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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 12 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 40 57 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.38% 13.29% 14.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.08% 14.29% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 50 40
Median daily rate £335 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £167 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Median hourly rate £32.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.49 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +7.14%
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
284 399 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.98% 93.01% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 270 273
Median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £161 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 23
Median hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.02 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -17 14 £388 +29.16% 1
Preston 0 6 £270 -12.90% 2
Blackburn -2 2 £350 +16.66% 3
Chorley +4 1 £296 -26.00% 12
Burnley - 1 £313 -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.58%) Windows
3 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
4 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
5 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
6 16 (20.25%) Unix
7 14 (17.72%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (15.19%) Linux
8 12 (15.19%) Business Analysis
8 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (13.92%) Oracle
9 11 (13.92%) Data Management
10 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (12.66%) MS Office
10 10 (12.66%) ITIL
10 10 (12.66%) Open Source
10 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
10 10 (12.66%) Use Case
11 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
11 9 (11.39%) IaaS
11 9 (11.39%) UML
11 9 (11.39%) Java
12 8 (10.13%) SQL
12 8 (10.13%) Change Management
12 8 (10.13%) Project Management
12 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
13 7 (8.86%) JIRA
13 7 (8.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 7 (8.86%) Retail

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 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.33%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) SAS
4 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (12.66%) MS Office
4 3 (3.80%) MS Project
4 3 (3.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.27%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) IaaS
2 5 (6.33%) PaaS
2 5 (6.33%) SaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) FTP
1 3 (3.80%) HTTP
1 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Power View
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.53%) PowerPivot
2 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.27%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.27%) Rational Robot
2 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) .NET
1 3 (3.80%) SOAP
1 3 (3.80%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Smart Meter
2 5 (6.33%) Statistics
3 4 (5.06%) Tandem
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.53%) NHS
5 2 (2.53%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.27%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Windows
2 16 (20.25%) Unix
3 12 (15.19%) Linux
4 6 (7.59%) AIX
4 6 (7.59%) Windows 2000
4 6 (7.59%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.19%) Business Analysis
3 11 (13.92%) Data Management
4 10 (12.66%) ITIL
4 10 (12.66%) Open Source
4 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.66%) Use Case
5 9 (11.39%) UML
6 8 (10.13%) Change Management
6 8 (10.13%) Project Management
6 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
7 7 (8.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.86%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.86%) Service Management
8 6 (7.59%) ITSM
8 6 (7.59%) Logistics
8 6 (7.59%) Migration
8 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.59%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.59%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) Java
2 8 (10.13%) SQL
3 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.06%) Python
5 2 (2.53%) C
5 2 (2.53%) COBOL
6 1 (1.27%) C#
6 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) ISEB
4 4 (5.06%) Degree
5 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.53%) CCNA
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.27%) CBAP
7 1 (1.27%) IIBA
7 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
3 3 (3.80%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.06%) Puppet
2 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) IFS
4 4 (5.06%) SaltStack
4 4 (5.06%) VMware
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) SAP
6 2 (2.53%) Citrix
6 2 (2.53%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.27%) CODA
7 1 (1.27%) Cognos
7 1 (1.27%) Concur
7 1 (1.27%) Maconomy
7 1 (1.27%) Mitel
7 1 (1.27%) Sage
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