The first table below looks at the demand for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 5 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 66 22 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.54% 9.95% 21.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.58% 11.00% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 6 19
Average daily rate £323 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £228 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
Average hourly rate £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.22 £13.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
337 200 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 94.66% 90.50% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 73 69
Average daily rate £290 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 49 27
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.63 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.80% +32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Analyst
East Midlands

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +9 46 £355 -3.72% 3
Coalville - 1 - -
Hinckley - 1 - - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Analyst
East Midlands

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 27 (23.48%) MS Excel
1 27 (23.48%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.87%) Finance
3 21 (18.26%) Windows
3 21 (18.26%) SQL
4 19 (16.52%) Migration
5 17 (14.78%) Manufacturing
6 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 15 (13.04%) Retail
7 14 (12.17%) Active Directory
8 13 (11.30%) MS Office
8 13 (11.30%) Business Analysis
9 12 (10.43%) PRINCE2
10 11 (9.57%) ISEB
10 11 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (8.70%) ITIL
12 9 (7.83%) SAP
12 9 (7.83%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.96%) Windows XP
13 8 (6.96%) VBA
13 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (6.96%) Degree
13 8 (6.96%) QA
13 8 (6.96%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (6.09%) Oracle
14 7 (6.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (6.09%) UNIX
14 7 (6.09%) Linux
14 7 (6.09%) ERP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.74%) SAS
3 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.87%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (23.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.30%) MS Office
3 8 (6.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.74%) MS Project
6 1 (0.87%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.22%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.48%) LAN
4 3 (2.61%) WAN
5 2 (1.74%) DNS
5 2 (1.74%) Internet
6 1 (0.87%) ADSL
6 1 (0.87%) DHCP
6 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (4.35%) MS Access
4 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.87%) OLAP
5 1 (0.87%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (6.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (5.22%) Selenium
3 4 (3.48%) JIRA
3 4 (3.48%) Sahi
4 1 (0.87%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 24 (20.87%) Finance
2 17 (14.78%) Manufacturing
3 15 (13.04%) Retail
4 5 (4.35%) Banking
5 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.74%) Electronics
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.87%) International Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) .NET
1 4 (3.48%) ADO
2 2 (1.74%) MDX
3 1 (0.87%) REST
3 1 (0.87%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.87%) CSS
3 1 (0.87%) SOAP
3 1 (0.87%) Web Services
3 1 (0.87%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) AS400
1 6 (5.22%) Blackberry
1 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.35%) NHS
3 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.74%) DTV
3 2 (1.74%) Statistics
3 2 (1.74%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.87%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.87%) Informatics
4 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.87%) NLPG
4 1 (0.87%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.26%) Windows
2 8 (6.96%) Windows XP
3 7 (6.09%) UNIX
3 7 (6.09%) Linux
4 4 (3.48%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.52%) Migration
2 13 (11.30%) Business Analysis
3 12 (10.43%) PRINCE2
4 11 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (8.70%) ITIL
6 9 (7.83%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.09%) ERP
7 7 (6.09%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.22%) Project Management
8 6 (5.22%) Use Case
9 5 (4.35%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.35%) UML
9 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (2.61%) Logistics
10 3 (2.61%) Programme Management
10 3 (2.61%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.26%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) VBA
3 6 (5.22%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.35%) C#
5 3 (2.61%) C++
5 3 (2.61%) Java
6 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.57%) ISEB
2 8 (6.96%) Degree
3 6 (5.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) MCSE
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) QA
2 6 (5.22%) TickIT
3 5 (4.35%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.74%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (23.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.83%) SAP
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle
4 5 (4.35%) HP
4 5 (4.35%) Citrix
5 4 (3.48%) Sage
6 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.74%) IBM
6 2 (1.74%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.87%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.87%) Motorola
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco
7 1 (0.87%) VMware
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