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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 40 87 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.66% 18.75% 13.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.25% 20.05% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 66 27
Median daily rate £350 £400 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +46.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £11.65 £22.25 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.64% -51.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £13.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £43.43 £65.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.34 £14.55 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -2.18%
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
302 434 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 95.57% 93.53% 88.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 311 199
Median daily rate £375 £442 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +33.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 30
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +68.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £15.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £59.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Chorley - 9 £400 - 3
Preston -5 8 £115 -68.91% 1
Skelmersdale +2 5 £140 -
Blackburn +1 4 £350 - 1
Lytham St Annes 0 3 - -
Blackpool -8 3 £188 -57.38%
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 42 (40.38%) Finance
2 29 (27.88%) Java
3 27 (25.96%) Business Analysis
4 25 (24.04%) Windows
5 22 (21.15%) Project Management
5 22 (21.15%) Use Case
6 21 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (20.19%) Unix
7 20 (19.23%) UML
8 19 (18.27%) PL/SQL
8 19 (18.27%) Security Cleared
9 18 (17.31%) Oracle
10 17 (16.35%) SQL
11 16 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
11 16 (15.38%) OO
11 16 (15.38%) Migration
11 16 (15.38%) Open Source
11 16 (15.38%) Waterfall
11 16 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
11 16 (15.38%) IFS
12 15 (14.42%) Service Design
12 15 (14.42%) SC Cleared
13 14 (13.46%) Linux
14 13 (12.50%) MS Office
14 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
14 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 12 (11.54%) Python
15 12 (11.54%) Bash Shell
15 12 (11.54%) Puppet
15 12 (11.54%) IaaS

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 11 (10.58%) Apache
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.88%) CMS
4 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.92%) Drupal
5 2 (1.92%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.92%) SAS
5 2 (1.92%) WordPress
6 1 (0.96%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.96%) FileNet
6 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 13 (12.50%) MS Office
2 10 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.88%) MS Project
4 2 (1.92%) SPSS
5 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) OpenCart
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.96%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.54%) IaaS
2 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.77%) FTP
2 6 (5.77%) HTTP
3 1 (0.96%) DNS
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.85%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) JIRA
2 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 42 (40.38%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Back Office
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Electronics
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) SOAP
2 4 (3.85%) Web Services
3 3 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.96%) CSS
4 1 (0.96%) HTML
4 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Smart Meter
3 6 (5.77%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.92%) Statistics
5 1 (0.96%) Clustering
5 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.96%) Ergonomics
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) NHS
5 1 (0.96%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Windows
2 21 (20.19%) Unix
3 14 (13.46%) Linux
4 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.96%) Business Analysis
2 22 (21.15%) Project Management
2 22 (21.15%) Use Case
3 21 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (19.23%) UML
5 16 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
5 16 (15.38%) Migration
5 16 (15.38%) OO
5 16 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
5 16 (15.38%) Open Source
5 16 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 15 (14.42%) Service Design
7 10 (9.62%) Service Delivery
7 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.62%) Test Scripting
8 9 (8.65%) Change Management
9 8 (7.69%) ERP
9 8 (7.69%) ITIL
9 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.88%) Java
2 19 (18.27%) PL/SQL
3 17 (16.35%) SQL
4 12 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 12 (11.54%) Python
5 4 (3.85%) JCL
5 4 (3.85%) VB
6 3 (2.88%) COBOL
7 2 (1.92%) C
7 2 (1.92%) PHP
7 2 (1.92%) REXX
8 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (18.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) Degree
4 3 (2.88%) ISEB
5 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.96%) CCNA
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) QA
3 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (11.54%) Puppet
2 7 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.88%) SCCM
4 2 (1.92%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (17.31%) Oracle
2 16 (15.38%) IFS
3 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (11.54%) SaltStack
5 9 (8.65%) SAP
6 8 (7.69%) VMware
7 7 (6.73%) Citrix
8 5 (4.81%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.85%) HP
10 3 (2.88%) CODA
10 3 (2.88%) Cognos
10 3 (2.88%) Concur
10 3 (2.88%) IBM
10 3 (2.88%) Maconomy
11 2 (1.92%) Cisco
11 2 (1.92%) Micro Focus
12 1 (0.96%) Genesys
12 1 (0.96%) Informatica
12 1 (0.96%) Mitel
12 1 (0.96%) Sage