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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 198 190 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.23% 17.30% 22.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.97% 18.36% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 115 82
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£325 £300 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £139 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 17
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.80 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.20 £48.75 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.44 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +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
1102 1035 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.33% 94.26% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 649 352
Average daily rate £361 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 37
Average hourly rate £12.42 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.02% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £29.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 1 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 1 April 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 101 (27.37%) Finance
2 82 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (17.34%) SQL
4 60 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (15.99%) Microsoft
6 58 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (15.18%) Business Analysis
8 53 (14.36%) ITIL
9 43 (11.65%) Project Management
10 42 (11.38%) Windows
10 42 (11.38%) MS Excel
11 34 (9.21%) MS Office
12 32 (8.67%) Change Management
13 31 (8.40%) Oracle
13 31 (8.40%) SharePoint
14 30 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
16 24 (6.50%) Waterfall
16 24 (6.50%) MS Visio
16 24 (6.50%) Service Management
17 23 (6.23%) Java
17 23 (6.23%) Web Services
17 23 (6.23%) ISEB
18 22 (5.96%) UNIX
19 21 (5.69%) SLA
20 19 (5.15%) Banking
20 19 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
20 19 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
20 19 (5.15%) E-Commerce
20 19 (5.15%) PL/SQL

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 31 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.34%) SAS
3 10 (2.71%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.36%) Node.js
6 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.54%) Apache
7 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.27%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.27%) IIS
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.27%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 42 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 34 (9.21%) MS Office
3 27 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (6.50%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.08%) MS Project
6 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.08%) Maximo
3 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.27%) BPCS
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.71%) LDAP
2 9 (2.44%) GPRS
3 6 (1.63%) WAN
3 6 (1.63%) LAN
4 5 (1.36%) LTE
4 5 (1.36%) UMTS
4 5 (1.36%) GSM
4 5 (1.36%) Firewall
5 4 (1.08%) 2G
5 4 (1.08%) 3G
5 4 (1.08%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.54%) ATM
6 2 (0.54%) SAN
6 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.54%) DNS
6 2 (0.54%) SSL
7 1 (0.27%) VLAN
7 1 (0.27%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.25%) Oracle OWB
4 7 (1.90%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.63%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.63%) QlikView
6 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.08%) DB2
7 3 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.54%) MySQL
8 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.54%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.25%) Selenium
2 10 (2.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (1.90%) JIRA
3 7 (1.90%) Cucumber
3 7 (1.90%) Subversion
4 6 (1.63%) PVCS
4 6 (1.63%) WATIR
4 6 (1.63%) Sahi
5 5 (1.36%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.08%) Maven
6 4 (1.08%) Ant
7 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.27%) Toad
8 1 (0.27%) ERwin
General
1 101 (27.37%) Finance
2 19 (5.15%) Banking
3 18 (4.88%) Retail
4 14 (3.79%) Legal
5 13 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.17%) Law
6 8 (2.17%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.36%) Advertising
9 3 (0.81%) Local Government
10 2 (0.54%) Billing
10 2 (0.54%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.23%) Web Services
2 13 (3.52%) .NET
3 9 (2.44%) XML
4 5 (1.36%) RESTful
4 5 (1.36%) COM
4 5 (1.36%) J2EE
5 4 (1.08%) Spring
6 3 (0.81%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.81%) Mustache
6 3 (0.81%) Sass
6 3 (0.81%) HTML
7 2 (0.54%) LAMP
7 2 (0.54%) SOAP
7 2 (0.54%) Middleware
7 2 (0.54%) WSDL
7 2 (0.54%) Ajax
7 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.54%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.27%) Memcached
8 1 (0.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.15%) Open Source
3 10 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.17%) NHS
5 5 (1.36%) User Experience
6 4 (1.08%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.08%) Statistics
7 3 (0.81%) AS400
8 2 (0.54%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.54%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.54%) Online Games
9 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.27%) Smartphone
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%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.27%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.38%) Windows
2 22 (5.96%) UNIX
3 19 (5.15%) Windows 7
4 18 (4.88%) Linux
5 8 (2.17%) Windows XP
5 8 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.36%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.36%) Solaris
7 5 (1.36%) AIX
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.81%) CentOS
10 2 (0.54%) HPUX
11 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (15.18%) Business Analysis
4 53 (14.36%) ITIL
5 43 (11.65%) Project Management
6 32 (8.67%) Change Management
7 30 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (6.50%) Waterfall
8 24 (6.50%) Service Management
9 19 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (5.15%) E-Commerce
9 19 (5.15%) BDD
9 19 (5.15%) Incident Management
10 17 (4.61%) Software Testing
11 15 (4.07%) CRM
11 15 (4.07%) Systems Analysis
11 15 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (3.79%) Configuration Management
13 12 (3.25%) Scrum
13 12 (3.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 64 (17.34%) SQL
2 23 (6.23%) Java
3 19 (5.15%) PL/SQL
4 11 (2.98%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.44%) Ruby
6 8 (2.17%) Python
7 5 (1.36%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.36%) PHP
8 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.81%) VBA
8 3 (0.81%) C#
9 2 (0.54%) ABAP
10 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (6.23%) ISEB
2 18 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.71%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.90%) Degree
8 4 (1.08%) CEH
8 4 (1.08%) GIAC
8 4 (1.08%) CISSP
9 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.54%) MCDST
11 1 (0.27%) APMP
11 1 (0.27%) MCTS
11 1 (0.27%) CCNA
11 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.27%) PMP
11 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.69%) SLA
2 16 (4.34%) QA
3 7 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) QEMU
3 1 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (1.90%) OpenView
2 5 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.08%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.08%) Puppet
4 1 (0.27%) WSUS
4 1 (0.27%) Graphite
4 1 (0.27%) Opsview
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 59 (15.99%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.40%) Oracle
3 14 (3.79%) Splunk
4 11 (2.98%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.17%) Hyperion
6 7 (1.90%) HP
7 6 (1.63%) Amdocs
7 6 (1.63%) Citrix
8 5 (1.36%) SAP
9 4 (1.08%) VMware
9 4 (1.08%) Cisco
9 4 (1.08%) Sun
10 2 (0.54%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.54%) IBM
11 1 (0.27%) Polycom
11 1 (0.27%) Tandberg
11 1 (0.27%) Veeam
11 1 (0.27%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.27%) Google
11 1 (0.27%) Tealeaf
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