The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 224 198 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.32% 17.11% 20.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.21% 18.27% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 125 83
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £145 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 14
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +40.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £14.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.00 £110.00 £93.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1166 1084 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.18% 93.69% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 701 386
Average daily rate £365 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 33
Average hourly rate £12.42 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.72% +43.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £101.90 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Leeds region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Leeds region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 111 (29.60%) Finance
2 87 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (17.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 67 (17.87%) SQL
3 67 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (16.53%) Microsoft
5 60 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 52 (13.87%) ITIL
7 50 (13.33%) Project Management
8 44 (11.73%) Windows
9 43 (11.47%) MS Excel
10 37 (9.87%) MS Office
10 37 (9.87%) Change Management
11 32 (8.53%) SharePoint
12 31 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (7.47%) Web Services
14 27 (7.20%) MS PowerPoint
14 27 (7.20%) BDD
15 26 (6.93%) Oracle
15 26 (6.93%) MS Visio
16 25 (6.67%) Waterfall
17 24 (6.40%) SLA
18 23 (6.13%) Service Management
18 23 (6.13%) Open Source
18 23 (6.13%) Windows 7
19 20 (5.33%) Legal
19 20 (5.33%) UNIX
20 19 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
20 19 (5.07%) E-Commerce
20 19 (5.07%) SQL Server

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 32 (8.53%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.53%) SAS
3 11 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.87%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.33%) Node.js
6 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) IIS
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.27%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (11.47%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.87%) MS Office
3 27 (7.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (6.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.07%) Maximo
3 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.27%) BPCS
3 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.93%) GPRS
2 7 (1.87%) GSM
2 7 (1.87%) LDAP
2 7 (1.87%) UMTS
2 7 (1.87%) LTE
3 6 (1.60%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (1.60%) 2G
3 6 (1.60%) WAN
3 6 (1.60%) 3G
3 6 (1.60%) LAN
4 5 (1.33%) Firewall
5 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.53%) DNS
5 2 (0.53%) SAN
5 2 (0.53%) ATM
6 1 (0.27%) ISDN
6 1 (0.27%) FTP
6 1 (0.27%) VoIP
6 1 (0.27%) Internet
6 1 (0.27%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.07%) SQL Server
1 19 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.20%) Oracle OWB
3 8 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.60%) QlikView
4 6 (1.60%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.60%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.07%) DB2
6 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.80%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (2.93%) Selenium
2 10 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (1.87%) Subversion
3 7 (1.87%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.60%) Sahi
4 6 (1.60%) JIRA
4 6 (1.60%) WATIR
4 6 (1.60%) PVCS
5 5 (1.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.07%) Ant
6 4 (1.07%) Maven
7 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.53%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.53%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.27%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.27%) ERwin
8 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.27%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 111 (29.60%) Finance
2 20 (5.33%) Legal
3 17 (4.53%) Banking
4 16 (4.27%) Retail
5 12 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.93%) Law
7 7 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.60%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.07%) Advertising
10 3 (0.80%) Local Government
10 3 (0.80%) Billing
11 2 (0.53%) Marketing
12 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Games
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.47%) Web Services
2 13 (3.47%) .NET
3 12 (3.20%) XML
4 5 (1.33%) COM
4 5 (1.33%) RESTful
5 4 (1.07%) J2EE
5 4 (1.07%) Spring
6 3 (0.80%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.80%) HTML
6 3 (0.80%) Mustache
6 3 (0.80%) Sass
7 2 (0.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.53%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.53%) SOAP
7 2 (0.53%) WSDL
7 2 (0.53%) Middleware
7 2 (0.53%) LAMP
7 2 (0.53%) MDX
7 2 (0.53%) Ajax
8 1 (0.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.13%) Open Source
3 17 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.13%) NHS
5 5 (1.33%) User Experience
6 4 (1.07%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.07%) Statistics
7 3 (0.80%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.80%) AS400
8 2 (0.53%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.53%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.27%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.27%) Informatics
9 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.27%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.27%) Online Games
9 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.27%) Economics
9 1 (0.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.73%) Windows
2 23 (6.13%) Windows 7
3 20 (5.33%) UNIX
4 17 (4.53%) Linux
5 8 (2.13%) Windows XP
5 8 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.33%) Solaris
7 5 (1.33%) AIX
8 3 (0.80%) CentOS
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.53%) HPUX
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (17.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (16.00%) Business Analysis
4 52 (13.87%) ITIL
5 50 (13.33%) Project Management
6 37 (9.87%) Change Management
7 31 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (7.20%) BDD
9 25 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 23 (6.13%) Service Management
11 19 (5.07%) E-Commerce
12 18 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (4.80%) Incident Management
13 16 (4.27%) Software Delivery
14 15 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (4.00%) Product Management
15 14 (3.73%) Software Testing
16 13 (3.47%) Systems Analysis
16 13 (3.47%) Configuration Management
16 13 (3.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 67 (17.87%) SQL
2 19 (5.07%) Java
2 19 (5.07%) PL/SQL
3 11 (2.93%) Shell Script
4 9 (2.40%) Ruby
5 8 (2.13%) Python
6 6 (1.60%) VBA
6 6 (1.60%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.33%) PHP
8 4 (1.07%) C#
9 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.53%) ABAP
11 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (4.80%) ISEB
2 16 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.87%) Degree
6 6 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.07%) GIAC
7 4 (1.07%) CEH
7 4 (1.07%) CISSP
8 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.53%) MCDST
10 1 (0.27%) MCTS
10 1 (0.27%) MOS
10 1 (0.27%) APMP
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.27%) PMP
10 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.40%) SLA
2 17 (4.53%) QA
3 6 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) QEMU
3 1 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (2.13%) OpenView
2 5 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.07%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.27%) WSUS
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Opsview
4 1 (0.27%) Graphite
Vendors
1 62 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.93%) Oracle
3 11 (2.93%) Red Hat
3 11 (2.93%) Splunk
4 9 (2.40%) Amdocs
5 8 (2.13%) HP
6 5 (1.33%) Citrix
7 4 (1.07%) Hyperion
7 4 (1.07%) Sun
7 4 (1.07%) SAP
7 4 (1.07%) Cisco
8 3 (0.80%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.80%) VMware
9 2 (0.53%) Tableau
9 2 (0.53%) IBM
10 1 (0.27%) Teradata
10 1 (0.27%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.27%) Google
10 1 (0.27%) Polycom
10 1 (0.27%) Tandberg
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