 (1.79%) Concur
8 2 (1.79%) Informatica
8 2 (1.79%) Maconomy
8 2 (1.79%) Polycom
8 2 (1.79%) Veritas
9 1 (0.89%) Ektron
9 1 (0.89%) Genesys
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