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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
North West / Lancashire
Rank 7 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 40 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.69% 11.52% 10.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.95% 12.19% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 32
Median daily rate £335 £308 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £167 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £534 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £342 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 £49.47 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.75% +124.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%

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
236 361 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.55% 94.50% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 242 284
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 26
Median hourly rate £39.88 £37.50 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £69.07 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +3 20 £360 +12.06% 1
Blackburn -3 3 £350 +16.66% 2
Preston -7 3 £270 +92.85% 3
Burnley - 1 £313 - 2
Lancaster - 1 - -
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) Finance
3 20 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 18 (25.00%) Open Source
5 16 (22.22%) Use Case
5 16 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 15 (20.83%) UML
6 15 (20.83%) Windows
6 15 (20.83%) Project Management
6 15 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (19.44%) Unix
8 13 (18.06%) OO
8 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
9 12 (16.67%) Service Design
10 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (15.28%) Test Scripting
10 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
10 11 (15.28%) Agile Project Management
10 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
11 10 (13.89%) Linux
11 10 (13.89%) Oracle
11 10 (13.89%) Data Analysis
12 9 (12.50%) Java
12 9 (12.50%) ITIL
12 9 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 9 (12.50%) ISEB
12 9 (12.50%) IaaS
12 9 (12.50%) WebSphere

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 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.94%) Apache
3 4 (5.56%) SAS
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.17%) MS Project
3 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.78%) MS Office
4 2 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) IaaS
2 5 (6.94%) PaaS
2 5 (6.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) FTP
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
1 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) PowerPivot
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) DB2
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (4.17%) Selenium
3 2 (2.78%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.78%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.39%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) Rational Robot
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) .NET
1 3 (4.17%) SOAP
1 3 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Statistics
2 4 (5.56%) Tandem
3 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) NHS
4 2 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.39%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Unix
3 10 (13.89%) Linux
4 6 (8.33%) AIX
4 6 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 6 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.00%) Open Source
3 16 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 16 (22.22%) Use Case
4 15 (20.83%) Project Management
4 15 (20.83%) UML
5 13 (18.06%) OO
5 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (16.67%) Service Design
7 11 (15.28%) Agile Project Management
7 11 (15.28%) Test Scripting
8 10 (13.89%) Data Analysis
9 9 (12.50%) ITIL
9 9 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 7 (9.72%) Data Management
11 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) Java
2 8 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.50%) ISEB
4 4 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) CBAP
6 1 (1.39%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.39%) IIBA
6 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.78%) SLA
4 1 (1.39%) GMP
4 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
2 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) IFS
4 4 (5.56%) SaltStack
5 3 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix
6 1 (1.39%) Sage
6 1 (1.39%) Tableau
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