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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 8 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 53 36 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.49% 12.46% 14.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.87% 13.95% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 34
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£273 £253 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% -22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £182 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £345 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £10.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £14.50 £24.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -6.45%
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
334 258 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.99% 89.27% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 109 220
Average daily rate £333 £300 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 24
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £31.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -52.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.50 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Preston -1 12 £300 +15.38% 4
Blackburn +4 3 £225 -24.36% 1
Chorley - 1 £209 -
Accrington - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 27 (21.26%) Security Cleared
2 26 (20.47%) Business Analysis
3 21 (16.54%) Oracle
4 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
5 19 (14.96%) Migration
6 18 (14.17%) Finance
6 18 (14.17%) SC Cleared
7 16 (12.60%) Windows
7 16 (12.60%) Business Process Mapping
8 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.24%) Data Modelling
10 12 (9.45%) Data Migration
11 11 (8.66%) Degree
11 11 (8.66%) Scrum
11 11 (8.66%) Data Management
11 11 (8.66%) UML
11 11 (8.66%) HP
11 11 (8.66%) Change Control
12 10 (7.87%) BDD
12 10 (7.87%) ETL
12 10 (7.87%) ITIL
12 10 (7.87%) TDD
12 10 (7.87%) Validation
13 9 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (7.09%) Scala
13 9 (7.09%) MS Office
13 9 (7.09%) J2EE
13 9 (7.09%) Java
13 9 (7.09%) RDBMS
13 9 (7.09%) Citrix

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (6.30%) SharePoint
1 8 (6.30%) CMS
2 6 (4.72%) MQSeries
3 5 (3.94%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.94%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.94%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.94%) Escenic
3 5 (3.94%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.79%) CICS
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Office
2 6 (4.72%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) LAN
1 2 (1.57%) SMS
2 1 (0.79%) WAN
2 1 (0.79%) DHCP
2 1 (0.79%) FTP
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) VPN
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) SAN
2 1 (0.79%) Firewall
2 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.79%) Wireless
2 1 (0.79%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.09%) RDBMS
2 9 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (7.09%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.51%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (4.72%) Big Data
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.94%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.94%) MySQL
5 5 (3.94%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.79%) IMS/DB
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) DB2
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (2.36%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 18 (14.17%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.15%) Banking
4 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.57%) Advertising
5 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) J2EE
2 8 (6.30%) HTML
2 8 (6.30%) CSS
3 7 (5.51%) .NET
4 6 (4.72%) jQuery
5 5 (3.94%) EJB
5 5 (3.94%) HTML5
5 5 (3.94%) CSS3
5 5 (3.94%) Struts
5 5 (3.94%) XML
5 5 (3.94%) Java RMI
5 5 (3.94%) LAMP
5 5 (3.94%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.94%) Spring
5 5 (3.94%) JSF
5 5 (3.94%) Ajax
5 5 (3.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (3.15%) Web Services
7 3 (2.36%) WebCenter
8 2 (1.57%) DWR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.09%) NHS
2 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.36%) Wiki
4 2 (1.57%) Open Source
5 1 (0.79%) RMADS
5 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) CESG
5 1 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.79%) PKI
5 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.60%) Windows
2 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.72%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.15%) UNIX
4 4 (3.15%) Linux
5 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.36%) AIX
5 3 (2.36%) HPUX
5 3 (2.36%) Solaris
5 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.47%) Business Analysis
2 19 (14.96%) Migration
3 16 (12.60%) Business Process Mapping
4 13 (10.24%) Data Modelling
5 12 (9.45%) Data Migration
6 11 (8.66%) Data Management
6 11 (8.66%) Change Control
6 11 (8.66%) UML
6 11 (8.66%) Scrum
7 10 (7.87%) Validation
7 10 (7.87%) TDD
7 10 (7.87%) ITIL
7 10 (7.87%) ETL
7 10 (7.87%) BDD
8 9 (7.09%) Metadata Management
8 9 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.30%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.51%) Data Analysis
10 7 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.09%) Java
1 9 (7.09%) Scala
2 6 (4.72%) C#
3 5 (3.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.15%) SQL
5 3 (2.36%) Perl
5 3 (2.36%) VB
5 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.79%) VBA
6 1 (0.79%) PL/1
6 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (21.26%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.17%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.66%) Degree
4 8 (6.30%) ISEB
4 8 (6.30%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) IIBA
5 3 (2.36%) CBAP
6 2 (1.57%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) XenServer
3 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.36%) Unicenter
2 3 (2.36%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.57%) SCCM
4 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (16.54%) Oracle
2 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.66%) HP
4 9 (7.09%) Citrix
5 7 (5.51%) Talend
6 6 (4.72%) VMware
6 6 (4.72%) AppSense
6 6 (4.72%) CA
6 6 (4.72%) Business Objects
6 6 (4.72%) SAP
6 6 (4.72%) Cognos
6 6 (4.72%) IBM
7 5 (3.94%) JBoss
8 4 (3.15%) Siebel
9 3 (2.36%) Open Text
9 3 (2.36%) Informatica
9 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.36%) Curam
10 2 (1.57%) VocaLink
10 2 (1.57%) Lumension
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