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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 93 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.86% 13.14% 13.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.44% 15.52% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 28 13
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£385 £276 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.44% +6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £208 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £22.25 £46.00 £13.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.63% +250.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £22.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £65.60 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.92 £14.62 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+2.05% +2.59%
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
455 348 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.29% 84.67% 89.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 201 113
Average daily rate £450 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £503 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 41
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.97 £63.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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 -2 39 £435 +61.11%
Preston +10 30 £370 +23.33% 5
Fleetwood 0 5 £345 +4.54%
Blackburn -2 2 - - 1
Burnley - 2 £350 - 1
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 53 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (19.89%) Business Analysis
4 33 (17.74%) Project Management
5 32 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (16.13%) Security Cleared
7 29 (15.59%) Waterfall
8 25 (13.44%) SQL
9 24 (12.90%) SAP
9 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 20 (10.75%) SQL Server
11 19 (10.22%) GAP Analysis
12 17 (9.14%) Data Analysis
13 16 (8.60%) HP Quality Center
13 16 (8.60%) PRINCE2
13 16 (8.60%) MS Excel
14 15 (8.06%) Oracle
14 15 (8.06%) HP
14 15 (8.06%) ISEB
14 15 (8.06%) Open Source
14 15 (8.06%) Data Mapping
15 14 (7.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 14 (7.53%) Web Services
15 14 (7.53%) Finance
15 14 (7.53%) SuccessFactors
16 13 (6.99%) Management Information System
17 12 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (6.45%) ITIL
17 12 (6.45%) OO
17 12 (6.45%) SC Cleared

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.38%) MS Office
3 9 (4.84%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (3.23%) PowerPivot
5 5 (2.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.54%) SPSS
6 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.84%) SAP HR
2 5 (2.69%) SAP HCM
3 3 (1.61%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.54%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.53%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.08%) DNS
2 2 (1.08%) SMS
2 2 (1.08%) DHCP
3 1 (0.54%) FTP
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.54%) Firewall
3 1 (0.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Power View
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.08%) Base SAS
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.54%) QlikView
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (4.30%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.76%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.15%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.61%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (1.08%) Subversion
6 2 (1.08%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.08%) Maven
6 2 (1.08%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.54%) Selenium
7 1 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.54%) ERwin
7 1 (0.54%) AppScan
7 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (7.53%) Finance
2 5 (2.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.61%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.08%) Military
5 1 (0.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Billing
5 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.53%) Web Services
2 4 (2.15%) jQuery
2 4 (2.15%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.61%) .NET
4 2 (1.08%) XML
4 2 (1.08%) ODBC
5 1 (0.54%) EDI
5 1 (0.54%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.54%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.54%) HTML
5 1 (0.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.30%) NHS
4 7 (3.76%) GIS
5 4 (2.15%) Statistics
5 4 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.61%) iPhone
6 3 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.61%) iPad
6 3 (1.61%) User Experience
7 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) TRADACOMS
8 1 (0.54%) AS400
8 1 (0.54%) Clustering
8 1 (0.54%) CMDB
8 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.91%) Windows
2 9 (4.84%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.15%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.08%) UNIX
7 1 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.89%) Business Analysis
3 33 (17.74%) Project Management
4 32 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (15.59%) Waterfall
6 19 (10.22%) GAP Analysis
7 17 (9.14%) Data Analysis
8 16 (8.60%) PRINCE2
9 15 (8.06%) Data Mapping
9 15 (8.06%) Open Source
10 12 (6.45%) Test Scripting
10 12 (6.45%) OO
10 12 (6.45%) ITIL
10 12 (6.45%) TOGAF
11 11 (5.91%) Validation
11 11 (5.91%) Business Process Mapping
12 10 (5.38%) BDD
12 10 (5.38%) Migration
12 10 (5.38%) Change Management
12 10 (5.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.44%) SQL
2 7 (3.76%) T-SQL
3 5 (2.69%) Java
4 4 (2.15%) C
4 4 (2.15%) C#
5 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.08%) Ruby
6 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.06%) ISEB
3 14 (7.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.91%) ISTQB
6 10 (5.38%) Degree
7 9 (4.84%) APMP
8 4 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.61%) MCP
10 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.54%) IIBA
11 1 (0.54%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.76%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.61%) XenApp
4 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (8.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (12.90%) SAP
1 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.06%) HP
2 15 (8.06%) Oracle
3 7 (3.76%) Baan
4 6 (3.23%) Citrix
5 5 (2.69%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (2.69%) VMware
5 5 (2.69%) AppSense
6 2 (1.08%) Curam
6 2 (1.08%) Infor
6 2 (1.08%) Cognos
6 2 (1.08%) IBM
6 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) webMethods
7 1 (0.54%) Lotus
7 1 (0.54%) Tableau
7 1 (0.54%) Talend
7 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.54%) Endeca
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