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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 10 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 51 33 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.11% 12.31% 13.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.83% 13.69% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 37
Average daily rate
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£276 £268 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £182 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £34.00 £12.27 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.09% -13.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £14.50 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
344 241 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.71% 89.93% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 107 227
Average daily rate £350 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 23
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £31.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -53.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £37.50 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -3 11 £300 +15.38% 6
Lytham St Annes -3 5 £313 -21.87%
Blackburn +2 2 £225 -24.36% 2
Chorley - 1 £209 - 3
Accrington - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Analyst
North West

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 30 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.05%) Security Cleared
3 26 (20.47%) Business Analysis
4 23 (18.11%) SQL Server
5 22 (17.32%) Oracle
6 21 (16.54%) Migration
6 21 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (14.96%) SC Cleared
7 19 (14.96%) Finance
8 16 (12.60%) Microsoft
8 16 (12.60%) Windows
8 16 (12.60%) Business Process Mapping
9 14 (11.02%) Data Modelling
10 13 (10.24%) Data Migration
11 12 (9.45%) Degree
11 12 (9.45%) Validation
11 12 (9.45%) Data Management
12 11 (8.66%) Scrum
12 11 (8.66%) ETL
12 11 (8.66%) UML
12 11 (8.66%) Change Control
13 10 (7.87%) BDD
13 10 (7.87%) Relational Database
13 10 (7.87%) Metadata Management
13 10 (7.87%) RDBMS
13 10 (7.87%) ITIL
13 10 (7.87%) Java
13 10 (7.87%) TDD
13 10 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (7.09%) Scala

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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%) CMS
2 7 (5.51%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.72%) MQSeries
4 5 (3.94%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (3.94%) Escenic
4 5 (3.94%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.57%) CICS
6 1 (0.79%) Quickr
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.79%) nginx
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.79%) Jetty
6 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.79%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) MS Office
2 6 (4.72%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
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 3 (2.36%) HTTP
1 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.57%) SMS
2 2 (1.57%) FTP
2 2 (1.57%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.79%) Intranet
3 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.79%) Wireless
3 1 (0.79%) VoIP
3 1 (0.79%) DHCP
3 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) VPN
3 1 (0.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.87%) Relational Database
2 10 (7.87%) RDBMS
2 10 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (5.51%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (4.72%) Big Data
5 5 (3.94%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.94%) MySQL
5 5 (3.94%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.79%) IMS/DB
8 1 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (3.15%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.57%) Toad
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (14.96%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.15%) Banking
4 3 (2.36%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.57%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
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
4 6 (4.72%) Spring
5 5 (3.94%) HTML5
5 5 (3.94%) CSS3
5 5 (3.94%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.94%) LAMP
5 5 (3.94%) JSF
5 5 (3.94%) Ajax
5 5 (3.94%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (3.94%) EJB
5 5 (3.94%) Struts
5 5 (3.94%) Web Services
5 5 (3.94%) XML
5 5 (3.94%) Java RMI
6 3 (2.36%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.09%) NHS
3 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.36%) Open Source
4 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.79%) Social Media
5 1 (0.79%) CESG
5 1 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.79%) VSAM
5 1 (0.79%) RMADS
5 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.79%) PKI
5 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.60%) Windows
2 6 (4.72%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.94%) UNIX
3 5 (3.94%) Linux
3 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.36%) AIX
4 3 (2.36%) HPUX
4 3 (2.36%) Solaris
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.47%) Business Analysis
3 21 (16.54%) Migration
4 16 (12.60%) Business Process Mapping
5 14 (11.02%) Data Modelling
6 13 (10.24%) Data Migration
7 12 (9.45%) Validation
7 12 (9.45%) Data Management
8 11 (8.66%) Scrum
8 11 (8.66%) ETL
8 11 (8.66%) UML
8 11 (8.66%) Change Control
9 10 (7.87%) BDD
9 10 (7.87%) Metadata Management
9 10 (7.87%) ITIL
9 10 (7.87%) TDD
10 9 (7.09%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.87%) Java
2 9 (7.09%) Scala
3 6 (4.72%) C#
4 5 (3.94%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.94%) SQL
5 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.36%) VB
5 3 (2.36%) Perl
6 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.79%) PL/1
7 1 (0.79%) JCL
7 1 (0.79%) VBA
7 1 (0.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 28 (22.05%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.96%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.45%) Degree
4 9 (7.09%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (6.30%) ISEB
6 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.36%) IIBA
6 3 (2.36%) CBAP
7 2 (1.57%) BC Cleared
8 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 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.57%) XenServer
4 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) Unicenter
1 3 (2.36%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (17.32%) Oracle
2 16 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.09%) HP
4 8 (6.30%) Citrix
5 7 (5.51%) Talend
5 7 (5.51%) AppSense
5 7 (5.51%) IBM
6 6 (4.72%) CA
6 6 (4.72%) Cognos
6 6 (4.72%) SAP
7 5 (3.94%) Business Objects
7 5 (3.94%) JBoss
8 4 (3.15%) VMware
9 3 (2.36%) Curam
9 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.57%) Lumension
10 2 (1.57%) VocaLink
11 1 (0.79%) Lotus
11 1 (0.79%) Cisco
11 1 (0.79%) iSOFT
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