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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 270 205 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.90% 16.84% 18.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.92% 18.11% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 143 70
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£350 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +59.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.60 £110.00 £55.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
1232 1132 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.79% 93.02% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 779 385
Average daily rate £360 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £101.90 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 129 (29.12%) Finance
2 85 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (18.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (18.28%) SQL
5 77 (17.38%) Microsoft
6 74 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (16.25%) Business Analysis
8 59 (13.32%) Project Management
8 59 (13.32%) ITIL
9 54 (12.19%) MS Excel
10 47 (10.61%) Windows
11 38 (8.58%) Change Management
11 38 (8.58%) MS Office
12 29 (6.55%) SharePoint
12 29 (6.55%) SLA
12 29 (6.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (6.32%) BDD
13 28 (6.32%) Web Services
14 27 (6.09%) Data Analysis
15 25 (5.64%) Legal
15 25 (5.64%) Oracle
15 25 (5.64%) E-Commerce
15 25 (5.64%) MS Visio
15 25 (5.64%) Windows 7
15 25 (5.64%) MS PowerPoint
16 24 (5.42%) QA
16 24 (5.42%) Security Cleared
16 24 (5.42%) Waterfall
16 24 (5.42%) Open Source
16 24 (5.42%) SQL Server

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (6.55%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.84%) SAS
3 11 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.68%) Node.js
5 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.45%) CMS
6 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.45%) IIS
6 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.23%) Lync
7 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.23%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 54 (12.19%) MS Excel
2 38 (8.58%) MS Office
3 25 (5.64%) MS Visio
3 25 (5.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) FastStats
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) Maximo
3 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.23%) Office 365
2 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.48%) GPRS
2 8 (1.81%) Firewall
3 7 (1.58%) LTE
3 7 (1.58%) LDAP
3 7 (1.58%) GSM
3 7 (1.58%) LAN
3 7 (1.58%) UMTS
3 7 (1.58%) WAN
4 6 (1.35%) 2G
4 6 (1.35%) 3G
4 6 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.68%) DNS
6 2 (0.45%) SAN
6 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.45%) ATM
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.23%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.23%) NAS
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.71%) MS Access
4 11 (2.48%) Oracle OWB
5 7 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.13%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.13%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.90%) Base SAS
7 4 (0.90%) QlikView
7 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.68%) DB2
9 2 (0.45%) OLAP
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (2.26%) Selenium
2 9 (2.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (1.81%) Subversion
4 7 (1.58%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.58%) PVCS
5 6 (1.35%) JIRA
5 6 (1.35%) WATIR
5 6 (1.35%) Sahi
6 4 (0.90%) Maven
6 4 (0.90%) Rational Rose
6 4 (0.90%) Ant
7 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.45%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
General
1 129 (29.12%) Finance
2 25 (5.64%) Legal
3 18 (4.06%) Banking
4 16 (3.61%) Retail
5 14 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.93%) Law
7 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.35%) Local Government
8 5 (1.13%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.90%) Marketing
10 3 (0.68%) Advertising
10 3 (0.68%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.32%) Web Services
2 12 (2.71%) XML
2 12 (2.71%) .NET
3 6 (1.35%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.13%) RESTful
4 5 (1.13%) COM
4 5 (1.13%) J2EE
5 4 (0.90%) Spring
5 4 (0.90%) HTML
6 3 (0.68%) Sass
6 3 (0.68%) Mustache
7 2 (0.45%) Middleware
7 2 (0.45%) CSS
7 2 (0.45%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.45%) MDX
7 2 (0.45%) Ajax
7 2 (0.45%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.23%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.42%) Open Source
3 19 (4.29%) NHS
3 19 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.13%) User Experience
4 5 (1.13%) Statistics
5 4 (0.90%) Cryptography
6 3 (0.68%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.45%) IVR
7 2 (0.45%) Economics
7 2 (0.45%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.45%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.45%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.23%) iSeries
8 1 (0.23%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.23%) Online Games
8 1 (0.23%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.23%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.23%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.23%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.61%) Windows
2 25 (5.64%) Windows 7
3 22 (4.97%) UNIX
4 11 (2.48%) Linux
5 8 (1.81%) Windows XP
5 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.13%) Solaris
8 4 (0.90%) AIX
9 2 (0.45%) HPUX
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (18.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (16.25%) Business Analysis
4 59 (13.32%) Project Management
4 59 (13.32%) ITIL
5 38 (8.58%) Change Management
6 29 (6.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (6.32%) BDD
8 27 (6.09%) Data Analysis
9 25 (5.64%) E-Commerce
10 24 (5.42%) Waterfall
11 22 (4.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 21 (4.74%) Incident Management
12 21 (4.74%) CRM
13 20 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (4.29%) Service Management
15 18 (4.06%) Migration
16 17 (3.84%) Software Delivery
17 16 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (3.39%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 81 (18.28%) SQL
2 20 (4.51%) Java
3 19 (4.29%) PL/SQL
4 14 (3.16%) Shell Script
5 12 (2.71%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.26%) VB
7 8 (1.81%) VBA
8 6 (1.35%) Ruby
9 4 (0.90%) C#
10 3 (0.68%) PHP
10 3 (0.68%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.45%) ABAP
11 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.23%) Python
12 1 (0.23%) VBScript
12 1 (0.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 24 (5.42%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.06%) SC Cleared
2 18 (4.06%) ISEB
3 10 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (2.03%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.35%) Degree
6 5 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.13%) CISSP
7 4 (0.90%) GIAC
7 4 (0.90%) CEH
8 2 (0.45%) CCNA
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.45%) MCDST
9 1 (0.23%) APMP
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.23%) MCP
9 1 (0.23%) PMP
9 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.23%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.55%) SLA
2 24 (5.42%) QA
3 11 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) QEMU
3 1 (0.23%) KVM
3 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (2.03%) OpenView
2 6 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.13%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.23%) WSUS
5 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 77 (17.38%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.64%) Oracle
3 10 (2.26%) Splunk
4 9 (2.03%) Amdocs
5 7 (1.58%) HP
5 7 (1.58%) IBM
6 6 (1.35%) Citrix
6 6 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.90%) Sun
7 4 (0.90%) Cisco
7 4 (0.90%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.68%) Tableau
9 2 (0.45%) Teradata
9 2 (0.45%) Computacenter
9 2 (0.45%) VMware
9 2 (0.45%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.45%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.45%) SAP
10 1 (0.23%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.23%) F5
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